The California Arts Council has opened a new Request for Proposals seeking an individual (contractor) to coordinate the state Poetry Out Loud (POL) program and the POL State Finals competition. One contract is expected to be awarded through this RFP process.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate knowledge of and experience in event, project and program management; writing, documentation and reports; working with students aged 11-18; and cultural sensitivity and competency.
The contractor will be engaged for a period of four months beginning February 1, 2021 and concluding May 31, 2021. It is not anticipated that the contract will be renewed beyond the initial contract period. The contractor will work independently under the general direction of CAC staff. Please note that CAC staff will be available for guidance, but the contractor will take primary responsibility for all aspects of the project’s work.