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Open Position – Society Chronicler

Open Position – Society Chronicler
JULY 26, 2021 | SCA TEAM
Do you love helping people produce exceptional, informative, and appealing newsletters that help keep people informed and attract new people to our club? Do you have a keen eye for detail, are comfortable with copyright law, and have experience managing Kingdom or Corporate newsletters? If so, then the Society Chronicler role might be for you!

The Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. is seeking candidates for the position of Society Chronicler, which is a three-year warranted term of service. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for overseeing the production of kingdom newsletters, local branch newsletters, and any other publications the Board may designate. In addition, the Chronicler establishes overall policies for Society-sponsored events and branch-related paper publishing at all levels and serves as a source of publishing expertise and advice for the benefit of the Society.

The Society Chronicler’s duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

Supervision of all Kingdom Newsletters to ensure they adhere to Corporate standards and copyright law;
Maintaining, updating, and enforcing the Society Chronicler’s Policies;
Acting as a resource for Kingdom Chroniclers and all Chroniclers throughout the Society;
Administration of an electronic mailing list for Kingdom Chroniclers;
Administration of the annual Master William Blackfox Awards for excellence in SCA publications;
Regular reporting to the Publications Manager and Board of Directors; and
Performing other duties as directed.
The successful candidate should have the following skills/competencies:

Experience managing a newsletter at the SCA Corporate or Kingdom level
Extensive familiarity with SCA publications
Basic familiarity with copyright law, both US and international
Experience working with publishing software and mailing houses and/or postal systems
Ability to meet deadlines
Familiarity with SCA Corporate and Kingdom structure
Familiarity with electronic publications and supervision of websites
Knowledge of Society Chronicler’s policies and issues currently facing SCA Chroniclers
Excellent communications skills (written, oral, and electronic) and the ability to work with other Corporate and Society officers and deputies
As the bulk of the management of the office is done electronically, a reliable internet connection is also required.

Interested parties should forward hard copies of résumés (both professional and SCA related, including offices held and honors) to:

Chronicler, SCA, Inc.
P.O. Box 360789
Milpitas, CA 95036-0789

Electronic courtesy copies should also be sent to resumes@sca.org.

The deadline for submissions is October 1, 2021.