We are looking to work with a digital communications organisation to design and deliver the digital component of the Creative Enterprise Support programme which will:

  1. Signpost 18 – 35-year-old ‘creatives’ to UK and African short courses, toolkits, and bitesize online information to enhance their career development and employment prospects;
  2. Equip ‘creatives’ with business skills through online trainings to strengthen and enhance their creative careers and businesses;
  3. Broadcast and amplify the opportunities available to young people through the British Council’s wider Creative Enterprise programme.

The consultancy will span 12 months with an option for an extension for up to an additional 24 months based on performance. 


The selected Digital Agency is expected to deliver the digital component in two phases as below; 

  • Phase 1: Inspection, Audience Research and Project Planning (Maximum 2 Months)
  • Phase 2: Project Delivery


Activity Date
RFP Issued to bidding suppliers  03 July 2019
Deadline for Clarification Questions  17 July 2019
British Council to respond to clarification questions 24 July 2019
Deadline for submission of RFP responses by potential suppliers  31 July 2019
Final Decison 09 July 2019
Contract concluded with winning supplier  16 August 2019
Contract start date 19 August 2019
Submission of final report  18 August 2020

All documents required as part of your tender response should be submitted to British Council’s e-Tendering portal by 31 July 2019, as set out in the Timescales section of this RFP. 

Download and read the full Request for proposal document and supplier response guide before you submit your tender.