LIVERPOOL & SW LANCASHIRE FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

Journal Editor

A vacancy has arisen for the role of Journal Editor within the Society and expressions of interest are invited from members who may wish to apply for the role.

This post is an ideal opportunity to become involved in the running of the society in what is an important responsibility within it.

The principal elements in the role of Journal Editor are:

  • To source material for publication in Liverpool Family Historian, including: news items, articles, letters, photographs etc.;
  • To liaise with other General Committee Officers and commission regular content, including: Members’ Interests, New Members, News from the Groups etc.;
  • To edit (including checking for spelling, grammatical and factual errors), format, compile and proof check content prior to sending copy to the printer; and, 
  • To liaise with the printer and the Treasurer regarding the printing and mailing of each edition of the journal to members.

The role requires a working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, particularly Word, Excel and Publisher.

If you wish to apply for this post or require further information please contact Barry Peacock, General Secretary, via secretary@lswlfhs.org.uk