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Strategic thinking should be at the heart of all of effective comms. Check out tips and advice from sector experts on how to do it right.

Who Cares?

Engaging audiences on their terms is essential to survival. For many the hard work to do this may have begun but let’s face it we’re not there yet.

It’s time to sit up, listen to what people want and take action. The charity sector is in crisis and it’s time to act. So let ‘Who Cares?’ help you to help those who matter most – the audiences you engage.

Strategy events

The new rules of audience engagement

The new rules of audience engagement

28 April 2021

At this special conference, we’ll explore all things engagement in the new reality – with the latest audience behavioural insights, exploration of the comms lessons learnt, and some practical workshops on the building blocks of engagement - you’ll leave with tonnes of practical ideas and inspiration for your engagement strategies.

Heads of Digital – May 2021

Heads of Digital – May 2021

20 May 2021

This networking group is exclusively for heads of digital working in UK charities and not-for-profits with a turnover of more than £2 million.

2021 CharityComms Digital Conference

2021 CharityComms Digital Conference

24 November 2021

Save the date in your diary for the 2021 CharityComms Digital Conference! It'll be another bumper event with loads of great content on all things digital.

Strategy news, thinking, interviews and case studies

Highlights from around our membership.

How a holistic approach to digital strategy delivered big results for the #SecondChances campaign

How a holistic approach to digital strategy delivered big results for the #SecondChances campaign

Creating a holistic approach to the #SecondChances campaign’s digital strategy has helped deliver real impact and a push for change of the US prison system...
Pivoting a team to working agile in lockdown: tips from experience

Pivoting a team to working agile in lockdown: tips from experience

Scouts have been developing Skills for Life – mostly outdoors – for more than a century. But lockdown forced them to pivot how they worked. Here is what they learned...
How to discover a new way of storytelling by using agile and innovative ideas

How to discover a new way of storytelling by using agile and innovative ideas

Storytelling can come in many different forms and in times of crisis it is all about thinking out of the box to capture your audience’s attention like Shelter's Shoes Have Names...

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.

Strategy resources

Evergreen, useful stuff.

Beyond the organogram – The rise of agile in charity marketing and comms

Beyond the organogram – The rise of agile in charity marketing and comms

In our final blog in the Beyond the Organogram series we look at agile working. Having spoken to comms leaders already working with an agile methodology and experts in the field here's some principles to help you get started...
Beyond the organogram – Shaping comms teams for future challenges

Beyond the organogram – Shaping comms teams for future challenges

In part four of our Beyond the Organogram series, we look at how some comms leaders are shaping their teams to meet the challenges of 2021 and beyond...
Beyond the organogram – How to build a stronger audience focus

Beyond the organogram – How to build a stronger audience focus

In our recent soundings with charity comms team leaders, several cited a stronger audience focus as the driver for a team re-structure. Others shared insights around how to achieve this through team culture and different ways of working. Here’s how some charities are approaching this goal...

Storyfest

Online event (July 14-16) now on demand

If you weren’t able to join us for our first ever Storyfest – an online festival dedicated to the art of honest and authentic storytelling. You can still catch up on the three days of  inspiring live talks and thought-provoking panel discussions as well as resources galore by registering for on demand access.

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.

Latest strategy jobs

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

Brand marketing executive

Brand marketing executive

Are you an experienced Brand Marketing professional looking for a new challenge?
Deadline: 20 April 2021

Full-time, Haywards Heath, £41,510 plus attractive benefits package

Senior equalities officer

Senior equalities officer

If you would like the opportunity to influence the future of the education system, this vacancy may be of interest to you.
Deadline: 20 April 2021

Full-time, Haywards Heath, Starting salary - £55,742 rising to £58,676 per annum plus attractive benefits package

Certification officer – producer

Certification officer – producer

Soil Association is seeking a highly motivated individual with experience in the farming industry.
Deadline: 20 April 2021

Full-time, Bristol, £23,254