[Neasis-l] New England Archivists Communications Committee: open call

Sarah Shoemaker sshoemak at brandeis.edu
Wed Sep 11 16:05:58 EDT 2013

 *OPEN CALL: Communications Committee*

We are looking for reliable and motivated people willing to learn and to
challenge themselves with projects and activities marketing NEA’s news,
meetings, workshops, and other activities to our members and to other
archivists and information professionals in New England and the broader

1. Listserv announcements
We are looking for someone to be in charge of sending out listserv
announcements from this committee. This includes writing or editing the
text and sending it to multiple listservs (if appropriate) and maintaining
the accuracy of the email contacts list.

2. Social media (new!)
We are looking for someone to help NEA establish a more dynamic presence on
our social media websites. The job includes actively posting on a regular
schedule and/or setting up online events (TBD). In addition we will want
this person to set up a Pinterest page and possibly another social media
page like Instagram.

3. Press releases and media contact
We are looking for someone to oversee press releases for meetings,
workshops, or other NEA events: writing, editing, and emailing them to the
press. This person will also be the Communication Committee's media
contact. This person will also maintain the accuracy of the press contacts

All members are asked to look over text written for meetings, press
releases, and other publicity announcements for grammatical, spelling, and
punctuation errors. Members are also asked to fact-check and edit content
for consistency.

Members are also always welcome to suggest ideas specific to their skill
sets and talents.

Members serve for two years.
*For questions or to apply:*
Send an email to Jessica Tanny, Chair of the NEA Communications Committee,
at jtanny @ gmail [dot] com with the activities you are most interested in.
We will accept new applications until all activities are covered. Members
will be added on a first-come, first-served basis.
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