Join The Team

The Speaker was launched in Spring 2018, aiming to makes politics easily accessible, inclusive and simple for everyone to understand. Together, with the joint expertise of our team, and political experts from across the globe, we bring you the latest headlines, analysis, opinions and more, all available at the click, tap or swipe of a button.
We're now expanding our operations and have exciting opportunities currently open for applications.
News Manager (UK)

About Us

The Speaker was set up by a group of Politics students in Spring 2018. We felt that there was nothing out there that makes politics easily accessible, inclusive and simple for everyone to understand, which is why we made The Speaker. 

For more about us, click here.

The Opportunity

We are expanding our newsdesk operations and are looking to recruit a News Manager to create and publish headline news content.

All staff at The Speaker are currently on a voluntary, unpaid basis. This role is on a work from home basis with expected commitment time 6-12 hours spread throughout each week.

Main Job Roles

You will be responsible to the Head of Newsdesk

  • You will write up short articles for our headlines news section at, covering all topics relating to politics in UK, as well as notable news stories from across the globe where required.

Person Specification

  • You must be a permanent resident of the United Kingdom and be fluent in the English language
  • You must have access to a smartphone/tablet/laptop in order to write and publish content
  • You must have an awareness and interest in news and current affairs.
  • You will ideally be able to post articles soon after news breaks
  • You should be able to commit 6-12 hours to the site per week, with this being spread based on news events
  • You may have experience in journalism, though this is by no means essential.


  • No two days are the same working for The Speaker.
  • You will have great communication links with colleagues.
  • Working hours are very flexible.

Application Process

To apply, please email us at with your CV and a covering letter. All applications will be read and will receive a response within 7 days.

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