RFP: Social Media Content Copywriter

Website MoveOn

MOVEON REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (Independent contractors and firms)

MoveOn Overview:

MoveOn is the largest rapid response political campaigning organization in the United States. We wield independent political power by bringing millions together to take action and mobilize for a just society where everyone can thrive.

For more than a generation, MoveOn has been the homebase for millions of people who refuse to accept the status quo and are moved to take action for progress. We have consistently been a bulwark against the radical right, channeling our voices to end wars, protect democracy, and advance justice for all.

Project title: Social Media Content Copywriter

Project begins: March 11, 2024

Project length: Up to 10 months through December, 2024. Payment will be on a per project basis.

Project Overview:  MoveOn is seeking an experienced copywriter to write for a range of social media content including, but not limited to, short copy for social graphics and infographics, scripts for short videos, instagram stories, etc. You will work directly with the Social Content Director to research political issues and write concise, persuasive, and impactful copy to educate and persuade online audiences. Contractors should have strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills, as well as a strong familiarity with progressive politics and social media trends.

RFP submission date: Please submit to [email protected] by March 1st, 2024 and put Social Media Copywriter in the subject line.

Scope of work:

Write short, informative copy for social media graphics and video
Translate political messaging and dense information into impactful, persuasive prose
Write a weekly piece of content focused on current MoveOn campaign goals
Work with the Content Director to ensure messaging is consistent with MoveOn’s distinct voice and point of view
Conduct research on and fact check current political issues
Edit and proofread copy as needed

Works closely with: The Content Director and Social Media Manager

Proposal submissions:  Please submit a resume and a proposal which includes the following information below:

Background: Name, title and contact information.

Experience: Tell us about your relevant experience. A resume may be submitted in lieu of this section if your relevant experience appears within your resume.

Approach: In one page or less, please tell us how you would approach the above scope of work.

Location: RFP is open to individuals/firms based in the contiguous U.S.

Cost and availability: Include an estimate for hourly rate or project rate in your proposal and any limitations on your availability.

Writing Sample: 3-5 links to sample copy you have drafted for social, web, or other

digital channels.

Most-favorable terms:

MoveOn reserves the right to make an award without further discussion of the proposal submitted. Therefore, the proposal should be submitted initially on the most favorable terms that the vendor could propose. There will be no best-and-final-offer procedure. MoveOn does reserve the right to contact a vendor for clarification of its proposal.
The vendor should be prepared to accept this request for proposal for incorporation into a contract resulting from this request for proposal. Contract negotiations may incorporate some or the vendor’s entire proposal. It is understood that the proposal will become a part of the official procurement file on this matter without obligation to MoveOn.
No obligation to contract

This request for proposal does not obligate MoveOn to contract for services specified herein.


Rejection of proposals

MoveOn reserves the right at its sole discretion to reject any and all proposals received without penalty and not to issue a contract as a result of this request for proposal.



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