Michael Wollaston retired from the posts of Treasurer and Vice-Chairman of the Society at the recent AGM in October 2017, after serving on the Committee for twenty years. The PRS would like to hear from anyone who might be interested in taking on the role of either Treasurer or the newly created post of Mailing Coordinator, with immediate effect. The main duties of the two posts are described as follows:
Treasurer – the main duties are to maintain the accounting records for the Society; make payments to lecturers, event venues, printers and other suppliers, reimburse committee member expenses, etc.; to receive and bank cheques from miscellaneous parties; produce monthly bank reconciliations; produce bi-monthly accounts for committee meetings plus an annual Treasurer’s Report for presentation at the Annual General Meeting; prepare and submit an annual HM Revenue & Customs Gift Aid claim. The Treasurer would need to attend the five committee meetings plus the Annual General Meeting held in Birmingham each year and will need to be resident in the UK. Expenses such as stationary and postage will be reimbursed.
Mailing Coordinator – the main duties for this newly created post are to coordinate all printed material in readiness for the three mailings made to PRS members annually plus the sending of welcome packs for new subscribing members. Duties include sourcing flyers for related books and exhibitions; the preparation of mailing envelopes; liaison with the Review Editor, events officers, Review printer; arrange for collection of printed material from printer; printing of event and other related notices; insertion of printed material into envelopes; delivery of envelopes to Royal Mail outlet. Complimentary publications are also sent to Review contributors and institutional libraries. Ideally the Mailing Coordinator would be able to attend the five committee meetings plus the Annual General Meeting held in Birmingham each year and will need to be resident in the UK. Expenses such as stationary and postage will be reimbursed.
To make an enquiry or to discuss the duties more fully, please contact Michael Wollaston on either 01676 530512 or 07739 892309 or email email@example.com
Applications for both posts including curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org