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Social Media Management Tools relating to Disclosure Scotland: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.


Information requested

Who is your social media management and monitoring tool supplier?

Start date & duration of framework/contract with the supplier?

Actual spend on this contract/framework (and any sub lots), from the start of the contract to the current date?

Who is the senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for this contract?

Response

Who is your social media management and monitoring tool supplier?
Disclosure Scotland’s Communications Team manage our social media (Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn). The professional version of Hootsuite is used as a tool to manage and monitor the engagement of content across all three of our platforms.

Start date & duration of framework/contract with the supplier?
The professional version of Hootsuite was implemented on 29 September 2022 with a 12-month duration, the contract will end on 28 September 2023. Renewal of the contract will be subject to evaluation.

Actual spend on this contract/framework (and any sub lots), from the start of the contract to the current date?
The total spend on the contract was £561.60, which covers the 12-month period from 29 September 2022. This is broken down as follows:

Professional Plan - Annual (Hootsuite Recurring Service - 1 @ 468.00)

£468.00

Value Added Tax (VAT)

£93.60

Amount Paid:

£561.60


Who is the senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for this contract?

The senior officer responsible for the professional Hootsuite contract is the Director of Policy, Customer Engagement, Communications and Finance in Disclosure Scotland.

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Contact

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Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
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Edinburgh
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