Applications are invited for positions on the editorial team of the University Observer for the University academic year 2022/2023.

UNIVERSITY OBSERVER EDITOR

Fixed term part time contract commencing 8th August 2022 to 31st May 2023.

The University Observer are seeking an Editor who will have an unrivalled opportunity to manage all aspects of the Newspaper, its publication and distribution. 

The successful candidate will have complete authority over the content and editorial direction of the newspaper and will be able to write in clear and concise English. You will be capable of working well under pressure to meet all newspaper deadlines and be comfortable working across all aspects of print and online media. 

You will be an enthusiastic, hard-working, and fast-learning individual who can thrive in a busy work environment. You will work with a highly experienced Editorial team in a fast-paced environment that values professional development, enthusiasm, and energy.

The Editor of the University Observer is responsible for all aspects of print and online media which include:

Applicants for this position will be tasked with producing a minimum of 6 editions of the University Observer.

Requirements

UNIVERSITY OBERVER DEPUTY EDITOR

Fixed term part time contract commencing 8th August 2022 to 31st May 2023.

The University Observer Deputy Editor will upon direction from the Editor assist in sourcing, selecting, writing, commissioning, and editing news stories and ensure they are published in a timely way.

The Deputy Editor will be involved in all matters concerning, the management, publication, content, and distribution of print and online media. The Deputy Editor will be responsible for ensuring a regular stream of exclusive news, analysis and content, and will deputise for the Editor as required.

The position includes working alternate weekends and may include occasional unsocial hours.

Deputy Editor Key Responsibilities:

Application Procedure:

Applicants interested in applying for the above position(s) must submit :

  Application documents listed above should be emailed as a .pdf file to editor@universityobserver.ie

Application Notes:

Short-listing of candidates will apply.

Applications should be submitted individually. Joint applications will not be accepted.

Canvassing members of the interview panel is prohibited and may result in candidate’s application being disqualified.

Training will be offered to successful candidates.

Closing date for receipt of all applications is 5.00pm, on 6th May, 2022.

Further enquiries should be directed to editor@universityobserver.ie.