The BBC is tendering for a maximum of six PR agencies which will work as a network with broadly the same objectives in each nation or region. The agencies will offer excellent value for money in delivering a strategic programme of TV Licensing communications via press, stakeholder and social media making full use of their knowledge of that nation or region.
The requirement is to be divided into 6 geographically focused lots in nations and regions. Applicants can apply for one or multiple lots. Applicants must make a separate submission for each lot applied for. The procurement lots are:
Lot 1: London and the South East
Lot 2: Midlands and East Anglia
Lot 3: Northern England
Lot 4: Wales
Lot 5: Scotland
Lot 6: Northern Ireland
Note: the comms work in South West England will be undertaken by a BBC staff member who will work closely with the agencies as part of the network.