Career Development

Welcome to the Third Sector Career Development page where you will find advice to help you develop your career, from top tips for career progression to access to live career Q&A sessions.

Unlock your global career potential in the philanthropy team at Unicef UK

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Want to work in a high-performing philanthropy fundraising team whilst making an impact on children's lives around the world?

Cancer Research UK: Why we should focus on development programmes

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Chris Gethin, director of philanthropy and campaign at Cancer Research UK (CRUK), explains why the high value fundraising sector is booming and why a strong learning culture is integral to success.

My rewarding career in the contact centre at Age UK: Tracey Gregory

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Tracey Gregory, contact centre team manager at Age UK, shares the secrets of her career success.

Emma Russ: Take time to thank the people who helped your career

Fundraisers say thank you all the time, so why don't we say it more to the people who helped us achieve our goals?

Skylarks: Trustee treasurer role in the spotlight

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Jennifer Peters, chair, Skylarks, tells us about the charity's mission and vision, and the trustee treasurer role it's recruiting for.

Sightsavers: Work for an award-winning charity tackling blindness worldwide

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Want to work for an inclusive organisation where you can grow your career while helping to tackle avoidable blindness?

Why I chose to be a fundraising researcher at Cancer Research UK

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We spoke to Alice Diggory, head of fundraising intelligence at Cancer Research UK, about what it's like to work in her team and the roles she's recruiting for.

How to develop your skills in the third sector

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We spoke to Alec Green, chief marketing evangelist at Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation, for his career advice.

Top tips to help you land your first charity job

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Looking for your first job in the third sector? Hannah Whittington, principal consultant - marketing and communications at Harris Hill, offers advice to help you land your ideal role.

YMCA DownsLink Group: Build a fundraising career helping young people thrive

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Want to work on a life-changing initiative to tackle mental health, homelessness and exploitation in young people?

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