Could you be our Deputy Editor?

New vacancy for a job share.

The British Psychological Society is a registered charity which acts as the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK, and is responsible for the promotion of excellence and ethical practice in the science, education, and application of the discipline. The Psychologist is its magazine, received in print by 55,000+ members and read via website and app.

This is an exciting opportunity to job share with our existing Deputy Editor Shaoni Bhattacharya, in engaging our large and diverse audience with stories of psychology. You will be expected to work alongside the Deputy Editor and Managing Editor in sourcing, editing and occasionally writing content for publication. You will play an active role in planning, production, commercial development and more. You will occasionally deputise for the Managing Editor in their absence. We are looking for a visible impact in shaping both the print publication and our output across digital, social media and live platforms.

You will be part of a team who are experienced, knowledgeable and passionate about bringing Psychology to psychologists and wider audiences. A background in Psychology is desirable but not essential: we are looking for skills which complement the team and keep driving us forward. Download the job profile.

Part-time, 21 hours per week. Leicester or London based, with hybrid working options available. Must demonstrate right to work in the UK. 

Salary £21,035 per annum (pro-rata salary based on £35,058 fte).

For informal enquiries around the role, please contact Dr Jon Sutton, Managing Editor at [email protected] The closing date for applications is midnight 4 March 2022. Anticipated dates for interviews: 14/15 March 2022.

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to [email protected]. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom. No agencies please. 

Due to the large number of applications we receive, it is not possible to update you on the progress of the application until after the closing date. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

The British Psychological Society is committed to a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of your background or circumstances.

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