Come Work For Rife Magazine


Photo: Vanessa Bellaar Spruijt

Closing Date: 5pm, 29th February 2016.

Come work for Rife Magazine as a paid content creator for six months. 

Position: Content Creators, Rife magazine (part-time, fixed term for 6 months)

Rate: £11,232 (pro-rata) (£5,616 for the 6 months of the contract period before deductions)

30 hours per week (days, evenings and weekends) at living wage

Aged 18 – 24?

Sometimes it must feel like there are no paid jobs in the creative industries. Especially when you’re young.


Photo: Vanessa Bellaar Spruijt

Well, you should apply to be one of Rife magazine’s PAID content creators. We are Bristol’s digital platform for young people to create content and have their say.

If you’re 18-24 and want a job making videos, writing articles, taking photos of things you care about, from skating to music to politics to sex to comedy, and so on and so on, then this is the job for you.

We want three young content creators to come join us for six months in a paid role where you make content for Rife magazine, blogs, articles, videos, photos.

No qualifications necessary; just good ideas, enthusiasm and a desire to develop your skills.

'Rife cohort 2' Photo: Vanessa Bellaar Spruijt

Photo: Vanessa Bellaar Spruijt

In return, you get mentored by an experienced team of creatives and to develop your portfolio and networks.

The programme will be a springboard giving you the confidence and skills to develop your personal and professional future. Rife is now in its second year and has clocked up over 310.000 visits to the site, so your stuff will get noticed.

How to apply for this position:

To apply, complete the application form (making sure you give us all the relevant online links to things online you want us to see in the dedicated box) and get it back to our project coordinator by Monday 29 February 2016 before 5 pm.

Download the full job description

Download the application form

Remember to read the job description and use the person specification to tell us why you’re perfect for us and what you hope to get out of the opportunity. Feel free to apply in as creative a way as you want. Videos, listicles, etc. As long as you complete the basic information on the application form and answer the questions we specifically ask, feel free to wow us with a creative supporting statement.

Interviews will be Tuesday 15 March 2016 (10.45 – 13.00).

Second interviews will be Tuesday 22 March 2016 (30 minutes, time TBC).

Start date is Wednesday 13 April 2016 for six months.

Check out who has already contributed to Rife Magazine

Support more young people to have their voices heard

Rife is Watershed‘s online magazine created for young people, by young people.

We offer paid internships and publish work by young writers, photographers, illustrators, and filmmakers from all sorts of backgrounds, helping them get into creative careers. Rife has reached over 8,000 young people through our workshops, over 220 young people have made stuff for Rife on topics ranging from mental health to identity to baked beans, and last year, over 200,000 people visited our website.

In these complex and uncertain times hearing from and supporting young people who are advocating for social change and contributing fresh perspectives has never been so important. 

Through supporting Rife you can ensure that this important work continues and that more young people have their voices heard.