Published date: 11 July 2018

Last edited date: 11 July 2018

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 3 August 2018

Contract summary


  • Advertising and marketing services - 79340000

  • Marketing services - 79342000

  • Direct marketing services - 79342100

    • Marketing management consultancy services - 79413000

Location of contract

B4 7WB

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

11 July 2018

Closing date

3 August 2018

Contract start date

1 November 2018

Contract end date

31 October 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Birmingham City Council wishes to establish a Framework Agreement for the provision of marketing and communications partners who are able to support in the delivery of significant campaigns for both itself and for the use of other contracting bodies.

The Framework Agreement will last for four years (unless terminated under agreement provisions).

The Framework Agreement will be awarded in Lots as detailed below:

Lot 1: Strategy Development
Lot 2: Branding and Design
Lot 3: Digital marketing and Social Media
Lot 4: Public Relations
Lot 5: Integrated Marketing
Lot 6: Copywriting

The framework agreement will be awarded to up to 10 service providers per lot based on their ability to provide the marketing and communication services detailed.

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 or call 0121 464 8000.

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

Your completed tender documentation should be returned by 12pm 3rd August 2018 via the 'in-tend' system

More information


Additional text

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

Delivery Notes


Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

Marie Hadley


10 Woodcock Street
West Midlands
B4 7WB
United Kingdom


0121 303 7746


Closing: 3 August 2018