Applications for Deputy Editor-in-Chief 2023-2024 (CLOSED)

Are you passionate about Europe? Are you looking to develop organisational and leadership skills?  Then you are in luck because the EST is currently looking for a new Deputy Editor-in-Chief!

As Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the EST you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the EditorialOffice, organising writers, editors and Managing Editors, as well as engaging with other EST departments, including the International Office, the Working Groups, the Podcast Team and the Communications Team. You will be reviewing articles, coordinating the communication between authors and editors, and ensuring that all publications adhere to EST standards. You will also support the Editors-in-Chief in publishing the peer-reviewed European Policy Review journal, running the EST’s annual European Policy Prize and collaborating with the EST’s Academic Advisory Board. This role will demand 7-10 hours from you per week.


  • Excellent command of editing and writing skills in the English language
  • Be knowledgeable about a wide range of European affairs
  • Strong leadership
  • Effective communication skills 
  • Organisational skills

Application process

  • 1 or 2-page CV
  • Motivation letter which should include:
    • Your motivation
    • Why you are a strong candidate to fill this position
  • Original writing sample

The Call for Applications will be open between the 5th and the 30th of June (23:59 CEST). If your application passes the first round, you will be invited to an interview during the month of July.

If you have any queries about the role, please contact 

Note: All positions are voluntary and unpaid, and are open to ALL students and young professionals with a good command of English.