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Guardian's Katie Martin to lead campaigns and public affairs at Citizens Advice

Guardian's Katie Martin to lead campaigns and public affairs at Citizens Advice

The charity Citizens Advice has appointed Katie Martin, currently of Guardian News and Media (GNM), as its new head of news, public affairs and campaigns.

Oxfam comms chief Jack Lundie departs for Save the Children

Oxfam comms chief Jack Lundie departs for Save the Children

Oxfam director of communications Jack Lundie has left the organisation to pursue a new role at charity Save the Children.

Charity Commission refutes criticism of EU guidance and perceived focus on Muslim charities as report shows trust in regulator is stuck in neutral

Charity Commission refutes criticism of EU guidance and perceived focus on Muslim charities as report shows trust in regulator is stuck in neutral

The Charity Commission comms team has hit back at criticism of the regulator over its handling of issues such as the EU referendum and its treatment of Muslim charities.

Top of the Month: Pride in London's rainbow campaign leads to pot of PR gold

Top of the Month: Pride in London's rainbow campaign leads to pot of PR gold

There were rainbows all over London this July, but it wasn't the weather - Pride in London secured more than three times as many corporate partners as last year.

Showcase: Mencap creates #HereIAm campaign to increase public awareness of people with a learning disability

Showcase: Mencap creates #HereIAm campaign to increase public awareness of people with a learning disability

Mencap launched the #HereIAm brand campaign to challenge stereotypes and raise the public profile of people with a learning disability.

PRCA to ask every member to donate to BAME charity Taylor Bennett Foundation

PRCA to ask every member to donate to BAME charity Taylor Bennett Foundation

Every renewing PRCA member will be asked to make a voluntary donation to the Taylor Bennett Foundation, after the industry's diversity charity became the trade association's charity of the year.

Explain yourself: community-owned businesses asked to shout about themselves in October celebration

Explain yourself: community-owned businesses asked to shout about themselves in October celebration

Community-owned enterprises across England will have their chance to shout about their success and unique business models later this year, thanks to the charitable foundation Power to Change.

Charity PRs urged to work with fundraisers to revolutionise donor experience

Charity PRs urged to work with fundraisers to revolutionise donor experience

Charities' fundraising and PR teams must work together more closely in order to improve the standing of the charity sector, according to a major new report from the Commission on the Donor Experience.

'I'll always be a friend of Israel', says outgoing external affairs chief at Jewish Leadership Council

'I'll always be a friend of Israel', says outgoing external affairs chief at Jewish Leadership Council

Senior comms professional Bernard Hughes, who has worked in public affairs for Tesco, Walmart and Edelman for more than 25 years, is to step down from his role as director of external affairs at the Jewish Leadership Council (JLC).

Diversity group Taylor Bennett Foundation appeals for mentors for BAME candidates

Diversity group Taylor Bennett Foundation appeals for mentors for BAME candidates

The industry's diversity charity is appealing for 70 PR mentors to join a scheme launched at the end of last year, helping people from BAME backgrounds to break into PR and comms.

Majority of Londoners don't know their air ambulance is a charity but brand recognition is high

Majority of Londoners don't know their air ambulance is a charity but brand recognition is high

Two thirds of people living inside the M25 are unaware that London's Air Ambulance is a charity, according to a perception study carried out for the emergency service.

Road safety, gun violence and FGM among worldwide campaigns recognised at Cannes

Road safety, gun violence and FGM among worldwide campaigns recognised at Cannes

Campaigns for public sector and non-profit organisations, at home and abroad, have won recognition at this year's Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.

Pat Ford takes 'partial leave of absence' from Burson for University of Florida role

Pat Ford takes 'partial leave of absence' from Burson for University of Florida role

Ford is joining the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications as a professional-in-residence for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Opinion and features

So, you want my job? Press officer at the Charity Commission for England and Wales

So, you want my job? Press officer at the Charity Commission for England and Wales

PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Kate Bell's job as press officer at the Charity Commission for England and Wales?

Is PR a young person's game? At just the wrong side of 35, I prefer to think not

Is PR a young person's game? At just the wrong side of 35, I prefer to think not

Is PR a youngsters' game? It's a question that plays on my mind - especially since becoming a mum.

Pitching the antidote to greed in professional sports

Pitching the antidote to greed in professional sports

Ben Miller explains how soccer star Juan Mata got the ball rolling on Common Goal, and much more.

'Returnships' are a way to stem the haemorrhage of senior talent in PR

'Returnships' are a way to stem the haemorrhage of senior talent in PR

There is a problem with the talent supply chain, but parents returning from the 'PR Bermuda Triangle' can be the solution.

Why every team needs a CD - a 'creative deviant', that is

Why every team needs a CD - a 'creative deviant', that is

The start of the year brings the inevitable talk of goal-setting. Maybe you're looking to up the ante on your personal creativity, hunt that Cannes Lion or innovate in your sector.

Showcase: Flint helps Artichoke set the capital on fire for London's Burning

Showcase: Flint helps Artichoke set the capital on fire for London's Burning

Flint was hired by arts charity Artichoke to stage a series of events around the London's Burning festival, which marked the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London.

Want to tackle diversity? Dump the diversity circus

Want to tackle diversity? Dump the diversity circus

I was born in Tanzania to a Ugandan father and a Rwandan-Tanzanian mother. I'm always surprised by those that talk about Africa as if it's a country and Africans as if we are all the same.

We at the BBC must listen more to gain trust

We at the BBC must listen more to gain trust

In a 'post-truth' world, the BBC has to better understand and respond to audience needs to retain credibility.

Fighting for their rights: PETA's robust internal comms strategy

Fighting for their rights: PETA's robust internal comms strategy

Despite being one of the least confrontational people you're likely to meet, PETA's EVP of marketing and corporate affairs Tracy Reiman leverages a combative PR plan to change laws and behaviors, and, most importantly, protect animals.

Top of the month: Stop Funding Hate campaign proves the power of social

Top of the month: Stop Funding Hate campaign proves the power of social

The campaign group Stop Funding Hate has demonstrated the power of a simple message delivered via social media.

Recent people moves

Fleming leaves Labour PR team as Ovenden departs party for M&C Saatchi counter-terror role

Fleming leaves Labour PR team as Ovenden departs party for M&C Saatchi counter-terror role

Labour is losing lobby press officer Paul Ovenden, as acting head of press and broadcasting Neil Fleming moves to another role in the party.

Promote PR ups former Grayling director Nasima Hussain to MD

Promote PR ups former Grayling director Nasima Hussain to MD

Berkshire-based PR agency Promote has appointed Nasima Hussain as managing director, with founder Sue Anstiss taking on the role of CEO.

In brief: New MD at Ranieri, Watson joins Jungle Creations, Churches Trust appoints Good Agency

New MD promoted at Ranieri, Watson joins Jungle Creations, win for Good Agency, and more from PRWeek UK.

In brief: Beattie merges in Canada, Sky journalist joins Pagefield, Raymond James hires H+K

Beattie merges in Canada, Sky journalist joins Pagefield, Raymond James hires H+K and more from PRWeek UK.

Former charity chief exec and agency chief to lead comms at HMCTS

Former charity chief exec and agency chief to lead comms at HMCTS

Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunal Service has appointed former charity chief executive and special advisor Ed Owen as its new head of communications.

EBay's Claire Dixon exits for chief comms officer gig at VMware

EBay's Claire Dixon exits for chief comms officer gig at VMware

Dixon is leading VMware's global communications team, including PR, analyst relations, stakeholder engagement, and thought leadership.

In brief: Good Relations hires for internal comms, Be At One briefs FSC, Halma hires Arber

Good Relations hires for internal comms, Be At One brings in FSC, Halma hires Arber and more from PRWeek UK.

In brief: Portland staff leave for Stonehaven and Labour, Little Red Rooster win, content move for Conde Nast

Portland staff leave for roles at Stonehaven and with leading Labour MP, Condé Nast launches content division, Little Red Rooster handed watch brief and more from PRWeek UK.