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How Has Fundraising Changed Over the Last 20 Years?

How Has Fundraising Changed Over the Last 20 Years?

CharityJob | 4 March 2020

From the rise of social media and online donations, to a larger reliance on flexible workers – CharityJob's Stephanie Dotto takes a look at how fundraising roles have evolved over the last twenty years.

The Rise of the Remote Fundraiser

The Rise of the Remote Fundraiser

Guest Bloggers | 10 February 2020

The number of home-based fundraising roles posted on CharityJob has risen significantly since 2017, says Stephanie Dotto, as more charities and employees are realising the wide range of benefits of remote working.

How to set the tone for an inclusive culture

How to set the tone for an inclusive culture

Guest Bloggers | 3 January 2020

Lucy Caldicott, Founder of ChangeOut, reflects on the top things for senior leaders to think about when ensuring that their organisation maintains an inclusive culture.

Recruitment: Stating a desire for diversity does not a diverse team make

Recruitment: Stating a desire for diversity does not a diverse team make

Lizzie Ellis | 23 December 2019

Lizzie Ellis, IoF Policy and Information Officer, looks at what the initial results from the recent survey on sector recruitment processes show us about how we can improve practices and what the next steps are for 2020.

How your personality type impacts your fundraising efforts

How your personality type impacts your fundraising efforts

CharityJob | 6 November 2019

Discovering the most successful method of appealing to donors can take time. But have you ever stopped to think how your personality type might affect your fundraising approach? Stephanie Dotto from CharityJob explores what different character traits help us thrive in the workplace – and how knowing your personality type can benefit your fundraising career.

Help us recruit for equality, diversity and inclusion in the fundraising profession

Help us recruit for equality, diversity and inclusion in the fundraising profession

Guest Bloggers | 22 October 2019

Elizabeth Balgobin, Interim Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the Institute of Fundraising, is conducting a survey into recruitment in the fundraising profession in order to create an EDI Recruitment Toolkit. She outlines why the time for this research is now, what it hopes to achieve and why we want to hear from you.

Why a non-linear career path may be the best route forward

Why a non-linear career path may be the best route forward

CharityJob | 12 September 2019

With so many fundraisers starting their careers in other sectors, CharityJob’s Stephanie Dotto explains why this route to fundraising can mean more skills learned along the way and a better-rounded CV.

How to stay sharp in an ever-changing donor landscape

How to stay sharp in an ever-changing donor landscape

CharityJob | 29 April 2019

CharityJob’s Stephanie Dotto takes a look at the latest trends and developments that are impacting how donors interact and donate to their chosen causes.

Digital fundraising

What the rise in digital fundraising jobs means for you

CharityJob | 6 March 2019

Last year, the number of digital fundraising jobs posted on CharityJob increased by 20%. That means more and more charities are investing in technologically-savvy employees with their finger on the digital pulse. CharityJob's Stephanie Dotto looks at what this means, and two of the digital trends you are likely to see emerge.

Should You Be Working for a Small or Large Charity?

Should You Be Working for a Small or Large Charity?

CharityJob | 8 November 2018

UK charities range in size from a handful of employees to several thousand, so how can you be sure which environment is right for you? Whether you are looking for your next move or your first role in fundraising, CharityJob has summarised the pros and cons of working for both small and large charities.