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Charity Digital Jobs: The new UK portal for non-profits

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Tech Trust and Prospectus of the UK have recently premiered a new job platform that is designed to aid charities in need of digital talent.

Charity Digital Jobs is the first jobs site in the UK to focus specifically on digital roles for nonprofits. It aims to utilize Tech Trust’s audience of thousands of individuals with an active interest in both the digital and charity sectors.

About the partnership

Prospectus is one the UK’s leading beyond profit recruitment specialists with 60 years of sector experience, while Tech Trust has supported tens of thousands of UK charities with digital technology advice and services since 2001. This includes their software donations programme, tt-exchange, which has saved charities £230 million to date.

The two organisations have decided to partner to deliver the platform to help fill the skills gap that many charities face around digital needs.

Bridging the digital skills gap

Currently 57% of charities say a lack of digital skills within their organisations is the biggest barrier to getting the most from digital, according to the latest Digital Skills Report. This is despite the fact that 72% of charities see digital as a key opportunity to deliver their strategy more effectively.

As Matt Moorut, Head of Digital and Marketing at Tech Trust explains, the new platform has the potential to make a real difference for charities looking to improve their digital capabilities – an area that is in need of support.

“Attracting skilled digital talent to charities is uniquely challenging. When candidates have the digital expertise, they don’t always understand how charities work. At the same time, people who do know how charities think and work often don’t have the skills needed,” says Moorut.

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