Published date: 7 June 2018

This notice was replaced on 26 September 2018

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Awarded contract (published 26 September 2018)

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Contract summary


  • Advertising campaign services - 79341400

  • Public relations services - 79416000

Location of contract

North East

Value of contract

£1 to £250,000

Procurement reference


Published date

7 June 2018

Closing date

25 July 2018

Contract start date

7 September 2018

Contract end date

6 September 2020

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

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The purpose of this ITT is to assist ORE Catapult in establishing a PR & Public Affairs Services Framework by appointing a number of professional, reliable Suppliers to meet the following requirements : Lot 1 - Public Relations & Campaign Support Services. Supporting ORE Catapult's PR, marketing and campaign activity at a strategic and tactical level. Activities include, but are not limited to: • Strategic planning and insight. • Identifying media opportunities, writing press releases, interviewing spokespeople, drawing up target media lists, media target recommendations (national, regional and vertical channel trade press), reporting and evaluation. • Campaign support through planning, scripting and storyboarding supporting material, and full campaign implementation. • Social media - strategy, copywriting, implementation• Advertising - strategy and campaigns, design, liaison with ad-buying agencies.
Lot2 - Public Affairs : Strategic, logistical and tactical support in delivering parliamentary briefings and information dissemination in Westminster and devolved administrations.

More information

Additional text

OJEU Publication Ref : 2018/S 108-246163

About the buyer

Contact name

Sheena Thomson


121 George Street
G1 1RD
United Kingdom


+44 3330041418