Part of joining the Marketing Team is introducing yourself to the Marketing mailing list. This will give people a chance to get to know you and help you get started.
A template to help you write your introduction email is below. Feel free to write your own email if this template doesn't meet your needs - basically, we are looking to learn:
- Your name
- Your FAS account username
- Your background/skills
- What you're interested in doing within Fedora Marketing
- How we can help you get started
Usage instructions: Send this email to the marketing list with Subject: "Self-Introduction: Your Name" (replace "Your Name" with your name, of course). Note that you will have to join the list before you can post to the list.
Hi, my name is _________________ and I live in _______________ (location or timezone). My Fedora Account System (FAS) username is __________, and my IRC nick is __________. (OR: I am new to IRC and would like help getting started!)
I learned about the Fedora Marketing team through ___________, and am interested in joining because _________.
This is the first FOSS project I have worked on! (OR: I've worked in open source and/or Free Software in the past. Some of the projects I've worked on, or communities I've been involved with, include: ____________________.)
This is the first Marketing project I have worked on! (OR: I've worked in Marketing in the past. Some of the projects I've worked on, or roles I've had, include: ____________________.)
My skills, which I hope to utilize in Fedora Marketing, include: (Marketing Skills) - _________________________________________ (Other Skills) - _____________________________________________ I'd also like to learn _________________.
When I'm not working on Fedora, I am _________ at ________________. (Studying at this school, working at this company, pursuing this hobby.) A couple of goals I have for the Fedora Project are ____________ and ________________ . I would also like to see _____________________ and _______________ happen in Fedora. I am wondering about ________________.
(And then put anything else you'd like to talk about here!)
Please help me get started!