29th March | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Join us for our charity and non-profit drinks and networking event, where you’ll be guaranteed an interesting, fun and sociable evening! In this networking session we will be joined by the Media Trust who will talking about how to get the most out of your media and communications!
Guest Talk: Media and Communications Support for Charities
In this session, Media trust volunteers Ewa & Kay Headley will discuss the ways that charities can use the Media and Communications Industry to raise their profiles. After the talk charities will have an increased knowledge about how to become visible in an ever competitive charitable market.
We will cover:
About the presenters
Ewa & Kay Headley are Directors & Producers who have made over 40 films for organisations including the BBC, Media Trust, The Living Wage Foundation and the NHS.
Ewa is a Digital Producer at BBC World News & Kay coordinates operations for BBC News & World Channel Directors. Ewa and Kay are also part of Production Operations Social Media Group for BBC News.
About Media Trust
Media Trust is the UK’s leading communications charity. We work with the media industry to empower charities and communities to express themselves and we have over 21 years of success creating communications solutions for charities and communities for social good and work in alliance with the UK’s top media and communications companies.
We work with media and communications organisations such as Facebook, Google, ITN and Saatchi and Saatchi to provide charities they need to get their voices heard.
We’re a friendly community of people who are interested in charities, social enterprises and not-for-profits. Whether you currently work in these sectors, or would like to get more involved, our charity networking events have quite a reputation for creating sociable evenings with like-minded people. We attract everyone from young professionals early on in their careers, through to senior directors and everyone in between! Our guests have found job opportunities, partners for projects, mentors, volunteers and shared many other collaborative ideas along the way. Why not join us?
Whether you come alone or with colleagues and friends, you’ll be warmly welcomed by our wonderful facilitators, who will introduce you to members of our community.
6.00pm Doors open
6.40pm Guest talk
7.10pm Networking continues
Here’s what some of our guests say…
“Loved the talk, loved the buzz, loved the people. Nice quirky venue!” Jane Pendry, Fundraiser
“The I Am Group have carved out a truly unique space in the charity sector. I met many interesting people at one of their events and will be back soon! Highly recommended.” Zoe Amar, Zoe Amar Communications
“Thanks for a really great evening last night – I met a couple of really promising future trustees.” Jack Wright, Trustee
“It was my first networking event and I found it thoroughly enjoyable and very informative, so thank you to you and all the speakers for their wisdom and advice.” Lisa, Cancer Research UK