Published date: 2 November 2018

Last edited date: 2 November 2018

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

Closing: 30 November 2021

Contract summary


  • Advertising and marketing services - 79340000

  • Marketing services - 79342000

  • Direct marketing services - 79342100

    • Public relations services - 79416000

Location of contract

L13 0BQ

Value of contract

£20,000 to £3,000,000

Procurement reference

T: 2017 - 004

Published date

2 November 2018

Closing date

30 November 2021

Contract start date

1 December 2022

Contract end date

2 December 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure (OJEU)

A two-stage procedure, where the first stage is used to select suppliers, who are then invited to bid in the second stage.

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

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The City of Liverpool College intend to set up a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for our Marketing Department for Marketing & Communications over 6 separate lots. The suppliers who are awarded a place on the DPS will be invited to participate in a further mini-competition for each of the 6 lots.

The DPS will be in place until such time as the College no longer requires it or it is replaced by a revised DPS. All communications with The City of Liverpool College should be carried out using the correspondence section of the In-Tend portal.

More information


Additional text

The intention of the College is to create 5 lots based on value:-

Lot 1: PR £24k to £30k pa
Lot 2: Creative Campaign £60k to £75k pa
Lot 3: No longer required
Lot 4: Social Media £20k to £34k pa
Lot 5: Video £5k to £10k pa
Lot 6: Design £18k pa

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

How to apply

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

About the buyer

Contact name

Tina Smith


L13 0BQ
United Kingdom


0151 252 3243


Closing: 30 November 2021