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Parkland College

Market Research/Survey Firm

Parkland College is requesting written proposals from professional firms to conduct market research in District #505 to inform the college’s strategic marketing plans.

Deadline and Submissions:

Proposals are due Friday, June 16, 2017 and should be addressed to:

Parkland College

Attn: Stephanie Stuart, Room X156

Director, Marketing & Public Relations

2400 W. Bradley Avenue

Champaign, IL 61821-1899

or by e-mail at sstuart@parkland.edu


Parkland College is seeking a market research/survey firm to conduct one or more community surveys to gather community perceptions and opinions on how well Parkland College is meeting the needs of its constituents and identify areas of strategic growth for the institution. The goals of this work are to 1) gather information on community perceptions of Parkland, 2) gather both qualitative and quantitative feedback from citizens on accessibility, affordability, and variety of Parkland programs and identify growth areas for the institution, and 3) gather feedback on current marketing campaigns and identify opportunities to refine marketing messages to better engage with the community and inspire potential students to enroll.

Proposals should include these program details:

  • Steps to be taken in the market research.

  • Description of the sampling and surveying methodology, including measures of reliability and validity.

  • Explanation of strategies to be employed to garner participation that matches the diversity of District #505.

  • Timeline for completion of the market research.

  • Detailed budget information. Only direct costs for services rendered are to be included in the proposal. Please do not include indirect costs in proposal.

  • Overview of the final deliverables to Parkland College and ability to present findings to Parkland leadership.

Proposals should also include the firm’s background, experience, and references relative to conducting such programs for community colleges.

Briefly describe the services the firm provides and how those services will benefit Parkland College.

List the higher education institutions for which the firm has provided market research and surveying services over the past five years.

The firm may include information relative to its familiarity regarding the challenges of community colleges and how that familiarity may be an advantage for this engagement.

Describe the firm’s procedures for monitoring client satisfaction.

Provide other information the firm believes to be pertinent to the RFP.

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for more detailed listing, photos & info

AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: English Bros. Co. is NOT going out of business. This is only a large surplus equipment and inventory reduction auction. Buildings are packed full and there will be multiple auction rings going at the same time.


PH: 217-935-3245




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