The Corporation of the District of North Vancouver (the
“District”), invites Applications from Applicants with the qualifications,
expertise, capabilities, experience, resources and certifications to provide
various types of Strategic Communications and Community Relations Services (the
“Services”) that will be used on an as and when required basis.
The District of North Vancouver is a district municipality
in British Columbia, Canada, and is part of Metro Vancouver. It surrounds the
City of North Vancouver on three sides. As of 2016, the District stands as the
second wealthiest city in Canada, with neighboring West
Vancouver the richest.
Scope of Work:
The Scope of Work (the “SOW”) for each type of service will
include but will not be limited to the specific requirements broadly described
below and will be performed in consultation and collaboration with authorized
Applicants are encouraged to provide any number of Services
types as their level of qualifications, expertise, capabilities, experience,
resources and certifications warrant.
For each of the various types of Services of this RFSO,
Services Providers will be required to:
Provide sound and video display equipment such
as microphones, speakers, audio mix boards, TV’s, larger screen projection
systems, etc., rental, setup and trained personnel to perform technical
services for media and/or community events, large public meetings, etc.
Community Engagement Services
Provide project specific design, execution and
reporting of community engagement programs.
Conduct appropriate research, provide creative
content and look development, and develop collateral materials and/or content
such as program/project specific look and branding, advertising and/or public
awareness, web content, print, etc. for District initiatives and campaigns.
Event Planning and Management Services
Plan, design, execute and manage indoor and
outdoor events for and in collaboration with the District
Facilitate group decision-making, community
engagement projects, etc.
Graphic Design Services
Provide a wide variety of graphic design work
including identities, campaign look and feel, infographics, print projects,
advertising etc. Occasional supervision of printing process may also be
Provide professional photographic shooting and
editing services for District projects and programs including journalistic
format, event-based shoots and formal settings.
Polling and Surveying Services
Design, execute and report on formal
statistically relevant on-line, intercept and phone surveys and public opinion
Provide a comprehensive, wide variety of print
Project Communications Services
Provide planning, development, execution and
reporting of project-based communications.
Provide fabrication, printing,
installation/removal of indoor and outdoor signs, banners, etc.
Strategic Communications Services
Provide advisory expertise, and strategic
communications planning, development and execution services.
Provide translation of generally smaller pieces
of text into Metro Vancouver’s most spoken languages other than English.
Video Production Services
Provide professional video production including
script writing/editing, storyboarding, filming, and editing and delivery of
live action, animated and/or explainer videos, content for web site and social
media channels, etc. for District projects and programs. The Service Provider
will be required to provide pre-planned video production as well as some
on-call journalistic shooting of specific events.
Service Providers should have the ability to
provide multiple cameras, appropriate lighting and professional sound quality
together with all other necessary equipment and expertise to satisfactorily
provide the services.
Writing, Editing, Proofreading, and Document Layout
Write, edit and proofread including providing
document layout, a wide variety of copy for print documents, online channels
etc; may include sourcing applicable research, sourcing of support materials,
and working in tandem with graphic designers and printers.