United Water Idaho has issued a Request for Proposal for Advertising Agency Services, and they’ve asked us to help spread the word.
Some highlights from the RFP:
United Water Idaho (United Water) through this Request for Proposal (RFP) is soliciting proposals from invited firms, teams, or individuals to provide United Water with full-service advertising agency and creative services. Proposers are requested to submit proposals on or before the submission date that are complete and responsive to the requirements of the RFP.
As a regulated monopoly, United Water Idaho is limited in its advertising to education of its customers or alerting them to significant service issues or disruptions. The company generally does not engage in self-promotional or competitive marketing advertising.
Local (Boise-area) firms only are invited to bid on this contract. The successful bidder should demonstrate knowledge of the Boise media market, have creative services either in-house or provide names and portfolios of subcontractors, and be able to work within the guidelines established by United Water’s corporate identity standards.
Responses to the United Water RFP are due by 12:00 pm Friday, September 25th.
Complete details about the RFP are available via the PDF link below
Here’s an event that was brought to my attention recently.
Freelancers, job-seeking advertising professionals and agencies are invited to show their latest work at Market Revival, a new event coordinated by members of the Boise advertising community.
Registration is free but space is limited, so please reserve your table today by e-mailing email@example.com. Tables will best accommodate stacked, book-style or laptop portfolios.
Cole Marr Gallery Coffee House
Wednesday, September 16th
7:30 – 9 AM
Eat • Drink • Network • Browse • Brainstorm
The market’s bouncing back – are you ready? Come check out the latest local work and get fresh ideas and inspiration from Boise’s amazing talent pool. Invite your coworkers, friends and clients – everyone will benefit from this Market Revival.
The Junior Website Developer is responsible for implementing design files into workable and functioning websites on a variety of content management platforms as well as making edits and modifications to the structure and basic functionalities of existing websites. The Junior Developer reports to the Project Manger and also works as a team with the design department.
More details about both positions can be found on the Valice site.
Wirestone in Boise has a Graphic Design Internship available. From the folks behind the scenes:
Wirestone, a digital marketing solutions company, is looking for a highly motivated and talented Graphic Design Intern to assist with growing needs in our creative department. The intern must be organized, detail-oriented and possess strong typography and layout skills. Day-to-day duties might include working on PowerPoint layouts, helping to design a presentation or creating storyboards for an animation. Knowledge of the following programs will be expected; Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, PowerPoint and Word. At Wirestone, our interns are considered an integral part of our team and as such, their ideas and input will be valued.
Those interested should contact Brie Bolopue for more information.
If you’ve been around downtown Boise, you’ve likely seen the posters. If you’re active in the Twitterverse, you’ve probably heard the chatter. But what exactly is Curb Cup you ask? Well, from the source:
On Sunday, August 30, much of Downtown Boise will be a stage – where entertainment and performance all come to life on our streets and sidewalks.
Destined to be a must-attend, gotta-participate annual signature event for our community, the inaugural Curb Cup will feature hundreds of performers and thousands of voter attendees…all in one great circus of creativity in the heart of our city. It’s all free. It’s all fun. And, it’s all to celebrate who we are, where we live, and how we express ourselves.
Boise’s Inaugural Curb Cup will take place on Sunday, August 30th from 2pm – 4pm in the streets of downtown Boise. It features over $3,000 in prizes, including $1,000 First Prize.
And, if you’d like to register to perform, you still have time. Registration is open until August 25th.