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09 March 2021

Publishing Scotland: New Website Tender

This is an invitation to develop and deliver a new website for Publishing Scotland.  

Publishing Scotland is the trade and network body for the book publishing industry in Scotland, working to promote and protect the interests of its members, both nationally and internationally.   

The successful bidder will provide:   

  • Website development, design and delivery   
  • Migration of approx. 25% of existing content (new content supplied by Publishing Scotland)   
  • Supply of open source CMS (preference for WordPress)   
  • Search Engine Optimisation   
  • Full integration with relevant social media platforms   
  • Some ongoing maintenance and support (not included in this budget; to be discussed separately)    

The deadline for submission of tenders is Monday 22 March 2021.

Submissions should be emailed to  

Subject to contract negotiation, the award of the contract will be offered to the successful tenderer by  8 April 2021. The successful tenderer should be available to begin working on the website from 19 April 2021, with the work completed  by  31 July 2021 for a launch mid-August 2021.  

Any queries relating to the tender should be submitted to no later than 9 am on Wednesday 17 March 2021.