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Volunteer Opportunity: New York History Blog Editor, apply by Dec. 20th

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 9:47 AM | Anonymous
New York History Blog Editor

Description: ART seeks a dedicated and motivated volunteer to serve as ART’s Editor for the New York History blog-
http://www.newyorkhistoryblog.com/. Nearly 2,000 people get New York History each day via E-Mail, RSS, or Twitter or Facebook updates. In this position, the Editor will be responsible for soliciting and editing 1 blog entry per month on ART’s behalf. Content for the New York History blog will be submitted to the Editor from the ART Board and ART members.
Goals: Highlighting the work of archives and archivists in the New York metropolitan area; increasing exposure to the opportunities and challenges faced by archives and archivists; providing examples of how archivists add value to historical collections and provide service to their communities and the public
Qualifications: Current ART member; previous experience with editing (3+ years); demonstrated experience with social media and public relations campaigns; proven ability to manage projects
Terms: This position is for a one-year term that begins in January 2012. The position is eligible for renewal on an annual basis. The position will require 3-5 hours per month and includes soliciting submissions, editing of submissions, reviewing image permissions forms, and uploading the final copy and images to the New York History blog interface. Blog entry submissions are to be 250-500 words with 1-2 photos.
To Apply: Please send your resume/CV to Ryan Anthony Donaldson, ART Communications and Outreach Coordinator- outreach@nycarchivists.org. The deadline to apply is December 20, 2011.

questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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