Wanted: web editor to the Queen


Wanted: web editor to the Queen

Antony Savvas

The Queen is looking for a web editor to manage her main website.

The £30,000 job is currently being advertised on the Royal Household’s website (http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page5532.asp).

The job ad says the site has 250,000 global visitors viewing 1.5 million pages per week.

Based in the busy and high-profile press office at Buckingham Palace, the web editor will be “responsible for the maintenance and strategic development of the royal website, ensuring a compelling, effective and appropriate online presence for the British monarchy”, said the ad.

Those applying need to be of graduate calibre, with previous experience working on a high-profile website in the public or media sectors.

They also need to be a first-class writer, able to develop imaginative and creative copy, have strong project management skills and be able to work effectively within a team and to strict budgetary constraints.

Expertise in Adobe Photoshop, Content Management Systems, HTML and statistical packages is a prerequisite, in addition to an awareness of emerging digital technologies and the current online environment.

Knowledge of WC3 and government web standards would be an advantage.

Not a bad return for £30,000 a year, if the right candidate can be found.

The Daily Mirror reports the Queen is also looking for an £80,000 IT director, but that job currently is not advertised on the site.

Email Alerts

Register now to receive ComputerWeekly.com IT-related news, guides and more, delivered to your inbox.
By submitting your personal information, you agree to receive emails regarding relevant products and special offers from TechTarget and its partners. You also agree that your personal information may be transferred and processed in the United States, and that you have read and agree to the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy.

COMMENTS powered by Disqus  //  Commenting policy