Our webinar series

Ashby Jenkins

As COVID-19 pushes us all into embracing new technology we, at Ashby Jenkins Recruitment have decided to bring you a short webinar series aimed at providing fundraisers and fundraising leaders with tips and advice to keep the wheels of the charity sector turning during this crisis. You can register for each webinar using the links below, places are limited so please ensure you can attend before registering:

Upcoming webinars and training

Webinar – Community and Events fundraising – Planning for the future with Jane Curtis

There is no denying that community and events fundraising have been majorly impacted over the last six months. In this webinar, we will be discussing the future of community and events fundraising and sharing some key successes from the last six months. You should leave this session feeling inspired by the potential of event and community fundraising in the future.

Ashby Jenkins Recruitment is delighted to be partnering with Jane Curtis and Catherine Miles to deliver this webinar. Jane has 20 years of experience in fundraising events and has been working with clients and events fundraisers throughout COVID to help them pivot their programmes. Catherine has 25 years’ experience leading fundraising teams and growing income. Previously Fundraising Director at Anthony Nolan, Breast Cancer Now and Battersea, she now runs her freelance fundraising consultancy Catherine Miles Consulting.

Wednesday 21th October at 11:00

Webinar – Experiencing community fundraising success through COVID with Max Newton

Community fundraising has been a huge challenge in a socially distanced world, however, some charities have seen big success in this area. In this webinar, we will be joined by Max Newton, Head of Community Fundraising at Shelter, to share his success story and discuss how Shelter have been able to expand their community team and secure vital funds during this challenging time – his team are now performing at 60% above pre-COVID target! Max will share insights about Shelter’s community fundraising activity, key success factors and lessons learned.

Max has over 12 years’ experience leading teams in fundraising and has worked at leading charities such as British Red Cross and Shelter. His background and exposure to emergency appeal fundraising has been particularly useful over the last six months and we are delighted to host him.

Thursday 29th October at 11:00

Webinar – How to develop equality, diversity and inclusion within your organisation with Michelle Clark

At Ashby Jenkins Recruitment we launched our commitment to diversity in July and promised to host an ongoing series of events sharing best practice and knowledge on ED&I. We are delighted to be hosting Michelle Clarke, Executive Director of Diversity and Talent at The Children’s Society. The Children’s Society has been rolling out some excellent internal and external initiatives to increase equality within their organisation and Michelle will be sharing her thoughts and approach. This will be a great session for anyone working within the sector who is passionate about ED&I.

Thursday 5th November at 11:00

Webinar – 10 things you need to know about Digital Fundraising with Josh Leigh

Embracing and launching digital fundraising activity has been a steep learning curve for the sector over the last six months and we wanted to provide you with a free opportunity to learn more about what you and your organisation should be doing to future-proof income. Without other ‘in person’ means of engaging supporters, digital avenues have become paramount in raising vital funds. In this webinar, we are delighted to be joined by Josh Leigh, Marketing Lead at Ecosia, an expert in digital marketing, fundraising, campaigning and a passionate environmental activist. Josh will be sharing practical advice and insights about the digital landscape, followed by a Q&A.

Please note this webinar will begin at 11.05am, to allow for the Two Minute Silence at 11am for Armistice Day.

Wednesday 11th November at 11:05

Previous webinars

Conversations with leaders – how to lead well! –
Watch here

Recruiting, onboarding and how to re-integrate furloughed staff – Watch here

Achieving gender equality in the workplace with 50:50 Future – Watch here

How to harness the power of gaming and live streaming to support fundraising and awareness – Watch here

How to adapt your community, events and face to face fundraising in a socially-distanced world – Watch here

Adapting your philanthropic fundraising to a socially distanced world with Antonia Newman – Watch here.

Adapting your corporate fundraising to a socially distanced world with Sue Adams – Watch here.

Celebrating successes through COVID-19 with Catherine Miles – Watch here.

How to build an inclusive workforce and cultureWatch here

Leading teams to deliver stable income with Mary O’Hagan and Gary Kernahan – Watch here

Using Insights Profiles to manage teams with Catherine Miles and Shaun Lincoln  – watch here