Applications to be Concrete editor-in-chief for the 2014-15 academic year are now being received.

The position involves running and editing the newspaper, managing other editors, answering emails and helping to maintain a presence in the office.


Candidates should have strong organisation and communication skills, with experience in writing and editing. A working knowledge of InDesign would also be helpful, but training for this can be provided if not.

To apply please email Sid at including:

  • A 750-word proposal on your ideas for the newspaper, including priorities and improvements you would make, as well as how you might go about implementing them.
  • A mock front page created in Adobe InDesign, which you can create using the computers in the Concrete office (get in touch if you need training beforehand).
  • A copy of your CV detailing any relevant experience.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with Sid or one of the other members of the editorial team. Contact details are below.

Applications close on at noon on Monday 11 March.

Shortlisted applicants will then be invited to a formal interview on 20 March.

Editor-in-chief – Sidonie Chaffer-Melly –
Deputy editor – Sophie Witts –
Venue editors – Hayden East and Ciara Jack –
Online editor – Billy Sexton –
Deputy online editor – Amelia Marchington –