New Civil Engineer

New Civil Engineer (NCE) is the official magazine of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). For over 50 years, NCE has been the leading resource for civil engineering news and analysis, industry comment, technical features, product innovations and job opportunities.

NCE is at the heart of the profession, helping, provoking and celebrating at every turn. It is an unrivalled platform to share ideas and debate the big issues. In short, NCE is the most credible civil engineering resource available offering access through print, online, mobile, social networks and face to face events to leading industry professionals.

NCE's readership includes every member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) based in the UK.  Our monthly international magazine New Civil Engineer International has a includes every member of the ICE based overseas. 

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About Us

New Civil Engineer offers insight, inspiration and education to a 90,000-strong network of global infrastructure professionals. We are now looking for a skilled writer to join our award-winning team help drive our knowledge-sharing content.   Fundamentally New Civil Engineer exists to enable infrastructure professionals to better themselves and the companies they work for so that they are equipped to deliver the infrastructure that is needed by their clients and by society at large.

We do that by ensuring they have access to the latest information on technical innovation, technology advances, global opportunities, skills’ needs and business change initiatives aimed at boosting productivity in the industry.

Global Focus

The audience is 90,000 infrastructure professionals who are typically working for infrastructure clients, designers and deliverers around the world. Our print audience is 48,000 with the rest able to access our content digitally.


The Role:

We are seeking someone with a talent for writing precise, accurate copy that can be used by professional engineers to enhance their careers. These will be news stories as well as longer in-depth features. The role will involve working closely with industry partners to ensure that content is useful, actionable and of clear interest to our readers.


Key Accountabilities: 

Day to day news desk contributions through writing news stories and longer news insight pieces, building contacts, sourcing stories and bringing in industry exclusives.
Research, write and generate ideas for features and in-depth reports, providing background and summaries of key industry topics, carrying out research, writing & editing copy.
Develop New Civil Engineer’s multi-media content, including video.
Holding relevant journalism qualifications is essential need for the role.



Please send your CV and a covering letter to

The Benefits:

We’re committed to Smartsave being a happy and healthy place to work, so we offer fantastic benefits and perks to our employees. They include 25 days of holiday per year (with the option to buy or sell), health plan and life insurance cover, Cycle 2 Work scheme, discounted gym memberships, retail discount vouchers and much more!

Your privacy:

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Our Commitment:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.