Engagement and Communications Consultancy

Engagement and Communications Consultancy

The aims of the project are to: provide expertise to reshape and redesign the Council’s engagement and communications activity with an understanding of the issues affecting local authorities in the current financial climate work with the Council to develop a new engagement and communications strategy and to design an implementation plan.

REFERENCE CTP 689

Awarding body Derbyshire County Council

Est. value

£70,000

Est. Start Date: 03/03/2014
Est. End Date: 30/05/2014

Description

Derbyshire County Council like other local authorities is facing unprecedented financial challenges which will result in the way we deliver our services and how we engage and communicate with key stakeholders, internally and externally. The Council has already undertaken a review of communications and would like to use the research and evidence gained from this review including research with employees, senior managers, service users and members of the public through one to ones, discussion groups, meetings, focus groups, public polls, to help shape the Council’s engagement and communication activities moving forward in such a challenging climate.
The aims of the project are to:
provide expertise to reshape and redesign the Council’s engagement and communications activity with an understanding of the issues affecting local authorities in the current financial climate
work with the Council to develop a new engagement and communications strategy and to design an implementation plan based on research and understanding of the issues facing the County Council, that is modern and fit for purpose for the next 3 to 5 years, that identifies the most effective communications channels, reflects how citizens consume media and how we can engage and communicate with citizens more.
 

Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Open Tender
Estimated ValueText Description
Category Consultancy,
CPV codes 79000000,
Suitable for SME YES

Document Available Until

27 January 2014

10 days

Submission Return By

28 January 2014

11 days

Contact Details

Julia Apperley
Chatsworth Hall Matlock Derbyshire DE4 3FW