Join Our Team

Applications for the 2022-23 team are open now.


The Channel is always looking for creative and driven people to join the team and be part of an engaging and forward thinking creative and critical writing magazine on a voluntary basis.


Please see below for the available posts followed by how to apply. We are looking to collate progressive and fresh creative and critical work that will challenge and inspire our community. The team is diverse with varying experience and interests. This is a safe and collaborative space to discuss the works that we publish and our diversity strengthens the quality of our work. If you are worried you may not be the right fit or are not qualified enough you are all the more encouraged to get involved and apply! 

General Editor

The General Editor contributes to ensuring the overall unity of each edition. General Editors will also help with the management of the team – organising meetings, representing The Channel at the Media Committee, and planning the work schedule.

Essays and Blog

This position involves reading, selecting and editing essay submissions for the magazine; as well as reading submitted blogs and selecting those for publication on the website blog section.

Short Story and
Poetry Editor

This position involves reading all poetry and prose submissions, triaging according to our criteria, selecting pieces with your co-editor, editing pieces and agreeing upon edits with writers.

Arts Editor

This position involves the development of the visual identity of the magazine, including the layout and structure of online and print edition. This position will also involve leading the selection of submitted visual content, such as art and photography submissions.

Social Media

This role involves working with the editors about our online presence via Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, and will involve the creation of content and posting it.


This role involves taking care of our inbox and any relevant communication with the Student Union, helping promote our calls for submissions and new recruits next year, and general admin for the society.

To apply submit a CV and a short 200-word cover letter. They should detail any relevant experience such as educational achievements, subjects studied, extracurricular or work experience, personal interests; and why you want to be on the team. Send your application to with your name and the role you are applying for in the subject line.

Applications closes on 15th May 2022.

Available Roles