Thursday, June 26, 2014

Job Announcement! June 26, 2014
Description and Duties:

The Small Museum Association is seeking to compensate, on a per-project basis, a paid membership newsletter editor to publish the organization’s e-newsletter SMAll talk.  Pay is $250 per newsletter published 4 times annually. The next e-newsletter will be published before September 1, 2014. With guidance and input from the President, SMA membership coordinator and Publicity and Advocacy Committee the editor will:

·         Compile articles for the e-newsletter and solicit articles related to the small museum field for publication.
·         Work with SMA Board president for the President’s message to the membership.
·         Coordinate with the SMA conference resource hall  coordinator and conference chair re: ads and conference promotion.
·         Collect small museum site-profiles for the e-newsletter.
·         Keep organized files on SMA’s dropbox according to established SMA procedures.
·         Work with the Board of Directors to solicit and secure ads for the e-newsletter.
·         Offer input and suggestions regarding style, photographs and general design elements.
·         Email newsletter out to SMA members by pre-determined quarterly deadlines.

Expectations and Requirements:

·         The editor will be expected to track and report time dedicated to compile, edit, proof-read, solicit ads for SMAll talk each quarter.
·         Tech savviness and experience working with e-blast and e-newsletter programs a plus.
·         Responsiveness and consistent communication over email a key requirement.
·         Compensation will be approved after successful publication of each issue of SMAll talk.

To Apply: Important! Interested parties should send an email to by July 11, 2014 with subject heading "[Last name] SMAll Talk Newsletter Application" with two PDF formatted documents attached:
1.       A 1-2 paragraph cover letter outlining relevant experience

2.       Resume 

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