News, comments and events

Each year we host over 40 events, meet amazing people, and are at the centre of the communications and advocacy community.

The Political Cartoon Awards of the Year 2018 – Gallery

A huge thank you to everybody who attended and helped to make this years' political cartoon awards such a success. Our guests of honour, Yvette ...more

Political Cartoon of the Year Awards 2018

The awards celebrate the UK’s national newspaper cartoonists, and are attended by the National Press, Members of Parliament, leaders from the ...more

Ark seeks Head of External Relations for Mastery Programmes

Ellwood Atfield is delighted to be working with the Ark Mastery Programmes to hire a Head of External Relations to develop and implement the external ...more

Written by James Green

Women in Communications Careers Network

Empowering us and the next generation. We are a group for senior women leaders in communications. The group facilitates networking among peers to ...more

WCCN Membership

We are a group for senior women leaders in communications. Click here to contact Nicola Bates if you would like to either apply for membership or ...more

WCCN Mentoring

We are in the process of creating a recognisable scheme to connect WCCN members with talented, career minded women in communications and advocacy. ...more

WCCN Inclusion

We are in the process of identifying opportunities to build a more diverse pipeline of women communicators with a disability, who are BAME or are from...more

Association Leadership Academy: 11th December 2018.  

2019: How to navigate a year of change At this last Association Leadership Academy session of 2018, Richard Steel, Senior Associate at Interel ...more


The data will provide a unique insight into the current level of remuneration and benefits in associations at all levels of seniority....more

Written by Gavin Ellwood

Navigating the Candidate Controlled Market

Candidates are no longer desperately clutching to job offers. Quality applicants know there are other options available to them and that the number of...more

Written by Alec Zetter

Progressing in recruitment & following your own advice.

Like many people, recruitment was not a career I had considered until I found myself during the financial crisis as an unemployed (fairly clueless) ...more

Written by Olivia Freeman

Olam Cocoa to hire a Brand Manager for their Amsterdam office

Olam Cocoa Olam Cocoa is an important business within Olam International’s team of 70,000 full-time, seasonal, contract and temporary employees ...more

Written by James Green

WCCN – “The communications function should be at the heart of an operation”: 5 Key Takeaways from our event with Baroness Patience Wheatcroft

Baroness Wheatcroft was Business and City Editor of The Times for nine years before taking up the Editorship of the Sunday Telegraph. She then moved ...more

How to Unconfirm Your Unconscious Bias

An unconscious bias is simply a bias that is outside your control. It manifests itself when your brain makes a quick judgement about people or ...more

Written by Gavin Ellwood

CENTURY to Hire Communications and Content Manager

CENTURY was founded by Priya Lakhani, in 2013 with the aim of creating advanced technology that provides every individual with a top-tier education ...more

Written by James Green

WCCN Research

WCCN has a number of research strands in action. We are currently reviewing the results of our online focus group into the member’s experiences ...more

The Global Cement and Concrete Association’s search for a Director of Communications and Policy.

Launched in January 2018, the GCCA is dedicated to developing and strengthening the sector’s contribution to sustainability & is hiring for a ...more

Written by Tom Ewen

Candidate Success Story: Madeleine Hale Shortlisted for Women’s Award

  Written by Madeleine Hale, Press and External Affairs Officer, L&Q Chair of Inspire In Autumn last year, my senior ...more