Consulting

Perhaps your organization needs fresh thinking in a given area. Additional professional expertise is a logical solution. Jan McKay & Associates will consult by first, listening to your needs and learning about the nuances of your project and how these affect your culture and operations. Every step of the way, you are the expert on your organization. We are your objective professional partners.

Solutions for your organization are unique to your organization. One size does not fit all.

Jan McKay & Associates is dedicated to providing multidimensional solutions that flow into the organization at many levels. At all times, one eye is on the external audience, managing your reputation, and building relationships with stakeholders, donors, volunteers, and staff, and whenever possible, opportunities are taken to use the process to raise awareness of your mission and your successes or strategic direction.

Jan McKay & Associates offers assistance with large or small projects, outsourcing or consulting, excellent customer service, affordable pricing set for a difficult economy and dedicated involvement. Let us know how we can help.

We provide a wide range of services in:

  • Community Relations and Awareness Building/Marketing

Examples of Services: Plans for Connecting into Your Community; Building Brand Awareness and Consistency; Integrated Communications/Marketing Campaigns; Marketing/PR Assessments and Suggestions for Revamping; Publicity and News Coverage; Promotions of New Exhibitions; Tourism Marketing Plans; Attendance Generating Strategies; Media Cultivation and Relations; Using Events for Maximum Benefits; On Site Customer Relations Improvement Plans; Niche Communication Plans for Niche Audiences; Audience Development; Surveys and Research; Visitor Relations and Feedback; Graphic Design and Print Production; Video Production; Strengthening Volunteer Programs and Satisfaction; Web Design; Internet Marketing and Social Media and Ongoing Assistance.

  • Development and Fundraising

Examples of Services: Strategies for Quality Donor Relations; Grant Research and Writing; Development Plans; Communication Campaigns to Members and Donors; Membership Assessments, Recruitment, Retention; Objective Interviewing of Stakeholders and Donors; Creation of Business Partner Program; Sponsorship Programs; Annual Campaigns.

  • Educational and Public Programming

Examples of Services: Exhibit Planning and Design; Gallery Renovations; Temporary Traveling Exhibits Selection Planning; School Program Planning; Tours and Educational Materials; Adult Programs; Family Programming; Living History Planning, Interpretive Planning; Intimate Discovery Spaces; Outdoor Education and Interpretation; Living History Planning.

  • Visitor Services and Experiences

Examples: Wayfinding; Customer Service; Retail; Maps and Guides.

  • Organizational Assessment and Strategic Planning

Examples: Facilitation, Review; Writing; Assisting Board and Management.

  • Collections Care and Curatorial Assistance

Examples: Collections Recovery (conservation/restoration); Development of Collections Management Plan; Disaster Plans and Policies.

  • Project Assistance

Examples: Implementation of grant-funded projects; handling RFPs; Finding other experts.

Interim Staffing. Helping you find a consultant beyond the scope of what we offer. Help with RFP’s.

We also provide Outsourcing Services.

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