The Writers’ Collective of Manitoba is seeking qualified consultants to provide the following services:
- Brand development, including logo and positioning statement (tagline)
- Website update to allow us to take our publication, Collective Consciousness, from a print to an online format; as well as ongoing website hosting and support
Bidders may submit a proposal for one or both of parts (1) and (2) above.
Download the RFP document.
The Writers’ Collective is seeking an energetic, web-savvy individual to assist us with managing and updating our website.
- Plan, write and post updates to The Writers’ Collective website at least once a week, working with the Program Coordinator and e-news editor. Updates will include Writers’ Collective and member events, new contests, and markets (information to be shared with bi-weekly e-newsletter)
- Make occasional posts about Writers’ Collective activities (at direction of Program Coordinator)
- Post updates to Twitter and Facebook
- Review comments; approve or delete as
“The Writers’ Collective – what’s that?”
Maybe you’ve had this experience. You’re telling a friend about the contest you just entered, or inviting them to an open mic where you’ll be speaking, or sharing your experience as a Board member with this great organization – The Writers’ Collective. You’re met with a blank stare.
It can be hard for a small organization like The Writers’ Collective to get its name out there and to come up with a pithy, memorable way to describe itself – …
We are looking for energetic individuals who believe in the power of the written word to be part of The Writers’ Collective Board.
We are a working Board. Board members, all volunteers play an active role in the development and operations of The Writers’ Collective. We collaborate with and support the Program Coordinator. We take on individual and group projects that help The Writers’ Collective continue its work – everything from brainstorming new programs to assisting at events.
What you need
Come and share your writing – in any genre – with The Writers’ Collective and Millennium Library!
When: Sunday, February 23, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Where: Millennium Library, TD New and Noted Room
You don’t need to be polished, professional or published. You need only be willing to read words you have written, OUT LOUD.
Sign up today, email: [email protected] (and if you don’t sign up, come anyway, we’ll have fun, I promise.)…
Your writing can be part of Wine & Words | New Writings, a celebration of new writing by our friends at Theatre by the River!
Submit an excerpt of an unpublished work-in-progress – part of a short story, poem, song, scene from a play, prose – to be performed at Wine & Words. Wine & Words provides an opportunity to celebrate the authors and their unpublished creative works by showcasing them through the professional talents of local performance artists.
A panel of …
When: Sun, January 26/2014 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Millennium Library
Join us, won’t you? Sometimes it just sounds different aloud. The Winnipeg Public Library and the Writers’ Collective of Manitoba invite new and established writers to try out their works by reading them aloud in a supportive environment. To get your (approximately three-minute) reading on the list, email the office at .…
MEASURED WORDS third course
Edited by Barbara J. Becker
Where: McNally Robinson Booksellers, Atrium
When: December 5th, 7:00pm.
A 3rd anthology in the Winnipeg Bestsellers series. Come out and meet Manitoba Writers as they read their stories and poems, share recipes and vintage photographs, and sign copies of their book. Refreshments provided.…
Sun, November 24/2013 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Millennium Library
Join us, won’t you? Sometimes it just sounds different aloud. The Winnipeg Public Library and the Writers’ Collective of Manitoba invite new and established writers to try out their works by reading them aloud in a supportive environment. Signed up thus far: Souad Bauer and Debbie Strange. To get your (approximately three-minute) reading on the list, email Anita in the office at .…
The Writers’ Collective is in a period of growth and renewal. We are seeking a self-directed, motivated individual to manage programs and administer the organization as we develop programs and partnerships to grow our membership and funding base.
The Program Coordinator is our only paid staff position, and is responsible for organizing and administering our programs. Key responsibilities include:
- Managing the application and reporting for our operating grant from Manitoba Heritage
- Co-ordinating writing contests twice a year, including working with sponsors, processing submissions, recruiting