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Wanted: Alien Times Staff

Author: Alien Times, Issue: July 2006, Topic: Alien Times

July 2006: Layout Editor (Paper Edition)

Melanie, our expert layout and design editor, will be leaving Japan soon, so we are looking for someone to take her place. If you have some experience with working on newsletters, please get in touch with us. Please note that this is a volunteer position.


  • use of Microsoft Word (or similar) to lay out the newsletter
  • use of pdf conversion software (available for free) to convert Word (or similar) file to pdf
  • use of email for communication


  • Collect and compile articles each month
  • Put the articles together into a monthly paper-format newsletter (11 months per year, no August issue)
  • Collect and design advertisements for the newsletter
  • Maintain the archive of past issues (digital and paper)
  • Optional duties: Help with delivery, write articles

Time Commitment:

  • About 8 hours per month (concentrated at the end/beginning of the month)

Please contact us if you are interested in volunteering.

<< TWMC Upcoming Events: July 2006 | Master Index | Yokaichi Giant Kite Festival >>

The International Women's Network (IWN) is a group of women who enjoy chatting with people from all over the world. We hold a monthly potluck dinner where we exchange information about the local community while eating a variety of foods. No reservation is needed to attend the potluck. Just bring one dish of food and show up at the meeting. Newcomers are always welcome! Take advantage of this unique opportunity to enjoy the international city of Tsukuba with us!

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The authors of articles that appear in Alien Times reserve the right to copyright their work. Please DO NOT copy any articles that appear in Alien Times without first receiving permission from the author of the article (when known) or the Alien Times Editor.

Funded by the Tsukuba Expo'85 Memorial Foundation, Printed by Isebu