Marketing Services for Grant Applications

Marketing Services for Grant Applications

Birmingham City Council requires a supplier for the provision of generation of grant applications for the Business Growth Programme.

Contract summary

Industry

  • Advertising campaign services – 79341400
  • Marketing services – 79342000

Location of contract

B4 7WB

Value of contract

Published date

27 April 2018

Closing date

11 May 2018

Contract start date

21 May 2018

Contract end date

31 December 2018

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

No

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

Birmingham City Council requires a supplier for the provision of generation of grant applications for the Business Growth Programme (BGP).

This contract will be for a duration of up to 8 months until 31/12/2018.

We are looking to appoint an external company to generate 200 completed applications eligible for BGP funding and deliver a Marketing/PR campaign on behalf of BCC across the 3 LEP areas. The objective of the campaign is to fully allocate the ?7m remaining grant funding and develop a pipeline of SMEs for BGP 2.

We would need you to:
1. Generate 200 eligible and completed SME applications to fully allocate the remaining ?7m grant funding
2. Identify the Delivery Plan to be used to promote the BGP to the target audience groups
3. Generate media coverage across the 3 LEP areas
4. Use all suitable and appropriate means available to promote the BGP effectively
5. Produce a minimum of 5 case studies
6. Produce regular campaign updates and full post campaign evaluation
7. Include a press cutting service.

Assessment and evaluation success measures will include:-
o the value for money provided
o total number of impacts of the campaign
o awareness and publicity generated through media coverage
o number of releases produced and key messages communicated
o number of BGP case studies
o overall campaign success will be measured by the commitment of ?7m grant funding pot and an application pipeline for BGP 2.

The Council will be using its e-tendering system (in-tend) for the administration of this procurement process and providers must register with the system to be able to express an interest. The web address is https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc

Registration and use of in-tend is free. All correspondence for this procurement process must be via the in-tend correspondence function. If you are unable to register with in-tend please either email us at cps@birmingham.gov.uk or call 0121 464 8000.

If you are interested in tendering please click on the following link to access the Council’s tender Portal:-. https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc/ and submit your details to register as a bidder. We will send you a log on and password so you can download the quotation documentation.

Your completed quotation documentation should be returned by noon on 11th May 2018 via the ‘in-tend’ system https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc

 

About the buyer

Contact name

Manjit Samrai

Address

10 Woodcock Street
Birmingham
West Midlands
B4 7WB
United Kingdom

Telephone

0121 303 0349

Email

manjit.samrai@birmingham.gov.uk

 

Other information

Attachments

Additional information on how to apply for this contract

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc/aspx/

If you are interested in tendering please click on the following link to access Birmingham City Council’s tender Portal.

Delivery Notes

Birmingham

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

 

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.