By Law BL004.07
Job Description - Editor - Member's Monthly Newsletter and Blog Site

  1. report to the Board through the Chair Person
  2. have overall editorial control and responsibility for the management and content of the Member's Monthly Newsletter and Blog site. This extends to the selection of news stories, articles, illustrations and graphic material in accordance with the Association's Editorial Policy
  3. write or assist with writing material for publication
  4. ensure the tone, style and subject matter of all items published in the newsletter and the Blog are in line with the IPDA Board's policy that it shall be a philatelic publication with particular emphasis on stamp dealing and related matters, for example, e-commerce and information technology used by stamp dealers
  5. liaise with the Publicity Officer and the Webmaster when items for publication are to appear in both the member's newsletter and website news pages and when material is are sourced from outside the Association
  6. encourage members to produce articles or report news items for publication; will actively seek articles, news items etc from external sources and ensure proper permissions are obtained to use them
  7. plan the layout of the newsletter and the blog site
  8. consult with the Chair Person and if necessary seek the Board's agreement about the publication of any material he believes is potentially sensitive