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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

CharityComms Digital Conference: 24 – 25 November

CharityComms Digital Conference: 24 – 25 November

24 November 2021

The 2021 CharityComms Digital Conference will take place on 24-25 November. 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 to appeal to the donors of the future

How to appeal to the donors of the future

Charities need to start looking at emerging technology to continue meeting new and existing donors’ preferences. Here are some tips on how to do that…
Framing matters: Refugees and their struggle for safety

Framing matters: Refugees and their struggle for safety

As communicators we know how vital it is to find ways to engage the public on difficult issues. Using messaging and framing that has been informed by audience research can help engage the public more positively…
Using creative comms to create a positive impact

Using creative comms to create a positive impact

Awareness raising can be a challenge. Here's how Women’s Aid used creativity to explain what coercive control could look like and reach young women in a way that felt relevant...

Salary and organisational  culture report 2020

It’s time to reveal the results of the 2020 CharityComms Salary and Organisational Culture Survey and see what you really think of the sector…

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.

Marketing Officer

Marketing Officer

Do you have the passion, experience and drive to take Target Ovarian Cancer's brand and marketing to the next level?
Deadline: 26 October 2021

Full-time, London, £26,000

Content and Media Manager

Content and Media Manager

The post-holder will deliver integrated digital communications – developing engaging and interactive, audience-focused content.
Deadline: 27 October 2021

Full-time, London, £35,000

Media and Research Officer

Media and Research Officer

The role will develop knowledge of the research activities of members, acting as a conduit between their expertise and the media and other audiences.
Deadline: 27 October 2021

Part-time, London, £26,000-£29,000