Message from the WAC Executive

Nominations are open for the position of the WAC Director of Communications.

The WAC Director of Communications’ primary task, once appointed, is to oversee the general operation and constant improvement of the dissemination of information concerning WAC principles and activities through the WAC website and social media. This individual will be asked to establish and chair a new WAC Committee of Communications, whose duties will include: updating the WAC website, improving communication between WAC members by looking into possibilities such as a moderated bulletin board, setting out strategies for the improvement of WAC communications, and establishing an efficient and sustainable system for the running and maintenance of WAC communications media. The Director of Communications will work closely with members of the WAC Executive Committee and the WAC Council. This individual should be organized, detail-oriented and be able to multi-task. They should have excellent written communication skills and be able to collaborate effectively with varied parties. Finally, the Director of Communications should be a dedicated member of WAC committed to fulfilling WAC’s missions.

Letters of nomination, accompanied by a CV and a document outlining plans for the future of WAC communications should be sent as e-mail attachments to Dr Akira Matsuda, the WAC Secretary, at a.matsuda@uea.ac.uk . Nominations will be accepted until Friday 15th August 2014.