Regional Media Advisors (ECTD-RFP-16-0011)

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Date closing
2017/06/15 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


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Region of opportunity
Region of delivery
National Capital Region
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Request for Proposal (RFP)
Trade agreement
  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
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Procurement entity
Elections Canada
End user entity
Elections Canada

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Contact name
Denneny, Tiffany
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Contact address
30 rue Victoria 
Gatineau, QC
K1A 0M6

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Regional Media Advisors

Title: Regional Media Advisors

Elections Canada File Number: ECTD-RFP-16-0011

Publication Date: 2017-05-05

Closing Date: 2017-06-15 14:00

Time Zone: Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

Trade Agreements: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)

Region of Opportunity: Canada

Region of Delivery: National Capital Region

Goods and Services Identification Number (GSIN): T004D - Media Analysis, T004E - Media Relations

Tender Type: Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)

Tendering Procedure: Open


During and between Electoral Events, Elections Canada provides media and public relations services. This involves:

  1. Answering French and English media queries, by phone or email
  2. Conducting interviews (print/broadcast/online);
  3. Developing proactive media relations strategies to support Elections Canada’s communications objectives;
  4. Writing media lines, backgrounders, Questions and Answers, web content and other documents;
  5. Preparing and disseminating press releases, media advisories and other media products;
  6. Organizing news conferences and media briefings;
  7. Researching and providing background information on topics of interest to members of the agency;
  8. Preparing daily and special press clippings, analyses and reports on media issues and coverage;
  9. Providing media training and public relations/media relations support to Elections Canada employees, Field Liaison Officers and Returning Officers; and
  10. Supporting and implementing Elections Canada’s ongoing strategic communications objectives and deliverables.


Elections Canada requires the professional services of four Regional Media Advisors on an as and when requested basis to provide media relations services at Elections Canada Headquarters in the National Capital Region during an Electoral Event, and outside of an Electoral Event.

Period of the Contract

The Contract will be from date of award to March 31, 2018, with the option to extend by two additional periods of one year each under the same terms and conditions.

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