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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.

Storyfest

Online event (July 14-16)

Join us for our first ever Storyfest – an online festival dedicated to the art of honest and authentic storytelling. With just one ticket you can enjoy three days of  inspiring live talks and thought-provoking panel discussions as well as resources galore all available to access from the comfort of your own home, what more could you want?

Strategy 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. 

Campaign Network – October 2020

Campaign Network – October 2020

1 October 2020

Topic to be confirmed August 2020. Booking for this event will open approx. six weeks before the event date. If you’d like to be one of the first to hear about these events, please email Lauren to be added to the mailing list. Calling all potential charity speakers  Interested in sharing the great work your charity is doing? […]

Wales Networking Group: Comms Strategy

Wales Networking Group: Comms Strategy

6 October 2020

To make the most of your resources every organisation, whatever its size, can and should think strategically. A good communications strategy will help you set the right goals, focus on the audiences that matter, and deliver the messages that resonate. ​ In this session we’ll look at the elements of a strong comms strategy, with […]

Strategy 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...
How your staff could be your best PR assets right now

How your staff could be your best PR assets right now

Charities are embracing new ways of working and collaborating with others as it’s crucial now more than ever for them to remind audiences and donors about who they are and what they do...
A time of reckoning for charities: why we must make it clear we are needed more than ever

A time of reckoning for charities: why we must make it clear we are needed more than ever

Charities have always helped to support the most vulnerable in society, and with many reporting a rise of over 40% in demand for their services, they’re needed now more than ever...

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.

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...
Engagement strategies for charities: top takeaways

Engagement strategies for charities: top takeaways

We are being flooded with information in these unprecedented times. But as we are pivoting as companies and rewriting comms plans it is crucial not to change who we are and lose our purpose...
Prompting Behaviour Change: learning from insights

Prompting Behaviour Change: learning from insights

In the fourth and final part of our series of articles looking at Time to Change’s approach to Behaviour Change campaigning, social marketing manager Lauren talks about learning from insights...

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.

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