Voice is looking for an editor to lead the content of our lively arts and cultural magazine for young people and emerging creatives.

You will work with Voice’s managing editor to develop and implement the editorial plan and lead a network of contributors.

You will build links with partners to cover special topics and seek out appealing content for the 16-30 audience.

As a Midlands charity we are particularly looking for applicants living in the Midlands.

This role will suit a young professional with at least two years of editorial and/or journalism experience. It is a self-employed freelance contract, 9.5 days or 76 hours per month, running from 1 August 2024 (or as soon as possible after) to 31 March 2025 with likely extension. £20 per hour plus travel expenses.

The role is remote, working as part of a team using regular online and occasional face to face meetings: meet the team

Full details of the role and application process in the job description 

Voice supports young people to explore the arts, share their work and opinions and find pathways into the creative industries. We cover arts, culture, politics and technology.

The magazine attracts 300k visitors pa and has a user community of 8k, the majority aged 13-30, who post creative work, media, features and reviews.

As well as being a magazine and an open platform, Voice acts as a training ground for young people with limited resources and contacts: we provide work experience, mentoring, professional workshops, freelance commissions and staff roles which enable participants to develop skills and build a portfolio for future jobs. 

The editor will support team members to run the following projects: 

To apply

Please download and complete our application form and send it with a current CV to Dayna Jeynesdayna@upstartprojects.uk

Your supporting statement in the application form can be written (500 words max) or submitted as a video or audio link (two minutes max).

If you have questions, please contact Dayna or Diana Walton,dDirector, on diana@upstartprojects.uk

Interviews will take place on Monday 8 July on Zoom

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 26 June, 9am

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