[Closed] Hiring: Tar Valon Times Editor

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  1. Aleita Taviah

    Aleita Taviah Aes Sedai Director of Marketing Headmistress

    Nov 1, 2006
    She - Her
    It is an exciting time in the Department of Marketing, and with my recent move to Director of Marketing it is time for me to hand the reins of the Tar Valon Times to a new Editor! Being Editor of the Tar Valon Times has been the most rewarding position and I have had the opportunity to work with the best team around. Go #teammarketing! ^^

    The Tar Valon Times Editor is responsible for the publication of the Tar Valon Times on the site blog, as well as the maintenance of its pages in the Library. They are the direct point of contact for the members of the Tar Valon Times Team and report directly to the Director of Marketing. They track all blog posts/art for publishing as well as supporting the staff and helping to come up with new ideas for the blog.

    This is a non rotating Administrative position in the Department of Marketing. Time served as Tar Valon Times Editor counts towards the Administrator Merit. If you have any questions about this position please contact @Aleita Taviah at marketing@tarvalon.net.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Manage and maintain Tar Valon Times Staff.
    • Call for, receive, and edit as needed all articles and other compositions by reporters for the blog. Communicate with staff throughout the creative process each month, to ensure deadlines are met.
    • Publish the Tar Valon Times on the blog.
    • Be aware of important site, Wheel of Time, and other related news that bears coverage in the TVT.
    • Come up with new concepts and ideas for the TVT to keep content and format fresh.
    • Announce and encourage readership of each issue of the TVT on the boards.
    • Collaborate with the Social Media Manager to ensure blog posts are shared through social media.
    • Communicate regularly with the Director of Marketing about progress, issues, and needs of the TVT.
    • Must have been a member of any rank for at least 6 months.
    • Must be able to write clearly in English with acceptable grammar and spelling.
    • Experience in writing/editing, preferably in a journalism setting, either online or in 'real-life' experiences.
    • Must have a working knowledge of HTML, or the ability to pick said working knowledge up extremely rapidly.
    • Must have a working knowledge of Wiki coding, or the ability to pick said working knowledge up extremely rapidly. Familiarity with the site Library is preferable.
    • Must be able to stay on task and commit the necessary time each month to ensure the blog stays updated.
    • Must be able to regularly and frequently check both the Editor email and the TVT discussion forum.
    Time Commitment
    • The successful applicant must be willing to spend 10-20 hours per week on this position. The ability to check the Marketing and Tar Valon Times boards & Discord on a regular basis is a necessity for this position.
    • Applicants must also be willing and able to attend a monthly Marketing Administration Meeting.

    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, please send an email with the subject “APPLICATION - TAR VALON TIMES EDITOR - YOUR NAME” to marketing@tarvalon.net and keeper@tarvalon.net detailing your interest in the position, any relevant journalism/writing/art experience you have and why you would be a good fit.

    For those who are not currently members of the Tar Valon Times please include samples of your written work. Existing TVT Staff Members do not need to provide samples unless they would like to.

    Please submit your application to marketing@tarvalon.net and keeper@tarvalon.net by April 1, 2021.
  2. Maibella ni Rhoiden t'al'Varrak

    Maibella ni Rhoiden t'al'Varrak Aes Sedai Head of the Gray Ajah

    Feb 19, 2013
    She - Her
    @Aleita Taviah You did an AMAZING job in this position! :joy

    I loved serving as Editor of the TVT - it is a very rewarding position. I hope many of you will consider applying!
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