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Apply to join The Mancunion in 2013/14

You can now apply to join The Mancunion team next year.

Whether you to want be a section Editor, Sub-Editor, Reporter or Photographer; you can apply now by filling in this application form.

Details about how to apply for positions in our Marketing or Web teams will be posted shortly.


Why get involved?

As one of the most respected student publications in the country, joining the newspaper can transform your CV.

Whether you want to work in the media or in other creative industries, The Mancunion can give you tremendous experience in number of areas: from working in a team and leading a group of contributors; to editing content and writing articles.

Previous editors have gone to work in the national press, postgraduate study, PR jobs, and broadcast media.

It’s also a great opportunity to meet people, be part of a team and learn valuable skills.

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for creative students who can demonstrate a keen involvement in campus life, an interest in journalism and original ideas.

Succesful candidates will have a good knowledge of the paper’s brand and identity, and a desire to be a part of improving it.

Prior journalism experience is not essential, but candidates should demonstrate an understanding of the modern print media and some relevant experience. Whether writing for The Mancunion, blogs, magazines, or the local or national press.

What does a section Editor do?

A section Editor works with the Editor-in-Chief and Deputy Editor to decide on the creative direction of their section.

They come up with ideas and submit articles.

They manage a team of contributors and ensure that content is submitted on time.

They are also responsible for the design of their page/s. All editors are trained to use Adobe InDesign.

Positions available

News Editor

News Reporter

Features Editor

Comment Editor

Sports Editor

Sports Reporter

Photography Editor



Film Editor

Fashion Editor

Music Editor

Books Editor

Food & Drink Editor

Games Editor

Arts Editor

Theatre Editor

Lifestyle Editor

Societies Editor

Best of luck to all candidates.

– Jonathan Breen, Editor

– Harriet Hill-Payne, Deputy Editor




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