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Re: Team Member Updates and Changes

Posted: Sun May 31, 2015 5:45 pm
by Danny
Well I am shocked! :O you were a great member of the team, and a joy to talk with in the sb, all the best for the future and I hope I'll still be seeing you in the sb now and again :)

Re: Team Member Updates and Changes

Posted: Sun May 31, 2015 6:06 pm
by NemesisRider
Good luck Lee! I know I've been on the receiving end of some PMs but I hope I haven't caused you too much trouble :lol You'll definitely be missed. :)

Re: Team Member Updates and Changes

Posted: Sun May 31, 2015 7:02 pm
by paige
It's a shame to see you Leeve :sus: sorry about the whole puddle and nearly-blinding-you incidents, hope to see you if/when you come to the next Southern meet!

Re: Team Member Updates and Changes

Posted: Sun May 31, 2015 11:03 pm
by Tom
<3 Lee!

Sad to see you leave but I'm sure I'll see you sometime very soon ;)

Cheers for all your hard work over the past couple of years!

Re: Team Member Updates and Changes

Posted: Sun May 31, 2015 11:38 pm
by Zach
Adz wrote:
I'm obviously sorry to see you go Lee, you've brought a lot to TTSP over the last couple of years, much of which is behind the scenes and not seen by many. So thank you for that. :)


TheSmilerMan wrote:
who's going to keep me in line now


:wave:


As always adz but you two always came in a pair ;) you need a new buddy!

Re: Team Member Updates and Changes

Posted: Wed Jun 03, 2015 6:18 pm
by Stan.H
Bye Lee. :wave:

Re: Team Member Updates and Changes

Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2015 5:03 pm
by Adam.W
So there's a spot for forum leader in the TTSP team, good luck to all who have and will apply ;)

Re: Team Member Recruitment - Forum Moderator Vacancy

Posted: Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:25 pm
by Chris
A fantastical opportunity has arisen for someone to join Team TTSP as a Forum Moderator.

TowersTimes and SouthParks is one of the largest theme park fan based communities in Europe. Dedicated to bringing you the latest news, exciting features, a great forum to call home and of course the best events in the industry.

The TTSP Forum is the beating heart of our community where thousands of members can share their thoughts and ideas on the worldwide theme park industry. Our Forum Moderators are instrumental in helping the community to develop and go from strength to strength, guiding new members and monitoring activity across the forum to ensure it continues to be an active and positive environment for all users.

Qualities that we are looking for
• Able to remain calm under pressure.
• Ability to be impartial where debates arise and make fair and unbiased decisions.
• Have a great sense of humour, and be willing to socialise at our famous events (including participating in the legendary ‘Superheroes’ Dance!)
• Be passionate about the development and future success of TTSP.

Key responsibilities
• Greet new members upon joining the forum, making them feel welcome.
• Post on the forum frequently, actively encouraging discussion.
• Respond to good quality posts, recognising contributors that bring insightful, interesting and mature discussion to the forum.
• Develop new ideas and strategies to drive discussion, in both open and especially closed season.
• Ensure any news articles and updates posted to the websites are linked from the relevant forum topic so discussion can start.
• Actively keep an eye on discussion and moderate posts when required.
• Ensure the standard of discussion is kept mature, on topic, and fun. Amend spelling, punctuation and grammar when required.
• Monitor the Shoutbox and encourage fun chat and discussion.
• Deal with any situations that arise with members and manage accordingly.
• Oversee the Community Advocate Forum, encouraging discussion and new ideas.
• Support other TTSP team members and work together as a cohesive and professional team.
• Attend as many TTSP Events as possible, being part of a friendly, welcoming team on the day.
• Have fun and enjoy yourself!

Please note that TTSP is a non-profit organisation and every role is classed as volunteering. Roles, titles and time invested may change and develop in the future, and remuneration will not be provided other than reimbursement of prior agreed expenses.

How to apply
Interested? To apply, simply complete the application form on the website here. We will be closing applications at 10pm on 15th December.

It is important to know what you would do in the scenarios provided, but we also want to know about YOU – so do not hesitate to let your personality shine in your answers.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Good luck!

Re: Team Member Recruitment

Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:01 am
by Robert.W
Application sent :P

Re: Team Member Recruitment

Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:26 pm
by Bert
Good luck to anyone who applies!

Re: Team Member Recruitment

Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:45 pm
by Chris
Thank you to everyone who has applied so far, we have received some great applications.

As a reminder, new applications will close at 10pm tomorrow, 15th December.

Re: Team Member Recruitment

Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 11:09 pm
by Adz
Applications are now closed.

Thank you to everyone who applied. As the volume and quality of the applications has been exceptionally high we will need some time to go through each application individually before making a decision. 

We'll be in touch with those who are successful in the near future and an official announcement will follow. :)

Re: Team Member Recruitment

Posted: Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:33 pm
by Chris
A fantastical opportunity has arisen for someone to join Team TTSP as a Social Media and Forum Assistant.

TowersTimes and SouthParks is one of the largest theme park fan based communities in Europe. Dedicated to bringing you the latest news, exciting features, a great forum to call home and of course the best events in the industry.

This position will have a dual role, working under the direction of our Head of News and Social Media, and with our Forum team.

We are proud of our professional and exciting social media strategy, and now have the need for some further assistance to maintain consistently high quality content across our channels.

The TTSP Forum is the beating heart of our community where thousands of members can share their thoughts and ideas on the worldwide theme park industry. Our Forum team are instrumental in helping the community to develop and go from strength to strength, guiding new members and monitoring activity across the forum to ensure it continues to be an active and positive environment for all users.

Qualities that we are looking for
- High standard of written communication - including accurate spelling, punctuation and grammar.
- Thorough understanding of Facebook pages, Twitter and Instagram.
- Able to remain calm under pressure.
- Ability to be impartial where forum debates arise and make fair and unbiased decisions.
- Have a great sense of humour, and be willing to socialise at our famous events (including participating in the legendary ‘Superheroes’ Dance!)
- Be passionate about the development and future success of TTSP.

Key responsibilities - Social and News
- Assist the Head of News and Social Media with the general social media strategy.
- Write and approve posts for Facebook and Twitter, ensuring we maintain a regular and relevant posting stream.
- Ensure levels of interaction and engagement are maintained on social channels by responding to replies, comments, and direct messages in a timely manner.
- Be available to consistently upload content to Instagram.
- Be able to support with social media updates during periods of high volume - for example on theme parks opening days and TTSP Events.
- Develop new ideas and continuously be creative in approach.

Key responsibilities - Forum
- Greet new members upon joining the forum, making them feel welcome.
- Post on the forum frequently, actively encouraging discussion.
- Respond to good quality posts, recognising contributors that bring insightful, interesting and mature discussion to the forum.
- Develop new ideas and strategies to drive discussion, in both open and especially closed season.
- Ensure any news articles and updates posted to the websites are linked from the relevant forum topic so discussion can start.
- Actively keep an eye on discussion and moderate posts when required.
- Ensure the standard of discussion is kept mature, on topic, and fun. Amend spelling, punctuation and grammar when required.
- Monitor the Shoutbox and encourage fun chat and discussion.
- Deal with any situations that arise with members and manage accordingly.

Key responsibilities - General
- Support other TTSP team members and work together as a cohesive and professional team.
- Attend as many TTSP Events as possible, being part of a friendly, welcoming team on the day.
- Have fun and enjoy yourself!

Please note that TTSP is a non-profit organisation and every role is classed as volunteering. Roles, titles and time invested may change and develop in the future, and remuneration will not be provided other than reimbursement of prior agreed expenses.

How to apply
Interested? To apply, simply complete the application form on the website here. We will be closing applications at 20:00 on Saturday 9th March 2019.

It is important to know what you would do in the scenarios provided, but we also want to know about YOU – so do not hesitate to let your personality shine in your answers.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Good luck!

Re: Team Member Recruitment

Posted: Sat Mar 02, 2019 8:01 pm
by Ladyofthelake
There is just one week left if you want to apply for the fantastical role of Social Media and Forum Assistant and become part of an amazing team!

All the details regarding what the role requires are in Chris' post above. It's really easy to apply - just head to the application form, answer a few simple questions, and hit submit. Simple as that :)

We look forward to hearing from you!

Re: Team Member Recruitment

Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:31 pm
by Chris
Thanks to those who have submitted an application for the Social Media and Forum Assistant role.

We've had a busy old week with the various coverage - but will be considering applications in the coming days for a decision to be made next week.

Re: Team Member Recruitment

Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:13 pm
by Chris
Fantastical content creation opportunities have arisen to join the TowersTimes and SouthParks Team. Do you know what makes a good picture stand out from the average? Have experience in creating informative, engaging social media posts? Are you able to create eye-catching content to complement our strategy? Then you could be the person we’re looking for.

We’re interested in hearing from content creators in social media, writing, photography, and video, however if you feel you can contribute creatively to our community in other ways, then we’d love to hear from you too.

Qualities that we are looking for
– A keen eye for high quality content creation.
– Develop new ideas and continuously be creative in approach.
– Able to remain calm under pressure.
– A good understanding of Facebook pages, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
– Be passionate about the development and future success of TTSP.
– Join in the legendary ‘Superheroes’ dance at a TTSP Event (we’ll explain later)!

Key responsibilities
– Good availability to provide creative content to the community, whether that be during your own day out, at a TTSP Event, or on a media visit.
– Support the social media team with creating new content to keep our channels consistently active.
– Be prepared to create news articles at potentially short notice when required.
– Identify areas of opportunity within the websites and provide the relevant content as necessary.
– Provide relevant content produced in a timely manner.
– Support other TTSP team members and work together as a cohesive and professional team.
– Attend as many TTSP Events as possible, being part of a friendly, welcoming team on the day.
– Have fun and enjoy yourself!
Please note that TTSP is a non-profit organisation and every role is classed as volunteering. Roles, titles and time invested may change and develop in the future, and remuneration will not be provided other than reimbursement of prior agreed expenses.

How to apply
Interested? To apply, simply complete the application form on the website here. We will be closing applications at 21:00 on Sunday 27th September 2020.

It is important to know what you would do in the scenarios provided, but we also want to know about YOU – so do not hesitate to let your personality shine in your answers.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Good luck!

Re: Team Member Recruitment

Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2020 10:16 pm
by Chris
I'd like to welcome Zach Lowe and Chris Cox on to the team. Both community members and event attendees for a number of years, we look forward to their contributions as Content Creators. :)