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

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

“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

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

Vacancy: Director of External Affairs at The Portman Group

The Portman Group is the regulator for alcohol producers in the UK which sets and maintains standards for the industry. Based in Mayfair The Portman ...more

Written by Carol Freeman

The Management Consultancies Association’s Search for a CEO

The UK consulting industry is amongst the best in the world and a vital part of the business landscape. The MCA is the representative body of the ...more

Written by Gavin Ellwood

“Feminism is about economic empowerment”: 3 Key Takeaways from Vicky Pryce, Economist.

Vicky Pryce is an economist and former Joint Head of the United Kingdom’s Government Economic Service. She has held various posts, most recently as ...more

“I have the best job in the world”: 5 Key Takeaways from Ann Furedi, CEO of BPAS.

Ann Furedi is the CEO of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), which provides abortions to nearly 65,000 women a year in England & Wales ...more

ENO to hire a Head of Communications

About English National Opera (ENO) English National Opera traces its roots back to 1931 when Lilian Baylis established the Sadler’s Wells Opera...more

Written by James Green

NATIONAL LANDLORDS ASSOCIATION TO HIRE PR MANAGER

The National Landlord Association is the UK’s largest membership organisation for private residential landlords, supporting and representing over ...more

Written by James Green

Bon Voyage!

So next week is my last at Ellwood Atfield as I’m relocating to Vancouver next month on a two year Visa with my Partner. It’s been a hugely tough ...more

Reputation by Association – Communication Magazine

Phil Riggins, CEO, The BRC, and Mark Dober discuss Ellwood Atfield's recent survey on high-performing secretariats along with various other factors ...more

Sustainability Careers – What Next?

May 2018- We are often asked about how to take the next step in progressing sustainability careers. With options to go either into a consultancy or ...more

Written by Rufus Bullough

Global Public Affairs – 10 Tips for Brexit

In all my experience of working with public affairs experts, I don’t recall very many people with as much global experience as Stephen Crisp. I ...more

I don’t want to spend time (almost) alone with you!

Why do the leaders of so many recruitment and executive search firms take their “high achievers” away on holiday? And why do hard working ...more

Written by Ben Atfield

High Performing Association Secretariats Survey

We first wrote about High-Performing Secretariats as one of the seven ‘Key Success Factors for European Associations’, and now the Association ...more