ESLR Co-Editor-in-Chief Recruitment

Both of the ESLR’s Co-Editor-in-Chief positions will become vacant on 15th November 2022. We are therefore opening recruitment to fill these two positions. Applicants must be full-time matriculated students at the Edinburgh Law School for the full duration of the 2022/23 academic year. Both UG and PG students may apply. Past experience working for the ESLR as either a content editor or copy editor role is not essential but will be considered a significant advantage.
The ESLR was the first publication of its kind in Scotland. Managed and written by students, it aims to provide a forum for law students to engage with current legal issues and debates. It is published annually. 
The duties of a Co-Editor-in-Chief include:
  • Recruitment of all other ESLR positions
  • Issuing the annual call for papers and conducting an initial sift of submissions
  • Leadership of the content editing process
  • Final decision on which submissions to publish in the annual edition
  • Line management of the chief copy editors, publication officers and finance officers
  • Compiling the master document and arranging publication of the annual edition
  • External liaison with Law School faculty, UoE Printing Services, UoE Law Library, financial sponsors, HeinOnline and the British Library legal deposit office
  • Ultimate responsibility for the financial and legal health of the ESLR
This role involves a significant time commitment on top of your studies, especially in the months of January to May. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a willingness to prioritise the needs of the ESLR and explain how they will ensure their availability. Those wishing to apply should submit a CV (max three pages A4) and a short covering letter (max one page A4) to Matthew Cleary and Helena Wilson, current Co-Editors-in-Chief, at by no later than 5pm on 28th October 2022. Late applications will not be accepted.