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Inter|national 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 1200 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 Inter|national section.

The Inter|national section is a space for our writers to give their take on current affairs – be they domestic or international. We are looking for pieces that can show important stories in a radical new light, or bring issues marginalised by mainstream media to the fore.

In particular, we would like to find writers who are willing to specialise in one of the following regions:

  • Europe & Russia (excluding the UK)
  • Africa
  • The Americas (excluding the US)
  • The Middle East
  • South & East Asia
  • Oceania

If you feel like you would be happy to specialise in one of these topics, then please include in your statement which region you would like to cover alongside a short explanation for your choice

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
  • Understanding of key national and international political issues
  • Willingness to stay informed of current affairs
  • Commitment to the values of The Norwich Radical, as laid out in our Founding Statement

Desirable:

  • Previous writing experience
  • Experience campaigning on a national or international political issue.
  • Research/interview skills

How to Apply

To apply for the role of Inter|national 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 October 15th. 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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