Austin T. Brown High School Technical Communication Award Manager

Job Description

Committee affiliation: Education


  • Manage the Austin T. Brown High School Technical Communication Award competition
  • Evaluate award amounts
  • Recruit screeners and judges to review the student papers
  • Coordinate location and times for the screening day and for the final judging day
  • Help evaluate applications
  • Publicize the award to area students; may involve school assembly visits or meetings with teachers
  • Notify the Society office of winners
  • Help recognize winners

Experience and Skills

  • Familiarity with Facebook and Twitter use
  • Familiarity with LinkedIn and other social media outlets
  • 4.9.1+ Text Editor enough to post announcements
  • Ability to post status updates to social meda, the website, or to the administrative council
  • Good time management
  • Strong communication / interpersonal skills
  • An outgoing and friendly personality
  • Good organizational skills
  • Able to meet deadlines and able to identify and report problems with meeting those deadlines; willing to ask for help when needed


  • Computer with high-speed Internet access
  • Email address (Google is preferred for working with Google calendar, Basecamp, and other tools)
  • Word processing software
  • HTML / CSS / PHP text editor

Optional items that may be helpful:

  • FAX or scanner
  • Acrobat Pro
  • Adobe PhotoShop
  • Adobe Illustrator

Time Commitment

Approximately 4-6 hours or less per month, August through February.


If you are interested in serving the chapter as a volunteer, please fill in the Chapter Volunteer Signup Form.

Last modified: January 12, 2018
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