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A New Direction is a London-based non-profit generating opportunities for children and young people to unlock their creativity.
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Invitation to Tender – ‘Youth Voice’ a Creative Bridge Initiative
The Bridge England Network, of which A New Direction is a member, are looking for an experienced individual or organisation to project manage and produce an online digital magazine series that highlights elements of best practice around ‘youth voice’ in the context of creative and cultural learning. It will comprise of 5 or 6 imaginative episodes that can be released over time and curated on one central online platform.
The audience for the publication is professionals working in the cultural, education and the youth sector. We expect that the examples will be drawn from across England and organised thematically, showcasing examples of adult-led youth-informed work as well as youth-initiated work. The Bridge England Network are well-placed to signpost the contractor to the strongest practice.
The appointed individual or organisation will work with a pan-Bridge steering group who will provide the brief for episode/s, have editorial oversight and be responsible for quality assurance. We are looking for a contractor who can produce accessible and visually stimulating material that will both surprise, inspire and be informative.
Royal Opera House Bridge is the lead Bridge Organisation on this piece of work. They will be the point of contact for the external partner, liaise with other partners, hold the budget, contracts and monitor the programme achieving its objectives.
The total fee for this commission will be in the region of £7,000.
If travel expenses are incurred while undertaking research, including mileage, this will be reclaimable at ROH rates.
- 5pm, 9th November 2020 – Deadline for submission of proposals
- 24th November 2020 – Interviews, decision and initiation of contracting process
- 2nd December – successful applicant’s first creative meeting with the Bridge Steering group
- Phases 1 and 2 completed by 1st March 2021
- Phase 3 to span March to July 2021
Timeframes may be subject to change in the light of the constraints of the pandemic.
How to apply
Please download and read the full brief, and submit a proposal describing your approach to this challenge (no more than 3 sides A4) based on this brief by 5pm on 9th November, including an indication of how you would manage your time and budget.
Please submit completed proposals to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on 09 November.
For enquiries in relation to this tendering process contact email@example.com
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For any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org
A New Direction is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce. We’re committed to making reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process. There is space to tell us about any access requirements on the application form and we will always do our best to make any reasonable adjustments. If you need any of the application documents in a different format or need support with your application, please get in touch or call on 0207 608 2132
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