SBNA Communications Consultant Request for Proposal


Southwest Bend Neighborhood Association (SBNA) is seeking a part-time communications consultant to help form and deliver communications to neighbors within its boundary.  SBNA is a grassroots organization that strives to keep neighbors apprised and involved in issues that affect the area.



  • Ability to work remotely
  • Strong experience in social media platforms and integrations
  • Timeliness
  • Experience working with Neighborhood Association or other grassroots organizing a plus
  • Ability to use a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion lens in communications plans
  • Copywriting  
  • Familiarity with local television and radio news processes to coach SBNA Board Members on content preparation and pointers for live presentations.

Project deliverables

Project deliverables will vary depending on the consultant we hire and the budget. Deliverables might include the following:

  • At least 4 social media posts per month
  • One newsletter per month featuring content at the direction of the board and regular notices using MailChimp (template, etc.)
  • One ad campaign per month - including content creation, targeting, and reporting
  • Attend a two hour board meeting once a month, plus 1 hour consultation by phone or Zoom per month
  • Announcements and collateral for two special meetings per year
  • Survey design, distribution, & reporting once per year
  • Collaborate and coordinate with web consultant
  • Develop a long range comms plan & maintain a communications calendar
  • Graphic design as needed
  • Present recommended Volunteer NA Communications organization structure including task descriptions, skills required.  These tasks to be staffed by volunteers.

Project timeline

Our project timeline is July 1, 2021–June 30, 2022. The project timeline will create a foundation to improve and build upon our communications on NA issues and outreach.


Please provide a response with qualifications, expected compensation and preliminary ideas for the project to  DEADLINE: JUNE 6TH, 2021

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