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Tender for the Delivery of Full Service Marketing: T19019

The GC Business Growth Hub (the Hub) wishes to appoint a single service provider to enter into a Contract for the delivery of Full Service Marketing (Marketing), including specialist marketing and communications activity.

There will be a requirement to work with other Hub agencies, suppliers and third party partners, including contracted suppliers for website design, copywriting, public relations, videography, photography and print services. The appointed agency will be required to be creative and proactive, and provide services listed under (but not limited to) the following categories:

  1. a) Brand strategy and development
  2. b) Design services
  3. c) Digital marketing services
  4. d) Campaign planning, development and execution

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

Resource will be drawn upon as and when required.

The specific responsibilities of the successful Marketing services provider must include, but will not be limited to

  1. a) Brand strategy and development
  2. b) Design services
  3. c) Digital marketing services
  4. d) Campaign planning, development and execution

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 including and extensions will be between £150,000 and a maximum of £165,000 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.