Position Available - Secretary General of the ASA Rollo Turner 25 Mar 2008 10:05 UTC

The Association of Subscription Agents and Intermediaries (ASA) seeks a new
Secretary General
The ASA is looking for someone with good knowledge of the industry to take
on the role of Secretary General when the present incumbent leaves later
this year. The position of Secretary General is perhaps better described as
Chief Executive of the ASA in case you were wondering what a Secretary
General does!

The main requirements for the job are as follows:

		Applicants should have experience at a senior level in a
subscription agency, intermediary and/or journal publishing company and have
a wide range of contacts in the industry. The role is international in scope
and some travel is a requirement. There is no necessity to be resident in
the UK.

		The work entails:
		Writing and editing ASA News
		Designing and organising the annual conference
		Representing the ASA by writing papers, making presentations
and attending appropriate meetings
		Representing the interests of the ASA on standards and other
similar bodies and associations
		Representing the ASA to Publishers as required
		Handle, together with the Treasurer, the ASA finances
		Promote the ASA to potential new members and renew existing
		Organise AGM and committee meetings
		Undertake cooperative projects within the ASA
		Provide advice to members on non-competitive issues
		Liaise with the executive committee and membership through
email and meetings.

If you would prefer to have an informal chat then please do contact me (or
Peter Lawson) directly we will both be at UKSG and Peter at the London Book
Fair - all discussions are, of course kept entirely confidential. (Rollo
Turner +44 1494 534778 Email: rollo.turner@dsl.pipex.com or Peter Lawson -
private +1 203 761 9993 LawsonUS@aol.com, office +1 860 675 7834
karger.lawson@snet.net) Closing date for applications is April 18, 2008.

Rollo Turner
Secretary General
Association of Subscription Agents and Intermediaries
+44 (0)1494 534778