“will ensure that the site remains the place to go for up-to-the-minute news and comment on the political scene.. Ideally, you are currently working in a political news or research environment and can demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the subject. You should have excellent writing and editing skills and a proven track record of working in a fast-changing environment, which has prepared you for the unique time pressures involved in working on the web.”
As part of your application, please list five ideas on how you would improve the Politics site.
That is not just a cruel Guidoesque jibe, they really do, Guardian Unlimited Politics is looking for a new editor who
So email them your five best ideas for what to do with Guardian Unlimited Politics, they clearly desperately need them : firstname.lastname@example.org.*
Elsewhere today on the Guardian’s Comment is Free (editor G. Henry), Sir Michael White writes a spirited defence of his friend the DPM, in the comments he says “I don’t read Guido as often as I should, I’m afraid his site crashes the software on creaking Guardian kit”.
*Never say Guido doesn’t own up to mistakes. The recent story which referred to a “Guardian intern posh product of media studies course“ was mistaken, it was not an intern, it was in fact Georgina Henry, online editor. She did not take a media studies course nor would she cut my grass. Guido has made an appropriate donation to charity.