Procurement - recruitment advertising and public notices framework 2024

Guidance for public sector organisations on how to access and use the framework agreement.

Who can access: all public sector
Contract status: in progress
Dates of contract: 11 July 2024 to 10 July 2028
Category: media, marketing, design and print


This framework agreement is for the provision of recruitment and public appointments advertising and public information notice adverts.

It covers the full range of media activity required to support the activities including, but not restricted to, recruitment and social advertising, public information notices (including access to online services).

What is in scope

Recruitment advertising and public information notices for a full range of services including:

  • media planning/advice
  • market research and campaign tracking
  • digital/online including mobile and social media
  • copy writing and type setting services
  • web design, hosting and maintenance of internal and external related websites

What is out of scope

The framework does not include display and promotional advertising.

Who can use this

The framework is open to the following public sector bodies:

  • central government
  • health
  • local authorities
  • police and fire
  • universities and colleges
  • third sector
  • other public bodies

Note: It is the responsibility of any buying organisation wishing to use the framework agreement to satisfy itself that it is eligible to do so.


Benefits of this framework include:

  • opportunity for a co-ordinated approach across the Scottish public sector
  • opportunity for public bodies to learn and liaise and share best practice
  • value for money savings through mini competitions and collaboration


Supplier details can be found in the attached buyer's guide.

Further information

Read the buyer guide.

See: all Scottish Government frameworks and contracts

Information about pricing and terms and conditions for frameworks and contracts can be found on the Knowledge Hub.

If you are not registered to access this and are eligible to use the framework please complete the registration form and send it to one of the Scottish Procurement contacts listed below.



Colin Anderson

Claudio Swinton

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