[Ansteorra-announce] [Announcements] Position Available - Editor, The Compleat Anachronist

Jason Williams jwilliams at director.sca.org
Fri Jun 2 03:05:35 PDT 2006

Position Available – Editor, The Compleat Anachronist


The Society for Creative Anachronism Inc. is accepting applications for the
position of Editor for The Compleat Anachronist. The Compleat Anachronist is
a pamphlet series published four times a year. Each issue focuses on a topic
relevant to the time period 600 C.E. to 1600 C.E. The Compleat Anachronist
therefore gives readers an opportunity to review a subject in much more
detail than Tournaments Illuminated, a Kingdom Arts and Sciences
publication, or a local newsletter can provide.


In addition to producing issues, the editor answers queries, develops
manuscripts, maintains contact with reviewers and illustrators, and submits
quarterly reports to the Board of Directors. The position requires
approximately 10 hours per month, except during the month before
publication, when 20 to 25 hours is spent putting an issue together (this
includes proofreading, layout, correspondence, and file sharing with
authors/reviewers). The deadlines to get the layout to the printer are 7
December, 7 March, 7 June, and 7 September. The issues are mailed for
January, April, July, and October.


Qualifications for the position include excellent written and oral
communication skills, the ability to work independently to prioritize tasks
and meet deadlines, and strong computer skills. Professional experience in a
modern editing design, art direction or desktop publishing environment and
prior experience in an SCA chronicler position are desirable, but not


Applicants need to have access to and experience with a computer running
PageMaker, Quark or InDesign and the ability to export files to .pdf format
(if working on a PC – our printing vendor uses Macintosh computers).
Reasonable expenses are covered by the Corporation and may include: paper,
printer cartridges, stamps, express mailing of discs and bluelines to
printer, and a post office box. You will be asked to submit an expense
report, with receipts attached to receive reimbursement. The Editor also
receives a small stipend from SCA once an issue is completed.


Hard copies of résumés (both professional and medieval, including offices
held and awards received) must be sent to:

SCA Inc.

Attn: CA Editor Position

P.O. Box 360789

Milpitas, CA 95036-0789


Electronic copies may also be sent to resumes at sca.org. 


Résumés must be received by July 31, 2006. Questions regarding the position
may be directed to Theresa Crean, The Compleat Anachronist Editor via
telephone at (613) 328-7721, or via e-mail at caeditor at sca.org.



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SCA Inc.
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