Need a job? How about the Queen's social media guru?

CELEBRITIES swear by it, politicians use it with mixed results, and yes, even the Pope has Twitter.

But Queen Elizabeth II does not have a personal Twitter presence, despite many parody accounts sending up the elderly monarch.

That looks set to change however, with Buckingham Palace advertising for a social media guru to look after "digital engagement" for the British Monarchy, and tweet on behalf of the Queen.

The job has its perks: 15 per cent superannuation, 33 days of annual leave a year and free lunch provided every day.

Catherine Archer, a researcher and lecturer on social media at Murdoch University, said it sounded like a pretty sweet deal.

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