National Proofreader

The National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies


Committee/Team: Special Appointment

Volunteer Role: National Proofreader

Reporting to: National Chairman

Main purpose: 

To help maintain high standards of presentation and accuracy of NAFAS documents and printed material for NAFAS National Events.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To proofread documents submitted by Headquarters, Standing Committees, and the committees of National Events, proofreading them in accordance with the NAFAS Printing Guidelines.
  • Copy edit documents as necessary.
  • Offer suggestions on the presentation of National documents and documents of organising Committees
  • Attend October National Advisory Council (without voting rights) and submit a report to Headquarters 10 days before the April and October meetings


  • To at all times, act as a role model, representing the vision and values of NAFAS.
  • Attend and participate effectively in NAFAS meetings.


  • The National Proofreader shall be appointed by the Board of Directors and shall normally serve for not more than 5 years.
  • Arrange and attend virtual meetings as required.

Person Specification

Ideally, the successful candidate should have:

  • Botanical knowledge would be an advantage
  • Access to online facility to attend Zoom meetings.
  • A PC/Laptop with Microsoft Excel & Word.

Those interested in this position should contact [email protected]