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  • Community Manager

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    A vacancy exists for a community manager for AF.

    Previous experience with a community forum platform is highly desirable - but not a deal-breaker if open to learning.

    Applications Close:
    24 August 2018

     

     

    Duties:

    • Encourage engagement by arranging regular community events
    • Assisting moderators as an escalation point for community queries and resolving member disputes that may arise
    • Optimising features of AF to improve the user experience via modules and/or adjusting page templates and sidebar widget blocks
    • Optimising the Clubs, Gallery and Blog modules as required
    • Adjusting user groups and permissions as required to accommodate new ranks, groups, etc.
    • Maintaining the AF Virtual Shop/Point System
    • Maintaining the AF Link Directory
    • Help mentor moderators in line with Community Guidelines and adjusting the guidelines as required

    Selection Criteria:

    • Previous experience with managing a community, guild, channel or server a must!
    • Friendly and courteous manner with good written English
    • Experience with community forums would be highly desirable.
    • Basic understanding of HTML/CSS/PHP is desirable

    Benefits:
    This is a volunteer position. However, full training will be provided for this platform and you will gain full access to the platform to help mould the community to meet a shared vision to better unite anime fans from around the world. There is a 1 month probation period for this role to assess suitability.

  • Moderator

    Kagamihara-Nadeshiko-yuru-camp.jpg.7df00d5f5b125b41affd025b3239be81.jpgWe have 4x vacancies for moderators at AF:

    • 2x moderators based in US Time Zone
    • 1x moderator based in Europe
    • 1x moderator based in Asia / Oceanic Time Zone

    Experience with forums is highly desirable - but not a deal breaker if open to learning.

    Applications Close:
    17 August 2018

    Duties:

    • Respond to member reports of SPAM and inappropriate content
    • Proactively check each new topic for new posts since your last visit for community guideline violations
    • Providing warnings and removing SPAM/community guideline violations as required
    • Contributing to community discussions by posting new topics or reviving older topics where possible
    • Acting as a first point of call for major member conflicts and escalating as needed

    Selection Criteria:

    • Previous experience with moderating a community, guild, channel or server is highly desirable.
    • Friendly and courteous manner with good written English
    • A strong desire to keep AF clean of SPAM and a friendly place to be for anime fans around the world.

    Benefits:
    This is a volunteer position. However, full training will be provided for this platform. There is a 2 week probation period for this role to assess suitability.

  • Anime Page Curator

    nanoha-takamachi-bg.thumb.jpg.8c82e2bd198f6c627d5f5f6388039ba0.jpgWe have a vacancy to manage the anime pages at AF.

    The anime pages allow members to write community reviews which are featured on the front page sidebar.

    To make this possible, the anime pages need to be manually created.

    Applications Close:
    17 August 2018

     

    Duties:

    • Adding new seasonal anime titles to the database
    • Adding older popular anime titles as required
    • Embedding YouTube trailers/promotional videos (PV) for each page from the official Japanese studio or licensed, reputable distributor (e.g. Funimation, Crunchyroll, Madman)
    • Adding high quality poster/cover image art for each page
    • Sourcing synopsis/plot text from MyAnimeList or similar, ensuring attribution is given
    • Tagging titles with genres from MyAnimeList or similar
    • Checking anime pages occasionally for broken YouTube video links


    Selection Criteria:

    • You need to be an anime fan that is actively watching (or aware of potentially popular) seasonal anime titles from Japan 
    • Knowledge of older popular and lesser known anime titles across a variety of genres would also be desirable 
    • Previous experience with managing a front-end database, collection or library catalogue would be desirable.

    Benefits:
    This is a volunteer position. However, full training will be provided for this platform. There is a 2 week probation period for this role to assess suitability.

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