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NETSQUARED VANCOUVER EVENTS
Most NetSquared events are free, so don’t be shy – come join us!
Better Data Visualization Using Excel: Hands-On Workshop
When: Tuesday, December 6
Better data visualization (using some of the more advanced features in Excel to create graphs and charts that are easy to interpret. We get hands-on, so bring your laptop. We’ll be working together with a shared phony data set.
Understanding the New Top-Level Domains (TLDs)
When: Tuesday, January 10
The way web addresses work is in the midst of a revolution. After 20 years of .com, .org, .ca and a few others, there are now more than a thousand new top-level-domains available for use. Today you can register a web address at .vip, .ketchup or .swiss. What does this shift mean for orgs? How can your organization explore the opportunities that all these new top-level domains represent?
NETSQUARED VICTORIA EVENTS
NGO HO HO: A holiday party for Victoria’s non-profits
When: Friday, December 2
On December 2nd join us for the annual NGO HO HO – the holiday party for Victoria’s non-profit community. There will be live music by the Reuben Wier Quartet, drinks, late night bites, face painting, photo booth with Xavier Photography, and best of all – a room full of people who are involved with making Victoria such an awesome city.
When: Saturday, January 14
The basic idea of a Social Media Surgery is that it’s an informal event where anyone in the community with questions about how to use social media (“patients”) can come and sit down with someone who is more experienced in that area (“surgeons”, aka “doctors” as we would say) and get friendly, personal advice.
Creating Integrated Campaigns – Multi-Channel Marketing in a Multi-Faceted World
When: Tuesday, January 24
There are SO many channels to market your organization online and offline. Where do you start? What’s good strategy? How do you put a campaign together? Learn about a holistic, integrated approach to non-profit campaigns that tie it all together: Direct Mail, Direct Email, Online Advertising, SEO, and Out of Home Ads. Create a smooth donor experience and maximize your brand exposure!
JOBS AND VOLUNTEER POSTINGS
Ladies Learning Code: Vancouver Chapter Lead (Full-Time)
As the Vancouver Manager, you will help shape and significantly grow the Ladies Learning Code and Girls Learning Code programs in Vancouver. You will be expected to work hard to reach the goals and objectives set out below. This will require you to be self-directed, creative, innovative and flexible. Because this is a new role, you will help determine what strategies and efforts are required to get the job done.
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