Career Advice

Three Reasons You Should Consider a Maternity Cover As Your Next Fundraising Career Move

When looking at their careers, most people tend to prioritise permanent opportunities – for a range of reasons, it just seems the natural choice. Yet I’m a big believer in the judicious use of short term contracts to boost your fundraising career. Here’s why. When I accidentally fell into fundraising from a world of advertising…

Reasons to work for a Charity in Wirral or Runcorn- 3 Case studies for Stick and Step

 Do you want to be the next Head of Fundraising?  Do you want to see, first-hand, the impact your fundraising is having on local children and their families? We have a fantastic vacancy at Stick ‘n’ Step with the flexibility of being either at Wallasey or Runcorn. There are many reasons why you should apply….

Charity Careers North West is GDPR Compliant

Charity Careers North West Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policy Updated: 25th May 2018 Charity Careers North West is committed to protecting your privacy and we comply with the Data Protection Act 1998, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other relevant legislation in maintaining high standards in our use and storage of your personal data….

Men at work? The gender imbalance in fundraising

“Gender Discrimination Is Hindering Tech Industry Growth!”  – That was the headline in February when McKinsey Global Institute reported that women make up only 22% of game developers. The report was presented as a considerable challenge to the gaming industry, with many commentators comparing this statistic to another report showing that as many women as…

7 tips for a great application

Have you ever wondered why even though you apply for lots of roles, either you don’t hear back or miss out on shortlisting? It might be the case that you’ve got some excellent skills and experience and you know that you would be a great candidate for a role – but that’s just where there…

Most common interview questions:

What do you know about our organisation? This one comes up 90% of the time. Be sure you have done your homework! Why do you want to work for us? Tailor your answer so that you show you can contribute in positive ways, to provide a solution for what the charity needs. Tell me about…