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A lot of our lives are spent at work so let's make it the best it can be. From advice on careers and mentoring to workplace wellbeing it's all here.

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Join CharityComms’ board

CharityComms, like most charities, is governed by the people we benefit – people like you. We have a fantastic opportunity for four enthusiastic, inspiring individuals to join our board and help shape the strategy and impact of CharityComms. If you feel you want to share ideas and experience, work alongside highly regarded peers, and gain valuable experience in governance apply for our board.

Worklife events

Workshop: Boundaries and courageous conversations

Workshop: Boundaries and courageous conversations

7 July 2021

This workshop offers attendees the chance to really look at themselves, their role, their values and their boundaries, and from there learn the tools to have courageous and empowered conversations that might ordinarily feel difficult.

Workshop Series: Stepping into Comms Leadership Autumn 2021

Workshop Series: Stepping into Comms Leadership Autumn 2021

9 September 2021

Becoming a visionary leader requires embodying a new set of skills. These workshops will support and inspire senior comms professionals looking to move from senior management to leadership.

Workshop: How to keep your spark while doing challenging work

Workshop: How to keep your spark while doing challenging work

14 September 2021

This session tackles a widespread misunderstanding about the role of empathy in this work, and gives you a deeper understanding of the impact working with distressing realities has on your health and wellbeing.

Tune in to the latest podcast

Mental health at work has always been important, but the pandemic has heightened the need for us to talk about it more. Given comms staff are often on the frontline, dealing with emotive and challenging issues, recognising just how important it is to talk is particularly crucial right now. Tune in for the latest in our podcast series on wellbeing for useful tips to help you and your teams.

A wellbeing guide for comms professionals

Taking care of our mental health should not be something that falls down the list of priorities, especially when working in the ‘always on’ culture of comms. Check out our guide of tips and advice to help you take steps to protect yourselves and others.

Worklife news, thinking, interviews and case studies

Highlights from around our membership.

CharityComms podcast: Wellbeing in the age of social media

CharityComms podcast: Wellbeing in the age of social media

In this podcast episode Tereza Litsa and her three guests Hannah Lattimer, Beth Kanter and Jake Edwards discuss what wellbeing looks like in the age of social media...
Small but mighty – charities we love

Small but mighty – charities we love

In honour of #SmallCharityWeek the CharityComms team wanted to celebrate those who are small but mighty and give a shout out to some of the small charities we love...
What our membership survey told us about how we can better support you

What our membership survey told us about how we can better support you

Check out the main results from our yearly membership survey to see what many of you view as your main membership benefits, and how you feel that we can improve on what we’re offering...

Beyond the organogram

It’s important to build a healthy comms culture for any organisation and an essential part of getting there is making sure there is the structure in place to help make this happen. For those of you tasked with this important work CharityComms with the help of partners RandallFox have put together some useful blogs and resources to help you no matter what part of the journey you are on.

Mentoring

CharityComms matches comms professionals working in the charity sector in mentoring relationships as part of its peer support scheme. External comms colleagues then help members who have signed up to the scheme with their professional development.

Career Framework

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.

Worklife resources

Evergreen, useful stuff.

Salary and organisational culture report 2020

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....
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...

Latest worklife jobs

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

Digital content marketing manager

Digital content marketing manager

Soil Association is looking for a digital expert for its business development team.
Deadline: 22 June 2021

Full-time, Bristol, £32,395

Marketing engagement officer

Marketing engagement officer

Cycling UK are looking for a looking for a creative marketeer, passionate about motivating audiences and making a difference.
Deadline: 23 June 2021

Full-time, Guildford, £26,000 - £28,000

Digital marketing officer

Digital marketing officer

The Children's Society is currently looking for a detailed and creative person to join its dynamic, ambitious team.
Deadline: 23 June 2021

Short-term contract, Greater London, £29,209

Coronavirus and post-pandemic resources for charity communicators

Looking for helpful resources to support your forward planning?

Check out our hub of useful information and advice, from the sector and beyond, designed to help charity communicators as they strive to make all the amazing changes made in the pandemic sustainable for future.

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.