Call for Assistant Web Editor

by Jarek Ervin on January 24, 2017

The executive committee of IASPM-US is currently seeking applicants to fill the position of Assistant Web Editor.

The Assistant Web Editor commits to a 24-month volunteer position that begins March 2017. In the first year, primary responsibilities include managing social media networks for IASPM-US (Facebook, Twitter, Mixcloud), writing the monthly IASPM-US website email digest, and assisting the Executive Web Editor, Jarek Ervin, in generating content for the website. After the 2018 meeting of IASPM-US, the Assistant Web Editor will take on the position of Executive Web Editor, becoming the primary point person for website-related tasks, including: maintaining and generating content for the website; working with the executive committee and program committee to keep the organization updated about elections, annual conference details, and other IASPM-US-related business; addressing the executive committee and broader membership with an annual report at the IASPM-US conference; and training the incoming Assistant Web Editor. We are especially interested in applicants with knowledge of any of the following: social media networking, blogging, online and traditional music publishing, and WordPress or other web platforms. There is a modest stipend for the Executive Web Editor.

To apply for the position, please send a 300-500 word personal statement to iaspmus@gmail.com, including a brief biography, list of accomplishments, and what skills and ideas you would contribute to the position. Applications must be received by February 10, 2017.

Please direct any questions to the current Executive & Assistant Web Editors, Greg Weinstein and Jarek Ervin, at iaspmus@gmail.com.

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