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2017 NABJ Convention & Career Fair
Request for Proposals

 (VIDEO VIGNETTE PRODUCTIONS)

Deadline Friday, April 28, 2017 5:00 PM EST 

  

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of black journalists worldwide. Founded by 44 men and women on December 12, 1975, in Washington, D.C., NABJ is the largest organization of journalists of color in the nation. Many of NABJ's 3,000 members also belong to one of the dozens of professional and student chapters that serve black journalists nationwide.

NABJ holds an annual convention and career fair each summer with dozens of plenary sessions and workshops for professional development. The career fair draws hundreds of recruiters and is among the best means of finding a job in the industry. At the annual Salute to Excellence Award Dinner, special recognition honors (Lifetime Achievement, Journalist of the Year, Community Service, etc.) are bestowed at each convention.

Submission Instructions

NABJ is accepting bids for our annual convention production support needs.

The convention takes place on August 9 – 13, 2017 at the Riverside Hilton Hotel in New Orleans, LA.

Please submit your bid by Friday, April 28, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. EST.

The document you submit on the application should be addressed as follows:

National Association of Black Journalists
1100 Knight Hall, Suite 3100
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: (301) 405-0248
Fax: (301) 314-1714

It should be emailed to RFP@nabj.org with the subject line “Vignette Videos.”

Please itemize your bid.

Production Responsibilities

I.             The Production Company is responsible for sound and video vignettes with High Definition  resolution/quality as indicated below.

  • write, edit and produce 12-15 vignettes (time varies up to 2:30, two minutes 30 seconds, each.)
  • create animated convention logo (bug)
  • create lower-third template
  • create animation/stinger
  • create fullscreen billboards (with partner logo)
  • produce award winner package (full screens with text, track, video and music)

All Vignettes are to be completed by July 1, 2017.

NABJ’s decision will be based on competitive pricing, customer service, and client references.

Reply to RFP@nabj.org.  Respondents must include “Vignette Videos” in their subject line when submitting the bid.

 



NABJ RFP for Communications Consultant (Part-time)
Monday, April 17, 2017 5:00 PM EDT

 

NABJ RFP for Communications Consultant (Part-time)
Monday, April 17, 2017 5:00 PM EDT

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is requesting proposals for providing services as outlined below under Scope of Work. Applicants must indicate “Part-time Communications Consultant,” in the subject line of their email. The duration of the contracted position is 60 to 90 days.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Documented experience in areas as outlined in the Scope of Work
  • Three references that address applicant’s expertise and interpersonal skills
  • College degree required
  • Resume required
  • Must be able to work under pressure of deadlines with multiple projects

Applicant may work remotely or at the NABJ offices at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD. NABJ is a 24/7 organization as we reflect our membership, which is primarily journalists who respond to breaking news. Availability outside of normal office hours is required.

Your bid, including renumeration requirements, should be submitted by April 17, 2017 before 5:00 pm ET to: RFP@nabj.org

SCOPE OF WORK

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

  •  Writes NABJ news releases to reflect association news
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    Assists with managing day-to-day written responses to stories about the organization and membership ie. promotions, awards, upcoming events

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    Crafts and writes proactive responses to help keep NABJ on message with advocacy and other media issues

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    Publishes content on multiple social media platforms

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    Crafts e-blasts to membership on regular schedule and posts to website

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    Works with staff, communications committee and President as needed

  • Other communications activities as needed

NABJ History and Mission:

NABJ is an organization of journalists, students, academics and media professional.  It is the largest organization of journalists of color.  The organization advocates on behalf of black journalists worldwide. Forty-four men and women founded NABJ on Dec. 12, 1975, in Washington, D.C. Many of NABJ's members also belong to one of the professional and student chapters that serve black journalists nationwide. 

NABJ is committed to the following:

  • Strengthening ties among black journalists
  • Sensitizing all media to the importance of fairness in the workplace for black journalists
  • Expanding job opportunities and recruiting activities for veteran, young and aspiring black journalists, while providing continued professional development and training
  • Increasing the number of black journalists in management positions and encouraging black journalists to become entrepreneurs;
  • Fostering an exemplary group of professionals that honors excellence and outstanding achievements by black journalists, achievement in the media industry as a whole, particularly when it comes to providing balanced coverage of the black community and society at large.

     

National Association of Black Journalists

1100 Knight Hall, Suite 3101
College Park, MD   20742
T: 301-405-0248
F: 301-314-1714

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