Hiring: Tar Valon Times Assistant Editor

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  1. Aleita Taviah

    Aleita Taviah Aes Sedai Director of Marketing

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    With our old Assistant Editor, @Jahily al'Karee taking on the Editor position she is in need of a new Assistant TVT Editor!

    The Assistant Editor position is on a 12 month rotation. This rotation will hopefully enable a greater number of people to serve and gain experience in this role. Time served as Assistant Editor counts towards the Staff Merit. All published items written during their term will count towards the Reporter Merit.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Communicate with TVT staff to ensure that all article/publishing deadlines are met.
    • Is a TVT staff member and contributes at least one publishable item per month.
    • Proofread/edit TVT content prior to publishing and/or format TVT content in WordPress prior to publishing.
    • Assist the Editor in archiving published TVT content to the Tower Library.
    • Collaborate with the Editor on new content ideas on a regular basis.
    • Steps in to act as Editor when the Editor is unavailable, under the direction of the Director of Marketing.
    Expectations
    • Maintain communication with the TVT Editor as needed.
    • Must be a member in good standing. There is NO rank requirement for this position.
    • Working knowledge of wiki formatting OR be willing to learn.
    • Working knowledge of WordPress OR be willing to learn.
    • Must be able to contribute a minimum of one item (not necessarily a written piece) for publication per month.
    • Be tactful and considerate when providing feedback and edits to fellow staff members.
    Time Commitment

    Must be willing to spend 4-6 hours a week at this position. The ability to check on the TVT Staff Boards on a regular basis is a necessity for this position.

    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, please send an email with the subject “APPLICATION - ASSISTANT EDITOR - YOUR NAME” to editor@tarvalon.net, marketing@tarvalon.net, and keeper@tarvalon.net detailing your interest in the position, any ideas you have for the Tar Valon Times and why you would be a good fit.

    For those who are not currently members of the Tar Valon Times team please include two writing samples. Any two samples which show a proficient command of the English language may be submitted. Existing TVT team members do not need to provide samples unless they would like to.

    Applications are due April 19, 2021.
    Applications are due April 30, 2021.

    Note: Due to the changing nature of the Tar Valon Times more than one person may be hired in this capacity.

    If you have any questions regarding the hiring process, job requirements/expectations please feel free to ask them here or contact @Jahily al'Karee directly via PM or email (editor@tarvalon.net).
     
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  2. Aleita Taviah

    Aleita Taviah Aes Sedai Director of Marketing

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    One more week left on this job posting!

    The TVT is a really great team, and this is a great opportunity to learn the ropes of the TVT and meet some new people along the way.
     
  3. Aleita Taviah

    Aleita Taviah Aes Sedai Director of Marketing

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    I have extended the deadline for this job posting. If you are interested in this position or have any questions/concerns please don't hesitate to contact @Jahily al'Karee or myself.
     
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