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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 george@newstatesman.co.uk 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.