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Overview

This is a staff position within the Department of Marketing. Staff members create content for the Tar Valon Times. Content for the Tar Valon Times Blog can come in a variety of different media, such as articles/blog posts, regular series, interviews or art. The Tar Valon Times covers the Wheel of Time (Book or TV Series), the TarValon.Net Community, and anything of direct interest to that community. All content published is subject to the rules and regulations of TarValon.Net.

Department: Department of Marketing

Position Level: Staff

Rotation: Non-rotating position

Merit Eligibility: Reporter Merit

Chain of Command

The Tar Valon Times Staff report to the Tar Valon Times Editor.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Actively search for and share ideas that will be interesting and/or informative for TarValon.Net members.
  • Contribute 1-2 pieces of content per month.
  • Adhere to set deadlines, and communicate with the Editor if something occurs to prevent publication of your content.
  • Communicate regularly with the Editor regarding your work, their work, and anything that comes up in the course of your job.

Expectations

  • Facility with your chosen medium is a must; for example, if you write, you need to be able to do so clearly in English. Creative flair and a joy for writing and/or creating art are definitely awesome additions.
  • Ability to dedicate the necessary time to complete your contributions.

Time Commitment

  • Time required to complete contributions before the deadline.
  • Must be able to check the TVT Staff Board weekly to contribute to discussion and check for updates.

Qualifications

  • Members of any rank or position may apply; there is no membership time limit.
  • Must be able to write clearly in English with acceptable grammar and spelling.
  • Experience with writing and/or creating art is a definite plus but not required.

Open Hiring Process

History

In the early days of the Tar Valon Times, this position was often known as Eyes and Ears and there are no current records on people who held it. It was within the Department of Communication. In November 2009 the Department of Communication was dissolved. The TVT was then briefly moved under the Department of Community Development until the 2011 Admin Meeting. It was decided at the meeting to disband the Department of Community Development and to move the Tar Valon Times Staff and TVT Editor under the Department of Marketing. This transition occurred in May 2011.

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