APG Seeking Candidates for the Newly Created Position of E-Newsletter Editor

The following was received from APG:

The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) is seeking candidates for the newly created position of E-Newsletter Editor.

The 2-4 page electronic newsletter will be produced monthly and placed on the Members Only section of the APG website. The first edition is scheduled to be published on 1 July 2012. The editor will be compensated at the rate of $200 per issue.

Responsibilities:
– Design, edit, and produce a monthly electronic newsletter in PDF format to be placed in the Members Only section of the APG website
– Collect and/or create content for the newsletter. Content will include timely items such as: chapter news; member news; APG committee news; advocacy-related news; announcements/calendar about upcoming conferences and events relevant to our members, such as APG webinars; a brief message from the APG president; other short and concise news items of worldwide genealogical interest
– Communicate regularly with the webmaster, the executive director, the executive committee, board members, chapter and committee leaders, and members to solicit content
– Meet a pre-determined deadline for posting the newsletter each month

Skills:
– Proficiency in layout and design of newsletters, including photo and image manipulation; previous experience preferred
– Writing and editing
– Proofreading
– Attention to detail
– Ability to work in a timely fashion and meet deadlines

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and relevant work samples to APG Executive Director Kathleen Hinckley by 31 March 2012. Application materials should be submitted electronically via email to: admin@apg.org. Telephone interviews for the position will be conducted in April.

For more information, please contact Kathleen Hinckley via email at: admin@apg.org.

Author: Leland Meitzler

Leland K. Meitzler founded Heritage Quest in 1985, and has worked as Managing Editor of both Heritage Quest Magazine and The Genealogical Helper. He currently operates Family Roots Publishing Company (www.FamilyRootsPublishing.com), writes daily at GenealogyBlog.com, writes the weekly Genealogy Newsline, conducts the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour to the Family History Library, and speaks nationally, having given over 2000 lectures since 1983.

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