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Perspectives Section Writer

The Norwich Radical is an online progressive publication founded in Norwich. We are a collective of writers, activists, students and workers who work on a voluntary basis to produce a publication which amplifies progressive and radical ideas. We publish a range of content across five distinct sections from our team of regular writers and through externally sourced pieces. Since founding in 2014 we have published more than 1300 articles from writers in India, New Zealand, the US, UK, Italy, Brazil, Germany, Romania, and elsewhere.

We are currently looking to add new members to our team, in this instance a regular contributor to our Perspectives section.

We are looking for writers who can contribute articles that highlight issues of inequality, disparity and discrimination rooted in ethnic and cultural backgrounds. We are particularly keen to recruit writers who can cover issues relating to liberation politics based on gender, race, and culture; physical and mental disabilities; social and cultural discrimination; discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity; discrimination based on profession e.g. sex work; discrimination based on ethnic identity and cultural heritage e.g Gypsy, Roma and Travellers. This is not an exhaustive list.

Applicants will commit to writing an article of 600-1000 words in their section once a fortnight.

In line with this role description, we are looking for applicants with the following skills, experiences and attributes:

Essential:

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong and fluid written communication.
  • Self motivated.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Direct experience of discrimination and / or oppression (even in a wider systemic way).
  • Commitment to the values of The Norwich Radical, as laid out in our Founding Statement

Desirable:

  • Participation in social movements / groups.
  • Online activism.
  • Experience in writing for a wide audience.
  • Keen on social media interaction.

How to Apply

To apply for the role of Perspectives Section Writer at The Norwich Radical, please send a statement of no more than 400 words, along with a sample of your written work to thenorwichradical@gmail.com. Please note The Norwich Radical is not-for-profit and all writers and editors work on a voluntary basis.

We also request that candidates fill in and send this equal opportunities monitoring form, but this is not compulsory. The equal opportunities form will be separated and anonymised on receipt of your application.

We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. Applicants do not have to be based in Norwich, or in the UK.

Please return your statement, written work sample and equal opportunities monitoring form by midnight Sunday November 12th. If you have any queries, drop us an email to the above address.

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  1. I would like to write for The Radical. I am an Hon PROFESSOR AT UEA and worked there for 35 years in Biology I followed this up as MP for Norwich North from 1997 until 2009. I wrote for local newspapers for 4 years.I contribute through Newtons Apple to universities in the Usa ,the Uk and Canada.I still keep up with local national and international political issues .Iam up to speed with health and scientific issues .I give talks on how policy is or isn’t a product of evidence I visit government depts. and help graduates get the advice to apply for the civil service I am political adviser to a wind turbine company in England and Scotland and have just finished a book on ME illness with help from Profs Shakespeare,Wileman and Carding from UEA Med school and Institute of Food Research

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