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Using social media for Parliament’s recruitment needs

Two people looking at LinkedIn on a mobile

Recruitment has never been more important at UK Parliament, as we hire people who’ll support us through exciting and challenging times ahead. Amy Mollett talks us through some recent changes we've made using social media to promote vacancies.

100,000 YouTube subscribers but where next?

Amy and Kat from the social media team with the YouTube award

The UK Parliament YouTube channel recently reached the milestone of 100,000 subscribers. This means we're now the proud owners of a Silver Creator Award but what does that mean for the channel? Matt Instone talks us through the new YouTube strategy.

Experimenting with a Twitter takeover

Screenshot of a tweet about #AskACurator day

Kat Cimetta is the social media editor for UK Parliament's channels and she's written about joining forces with Parliament’s curators, collection managers, and archivists to get involved in the global hashtag campaign #AskACurator.

Building an Instagram strategy for UK Parliament 

Person using Instagram on a smartphone

Amy Mollett, UK Parliament's Senior Social Media Strategist, explains how a change of approach to Instagram content is bringing out our creativity and increasing interest in our feed.

UK Parliament's first ever Facebook strategy

Person using Facebook on a smartphone

Amy Mollett has written the first ever content strategy for the UK Parliament Facebook page. This blog post summarises the main strategy, and what our page will look like in the coming months.

3 lessons for @UKParliament from Social Media Week

Social Media Week pass on a laptop

The content team is responsible for managing @UKParliament's presence on social media and recently we went to Social Media Week London. We've blogged about some of the lessons we learned and what new things we want to try.