Show Hide image The Staggers 12 May 2014 Job vacancy: Editor, The Staggers The NS is looking for someone to edit its politics blog. Print HTML The New Statesman is looking for a journalist to edit its award-winning politics blog The Staggers. Applicants must have: - An excellent understanding of Westminster politics. - The ability to write quick and clear analysis of major political news. - Experience of using social media to promote stories. - A willingness to work early/late starts and weekends as required. There will be opportunities to contribute to the New Statesman magazine If you are interested in applying, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Staggers editor - application". Please include a covering letter with: - A brief biography with any relevant experience, or a fuller CV if you prefer (as a PDF or Word document) - A list of your five best pieces on British politics. The deadline for applications is 12pm on 19 May. The role is a paid, full-time position based in our office in Blackfriars. Salary dependent on experience. › Douglas Alexander's speech on the lessons of John Smith's life: full text From only £1 a week Subscribe More Related articles Will George Osborne soften the tax credit cuts for low-earners? The free market? There's no such thing Where do Labour go from here?