Wonderful Workplaces

Welcome to Wonderful Workplaces in the Third Sector. Here you will find content from a range of employers and recruitment specialists in the third sector, in partnership with Third Sector Jobs. Find out what it's like to work for a particular charity and get top tips to help you apply for the latest career opportunities.

Decoding the job description: Fundraising manager

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What does a fundraising manager do and could it be a rewarding career choice for you? Natalie Lawford, principal consultant - fundraising at Harris Hill, shares her insights.

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.

How to embrace gender diversity in the third sector

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Third Sector Jobs spoke to WaterAid and The WISH Centre about how they're successfully achieving gender diversity in their workplaces.

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?

What is it like to work on the TV licence campaign at Age UK?

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Robert Henderson, public affairs manager at Age UK, offers insider insight into the highs and lows of campaigning to save free TV licences for older people, and what it's like to work in his team.

Third sector failing to communicate employer brands, new study finds

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Nearly half of employees in the third sector believe their employer does not effectively communicate its brand, according to the 2019 Employer Branding Insights Report from Wonderful Workplaces.

BHF: What is it like to work in the philanthropy team?

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Want to shape the philanthropic fundraising team at one of the UK's largest charities? We spoke to Hiran Chohan at the British Heart Foundation (BHF) about what it's like to work there and the career opportunities on offer.

What is it like to work in the fundraising team at Age UK?

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Ahead of Fundraising Week 2019, Laurie Boult, fundraising director, Age UK, tells Third Sector Jobs about the team culture and why it's a great time to join.

Win an Apple Watch Series 3: Have your say in Haymarket's Annual Jobs Survey

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Third sector professionals invited to voice your opinions in the 2019 Jobs Survey from Haymarket Media Group and be in with the chance to win an Apple Watch Series 3 worth £279.

What is it like to work at Co-op?

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Rebecca Birkbeck, director of community and shared value, tells us about what it's like to work at Co-op and the member pioneer co-ordinator role she's recruiting for.

How to get the most from your role

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Paul Nott, principal consultant at NFP Consulting, offers advice to help you be the best charity professional you can be.

What is it like to work at Canine Partners?

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Megan Knight, HR co-ordinator at Canine Partners, tells us about the team culture and exciting director of marketing and income generation career opportunity currently available.

What do you think makes a great charity recruiter? Have your say and win £150 Amazon voucher!

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Voice your opinions in Harris Hill's recruiter perceptions survey and be in with the chance to win £150 Amazon voucher.

What is it like to work at...JDRF?

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James Elliott, director of fundraising at JDRF, the type 1 diabetes charity, tells us about what it's like to work for the charity and the head of philanthropy role it's recruiting for.

A day in the life of a head of marketing and communications at The Trussell Trust

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Emma Roberts tells us about how she built her career in charity communications and her current role leading the marketing and communications team at The Trussell Trust.

Reaching for the stars at the RAF Association

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Could you be part of something momentous working at the RAF Association? As part of the Third Sector Jobs Wonderful Workplaces initiative, we spoke to the charity to find out about the career opportunities and what it's like to work there.

How to create a positive work environment through Brexit uncertainty

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Third Sector Jobs spoke to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and the Charities Aid Foundation for their insights into how charities can keep workplace positivity alive through uncertain times.

How to create an age-diverse workforce in charities

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Third Sector Jobs spoke to the British Council and the RNLI about how they're building a culture of inclusivity.

What is it like to work in the individual giving team at the British Heart Foundation?

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We spoke to Adam Stricker-Morecroft, retention lead in the individual giving team at the British Heart Foundation, for insider insight into working for his team and the marketing opportunities on offer.

What is it like to work at Achieving for Children?

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Are you bright and creative? Passionate about making a positive difference to children's lives?

Wonderful workplaces in the third sector: Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

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What makes a wonderful workplace in the third sector and how can you find out if a charity's culture is right for you? Harris Hill spoke to the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust for their insights.

What is it like to work at Manchester International Festival?

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Could you deliver an engaging and fulfilling volunteer experience for a diverse range of people?

What is it like to work in the policy and influencing division at Independent Age?

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Want to deliver first-class policy and public affairs campaigns that will change the lives of older people? George McNamara, director of policy and influencing at Independent Age, tells us about working in his team and the career opportunities on offer.

What is it like to work in the individual giving team at The Royal British Legion?

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We spoke to Marie Doyle, head of individual giving at The Royal British Legion, for insider insight into the team culture and the roles it's currently recruiting for.

What is it like to work in the philanthropy and campaigns team at Cancer Research UK?

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From flexible working to a supportive and welcoming culture, Kelly Kent, head of philanthropy at The Francis Crick Institute, tells us about her role at Cancer Research UK and what it's like to work in her team.

What is it like to work at Manx National Heritage?

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Want to be the first ever fundraising manager for the Isle of Man's heritage charity? As part of Wonderful Workplaces, we spoke to Gaynor Haxby, head of public services at Manx National Heritage, for insider insight into the career opportunity on offer and what it's like to work there.

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Wonderful Workplaces in the Third Sector is your hub of insider insight into what it's like to work for various employers in the charity and not-for-profit sector.


Find out about the organisation culture, career development opportunities and job vacancies with some of the sector's exciting places to work across the third sector. Get a range of career advice and learn from recruitment experts in your sector.  

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To discuss working with Third Sector Jobs to support your recruitment campaign, please call Keith Cross on 020 8267 8262 or email keith.cross@haymarket.com