Joining the Team

We are currently recruiting 4-5 Editorial Board Members.


To be considered, you must be a second or third year undergraduate student at the University of Manchester with a keen interest in politics. 

Editorial Board Members are responsible for reading and editing submissions, peer-reviewing papers, writing commentaries, attending board meetings, helping to make decisions on the content of the issues and promoting the journal across campus.


Interested candidates should consider:

  • Reading existing issues;

  • Submitting their essays;

  • Looking at the Juncture Reviews that have been written, and considering what they might like to write about;

  • Considering why they would be good for the roles and what their overall ambitions are;

  • Read the following blog post from a former Chief Editor.


Juncture requires inquisitive minds, attention to detail, organisational skills, confidence and a breadth of political knowledge. If that sounds like you, then please apply by sending an email to with a motivational statement and one of your best essays (maximum of 2000 words).

Deadline: Sunday November 1st

We will then contact you regarding the application, and if successful, you will be interviewed by the Juncture team.


We look forward to reading your application.

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