2017/18 editorial applications are open. Please write a 250-350 word statement, unless otherwise specified, on why you think you would be best suited for the role and your ideas for the coming year.
Note: Website or coding experience is not necessary. Contact the Editor-in-Chief or Deputy Editor for more information on what each role entails.
Online Editor – For this role we’re looking for someone enthusiastic about Concrete who will be committed to maintaining our award-winning website. The role will involve uploading articles from the print issue as well as breaking news stories in-between issues, alongside the Editor-in-Chief, Deputy Editor and other members of the Online team. This is one of the most important roles in Concrete and will look great on your CV. Don’t worry if you don’t have any experience with Photoshop, HTML, CSS, or WordPress – we can teach you everything. What we’re looking for is somebody with enthusiasm and willingness to learn, above anything else.
We’re also looking for people to join our Online team: if you think you could spare couple of hours every second Monday to help us with the website, on a flexible basis, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org
Photographers – Got any pretty snaps of campus or the city? Send them over (as JPEGS please) to email@example.com and we’ll add them to our stash and use them online and in print.
Social Media Coordinators –
We’re looking for people with an eagerness to tweet and post every Concrete article – this role will take a few hours every fortnight, and involves scheduling social media posts to the website’s articles. This role will look great on your CV if you’re considering going into social media or digital marketing.
Social Sec – If you can throw a party or organise a large group of people to be in the same place at the same time, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with why you want the job.
Sports Editor –
We’re looking for a second Sports Editor to join our section editor team. If you think you could do the job, send an email to email@example.com with a 500 word max statement explaining why you would be good at the role and what ideas you could bring to the section. Indesign training isn’t necessary!
Concrete Senior Reporters:
News – firstname.lastname@example.org
Global – email@example.com
Travel – firstname.lastname@example.org
*NEW* Finance – email@example.com AND firstname.lastname@example.org This will be a new section focusing on economics and money from a student angle so please don’t be afraid to email the aforementioned emails with questions.
Science and Environment – email@example.com
Sport – firstname.lastname@example.org
No experience is necessary! You don’t need to be a best-selling novelist or anything… tell us if you are though!
Your article can be published straight away on our brand spanking new website.
We’re always willing to hear ideas and suggestions. Pitch ‘em to us!
If you know which section you’re interested in writing for, have a chat with the relevant sub-editor. Their details are here.
Our copy editors are committed to depleting red pens of their ink. An extra pair of eagle eyes is always welcome. Get in touch with Hannah Brown and Sophie Clayton.