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Call for editors

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twoE&M is looking for two new section editors to join our exciting and innovative online magazine and help us redefine young European journalism.

 

About the magazine

 

E&M is Europe's first online lifestyle magazine created by young Europeans for young Europeans. We believe that modern, connected Europe deserves a modern, connected form of media. With this as our guiding mission, we publish transnational writing across a broad range of topics, from politics and identity to travel and sex. We aim to "make Europe personal" – and we want your help in doing so.

 

Editing E&M

 

We are looking for passionate, inventive and committed editors to join our editorial board and help to guide the magazine as editor of one of our five sections: Brain, Heart, Diaphragm, Baby or Legs. You will:

  • Pitch, commission and edit five articles for each quarterly issue by authors from our international network
  • Contribute to decision-making in the running of the magazine through editorial Skype conferences
  • Develop projects beyond the magazine such as workshops, debating events and journalism prizes

In return, you'll get to play a leading role in a magazine with 26 published issues, over 4,000 facebook likes, 100 writers and a Charlemagne youth prize to its name. You'll meet like-minded people from across the continent, gain valuable experience in running an international publication and have the freedom to pursue your own journalistic ideas and ambitions.

What we are looking for

All of our editors voluntarily commit at least seven hours per week to the project alongside our regular work or education. We would expect the same level of commitment from you. You must be highly motivated and capable of working independently and responsibly for non-financial rewards.

To apply, you must be under 35 years of age and proficient in written and spoken English. Journalistic experience is a definite advantage. But far more importantly, you must be passionate about transnationalism and about Europe in the broadest sense: E&M is a labour of love!

How to apply

To apply to E&M as an editor, go to www.europeandme.eu/application and fill out our online application form. The deadline is 15 November 2014, and we will be conducting interviews the following week.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at application [at] europeandme.eu.

 

Last modified on Monday, 10 November 2014 08:16
Editorial

If the Editorial team had an actual office it would have to stretch from the corner of Britain to the edges of Spain, Sweden, Germany and beyond. (With frequent trips to America too) .  The term 'from the editorial office' then, is very much a figure of speech. 

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