The New Statesman’s rolling politics blog


Job vacancy: Editor, The Staggers

The NS is looking for someone to edit its politics blog.

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 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.

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