Call for a Digital Marketing consultancy- Eco Ganic- ARYAF

Context & Background

Berytech is a leading organization in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Lebanon, that aims to provide a conducive environment for the creation and development of startups, through incubation, business support, counseling, funding, networking, and the company hosting, hence taking part in the economic revival of the country, participating in wealth and job creation, and retaining graduates and high-level skills in Lebanon.  

About ARYAF PROJECT

ARYAF serves Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises operating in food processing, local hospitality, tourism, the restaurant industry, eco-tourism, and agri-tourism within west Bekaa, Zahle and South Mount Lebanon.  

The program aims to empower sixty MSMEs (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) to increase their sales volume, implement a business continuity plan, and provide training to their staff, including youth, women, and disabled individuals.

The program is funded by The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), in partnership with Berytech, within the framework of Strengthening Agriculture, Local Communities and Small and Medium Enterprises project (ACE). SME Background

An agricultural company called Eco Ganic specializes in producing and selling apple honey.

They are gathering Lebanese apples and turning them into nutritious sweeteners and natural honey.

For the project to establish a name and raise customer awareness of the brand, it needs a strong marketing strategy. They are encouraging consumers to use natural, healthy products.

Scope of Work

Any digital marketing strategy should start with a deep comprehension of the target market, the status of the industry, the competitors, and the unique value proposition of the brand or product.

The aim is to undertake digital marketing activities to enhance the online performance of Eco-Ganic

The aim is to revive the brand identity and enhance its online presence to provide a more engaging and memorable experience for customers. With consulting support, the industry can stand out in a competitive market and build long-lasting connections with customers. The project includes conducting a brand audit, creating a unique brand identity and strategy, designing a website, launching a social media campaign, and developing various promotional materials. To summarize, the objectives of this consultancy are as follows.

  • Launch a website to showcase products and attract potential customers,
  • Develop and increase social media marketing campaigns in the key platforms,
  • Create, Design, and Elaborate useful promotional materials, like Signage, banners, stickers Labels for new products, and flyers, needed while attending trade shows or agrifood exhibitions.

Action Plan

The following is the process that the consultant will apply to complete the project:

  • Investigate: Using a variety of tools and sources, including online and offline data, surveys, interviews, focus groups, and more, conduct a thorough investigation into the agrifood business’s brand, market, clientele, and rivals. Along with reviewing the business's present marketing strategy, collateral, and initiatives, the consultant will point out any weaknesses and potential areas for development.
  • Plan: Using the research results and the SME's vision, mission, values, and objectives as a guide, create a strong and successful brand plan for the establishment. Along with defining the SME's target market, value proposition, brand persona, brand voice, brand promise, and brand narrative, the consultant will also guide how to express each of these elements consistently and effectively across all touchpoints.
  • Design: Develop an original and captivating brand identity for the Agrofood Industry, considering the brand strategy as well as the establishment's preferences and expectations. The consultant will also rejuvenate a logo, slogan, and other visual elements that accurately represent the brand and set the industry apart from its rivals. Finally, the consultant will design a website that highlights the SME's features, amenities, special offers, and customer testimonials. It will also feature a simple and safe online shop system and be accessible to all users.
  • Execute: To put the website and brand identity into action, it is important to supply the appropriate files, sizes, and formats along with the domain name, hosting, security, and upkeep services. Launching and managing the social media campaign is the responsibility of the consultant. This includes producing and sharing interesting and relevant content on the SME's accounts across various platforms, including images, videos, stories, polls, quizzes, and advice. Additionally, the consultant will engage with the industry's clientele on social channels by answering queries, comments, and reviews from both current and prospective customers

Deliverables 

The deliverables for this project are as follows:  

  1. Assessment Visit:
    • Utilize qualitative and quantitative techniques to thoroughly analyze the agrifood industry, including competition, SWOT, GAP, and customer analysis.
    • Provide a report analyzing the industry's marketing strategy, collateral, and events with recommendations.

                          Deliverable: Assessment Report. 

                          In-depth analysis of Eco-Ganic activities, and current online presence.         

                          Competitor analysis to identify key opportunities. 

  1. Marketing Strategy:

After conducting a brand audit, it's important to create a comprehensive brand plan for your small and medium-sized enterprise. This should be done in collaboration with your management and marketing team. This plan should include the following:

    • A brand handbook that outlines the rules and principles of your brand and how to implement them consistently across all channels.
    • A unique and attractive brand identity that is based on the brand strategy and incorporates the latest design trends and resources.
    • A tagline, logo, and other visual components that are suitable for both print and digital media in a variety of sizes and formats.
  • To prepare for a social media campaign, you should validate the brand strategy and brand identity, as well as any guidelines, templates, posts, activities, or other materials associated with the campaign.                  

Deliverable: Marketing Strategy Report.  

Tailored digital marketing strategy focusing on social media, content marketing, and search engine optimization.

  1. Social media campaign:
  • The task is to create and manage a social media campaign for the industry using popular and relevant channels such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and TikTok. The campaign should align with the brand identity and plan. For the first three months, a consultant will be responsible for overseeing the social media page and managing all postings, questions, and activities. In addition, the consultant will provide a social media toolkit that includes templates, visuals, hashtags, captions, and other resources to create and personalize social media content. A social media calendar will also be provided detailing the type, frequency, and time of the postings.
  • Finding and recommending suitable social media influencers in Lebanon, as well as identifying the most relevant blogs and websites to follow within the industry.

Deliverable: Social Media Posts and Activities Report for 3-6 months.  

Paid advertising campaigns to target Eco-Ganic customers.

Providing customized social media posts to maintain a cohesive branding and identity.

  1. Marketing materials:

The following are tasks that need to be completed for the company:

- Design and produce signage for the company.

- Design packaging for the products.

- Create and deliver 2000 Labels and back labels with barcodes for each product.

- Design branded packaging, loyalty materials, and promotional items.

- Create and design flyers, brochures, business cards, and other print and digital materials that can be used in various events and exhibitions to promote the company and its products and activities.

Deliverables: Production of; Signage for the Company, 2000 labels and Back Labels with Barcodes for the products,

Design and conceive; Brochure/ Flyer, Branded packaging, loyalty materials, and Business Card…  .

  1. Website design:
    • Using the best standards for web design and development, create a user-friendly and responsive landing page for the industry’s website based on the brand identity.
    • Detailed structure of at least 5-6 pages including experiences, gallery, free answers and questions, Links to social media, Partnerships, and additional design features.
    • Website Technical features
        • Back End content and Order Management system
        • SEO, Google Analytics, and Google Console Search

  Deliverable: Website design, structure, and features

  1. Assessment and Measurement:
    • Utilize diverse metrics and technologies, such as web analytics, social media analytics, and customer feedback, to monitor and assess the success of the rebranding and marketing campaign.
    • Prepare an assessment and evaluation report that includes recommendations for enhancement, as well as a recap of the project's achievements and outcomes concerning the rebranding and marketing effort.

Deliverable: Final Report  

Qualifications

  • A degree or diploma in branding marketing graphic design web design or related field.
  • Proven track record of working with similar businesses in the Agrofood industry.
  • Proven track record of developing and executing successful digital marketing campaigns for similar clients or projects.
  • Proficiency in various relevant digital marketing channels, including website optimization, SEO, content marketing, social media marketing, email marketing, and online advertising.
  • Proficiency in Managing and growing social media accounts with a focus on platforms relevant to the industry such as Instagram Facebook Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Strong project management capabilities include setting and meeting deadlines, managing resources, and adapting to changing circumstances.
  • Awareness of legal and regulatory considerations specific to the Agrofood such as data privacy and advertising standards
  • Ability and willingness to collaborate and communicate with management and staff and to incorporate their feedback and approval.
  • A portfolio of previous work and projects that demonstrate their creativity quality and professionalism.

How to apply

The selected consultant is expected to start as soon as possible after selection. The contract duration is 10 weeks -12 weeks including frequent site visits during implantation (At least 3 / month).

The companies or consultants must perform a pre-assessment visit/call to the business to assess and quote accordingly.

The contact person and the contact phone number are as follows:

Eskandar Emad; +961 81 745 159

Adonis Imad; +961 76 331 364

Candidates should submit the following documents:

  • Technical (maximum two pages) describing the methodology to conduct the work based on the content suggested in the section: “Responsibilities and Deliverables” elaborating it further.
  • Profile and project references (maximum two pages): A brief explanation of the consulting company) background should be submitted (CVs shall be included as an annex) along with project references on the topic.
  • Financial Proposal describing the expected remuneration and the proposed timeframe of the intervention divided per deliverable as listed above.

Documents and proposals must be sent to [email protected]  by 26.02.2024 at the latest, with the subject: “Call for Digital Marketing consultancy- Eco Ganic- ARYAF.”

Important: The header of the technical and financial offers must note the candidate data (Name, address, country, telephone, email, and fiscal identity number or other official number).

منتهية الصلاحية
آخر مدة للتقديم
الاثنين, 26. فبراير 2024
نوع الدعوة
دعوة لتقديم الاستشارات
قطاع(ات) التدخل:
التدريب وبناء القدرات
Remuneration range:
2000 to 3000 (USD)
Duration of Contract:
N/A