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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

Heads of Digital: digital marketing tracking – tools and techniques

Heads of Digital: digital marketing tracking – tools and techniques

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.

Seminar: The role of comms in building an anti-racist brand

Seminar: The role of comms in building an anti-racist brand

17 June 2021

Our seminars are completely free for members, with speakers delivering short presentations packed with insights, information, ideas and practical suggestions.

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 to talk to billionaires for fundraising

How to talk to billionaires for fundraising

The mega wealthy are a potential route for a much-needed fundraising boost in a major donor market. But how do we talk to them? And what is it they want to know?...
What to know about engaging audiences in a ‘new normal’ world

What to know about engaging audiences in a ‘new normal’ world

At our latest conference we looked at what the new normal may be for engaging our audiences. Here are some of the important things to consider when thinking about the ‘new rules of audience engagement’...
Unleashing the power of a campaign to change the law

Unleashing the power of a campaign to change the law

Charity campaigning is full on, after all changing people’s hearts and minds doesn’t happen overnight. One charity that has managed this is Refuge – impressively gaining political support and ensuring a change of law during lockdown...

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.

Designer and videographer

Designer and videographer

Place2Be are now recruiting for a designer and videographer to join their Communications team in London.
Deadline: 19 May 2021

Full-time, London, £29,000 p.a (plus £2,000 London weighting).

Content manager

Content manager

In this new role you will develop and implement multi-channel communications plans driven by high quality content to engage with clinical audiences.
Deadline: 19 May 2021

Full-time, Tring, Herts, £28,560-£30,600

Market insight officer

Market insight officer

Want to use your skills in market research to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?
Deadline: 19 May 2021

Part-time, London, £28,108 (Annual salary £16,864 working 21 hours a week with excellent benefits)