This month, our brilliant trainers Martin Carter and Zoe Amar returned to update our members on the latest social media trends, strategy development techniques and evaluation tools.
Martin and Zoe provided some excellent examples of NGOs who have made good use of a range of social media platforms, and suggested ideas for utilising some of the newer features available on them.
It was a lively session, giving our members the opportunity to also learn more about social media strategy development, channel and campaign evaluation, as well as bench-marking against competitors.
GUEST BLOG BY HAL FISH Since 2008, around 26.4 million people have been forced to leave their homes, not for political reasons, but because of environmental disasters. Natural catastrophes such as earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, and droughts have been hitting humanity without prejudice; displacing millions of men, women and children all across the globe. […]Read more
IBT MEMBER SPOTLIGHT In August, the British Red Cross gave London’s shoppers a chance to witness life in the world’s largest refugee camp. This immersive pop-up installation of Cox’s Bazar, along with an innovative 360˚ communications campaign, hoped to remind the public of the ongoing plight of the 740,000 refugees who were forced to […]Read more
We are recruiting two new Trustees to join our Board later this year. IBT is a registered charity and the Board plays an important role in setting our strategy and ensuring that we are achieving our strategic goals. Applicants do not need previous experience of being a Trustee. We seek to recruit a diverse Board […]Read more
IBT MEMBER SPOTLIGHT Earlier this year, ActionAid UK launched ‘Women by Women’ an innovative year-long campaign that elevates the underrepresented stories and voices of women and girls. We spoke to Taahra Ghazi, Deputy Director of Communications at ActionAid UK to take a look behind the scenes of this unique campaign. Q: How did you develop […]Read more
IBT’s vision is of a world in which the media is a force that enables all people to be active global citizens. Our goal is that people in the UK have access to more and better coverage of the world and are able to find it easily through their favourite media.