Maryland Humanities is a statewide non-profit that employs 15 staff and has a 23-person board. The organization’s current main programs include a robust grant program, One Maryland One Book, Maryland History Day, and Museum on Main Street. A comprehensive overview is available online at https://www.mdhumanities.org/about-us/.
Mission: Maryland Humanities creates and supports bold experiences that explore and elevate our shared stories to connect people, enhance lives, and enrich communities.
Humanities Now, our new Strategic Plan was adopted in December 2021
Maryland Humanities seeks a Communications Consultant with a proven track record for excellence in developing strategic communications plans and marketing strategies to lead an effort that aligns with MH’s strategic plan and programming objectives.
This consultant will work in partnership with the Executive Director and Communications Specialist and capitalize on the creativity and networks of the Maryland Humanities board and staff.
• Lead a full assessment of our current communications capacity, plan, and staffing and provide a detailed report with suggestions and data analysis
• Engage Board members, staff, community partners, and populations served to establish a strategy that is meaningful and unique to Maryland Humanities
• An understanding of the services to be provided
Develop inclusive branding and messaging strategies that build excitement and engagement, and best position MH to achieve our strategic goals. For more background on the goals and evaluation criteria Maryland Humanities will use for the final product, visit here.
Project will begin no later than September 2023 and be completed by February 2024.
Most of the work will be done via Zoom or another platform of your choice. If possible under Covid-19 safety guidelines, some work may be done in person.
The anticipated budget for the project is $15,000-$20,000 including expenses.
Your proposal must be submitted electronically as a PDF, be no more than ten (10) pages and include the following:
Those wishing to submit proposals should do so by no later than August 11h at 5pm by submitting the proposal and any company materials indicating qualifications to: Lindsey Baker, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Selection Committee will conduct interviews during August 2023 with prospective consultants to discuss their proposal in more depth and evaluate its alternatives with an expected agreement by the end of August 2023.
You may contact Lindsey Baker, Executive Director at email@example.com for further information or with questions.
For more information, visit: https://www.mdhumanities.org/about-us/jobs-internships/strategic-communications-consultant-request-for-proposals/