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Communications Training

We Act offers communications training developed with the needs of charities and community groups at their core

Public awareness is vital to maximising the work we do, and We Act is all about amplifying our impact. 


Whether you're part of a big comms team, or are a volunteer with limited resources, our training sessions offer practical tools and real-world insights from experts in their fields. 

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We are so excited to announce that We Act is joining forces, once again, with The National Lottery to bring you our third annual Marketing Masterclass Series.

Whether you work in communications for a large national organisation or write occasional social media posts for your local club, this series will be packed with useful takeaways to make your marketing and communications efforts more effective.

These sessions are facilitated by experts sharing practical tips and useful takeaways to help you and your organisation reach the right audiences and make your marketing and communications efforts more effective. Register with the links below!

Finding Your Online Voice

This panel discussion will deliver resources to help you create content that generates successful social media engagement and provide tips on how to develop TikToks and on-trend videos to reach your audience. Tom Nugent from Bullfinch Agency, Deirdre Kelley from SpunOut and Mary Hayes from Women’s Aid and the Too Into You campaign will be in conversation sharing their expertise. If you run your organisation’s social media accounts or want to learn more about creating an online presence, this one is not to be missed. Watch the recording here. 

Managing Media Relationships

Public awareness is vital to maximising the work we do, and this training is all about amplifying and adapting your media strategy to best handle relationships with the press. Fran Whearty from the National Lottery, Gert Ackermann from the Wheel, and Martina Quinn from Alice Public Relations will look into the topics of working with the media, crisis communications, and writing press releases to provide you with the tools to get your stories placed.  Register here.

Driving Meaningful Traffic to Your Site

In our final session of the series, we’ll be joined by Saurabh Bagul from Core, Daniel Meister of NYCI, and other guest speakers to provide you with information, ideas, and resources to boost your SEO, drive meaningful traffic to your website, and keep your audience engaged by creating exciting web content. A highly practical session with useful, real-world advice for communications staff and volunteers at every level.  Register here.

Missed a Session?

The trainings series are FREE communications trainings with experts in the fields of journalism, social media, content production, and PR. 

Our series have been  supported by Community Foundation Ireland, RTÉ Comic Relief Fund, and the National Lottery.  

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