[Ansteorra-announce] [Announcements] New Position: Liaison for International Affairs - Deadline Extended
jwilliams at director.sca.org
Mon Apr 2 19:50:33 PDT 2007
Job Description and Qualifications
Liaison for International Affairs,
Society for Creative Anachronism Inc.
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 31, 2007
The position of Liaison for International Affairs reports to the President
of the SCA Inc. This unpaid position requires roughly 10 hours per week. The
Liaison serves as a go-between with the SCAs Parent Corporation and the
SCAs International Affiliate Corporations and non-affiliate, international
branches. The primary purpose of this office is to ensure that the Parent
Corporation meets the international SCA communitys needs, recognizing that
certain international business, legal and cultural differences may require
different policies and procedures than in the United States.
Position duties and responsibilities:
Provide the SCAs Parent Corporation with guidance to
assure an international/global perspective in its decision-
Liaise between the Presidents of the SCAs International
Affiliate Corporations and the Kingdom Seneschals of non-
affiliate, international branches and the Parent Corporation
to ensure resolution of important issues
Proactively research business, legal and cultural differences
in the various countries where SCA branches exist and recommend
policy and procedure changes to help avoid potential pitfalls
Advise the Parent Corporation on ways to promote sustainable
growth within the SCAs International Affiliate Corporations and
non-affiliate, international branches
Promote the SCAs efforts in the international arena
Maintain contact with all branches concerning international
Maintain communication with the SCA Inc.s President and
Board of Directors
File quarterly reports with the President of the SCA Inc.
Keep apprised of current international issues which may
affect the SCAs foreign branches
Serve on various committees as required
Complete other tasks as assigned
Position qualifications and requirements:
Membership in the SCA Inc. or one of its International Affiliate
Experience researching and resolving international business
Experiencing analyzing implications of international
Experience working in a professional environment outside the
United States a plus
Multi-lingual capability a plus
Experience in banking and finance a plus
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. Experience in a modern
international business setting, organizational ability and problem-solving
skills are a must. Experience in a modern non-profit organization and prior
experience at the Corporate level of the SCA are desirable, but not
As a great deal of the SCAs Corporate business occurs via the internet,
familiarity and basic skills with a computer, MS Office software (such as
Microsoft Word and Excel), printers, and e-mail are required. The successful
applicant must have reliable access to e-mail and a printer.
Hard copies of résumés (both professional and medieval, including offices
held and awards received) must be sent to the attention of the SCAs
Corporate Office, P.O. Box 360789, Milpitas, CA 95036-0789 USA. Résumés must
be received by May 31, 2007.
Questions regarding this position may be directed to Jason Williams,
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the SCA Inc., Hal Simon, Chairman
Elect or Patrick Anderson, President of the SCA Inc. Mr. Williams may be
reached by phone at 714-785-4210, or via e-mail at chairman at sca.org. Mr.
Simon may be reached at hsimon at director.sca.org. Mr. Anderson may be reached
at president at sca.org.
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