Content Editor for Tweedsmuir Eco Museum

  • VO86686


Description

This role involves editing and proof-reading documents and files within Tweedsmuir Heritage Database. It would be an interesting role for anyone interested in Scottish History, as there is a lot of interesting documents and information stored on our database.

Role Description :
This role involves checking and editing the materials stored within the heritage database. It will require a structured approach to proof reading and correcting text within documents. It will also require some simple typesetting procedures to allow the information to be easier to read and understand.

Skills/Experience Required:
Candidates will require a reasonable internet connection, access to a laptop or desktop computer, and have email and internet browser (Chrome is preferred)
Candidates will need to be computer literate, and have good reading and writing skills. They would need to be conscientious and have experience of using word processing packages.
Candidates would benefit from having some proof reading or copywriting skills
Full training will be given on how to use the database, and support will be available.

Organisation aims and objectives

TCC is a local charity that has been set up to support the local residents to enhance their community. The Community have bought the Crook Inn, a historic pub, first licenced in the 1700s, and are currently renovating the buildings to create a community hub. This will provide recreation, leisure, social space, gardening, meeting rooms, destination for visitors and recreation opportunities. We are also creating an eco museum and website linked to the rick heritage of our community, that will allow everyone to explore the museum, and visit local landmarks and interest sites to enhance their understanding of Tweedsmuir. The Eco museum will be a store of the heritage of Tweedsmuir, from the ancient past to the modern day, and protect these stories, photographs, drawings and videos for the future.

Restrictions

Travel details: Home based
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Relevant expenses would be compensated, with prior approval
Training details: An initial induction with the Community Development Officer, followed up with training videos, on how the database works. Ongoing support

Last updated 4 months ago

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