ILC-UK invites interested agencies to submit a written proposal and budget outline. These should be submitted no later than 9:00am on 22nd of January 2018.

If you are shortlisted, you will be invited to a face-to-face pitch. Please prepare to present your approach, experience, team and costs for up to 45 minutes, followed by up to 30 minutes of Q+A with ILC-UK’s senior management team. Please provide 2 printed copies of your presentation to leave behind after the pitch.

Any questions for clarification can be submitted to Head of Economics, Ben Franklin at prior to bid submission.


The outline timescales for the project are:

  • 22nd of January - tenders received
  • W/C 29th of January - pitches for shortlisted agencies
  • W/C 5th of February - project commencement
  • W/C 12th of February - ILC-UK and agency meeting
  • May 2018 - project delivery

In your response to this brief, ILC-UK expects to see the following in your tender:

  • Full details of the process, including clear identification of the stages, outputs delivered at each  stage,  level of ILC-UK involvement/consultation, key deliverables, number of design routes offered and timescales for delivery
  • Your experience of conducting similar projects e.g. examples of relevant rebranding exercises you have undertaken and relevant clients. Ideally we would want to see evidence of work done  for clients that actively engage with government e.g. think tanks or trade/business associations or other firms in the public sector
  • Details of your recommended team to deliver this brief, their expertise and experience ofdirect relevance
  • A full project budget breakdown, including your team day rates by individual team member, expected number of days on the project at each stage/against key outputs (logo/brand identity, brand  guidelines, marketing materials,  publication  templates). Any project management fees  should be costed separately. Please note that cost will be a core consideration for ILC-UK as a small independent  charity, in the selection of its preferred agency.
  • The contact details for two previous clients or projects of relevance to this brief, who can be contacted for a reference as appropriate.

For more information, please click here to download the Invitation to Tender.


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