Concierge Search Services

Limited time and resources or perhaps you are just seeking further confidence in your solution shortlisting or identification of the appropriate expert(s) for your marketing need or problem ?

Whatever your search needs are we are here to assist and delighted to help through our Concierge Service.

Our concierge service typically responds to assisting businesses with searching and shortlisting best fit marketing providers and/or identifying marketing expert workshop facilitators , auditors & trainers.

Following submission of your brief as below , you will be contacted by one of our specialist search consultants who at that time will further validate your requirements and provide you at that time with a
fixed quotation if appropriate for the search service(s) you require.

How much does our concierge search service cost?

Generally simple search enquiries are provided freely in the initial consultation.

A basic concierge search where the brief scope is more demanding in time and effort however will attract a commensurate fee which will be advised to you at time of consultation .

By way of an approximation searches that take between 2 to 5 hours to complete will cost you between AUD$400 and AUD$1,000.

Costs for more involved and complex search scopes involving additional services such as RFP or pitch co-ordination assistance are subject to individual consideration.

Costs for organising expert lead audits , strategic – planning -training related workshops are assessed and quoted individually upon related costs of fees, venue and no of attendees etc.

That said failing to identify the right partner for your project or assignment could very well cost you significantly more in , so consider any fee a form of risk minimisation insurance.

Step 1 of 3 - Brief

  • Example: Agency Search for new Event Activation Agency , Planning Strategy Workshop , SEO Audit etc ..., Social Media Training
  • Example: Critical attributes / skills experience profile that you need this working relationship to have? Provider location? Proven industry sector experience? etc .......
  • Example : Spell out the specific outcomes you seek to make your engagement a success. Purpose of this engagement and what problem will it address? What budget range is applicable for this project? Readiness to execute on issue or project? Timeline for project etc .......

How does our concierge service work when undertaking agency search shortlisting on behalf of clients?

In relation to agency shortlisting we proceed to research and vet the market including undertaking conflict checks and contact with providers to come up with a preliminary shortlist of six to eight potential ‘best fit’ providers.

Our comprehensive search ensures we only shortlist specialists that adhere to the level of competency, availability and alignment to your budget parameters and cultural fit. In addition these specialists are benchmarked against our own proprietary selection criteria which requires us being satisfied that they meet with close to 20 key selection considerations.

Following confidential distribution of the initial project brief to the selected preliminary specialists we then follow through and discuss with their respective account managers their preliminary response and levels of interest with the objective of further qualifying down to a shortlist of 3 specialists.

Finally we will then provide you the client with the information you need and discuss each shortlisted specialist with your stakeholders with the view to proceeding to invite proposals or request additional information in writing or via presentation.

If you subsequently feel it appropriate to have shortlisted specialists pitch your project or aspects of your ongoing marketing account we only recommend paid pitches and keeping them to two or three max.

We also make available through our Marketers Toolbox access to better outsourcing practices content to support you in your search & selection which you can access at anytime.

Finally before settling on your final selection we would always recommend a personal visit to at least two of the shortlisted business offices , to enable you to test in person their cultural and communication fit with your team.

How long does it take to complete the concierge search process?

Naturally dependent upon scope of assignments however most concierge requests are generally completed within 10 working days from instruction and naturally dependent on your brief providing us with the necessary basic information we require.

For more information as to how we can assist you in your search, please call Neil Anderson on 0425 703 162

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