Steve’s breakdown: To answer your questions . . . yes this is real, yes this is unnecessary and yes, that idea your brain just burped up should be submitted to the contest!
This link takes you to the contest and the deadline for submissions is May 8th.
FRANKFURT, Germany: Coinciding with its upcoming group exhibition “PEACE,” which opens on July 1, the Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt has launched an open call for a new peace
Steve’s breakdown: The RFP documents can be seen at this link: RFP Responses are due April 24th. Good luck!
RUSSELLVILLE, AR: Arkansas Tech University is seeking sealed proposals from qualified firms to provide marketing and advertising services focused on brand awareness, student recruitment, legislative efforts and capital funding initiatives. Arkansas Tech University seeks to engage an agency who will collaborate with the Office of University Marketing and Communication to assist in raising the stature and
SAN ANTONIO, TX:
- Scope of Work
Proposer will provide marketing and advertising services to include creative strategy, planning, production, media planning, executing media buys, as well as measuring and reporting of outcomes/results. Proposer will utilize all appropriate channels and strategies including traditional advertising, digital/online communications and
Steve’s breakdown: “Fighting Online Counterfeiters” was the original headline but I came to my senses.
This could be an opportunity for a present client or a business you know is just losing their fight against counterfeiters. I’ve seen this up close with my brother Jim’s business: Enrico. It’s maddening and all you want to do is punch someone in the face. (and it would feel so good too!)
Sooo . . . the other way to
Steve’s breakdown: International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer has issued an RFP for PR. Response are due next Friday. The RFP document can be seen at this link.
AURORA, CO: Global organization the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer has issued a request for proposal for agencies that can provide PR and media consulting services.
IASLC is seeking an agency that can provide PR and media relations work for the 18th
Steve’s breakdown: That’s right. We have small project for the right small digital shop or freelancer. Parts of the project include launching a Daily Digest of all our leads PLUS getting out sexier account opportunities!
Frankly, the answer is easy, automate everything except writin’ brain and typin’ fingers!
If you’re interested in learning more about the project, the brief is below.
ASBURY PARK, NJ: Ratti Report Project Brief: Automation of Ratti Report operations / Expand lead generation
Steve’s breakdown: Just in case you didn’t have anything to do this weekend, this will keep you busy. Of course, I’d check if you can postpone the Monday due date.
Sorry about the late report – It just came out today.
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts: St. Kitts Tourism Authority has issued an RFP for a Public Relations Agency. The St. Kitts Tourism Authority (SKTA) is the agency responsible for the strategic planning and general destination management
Steve’s breakdown: This is not a University of Pennsylvania school but they still have “it” going on. “It” being an advertising review. You’ll have to register before you can get the RFP.
CALIFORNIA, PA: California University of Pennsylvania is looking to hire a professional Marketing Firm to assist in development of Brand Strategy and Marketing Campaigns. The overall goal of the University is to define our brand and design a series of campaigns that will drive awareness
Steve’s breakdown: So this is new to me. A company scheduled to appear on TV is seeking PR help. (The brief is below) This ready-for-primetime company could probably also use marketing help too. Have we discovered a new source of new business leads? hmmmmm
Companies getting ready to go on, or have been on, Shark Tank, Under Cover Boss or Blue Collar Millionaires are all probably ready to hear pitches. Plus their heads are in the clouds so it’s a great
Steve’s breakdown: The CSD is a non-profit, proposals are due April 1st and if you want a copy of the RFP, let me know.
AUSTIN, TX: National non-profit Communication Service for the Deaf has issued a request for proposal from agencies that can provide PR and media relations services to boost national, mainstream visibility of the agency.
CSD is the largest interpreting agency in the U.S. The Austin-based non-profit, which offers sign language interpreting and translation
Steve’s breakdown: The entire RFP is in this post below. There is no link.
Proposals should be mailed to Sheila Hastings, Recreation and Parks Department secretary, at 615 S. McClelland Street, Santa Maria, CA 93454. Deadline for RFPs is 3:00 P.M. PST on March 31.
SANTA MARIA, CA: Santa Maria, CA’s Department of Recreation and Parks has issued a request for proposal for qualifying marketing agencies that can implement a long‐term marketing plan that promotes the
Steve’s breakdown: It’s small city & town day at the Ratti Report. Check out these exciting and new RFPs from around the country. Get crazy and actually pitch one. Who cares, it’s free!
Town of East Greenwich, RI: Public Relations / Marketing Request for Qualification
The City of La Quinta, CA: Soliciting proposals for Marketing Services
Provincetown, MA: Communications Services for Office of Tourism
Steve’s breakdown: RFP response are due April 25, 2017. The RFP document can be seen at this link. I don’t see a budget number in the document so save that question for GMU.
FAIRFAX, VA: George Mason University is seeking proposals from qualified sources to provide direct mail, printing, and personalization services for the Office of Admissions and other Mason departments as may be applicable, to assist with advertising and recruitment. George Mason University
Steve’s breakdown: RFP response are due March 31th, the lead contact is email@example.com and the RFP can be seen at this link.
LOUISVILLE, KY: The University of Louisville is seeking one or more marketing agencies to perform various advertising, creative, promotional and strategic marketing services for the University of Louisville and its schools and departments. The purpose of this Request for Proposal is to develop a direct relationship with these agencies that will assist the
Steve’s breakdown: RFP responses are due March 8th to NathanGoldbaum@ctulocal1.com. Below is a very good brief about the situation and goals they expect. Read on.
CHICAGO, IL: The Chicago Teachers Union is currently accepting proposals to overhaul their branding and digital presence. Proposals will need to account for current digital tools, history and identity while looking forward with innovative digital strategies to serve goals in uniting and supporting membership and in fighting for the schools students deserve.
Steve’s breakdown: Responses to the RFP are due March 17th. Click here for the documents
TALLAHASSEE, FL: The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS or Department), Division of Food, Nutrition and Wellness (FNW), seeks to enter into a contractual services agreement with a highly-qualified contractor that specializes in outreach campaigns and the development of the creative materials associated with those campaigns.
Programs and Goals: The child nutrition programs and goals for this ITN
Steve’s breakdown: Gateway Technical College is the college and their number is 800-247-7122. Ask for the purchasing department.
RFP responses are due March 1st.
KENOSHA, WI: Gateway Technical College is seeking proposals from qualified companies providing digital marketing/advertising services including digital advertising campaign design and management and media buying. Gateway Technical College is a municipal corporation of the State of Wisconsin primarily engaged in post-secondary and adult education. Gateway is one of sixteen districts in the Wisconsin
Steve’s breakdown: Hey guys. Sometimes the leads are just too small & regional so we bunch them up like this. Click the links to see the RFPs.
APPLETON, WI: Marketing & Design Services for Brewster Village (located at 3300 Brewster St in Appleton, WI) They provide short term rehabilitation as well as long term nursing home services designated to meet individuals’ social and medical needs. Brewster Village is able to accommodate 204 residents and the
Steve’s breakdown: Proposals are due March 31. The RFP is available at the council’s online procurement site.
KEY WEST, FL: The tourism development council for the Florida Keys is reviewing its PR account with an open RFP through mid-March.
The Monroe County Tourism Development Council, which promotes the Keys and Key West under the “come as you are” tagline, released an RFP January 27 for a full-service PR agency.
Miami’s Newman PR is the
Steve’s breakdown: You’re gonna have to move fast on this one cause it’s due January 24th! (it’s not my fault 🙂 Email Connie Downey of Procurement at firstname.lastname@example.org for the RFP for the Eastern Illinois University account. Read on for a very detailed brief.
CHARLESTON, IL: The State of Illinois Public Institution of Higher Education is looking to hire a marketing firm. The University is seeking oversight and management of traditional media planning and placement for
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