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Marketing and communication

Marketing, Communications & Events Lead - Rotorua Library

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, enthusiastic and innovative individual to join our industrious library team to co-ordinate programmes and an annual calendar of events for Te Aka Mauri Rotorua Library. 
The role is a lead position reporting to the Library Director and manages a small team. It is very ‘hands-on’ involving anything from hosting a visiting author; to laying out chairs and tables in a meeting room; to pitching event and programme opportunities to community groups and organisations. 

Research Advisor

• Do you love information and working with people?
• Scion needs you to support progressive research in forestry and the bioeconomy
• Scion's Knowledge Centre, Rotorua - New Zealand's adventure playground!

Marketing Co-ordinator

Do you have marketing expertise and experience?  Are you passionate about customer service?

Marlborough District Libraries is looking for an energetic and innovative Marketing Coordinator to drive the development and delivery of marketing campaigns, promotions and strategies across the District.


The goal of #brandlibraries is to create a unified vision of New Zealand libraries that clearly articulates the economic and social value of New Zealand libraries.

Online Social Media Course with Hootsuite (and it's free...)

Learn the fundamentals of social media marketing now—with six free online courses

How to Transform a Summer Reading Program into a Summer Learning Program with STEM

An ALA webinar on Thursday 12 February 2015 at 8.30am (NZ Time)

Elizabeth McChesney shares how she and her staff at the Chicago Public Library completely transformed their summer reading program by building a dynamic summer learning program that goes beyond reading and incorporates Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and STEAM (STEM plus the Arts).

After participating in this event, you will:

Design thinking toolkit for libraries

Created specifically for a library setting, this free resource guides you through Design Thinking so you can start coming up with solutions to everyday challenges within the library. Design thinking, or human-centered design, is all about starting with people — the users that visit your library. This toolkit can be used to help envision new products, services, spaces, and experiences in your library.

Download the toolkit here:

Reel in Readers

An Infopeople online course, beginning  17 March – 13 April 2015

Here's a crash course on video production and digital animation that will help you learn how to expand your readers’ advisory services with book trailers - an animated or live action "preview" for a book. You will explore:

Developing a Digital Branch

An Infopeople online course, beginning  24 February – 23 March 2015

Would you like to expand and enhance your library’s online presence? Do you want to build an effective, user-friendly digital branch that is an active online community where customers can interact – with you and with each other?

During this course, you’ll learn:

5 Minutes On Facebook for libraries

More and more libraries are using social media to engage with their customers and draw them in through their doors.

Used correctly, social media can be effective in generating more customers and more interest in what your library is trying to achieve.

Content created by Ines Almeida, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, LIANZA, January 2015


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