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The place for all things media related. From how to talk directly to journalists to help with working on that PR and media campaign it's all here.

Crisis comms planning

Free template

When a crisis hits it’s good to be prepared. Use our template to ensure you’ve got all the basics covered and there’s a clear procedure in place to follow.

Media events

CharityComms Storyfest 14 – 16 July

CharityComms Storyfest 14 – 16 July

14 July 2020

This year, our storytelling event is coming to a computer near you! We are excited to be working on a brand-new, three-day online festival, complete with sideshows, panel discussions, breakout chats, live talks, and lots of fun too. We are looking forward to bringing our wonderful members together again for a celebration of great charity storytelling. Your ticket will provide access to all three days of great content. 

Social Media Network – September 2020

Social Media Network – September 2020

15 September 2020

Topic to be confirmed in July 2020. Booking your place These events are for professionals working in charities who have strategic social media as the core function (over 50%) of their role. Please only book if this rings true with your role – thank you. Booking for this event will open approx. six weeks before the event date. If […]

Messaging workshop with media training (free and exclusive to small charities)

Messaging workshop with media training (free and exclusive to small charities)

22 September 2020

This hands-on communications workshop is packed with insights and insider tips on what news producers want from a story. Facilitated by experienced media trainers and journalists, we’ll explore effective media engagement through three different scenarios. We also introduce strategies for you, and the spokespeople you support, to be effective when undertaking broadcast interviews on behalf […]

Media news, thinking, interviews and case studies

Highlights from around our membership.

Running a charity awareness campaign for the first time

Running a charity awareness campaign for the first time

Many of the members at the Association of Charitable Organisations were concerned around low-levels of public awareness so they ran the first ever awareness campaign for grant giving charities...
Storytelling: What brands can learn from David Attenborough, Greta Thunberg, Disney and Pixar

Storytelling: What brands can learn from David Attenborough, Greta Thunberg, Disney and Pixar

We can learn a lot about storytelling from looking at influential figures that have told stories that have not only changed the way we think, they’ve changed laws and inspired action on a global scale...
Charity campaigns to brighten your day

Charity campaigns to brighten your day

In the quest for upbeat news and positive vibes only, here are a collection of campaigns to brighten your disposition...

#NeverMoreNeeded campaign

Now more than ever we need to build support for our sector so that we can help the country come through the crisis and help the recovery. That’s why the #NeverMoreNeeded campaign was set up.

Media resources

Evergreen, useful stuff.

Running a charity awareness campaign for the first time

Running a charity awareness campaign for the first time

Many of the members at the Association of Charitable Organisations were concerned around low-levels of public awareness so they ran the first ever awareness campaign for grant giving charities...
Storytelling: What brands can learn from David Attenborough, Greta Thunberg, Disney and Pixar

Storytelling: What brands can learn from David Attenborough, Greta Thunberg, Disney and Pixar

We can learn a lot about storytelling from looking at influential figures that have told stories that have not only changed the way we think, they’ve changed laws and inspired action on a global scale...
Crisis communications plan template

Crisis communications plan template

Ensure you're prepared to react to a crisis by adapting our template.

AskCharity

A free service designed to help journalists and charities work together. Connecting media and the sector together to help important stories get told.

Latest media jobs

Our listings have the best, latest media job vacancies in the charity sector in the UK.

Communications officer

Communications officer

Kidney Care UK, the UK's leading kidney patient support charity, are looking for a communications officer to join its marketing and communications team.
Deadline: 12 July 2020

Full-Time, Alton, £24,000 - £28,000

Marketing and communications officer

Marketing and communications officer

Making Music are looking for a digitally savvy, creative team-player to work with them on membership content, communication and promotion.
Deadline: 13 July 2020

Part-time, London, £23,500 pro rata

Head of communications

Head of communications

BHRRC is seeking a Head of communications to lead high-impact, change-making communications to put human rights at the core of business.
Deadline: 13 July 2020

Full-Time, London, £40,000-£46,000

Listen to the podcast

Who doesn’t love a podcast? Tune into the CharityComms podcast to hear inspiring stories from across the charity sector network.

Membership

Our members are what makes CharityComms special. So if you are looking for a supportive network of charity sector peers look no further. Join our community of more than 8,000 professionals working in UK charities and not-for-profits, covering all aspects of communications, campaigns and fundraising.