UNIVERSITY OBSERVER EDITOR

FIXED TERM PART-TIME CONTRACT COMMENCING 12TH AUGUST 2024 TO 31ST MAY 2025.

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.

Key Responsibilities:

Applicants for this position will be tasked with producing a minimum of 6 editions of the University Observer and 1 Special Edition within the academic year. 

Requirements

UNIVERSITY OBSERVER DEPUTY EDITOR

FIXED TERM PART TIME CONTRACT COMMENCING 12th AUGUST 2024 TO 31ST MAY 2025.


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:

Editor and Deputy Editor Application Procedure:

Application Notes:

Art, Design & Technology Editor for The Observer

9-month Fixed term Part time contract commencing 2nd September 2024 and ceasing on 17th May 2025.


We are currently seeking a talented Art Design and Technology Editor who will be responsible for the design  and layout of the University Observer newspaper, supported by a Design assistant who will work in conjunction with the editors and contributors in producing and sourcing high-quality imagery and related media. 

The position requires an understanding of visual culture, and the integral role it plays in journalism. 

The position will require the successful candidate to work every third weekend, with increased hours the week of issue and flexible hours during the other weeks. Although this work is highly demanding it is also highly rewarding.

The successful candidate would be expected to constantly strive to improve the overall design of the newspaper. 

Application Procedure:

Tessa Ndjonkou

Editor

The University Observer,

Student Centre,

University College Dublin,

Belfield, 

Dublin 4.

Application Notes:

Closing date for receipt of applications is 4.00pm, on Friday, 29th March 2024.

For more information contact editor@universityobserver.ie or see a more detailed description at www.universityobserver.ie/jointheteam/