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Title: STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS, ENGAGEMENT AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS SUPPORT FOR MID AND EAST ANTRIM BOROUGH COUNCIL
Published by: Mid and East Antrim Borough Council
Publication Date: 22/07/2021
Deadline Date: 30/07/2021
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract:

includes developing a strategic external and internal communication strategy, responding to media enquiries, issuing news releases, developing PR and marketing campaigns, raising the profile of Council regionally and nationally, managing and monitoring social media, delivering media training to relevant spokespeople, developing internal and external publications and providing a graphic design service. The team works closely with staff across all services and provides support and information to Council leaders and Elected Members.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

MID AND EAST ANTRIM BOROUGH COUNCIL

The Braid Ballymena Town Hall,1-29 Bridge Street

BALLYMENA

BT435EJ

UK

Contact person: Procurement Team MEA

Telephone: +44 2825633165

E-mail: Procurement@midandeastantrim.gov.uk

NUTS: UKN0F

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.midandeastantrim.gov.uk

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS, ENGAGEMENT AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS SUPPORT FOR MID AND EAST ANTRIM BOROUGH COUNCIL

Reference number: T359/JS

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79500000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council ('the Council') invites tenders from suitably qualified companies to provide a comprehensive range of strategic integrated communications, public relations and public affairs services and support across a range of business functions in order to help add value to the organisation.

This includes developing a strategic external and internal communication strategy, responding to media enquiries, issuing news releases, developing PR and marketing campaigns, raising the profile of Council regionally and nationally, managing and monitoring social media, delivering media training to relevant spokespeople, developing internal and external publications and providing a graphic design service. The team works closely with staff across all services and provides support and information to Council leaders and Elected Members.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 140 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKN0F

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

includes developing a strategic external and internal communication strategy, responding to media enquiries, issuing news releases, developing PR and marketing campaigns, raising the profile of Council regionally and nationally, managing and monitoring social media, delivering media training to relevant spokespeople, developing internal and external publications and providing a graphic design service. The team works closely with staff across all services and provides support and information to Council leaders and Elected Members.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 12

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

1 further period of 12 months

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 30/07/2021

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/07/2021

Local time: 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

mid and east antrim borough council

ballymena

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

21/07/2021


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Main Contact: Procurement@midandeastantrim.gov.uk
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Technical Contact: N/a
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