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17 November 2022

Opportunity - Freelance Producer

We are looking for consultant/consultancy to manage the delivery of an international Creative Economy Roundtable and associated programme for international delegates.

Request for proposals

From 26 February to 3 March 2023, between 20 – 40 delegates will be in the UK, with each country delegation participating in bespoke meetings with partners related to their specific area of interest during that week.

The roundtable will take place in London at the British Council Stratford Office on Friday 3 March 2023.

Purpose of the Roundtable:
On the final day of the delegation, the British Council will create an opportunity for the delegates to join a roundtable with leading experts from across the UK, the roundtable will offer each country delegation the opportunity to meet key people from the UK creative economy and to discuss their ideas in relation to next steps they would like to take following their experience in the UK. The roundtable will be documented in the form of a short written report.


  • Develop the master schedule for the multi country delegation and ensure principles of equality diversity and inclusion have been imbedded throughout and ensure the programme includes input from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, Creative Economy experts.
  • Work with the British Council’s Creative Economy Senior Relationship Manager to finalise the delegation programme.
  • Confirm all appointments for each country visit working closely with the named country contact
  • Prepare welcome packs with detail such as information and biographies of the people and organisations the delegates will meet
  • Work with the British Council events team to confirm all travel within the UK
  • Prepare a risk assessment for the visit
  • Be the contact point for any changes in schedule or cancellations
  • Attend some of the key meetings with one country delegation and document actions
  • Attend the Roundtable and prepare a final report documenting the impact of the delegation and record actions recommendations / next steps.


Deadline for clarification questions - 23 November 2022

British Council to respond to clarification questions - 25 November 2022

Deadline for submission of RFP - 5 December 2022 10:00am GMT

Final Decision - w/c 5 December 2022

Contract concluded with winning supplier - w/c 12 December 2022

Contract start date - w/c 12 December 2022

Application pack

Please email Genevieve for the application pack -