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Apply to Become the Next M-U-M Editor

Sunday, June 18, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Bruce Kalver
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WANTED M-U-M Editor in Chief

 
The position is a full-time, salaried position as an employee of the Society of American
Magicians, Inc. The S.A.M. is the Publisher of M-U-M, although the Editor has final say on all
literary, content and design elements of the magazine within the confines of the S.A.M. ethics
guidelines. Candidates will be expected to devote 45-50 hours per week and be required to
consistently deliver a quality product on a monthly basis under strict deadlines. Additional
overtime may be required as needed. Some travel required. The editor will develop a budget
for staff, office expenses, printing and postage expenses, which must be approved by the
National Council. The Editor will be responsible for coordinating efforts to obtain
advertisements for the magazine. The Editor will work with the National Council to determine
an optimal way to accomplish this.

The Successful Candidate:
Must be “tuned in” to the magic community and have demonstrated access to a network of
contacts within the magic community. Must have demonstrated writing and editing
experience. Must have demonstrated experience hiring, motivating and retaining quality,
independent contractor staff. Will be expected to collaborate with existing editor to execute
a seamless transition plan. Be available to start in Fall 2017.

To Apply
Log onto the official home page of the Society of American Magicians, www.magicsam.com.
Click on the link announcing the M-U-M Editor Search to review job requirements, the hiring
process timetable and to download a complete application.


The following materials will be required of all candidates by August 1, 2017:

Completed Application - submit to Manon Rodriguez, National Administrator, 4927 South Oak Court,
Littleton, CO 80127 (manon@magicsam.com). Application and resume only may be submitted
electronically. Resume - detailing specific accomplishments and duties, not merely listing
positions held. Portfolio of samples (must include writing samples which you have composed
and which you have edited). Interviews of finalists may be made via phone or in person.
Background Checks will be conducted before candidate is recommended. This will be
conducted by an independent company and may include verification of employment history,
educational background, as well as appropriate criminal and financial background checks.

No phone calls please.

To download the necessary paperwork, please visit the MUM Editor Search page by Clicking HERE

 
Hiring is contingent up on Selection Committee recommendation and National Council
approval.


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