Posts by Eskici

The OTW is Recruiting for Elections Communication Specialists, Elections Public Relations Specialists and Elections Team Coordinators

Do you have strong non-fiction or technical writing skills? Do you like working in a team environment, making sure that essential tasks are done? Do you have experience working in Public Relations? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting! We’re excited to announce the opening of applications for: Elections Communication Specialist – closing 29 September 2021 at 23:59 UTC Elections Public Relations Specialist – closing 29 September 2021 at 23:59 UTC Elections Team Coordinator – closing 29 September 2021 at 23:59 UTC We have included more information on each role below. Open roles and applications will always be available at the volunteering page. If you… Read more

Five Things Cyn Said

Every month or so the OTW will be doing a Q&A with one of its volunteers about their experiences in the organization. The posts express each volunteer’s personal views and do not necessarily reflect the views of the OTW or constitute OTW policy. Today’s post is with Cyn, who volunteers as a co-chair for our Volunteers & Recruiting Committee. How does what you do as a volunteer fit into what the OTW does? I currently wear three hats: Translation Staff, Volunteers & Recruiting (VolCom) Staff and being one of VolCom’s co-chairs. I’m also a former Tag Wrangler, Open Doors Staffer, and Support Staffer. VolCom staff… Read more

August 2021 Newsletter, Volume 160

I. FANLORE NEWS Fanlore has been all systems go in August preparing for their next challenge, Stub September, which will run from September 13 to 26, as well as the public launch of their Discord server! They’ve also been carrying out more testing for their upcoming MediaWiki upgrade and preparing a number of updates to their Wish List page.

OTW Signal, September 2021

Every month in OTW Signal we’ll take a look at stories that connect to the OTW’s mission and projects, including legal, technology, academic, fannish history, and preservation issues that are important for fandom, fan culture or transformative works. In the News An article about teens running fan pages — for TV shows made before they were born — tried to answer why these shows continued to be so popular to a new generation. It pointed out some differences in where fans gather.

The OTW is Recruiting for Tag Wranglers

Would you like to help wrangle AO3 tags? Are you fluent in a Chinese dialect? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting! We’re excited to announce the opening of applications for: Tag Wrangling Volunteer – closing 08 September 2021 at 23:59 UTC [or after 100 applications] Tag Wrangling Volunteer: Chinese – closing 08 September 2021 at 23:59 UTC [or after 40 applications] We have included more information on each role below. Open roles and applications will always be available at the volunteering page. If you don’t see a role that fits with your skills and interests now, keep an eye on the listings. We plan… Read more