Request for Qualifications
Brookings Historic Preservation Commission Communications Intern for Fall 2022-Spring 2023
Develop and implement a sustainable Communications Plan for the Brookings Historic Preservation Commission (BHPC) to implement its Historic Preservation Plan. The plan shall include a reference list, resource list, and the plan shall enable the BHPC to utilize the following resources:
- Social Media
- BHPC Websites
- In Person Information Sessions
- Other Resources as Identified
By creating a reference of contacts, procedures, estimates, and content that the BHPC can maintain for ongoing communication needs to accomplish the following actions:
- Digitize pamphlet-information
- Publicize the tax credit/incentive programs
- Establish a best property of the month program to encourage property upkeep
- Communicate/showcasing of properties/projects/history
- Provide property owner/realtor/contractor/bank information
This Communications Plan will support the goals of the Brooking Historic Preservation Plan Year 1 implementation plan:
1.1.1.C. Promote good stewardship principles among public and private property owners.
1.1.1.D. Promote Brookings' preservation successes, while learning from the shortfalls and documenting the losses.
1.1.1.E. Promote all properties and buildings within the historic districts as providing and promoting the livability of the neighborhood.
4.1.4.B. Assist property owners with tax credit certification.
5.2.4.C. Encourage landlords to keep their property maintained, painted, mowed and shoveled in order to help in the preservation of historic properties and historic districts.
Funding Available: $3,150 (to be paid in six (6) monthly installments of $525)
Please submit resumes to email@example.com no later than 5 PM Wednesday, October 12, 2022. For questions, please contact Janet Merriman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Preference will be given to applicants currently enrolled in Communications Studies, History or similar programs at South Dakota State University. There is no guarantee that the City of Brookings will enter into a contract with individuals responding to this Request for Qualifications.