Design Tender for National Museum of the Royal Navy

Design Tender for National Museum of the Royal Navy

To appoint marketing, event, corporate and fundraising design and creative support to produce a selection of creative concepts.

Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications.

Contract summary


  • Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security – 79000000

Location of contract

South East

Value of contract


Published date

10 May 2019

Closing date

10 June 2019

Contract start date

01 July 2019

Contract end date

31 March 2022

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?




NMRN is seeking through this tender process to appoint marketing, event, corporate and fundraising design and creative support to produce a selection of creative concepts for 2019 through to 2022 which can be worked up for all its collateral, media and digital campaigns for a period commencing 1 July 2019 to 31 March 2022.

Our key objectives include:
To increase awareness using impactful creative to drive visitor footfall
To creatively produce designs to promote Portsmouth Historic Dockyard (PHD) in Portsmouth, The Royal Navy Submarine Museum and Explosion Museum (both located in Gosport), The Fleet Air Arm Museum (FAAM) in Yeovilton, Somerset and The National Museum of the Royal Navy – Hartlepool (NMRN H) and HMS Caroline in Belfast as national visitor attractions to target audiences.

To deliver impactful call to action ‘BUY NOW, BOOK ON LINE SAVE XXX%’ campaigns which cut through our competitor’s creative and give us significant eye-catching traction.
To target key audiences especially during the school holidays and half terms to encourage visits while living or visiting key destination hot spots located within the 90 minute drive time of the destinations.
To deliver marketing and corporate photography and video content
To deliver a national fundraising creative portfolio to support raising £5 million for the Royal Marines Museum
To design and project manage the production and print buying for the annual membership brochure ‘Scuttlebutt’
The appointed agency should plan a 3 yearlong creative campaign focused mainly on, but not limited to leaflets, posters, brochures, flyers, outdoor media, bus sides and backs and all digital platforms (we have many websites and social media accounts).


About the buyer

Contact name

Jane Hodgkins


Nmrn,Hm Naval Base (Pp66)


07974 356 188



Other information


Design tender

Design tender2019_V3.docx

Please can you supply quotes for the following:

1.1. 200 days for headline design work for key campaigns in the marketing department – from brief, to concept to delivery

1.2. 50 days support for itereations of design concepts

1.3. 10 days photography

1.4. 10 days videography

1.5. 10 days video editing

2.1. 40 days for design of membership’s annual brochure (170 pages): project management, liaiasing with content providers, liaising with advertisers, photography, managing production and print buying.

3.1. 16 days for design of all corporate hospitality creative
3.2. 16 days for design for corporate wedding brochures
3.3. 5 days for design for corporate flyers and ad hoc designs
3.4. 2 days for retail signage and packaging designs
3.5. 4 days photography
3.6. 4 days video
3.7. 4 days editing

4.1. 7 days for ad hoc designs including leaflets, invitations, web pages, advertising etc


How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.