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Media Trust Digital Summer School for Charities

15 Jul 2020 - 09:13 by michelle.foster

media trustIs your charity looking to re-position, re-engage stakeholders and re-ignite funding support post-Covid? If so, sign up for Media Trust’s Summer School which will focus on digital communications for charities as they seek to recover and rebuild after the crisis.

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"Future Focus - the best way forward?" Panel Discussion

We are delighted to bring together into one virtual space a group of experts that will introduce key topics for scenario planning as we continue on an uncertain path of service recovery. Each of our panellists will talk for 10 minutes providing a brief overview of some key routes to consider after which we will open the floor for Q&A. Delegates are invited to submit questions before hand and we will take further questions via our Q&A webinar facility.

30 July, 2020 - 11:00 to 12:30

Talking and walking through numbers – focussed on financials, including cashflow forecasting and funding.

This is a financials session which will include going through what a robust cashflow model looks like, tools, packages that charities could use, tips etc. It will briefly cover funding in the financial accounting context – where it comes from and mix – contracted, grants, enterprise etc. Does this mix need to change to ensure sustainabilty? 

Presenter Bio - Kate Masters – Cranfield Trust Volunteer

28 July, 2020 - 11:00 to 12:00

Re-thinking remote working: looking beyond zoom and teams to efficiency, effectiveness and well being.

As part of Cranfield Trust’s Future Focus series Kirsten will take us through key considerations for working remotely. 

You will learn how to:

  • Create clear objectives, develop connections and measure success.
  • Maintain well being and life work balance.
  • Identify the right remote working tools for you.

Presenter Bio - Kirsten Edmondson – Cranfield Trust Volunteer

22 July, 2020 - 11:00 to 12:00

Charities Collaborating – Why it’s important in a fast changing world and how to make it work.

This session will look at different types of collaborations, the challenges that will be faced and when done well the benefits that can be achieved.

Presenter Bio - Colin Pinks – Cranfield Trust Volunteer

Colin has worked extensively across commercial and government sectors, building new businesses and now acts as a trusted adviser to senior leaders. He is a TED talker and conference presenter, sharing stories on why embracing collaboration, co-creation and complexity lie at the heart of our fast-evolving world.

16 July, 2020 - 11:00 to 12:00

The R words – Response, Recovery and Resilience: Restructuring your organisation from the inside out

What do you want your organisation to look like in the future? Are you changing direction to meet new challenges or streamlining to save costs?  Whatever the reason for change it is likely to involve your employees – we will look at the employment law implications of reorganising your organisation to emerge ready to face the future. 

This event is aimed at charity trustees, CEOs, FDs and other members of the senior leadership team.

Delivered by Wrigleys Solicitors as part of Wrigleys Charities Webinar Series: The R words – Response, Recovery and Resilience.

22 July, 2020 - 12:00 to 13:00

An expert’s insight on the transition of staff returning to work – what Chairs need to know

Our Expert Insight Sessions will give you the opportunity to hear from an expert, ask questions and discuss with fellow Chairs and Vice Chairs.

This session will be led by Nick Hobden, Partner at Thomson Snell & Passmore LLP. Nick is experienced in handling all aspects of employment law, but particularly advising charities on complex, highly confidential, sensitive and difficult issues ranging from governance to internal processes. He has previously delivered a briefing with RSM for Association of Chairs members on pitfalls in compliance with the charity governance code.

30 July, 2020 - 12:30 to 13:30

Association of Chairs: Online Peer Surgery: Coronavirus – a chance to share

Connect, share and learn - The coronavirus is posing challenges for all of us, reaching into every aspect of our lives and profoundly affecting our charities. 

With so much uncertainty and such profound challenges, there is a lot for Chairs to be thinking about. And at the same time many of us have fewer opportunities to network and chew things over with others in a similar position.

17 July, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:00

12 x Regional Census Support Manager at Good Things Foundation

An opportunity to be part of a dynamic social change charity, working at scale across the UK and internationally.

Good Things Foundation is the UK’s leading digital and social inclusion charity. Their mission is a world where everyone can benefit from digital. Through an Online Centres Network of hyperlocal partners, Good Things Foundation are supporting people and communities to overcome some of the most pressing social challenges they are facing through digital.

37.5 hours per week
£27,000 per annum, pro rata for the duration of the contract
These roles will be regionally based around the UK and be home based with significant travel
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