REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL – COPY WRITING FOR WEBSITE REBUILD

Start Date: November 1, 2021, or earlier if possible
Project Completion Deadline: Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Proposal Deadline: October 22, 2021

Project Summary
We are rebuilding and expanding our website. This project includes, but is not limited to, copyediting existing website text and writing of original copy for new webpages. We are seeking to unify the Emerson voice across all written content with clear, concise, yet warm, and engaging text that falls within our brand standards and supports our non-profit mission.

Project Deliverables

  • Copyedit existing content
    • Approximately 30 pages, most of varying lengths between 50 – 250
      words each, and approximately 5 pages roughly 800 words each.
  • Create copy for new pages using provided content
    • Approximately 20 pages varying in length of 50 – 450 words each
  • Unify the Emerson voice across all written content with clear, concise yet
    warm, and engaging text that falls within our brand standards and is
    appropriate for a non-profit.
  • Standardize formatting, punctuation, and hierarchy of information across all pages. Professional Qualifications
  • Relevant qualifications in journalism, English, communications, or related discipline.
  • Minimum 4-5 years professional copywriting experience, with a focus on developing copy for web.
  • Experience working with non-profits/arts & culture is desirable.
  • Ability to work independently and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to receive and present text in a common useable document format, (ie. Microsoft Word or Google Docs)

Submission Requirements

Please submit the following:

  • Letter outlining your understanding of this RFP
  • Bid for scope of work in proposal
  • Confirmation that if selected, work will be completed by deadline
  • 3 Professional references
  • Samples of previous work

Proposal Deadline: October 22, 2021.

Please submit your proposal by email to:
Tamara Knappenberger
Subject Line: Copy Writing Proposal – (last name of business)

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