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 email@example.com 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 per week Subscribe More Related articles The Fire Brigades Union reaffiliates to Labour - what does it mean? John Gray on the future of the state on the NS Podcast Could Labour lose the Oldham by-election?