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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.

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

It’s An Exciting Time To Join This Specialist Regulator’s Communications Team

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is the UK’s aviation regulator. With the aviation industry facing huge opportunities and challenges, this is an ...more

Women in Communications Careers Network – Event Schedule 2018

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

Diversity Survey of the Communications and Advocacy Profession

We take our responsibilities as headhunters seriously. By filling out this survey, you will be helping to answer some fundamental questions about ...more

Written by Tom Ewen

Olam Cocoa to hire a Brand and Digital Experience 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 who...more

Written by James Green

Salaries in Trade Associations – The report

The Trade Association Salary and Benefits Survey compiles responses from 79 trade associations employing 1,112 staff and representing every sector of ...more

Written by Gavin Ellwood

Brussels, The USA and Jiu-Jitsu – Mark speaks with the PAC

Mark Dober caught up with Public Affairs Council (PAC) in a very snowy Washington DC to discuss the new European Corporate Affairs Remuneration Report...more