Are you passionate about fandom? Do you love to see how celebrities are interacting with fans? Do you check our how professional authors treat their fans? Do you ever read blogs by professional athletes and musicians to see what they think about their die hard fans? Do you want a unique experience with a no-profit start up corporation where you can do something with your obsessions?
Company Background: Fan History LLC is a developing entertainment company focused on our core products of an wiki and a fan fiction, fan art and fan vidding link site. Fan History was founded two and a half years ago and incorporated 6 months ago by Laura Hale. In that period, Fan History has grown from a wiki with a few hundred pages and 200 visitors a month to a become a wiki with over 800,000 pages and getting over 55,000 unique visitors a month. We offer fans and entertainment related companies information that cannot be found elsewhere including a history of fan communities, the Internet’s largest directory of fans grouped by community, metrics data regarding the growth of fandom community and more. To learn more about our company and our sites, visit http://www.fanhistory.com/wiki/Fanhistory.com:About .
Role Description and Responsibilities: Fan History LLC is currently seeking candidates interested in a part-time fandom Journalist/Report position. This is an unpaid volunteer position that can be made into an unpaid internship position. It is virtual so much of the work will be done remotely where you will interact with Fan History LLC’s team via e-mail, instant messenger, phone, and face-to-face depending on location.
The primary responsibility of the Fandom Journalist will be to document major in fandom news stories. As such, the Journalist will be responsible for assignments and projects that include:
- Monitoring major fandom related news sources including:
- Henry Jenkin’s blog
- Linkspam on Dreamwidth
- Fandom wank on JournalFen
- Unfunnybusiness on JournalFen
- Sf_drama on LiveJournal
- Ohnotheydidnt on LiveJournal
- Metafandom on LiveJournal
- Creating and updating articles about breaking fandom related news stories.
Fan History LLC is seeking some one knowledgeable about popular culture or fandom with the following qualifications:
- Experience editing wikis,
- Uses social media,
- Detail oriented,
- Ability to distance self from topic reporting so reporting is unbiased,
- At least intermediate writing skills, and
- Willingness to learn about different fan communities.
This position reports directly to the Founder. This is an immediate opportunity and we are seeking candidates that can work a minimum of 5-15 hours each week. The weekly schedule is extremely flexible and can be developed around a candidate’s availability. This position requires a minimum of an 8-10 week commitment.
If you are interested, please contact Fan History’s founder at firstname.lastname@example.org .