Date Issued: December 21, 2015

Submission Date: Jan 29, 2016


Women’s World Banking is seeking a programmer/ web firm with expertise on WordPress sites to provide website development and maintenance on an on-going basis.

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Women’s World Banking is the global non-profit devoted to giving more low-income women access to the financial tools and resources essential to their security and prosperity. For more than 35 years we have worked with financial institutions to show them the benefit of investing in women as clients, and as leaders. We equip these institutions to meet women’s needs through authoritative market research, leadership training, sustainable financial products and consumer education. Headquartered in New York, Women’s World Banking works with 38 institutions in 27 countries with a reach of 14 million women to create access to finance on a greater scale that ever before.


Women’s World Banking is looking for a firm to provide ongoing development support to existing WordPress-based website, various microsites and a Drupal-based community site. The consultant will work directly with the digital marketing lead of the Knowledge and Communications Team.


  • Routine CMS, security and plug-in updates
  • Salesforce integration maintenance
  • integration maintenance
  • Responsive design and browser compatibility checks on any updates
  • Pro-actively suggest updates and efficiencies


  • Microsite creation (creative will come from external agency)
  • Optimizing analytics


  • 5+ years developing websites and web applications, especially WordPress and Drupal
  • Knowledge of HTML5, CSS, Javascript, PHP
  • Knowledge of EVSSL implementation
  • Dedicated project manager and strong track record of project management
  • Excellent verbal and written skills required with experience working with team
  • High responsiveness and quick turnaround
  • Expertise in integrations with Salesforce and required
  • Hands-on experience developing web applications with responsive web design
  • Ability to weigh editorial and design concerns against technical constraints
  • Ability to follow design guidelines


  • Expertise in Java/ Flash a plus
  • Experience with Form Assembly
  • Communicate needs and expectations clearly and flag risks or delays immediately
  • Graphic design ability (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AfterEffects) a plus
  • Expertise in UX, SEO a plus
  • Experience with multiple language versions of a site a plus
  • Bilingual a plus


This is a one-year engagement with the option to extend. Women’s World Banking is looking for a maximum 15 hour/month retainer.


The services will be done virtually and the primary communication channel will be through email. Though rare, work day phone calls (EST) should be expected.


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Candidates may submit questions in writing to Please include in the email subject line: “Questions: Website Maintenance.”

This RFQ does not guarantee or commit Women’s World Banking to proceeding with the above-described work. Due to the overwhelming responses not all candidates will be contacted.

Women’s World Banking is an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.


Q: There is a Drupal-based community site that will also need maintenance. Do these updates invoice basic content/html updates or updates of the core Drupal CMS?

A: We will require core Drupal CMS updates such as updates to templates, the appearance of the landing page, the addition or removal of nodes/features.

Q: Are you open to addressing larger projects such as microsites as their own project rather than part of the retainer? Is going beyond the 15 hours monthly an option?

A: Given the amount of time it may take to create microsites, Women’s World Banking will work with the consultant to structure projects to either fit within the estimated 15 hours per month or amend the 15 hours per month to ensure timely completion.