I was recently appointed to be the project manager for our church's website. I am seeking a contractor to developing and build our church website
Pre selected design template
We have a domain name and currently we have a contract with a "Click 'n' Build" church website, FaithConnector, who has design templatea and provide a full helpdesk including email and phone support. We have a preselected design template
Build from Ground up
However if you would like to suggest building from the ground up please disclose start-up cost, hosting fees, and maintenance fee upgrades. Also, We need to know rate for any changes in features we make to the site after build and design.
Looking for someone who will provide the following services
Writing or generating content skills. Will need someone with good writing and grammatical skills in American English to create content. Someone who will strike a balance between professional writing and informal speech since we would like someone that is not familiar with 'the church', or ‘church jargon’ to understand what s/he is reading on our website
Graphics and design skills
It is vital to have an attractive site, so we will need to have someone who has a keen eye for design, color schemes, layouts.
Technology Add on
We would like some who is skilled in adding features such as podcast, integrating our live stream to our website, video clips, online giving, and social media
Understand Church Life
This is a church website church so it is important to have knowledge and experience of churches life in general , especially in the initial phases of the design of the site.
Communication with PM
Our Project Manager(PM) will be the point of contact on insight into church proceedings and ministries. He has vast knowledge of church and will assist in the design process. We also would like some who gives comprehensible answers to our questions. Communication via email, Skype, or telephone
Communication with Hosting Company
As the point of contact you would need to in constant collaboration with the host company
(This would be another contract) maintaining the site, keeping content fresh and correct. But you can certainly make an offer that INCLUDES maintenance
Budget and Bids
Up to $1500, (higher cost is negotiable) Fixed, payments would be incremental based on meeting milestones. You can submit your proposal to EITHER build our website and/ OR develop our site from our Click 'n' Build" vendor using their template. You can even submit two bids build from ground up or 'click and build'
If interested please send of examples of previous sites you have set up and/or currently run.
Must have experience in developing church website
Must have good working knowledge of American English
Able to meet deadlines
Return emails or calls in timely manner
IF hired I will provide a Contractor Agreement and Non-Disclosure Agreement
NOVICE NEED NOT APPLY
SUMMARY FOR WEBSITE
Plan for website
Target audience: community and church members
Geographic group: Historically African American
Target age group: 16-45
Goals for Identify goals
1. stream service
2. provide information to communicty,unchurched, vistors looking for a church (primary)
3. provide information to members
4. Online giving