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Tender for the Delivery of Copywriting Services: T19008

The GC Business Growth Hub (the Hub) wishes to appoint a single service provider to enter into a Contract for the delivery of Copywriting services.

Copy will need to be written that covers a wide range of business topics and marketing/campaign messaging, tailored to the specific channel where it will be placed. The type of copy required may include case studies, external communications, website copy, thought leadership content, campaign messaging and more, as set out in the tender documents.

In addition to copywriting, the supplier needs to be able to provide copyediting and proof reading services, as required.

There will be a requirement to work with other Hub agencies, suppliers and third party partners, including contracted suppliers for full service marketing, media and public relations, website design, direct mail, electronic direct mail, videography/photography and print services.

This Contract is being commissioned by the Hub but the Growth Company (the Hubs's parent organisation) will on occasion need to utilise these copywriting services, where it benefits the aims of the Hub and the wider Group.

Resource will be drawn upon as and when required and will assist the Hub in helping ambitious business people to realise their growth potential, by offering access to a range of practical services, from assessing growth options to unlocking finance or accessing experienced business mentors

Duration and Budget 

The contract period will be from the award date for a period of one year, with an option, to be exercised at GM Business Support Limited sole discretion for two additional period of 12 months each, subject to satisfactory performance reviews. Please be aware that the current ERDF funding ends on the 31st December 2021. The likely value of activity under this framework will be between £15,000 and £24,000, with a maximum value of £30,000 excluding VAT.

Receipt of Tender:  Tenders must be submitted in the required format and be returned by 13:00, Monday 24th June 2019.

ITT Documents: You are required to make your ITT submission via The Growth Company In-tend e-tendering platform.  You are required to complete a basic registration as a supplier on the In-tend Supplier Platform at the following web address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/manchestergrowthcompany/aspx/Home.