Marketing is an extremely important aspect for the success of any business. Libraries is no different. A Volunteer Newsletter Editor would be the eyes, ears and voice of our library to foster interest, highlight the value and emphasize the important role we play in our community.
Gather information for, create and deliver a bi-monthly newsletter using desk top publishing software (MS Publisher) with specific deadlines.
Continuously look for new topics that would foster interest and highlight the value of the newsletter from newspaper or magazine articles, advocacy, clip art, profiles of members-Friends-staff, conferences, meetings, etc.
Various contributors would be Library Administration, Advisory Board, Foundation, all local branches (7) and any other pertinent organizations.
Be enthusiastic and energetic with a professional ‘people’ personality
Ability to work independently without close supervision
Ability to multi-task in an organized manner, keeping specific deadlines
Enjoy speaking with different groups within our community
Must be able to read, write and edit documents for publication
Be able to create a list of steps/procedures to be followed to produce the newsletter so an assistant/substitute can fill in as needed
Training and support provided:
* Orientation and training is provided
* Time needed to complete task
Benefits of Volunteering:
Learn about Library and local Pasco County Government services
Inform the library community of much needed information
The library’s collection development is partially funded under the provisions of the State Aid to Libraries Grant program, administered by the Florida Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services.