The deadline is one week before the proposal is due. It’s important to plan for the reviewers’ availability during the process. It can add time to the review if your proposal is complex.
How early should you start writing your proposal before the deadline *?
The most competitive proposals will have undergone a series of revisions to make them as clear, logically, and persuasive as possible before they are submitted. Ask your peers and advisers to review and comment on your drafts.
How do you submit a proposal?
- A cover letter is the first step. The cover letter is the most important piece of your pitch as it will highlight why you should be selected to work on the project.
- The second step is to define project milestones.
- Indicate your rate in the third step.
Publicist’s platform makes it easy to submit your project proposals. If a client is interested in your work experience, you may be asked to pitch for a project! This is a great time to highlight your unique skill set and emphasize what makes you the best person for the project.
The cover letter is the most important part of your pitch as it will highlight why you should be selected to work on the project. This is the time for you to highlight your relevant experience and explain how you will meet your client’s goals.
Clients will likely receive multiple proposals per project, and will skim through cover letters first in order to narrow down the pool of applicants. Revision requests if a client requires clarification or would like you to adjust a milestone. The opportunity for you to highlight how you will achieve project goals will help set you apart from other applicants.
If you stick to a rate near the client’s budget, you will be more competitive within the talent pool.