With the rollout of its new brand, Brooklyn Navy Yard (BNY) is seeking to create a single new website that reflects BNY’s new identity, based on a consolidation of two
Steve’s breakdown: Louisiana Department of Economic Development timeline.
- RFP advertised in newspapers and post to LaPac: March 22, 2017
- Deadline for receipt for written inquiries: April 7, 2017
- Deadline to answer written inquiries: April 21, 2017
- Deadline for receipt of proposals: May 15, 2017
- Presentations & Discussions (if agency deems it applicable) May 26, 2017
- Notice of Intent to award announcement to Contractor, and 14-day protest period begins, on or about June 12, 2017
- Contract execution, on or about: June 30, 2017
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: 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: That’s Pricewaterhouse Coopers for those who didn’t know about the name change. Sounds like John Sviokla is the lead contact for the review and he’s probably available at John.Sviokla@us.pwc.com.
NEW YORK, NY: Like Accenture and Deloitte, the international professional services firm PwC (formerly Pricewaterhouse Coopers) has begun competing directly with ad agencies for business in recent years.
All related work takes place within the consultancy, which is best known for financial advice but also includes a CMO
Steve’s breakdown: That’s West Point to you soldier! They’ve already moved the due date on this once. It’s February 7th now. Here’s the link to all the documentation you’ll need: Army
WEST POINT, NY: United States Military Academy
- Vendor shall serve up ads to top public high schools in top 20 metro Designated Marketing Areas (DMA’s) e.g., New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, et al., for two 3-month periods:
These ads will:
- Provide USMA with between
Steve’s breakdown: This review is well on its way but because it’s about vetting multiple agencies, there might be time to get in there. Check out the RFP at this link: UVA
CHARLOTTESCILLE, VA: The University of Virginia has cast an RFP to create a set of vetted PR agencies and media firms to use as needs arise.
UVA previously worked with PR firms on an ad-hoc basis but now seeks to create its own roster of
Steve’s breakdown: Everything you need for this pitch is at this link: Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. Good luck!
LITTLE ROCK, AR: The goal of this RFQ is to identify a partner which can work in close collaboration with ADPT (which includes the State Parks Division and the Tourism Division) to develop, implement, and continually optimize a comprehensive and integrated marketing program that aggressively promotes the State of Arkansas as a year-round travel
Steve’s breakdown: Come and get it y’all!
COLUMBIA, MD: The Board of Trustees of Howard Community College invites proposals from qualified firms to assist with the development of
RICHMOND, VA: The Contractor should provide all marketing and analytical services necessary for the effective operation of the Virginia Wine Board Marketing Office including, but not limited to, the development and execution of a fully integrated marketing and branding program for the Virginia wine industry.
A. Contractor requirements include:
Steve’s breakdown: The deadline on this one is next week, December 13th, so get those calls in ASAP. 954-769-5000
PLANTATION, FL & JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: South African Airways (SAA) has issued an RFP for a search engine optimization agency. SAA a proud history of excellence, competing with many Local, Regional and International carriers, and is considered by consumers to be a premium world class airline. This is confirmed by the long list of awards the airline has
Steve’s breakdown: I just got off the phone with these folks and they need to hear from you today if you’re interested. Email Mr. Kelly Fraser at firstname.lastname@example.org right now. I believe proposals are due January 17th and Kelly’s direct line is 867-668-3369
WHITEHORSE, Canada: The Wilderness Tourism Association of the Yukon (WTAY) seeks a proven, innovative, professional marketing agency to help shape, plan and execute its Yukon Wild consumer marketing presence, campaigns and programs.
Steve’s breakdown: Guinness is looking for a digital agency to take on the brand’s website maintenance and handle community management globally. Does the pitch include the United States? The article says Global so we’re going with “Global”. Contact us for more info.
LONDON, UK & NEW YORK, NY: The review does not affect community
Steve’s breakdown: This account is targeted towards veterans returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Proposal due by November 29th, 2016 at:
The University of Arizona
Procurement and Contracting Services
PO Box 210300
Tucson, Arizona 85721
Attn: Tom Fiebiger C.P.M.
TUCSON, AZ: The Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR), on behalf of the University
Steve’s breakdown: Yeah, we’re trying out new formats to get y’all more leads faster. So here’s 6 account reviews in one post.
HONOLULU, HI: Consistent with HTA’s Five-Year Strategic Plan, HTA’s Public Relations, Communications, Outreach Programs aim to:
- Elevate HTA’s value perception as a forward thinking, knowledge-based organization and the industry’s leader for tourism.
- Increase awareness of the HTA’s lead role in facilitating access to and from the STATE through its relationship and partnership with
SOMERS, NY: PepsiCo has started a digital agency review for brand Pepsi in North America, according to people familiar with matter. The incumbent shop is Cheil Worldwide-owned Barbarian Group, which is trying to rebuild after a wave of personnel departures.
It is unclear if Barbarian Group is defending the business. A PepsiCo spokeswoman declined to comment on the review. Barbarian Group representatives did not return requests for comment.
Barbarian Group CEO Peter Kim left the
Steve’s breakdown: You will have to register with their Procurement Department to get the RFP. Go to this link and you’re on your way. Or . . . you could contact Chelle Jezek at email@example.com / (940) 898-3541 for more information.
A description of the school is below.
DENTON, TX: Texas Woman’s University (historically the College of Industrial Arts and Texas State College for Women, commonly known as TWU) is a co-educational university in Denton, Texas, United States with
Steve’s breakdown: TeamCalifornia is a non-profit membership-based corporation that brings together economic development organizations to market their communities for business investment and job creation. The main contact is Larry Vaupel, Board Member, at 530-225-4028 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
REDDING, CA: TeamCalifornia has issued an RFP for a digital media agency to create a website. The intent of the website redesign is to create a website showcasing and promoting economic development in the State of California.
This website should communicate that
Steve’s breakdown: Their last campaign was their brand’s #FindYourFun initiative. Don’t know if that worked but it’s something you should check out if you’re pitching.
NIWOT, CO: Sources tell us that low-key footwear brand and Mario Batali favorite Crocs is looking for a new agency to handle its digital creative work.
McKinney won a review in November 2014 to become the brand’s global creative agency of record, though sources tell us that the shop and its client
© 2017 · Ratti Report.