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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

Social Media Network – Flexing positively while the world is in flux

Social Media Network – Flexing positively while the world is in flux

30 September 2020

Our world has been in flux since the pandemic began, and social media teams have been flexing all the while with it. But it’s not all doom and gloom as social media teams have found positive new ways of flexing their work. In this session, we’ll hear how teams are now planning for the short-term, long term (what does long-term even mean now?) and making space for things that pop up out of nowhere. We’ll also hear how social media teams are keeping the creative brainstorming process going while working remotely, and we’ll do a bit of brainstorming together.

How social change is happening today: key trends shaping UK campaigning

How social change is happening today: key trends shaping UK campaigning

14 October 2020

It goes without saying that campaigning is a key area of work for many charities in the UK. But with the current, dramatic, and ever-shifting landscape, those of us working in social change are struggling to find steady ground to work from. This seminar will explore some of the key trends influencing the way change is happening today and look at how we can dream for a better future.

Scotland networking group – Podcasting in the time of Coronavirus

Scotland networking group – Podcasting in the time of Coronavirus

21 October 2020

The Scotland networking group is a network for comms professionals working in Scotland-based charities. You’ll be given the opportunity to meet your peers, compare notes on workplace practices and share successes, ideas, challenges and inspiration. The group is designed to encourage networking and peer-to-peer support, sharing issues in a ‘safe’ and relaxed environment.

Media news, thinking, interviews and case studies

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Three simple changes that will refresh your charity’s Instagram channel

Three simple changes that will refresh your charity’s Instagram channel

Sightsavers Instagram was due a refresh. Here's how they made their feed image-led and people-first, while maintaining a strong brand theme throughout...
What is the role of comms teams in responding to social crises?

What is the role of comms teams in responding to social crises?

COVID-19 has reprogramed the way we think, work and behave, whilst social movements like Black Lives Matter has forced into question all of our priorities and strategy...
Saving the third sector with distinctive and compelling campaigns

Saving the third sector with distinctive and compelling campaigns

There has never been a more critical time for charities to communicate their need for support. But depending on your audience and the desired outcome, there are several different ways you could approach the challenge...

#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.

Three simple changes that will refresh your charity’s Instagram channel

Three simple changes that will refresh your charity’s Instagram channel

Sightsavers Instagram was due a refresh. Here's how they made their feed image-led and people-first, while maintaining a strong brand theme throughout...
What is the role of comms teams in responding to social crises?

What is the role of comms teams in responding to social crises?

COVID-19 has reprogramed the way we think, work and behave, whilst social movements like Black Lives Matter has forced into question all of our priorities and strategy...
Saving the third sector with distinctive and compelling campaigns

Saving the third sector with distinctive and compelling campaigns

There has never been a more critical time for charities to communicate their need for support. But depending on your audience and the desired outcome, there are several different ways you could approach the challenge...

AskCharity

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Latest media jobs

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

Digital services manager (online community)

Digital services manager (online community)

Sue Ryder is looking for someone to oversee the management & strategic development of its busy online bereavement community.
Deadline: 28 September 2020

Contract, London/remote, £33,000

Head of communications and engagement

Head of communications and engagement

Working Chance is seeking an outstanding head of comms and engagement with a proven ability to build brand reputation and win hearts and minds.
Deadline: 30 September 2020

Full-time, London, £40,000

Head of register recruitment

Head of register recruitment

Anthony Nolan saves the lives of people with blood cancer who need a stem cell transplant.
Deadline: 30 September 2020

Full-time, London, £50,000 - £55,000

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