PR/Marketing Contractor Job Opportunity for NAD

PR/Marketing Contractor Job Opportunity for NAD

Public Relations/Marketing Contractor – Request for Proposals

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) seeks a creative and
dynamic proposal from individuals with savvy public relations,
marketing, and social media skills for a contract effective April 1,
2012 to April 1, 2013.

The selected contractor will be responsible for assisting with the
public relations, marketing, and social media of the Association.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: updating
content on the Association’s official website; handling the
Association’s official Facebook and Twitter accounts; coordinating and
creating promotional materials such as brochures, flyers, and
advertisements; producing annual reports; and creating and editing
online advertisements and videos promoting the NAD.

Other key duties include the following: ensure follow through on
projects from concept through completion with heavy input from staff
members; collaborate with volunteer writers, web programmers, artists
and designers; assist staff with questions and requests regarding
public relations and marketing strategies; ensure that marketing
materials are consistent with the Association’s mission.

The ideal contractor must be a self-starter with a high level of
creativity and initiative. This person must possess a thorough
understanding of public relations, marketing, and social media
principles. We are looking for a team player with the ability to
prioritize and handle multiple projects in an intense
deadline-driven environment. The candidate must be highly organized,
with a demonstrated willingness to acquire and continually update on
technology and skills. Strong writing skills in English are required.

Fluency in ASL and general knowledge of deaf culture and heritage is
required. Performance of duties at the NAD office in Silver Spring, MD
is preferred.

Deadline: March 26, 2012

Interested individuals are asked to submit the following: cover letters
and resumes for contractors and subcontractors; proposed monthly rate;
three (3) letters of reference, and samples of work representing an
ability to do the work described herein. This submitted package should
be sent to the attention of:

Shane H. Feldman
Chief Operating Officer
Shane.feldman at
National Association of the Deaf
8630 Fenton Street, Suite 820
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3819

No telephone calls please.

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