Posts in Communications Committee

Five Things Szabó Dorottya 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 one of our Fanhackers staffers on our Communications Committee. How does what you do as a volunteer fit into what the OTW does? Our organisation’s mission is to preserve and provide access to fanwork and fan culture, and part of that work is describing this culture. By now, fandom studies as a discipline is well established with its… Read more

The OTW is Recruiting for News Translation Volunteers, Tumblr Site Moderators, TWC Copyeditors, TWC Proofreaders, Systems Technical Writers, and Systems Project Managers

Are you an experienced copyeditor or proofreader? Would you like to help translate OTW/AO3 news posts? Are you a frequent Tumblr user who enjoys helping others? Do you want to write technical documentation? Or manage infrastructure projects? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting! We’re excited to announce the opening of applications for: News Translation Volunteer – closing 27 October 2021 at 23:59 UTC Tumblr Site Moderator – closing 27 October 2021 at 23:59 UTC [or after 40 applications] TWC Copyeditor – closing 27 October 2021 at 23:59 UTC TWC Proofreader – closing 27 October 2021 at 23:59 UTC Systems Technical Writer – closing 27… Read more

Five Things Zixin 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 Zixin, who volunteers as a staffer in the Communications Committee. How does what you do as a volunteer fit into what the OTW does? I first joined the OTW as a Tag Wrangler. Our duty is to categorize user-created tags on the AO3, making it more convenient for readers to search for tags and fics. When the first… Read more

The OTW is Recruiting for Communications Fanhackers Staff and Translation News Volunteers

Do you love meta and research on fans? Or would you like to help translate OTW/AO3 news posts? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting! We’re excited to announce the opening of applications for: Communications Fanhackers Staff – closing 21 April 2021 at 23:59 UTC Translation News Volunteers – closing 21 April 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 don’t see a role that fits with your skills and interests now, keep an eye on the listings. We plan to put up new applications every… Read more

The OTW is Recruiting for AO3 Documentation Staff, Graphic Designers, Policy & Abuse Staff, Strategic Planning Staff, and Translation Volunteers

Are you an awesome beta or a writer with an eye for technical details? Are you a digital artist interested in the OTW’s work? Would you like to assist AO3 users by resolving complaints? Do you have experience with organizational governance? Can you translate from another language? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting! We’re excited to announce the opening of applications for: AO3 Documentation Staff – closing 24 February 2021 at 23:59 UTC or after 80 applications Communications Graphics Volunteers – closing 24 February 2021 at 23:59 UTC or after 40 applications Policy & Abuse Staff – closing 24 February 2021 at 23:59 UTC… Read more