BBC Tender for Social Media Publishing Services

BBC Tender for Social Media Publishing Services

In total, the BBC has hundreds of social media accounts to promote services, engage and extend reach, and refer audiences to our services.Social Media Publishing Services.

Contract summary



  • IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support – 72000000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£550,000 to £830,000

Procurement reference


Published date

11 October 2021

Closing date

8 November 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 April 2023

Contract end date

31 March 2028

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Competitive procedure with negotiation (OJEU)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?





The BBC uses social publishing to help inform, educate and entertain our audiences across
BBC News, Sport, iPlayer, Sounds and a range of other areas. In total, the BBC has hundreds
of social media accounts to promote services, engage and extend reach, and refer audiences
to our services.

The total value of this contract is estimated to be between £550.000 – £830.000 over the
full five year term. The five year term, includes, an extension option of 24 months.

The initial contract term with be 3 years with a possible additional 24 month extension
period, with each extension being no longer than 12 months.


More information


Additional text
Please register your interest in this project by taking the following steps:
1) Register your company on the BravoSolution e-Tendering portal (this is only required
1.1 Go to
1.2 Click the link on the login page to register;
1.3 Accept the terms and conditions and click Continue;
1.4 Enter your correct business and user details;
1.5 Note the username you chose and click;Save; when complete;
1.6 You will shortly receive an email with your temporary password.
2) Express an interest in the tender:
2.1 Login to the portal with the username/password;
2.2 Click the PQQs Open to all Suppliers link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires
or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier).
2.3 Click on the relevant PQQ to access the content;
2.4 Click the Express Interest button at the top of the page. This will move the PQQ into your My PQQs page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only;
2.5 You can now access any attachments by clicking Buyer Attachments in the PQQ
Details box.
3) Responding to the tender:
3.1 Click My Response under PQQ Details; you can choose to Create Response; or to
Decline to Respond (please give a reason if declining);
3.2 You can now use the Messages function to communicate with the buyer and seek any
3.3 Note the deadline for completion, and then follow the onscreen instructions to complete
the PQQ. There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is
detailed online help available);
3.4 You must then submit your reply using the Submit Response button at the top of the
page. If you require any further assistance, please consult the online help, or contact the
Bravo e-Tendering help desk. 

How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer


Contact name

Anna Neuman


Broadcasting House, Portland Place