This academic year, we are seeking several editorial management positions at Strife, including two Managing Editor roles, which lead our publications under the direction of the Editor in Chief.
Managing at Strife is a significant volunteer commitment but one that comes with great rewards and a strong sense of accomplishment. You’ll get to lead highly motivated teams of postgraduate and doctoral candidates at one of the leading institutions in our field.
To apply, review the role descriptions below and submit an application using the links below. Be sure to select all roles for which you may be interested so that our Executive Committee has a full understanding of which roles you would like to be considered for.
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Managing Editor, Strife Journal
We are seeking a highly motivated PhD student to manage and develop Strife journal. The candidate will be highly organised with a strong editorial background and a good awareness of the publishing process. The ME Journal will also be a central member of Strife’s Executive Committee and will work closely with the executive and management team to ensure STRIFE’s development. We would prefer a post-upgrade PhD candidate but accept applications from those with an evidenced history in publishing and or editorial work.
Managing Editor, Strife Blog
We are seeking a highly motivated Postgraduate student to manage and develop STRIFE blog. The candidate will be highly organised with a strong editorial background and a good awareness of the publishing process. The ME Blog will also be a central member of STRIFE’s executive committee and will work closely with the executive and management team to ensure STRIFE’s development. We would prefer a PhD candidate but accept applications from any postgraduate student with an evidenced history in publishing and or editorial work. Strife blog publishes 5 days a week during the academic year – the Managing Editor role leads a large staff through the publishing process requiring strong organisational and time management skills.
Co-ordinating Editor, Strife Journal
We seek a highly organised individual with a good eye for detail and a strong interest in publishing. The Coordinating Editor is responsible for the relationship management and communication between editors, contributors and the STRIFE journal team. The candidate will be experienced in communicating clearly and efficiently, have experience in inbox management and bring a first point of contact for queries. The CE will work in partnership with the Managing Editor to ensure the journal is published in a timely manner and articles are progressed through editing and publishing efficiently.
Co-Ordinating Editor, Strife Blog
We seek a highly organised individual with a good eye for detail and a strong interest in publishing. The coordinating editor is responsible for the relationship management and communication between editors, contributors and the STRIFE blog team. The candidate will be experienced in communicating clearly and efficiently, have experience in inbox management and bring a first point of contact for queries. The CE is also responsible for initial screening and acceptance of external submissions.
Series Development Co-ordinator, Strife Blog
We are seeking an effective people manager to guide, develop and aide our programme of series throughout the academic year. The coordinator will be responsible for managing a team of series editors through the organisation, recruitment, writing and publishing of their series. The coordinator is a core point of contact for series editors and is responsible for liaising between editors and the management team to ensure the production of relevant, cutting edge series across the year.
Project Manager, War Studies at 60
As part of the King’s College, London Department of War Studies at Sixty Celebrations we are seeking a highly motivated project manager to oversee the development of a set of publications for STRIFE. The project aims to create a set of profiles and insights into the research and contributions of the department over its sixty years. The project manager will be responsible for the overall organisation and development of the project in partnership with the executive committee.
Bryan is an MA candidate in International Relations and Contemporary War in the Department of War Studies, King’s College, London.
Bryan joined Strife in September 2019 as Web Manager and was promoted to Managing Editor, Strife Blog in January 2021. He was named Editor in Chief in September 2021.
He holds appointments as a Senior Fellow at the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at Auburn University and as an Associate Member at the Forum for Private Security Research at the Department of Defence Studies at King’s College.
In 2019, he was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He was previously a Humphrey Policy Fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs and now serves on their Alumni Board of Directors.
In 2020, Bryan served a one-year term on the Academic Board of King’s College, London as the postgraduate taught representative for the Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy.
In his professional life, Bryan is Principal & Chief Executive of Bryghtpath LLC, a crisis management and business continuity consultancy. He is a member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) and the International Institute for Strategic Studies.
His research interests center on how the alt-right measures, evaluates, and determines what is true – the intersection between intelligence operations and mis/disinformation campaigns that aim to amplify discord through digital means – and public/private sector collaboration in cybersecurity and national/homeland security issues.
Bryan holds a BA in Criminal Justice Administration from the University of Phoenix and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. He is a graduate of the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative Executive Program (NPLI) at Harvard University’s JFK School of Government.