PR RFP: Yorktown-Jamestown Foundation
Steve’s breakdown: American Revolution buffs, here’s an account for you. Proposals are due by 2 p.m. ET, February 16. Email me for the RFP.
WILLIAMSBURG, VA: The Yorktown-Jamestown Foundation, based in Williamsburg, VA, is seeking proposals from PR firms with a travel and tourism practice for the purpose of planning, coordinating and administering a national campaign that will generate media for the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.
Currently known as the Yorktown Victory Center, the American Revolution Museum will be an annexed 22,000 square-foot facility that offers gallery exhibits interpreting the American Revolution. The museum is scheduled to open in 2017.
JYF is looking for a firm that has experience with grand openings for tourism locations. Services requested include planning press events and on-site media trips, as well as earning media in television, radio, newspaper, print and digital magazines, and social media. The educational institution plans to collaborate with the firm as a partner in the course of coordinating press releases and providing images and video content.