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Step up your email marketing!

Emails and newsletters are one of the most powerful and cost effective tools for charities to reach our audiences – be they service users, supporters or volunteers!

Learn more about how to get the most out of using emails to promote your organisation and engage more effectively.

Comments from previous attendees: 

‘Really useful overview and great tips’

‘Helpful and informative’

‘Presenter very open and engaging’

What will I learn?

This workshop is an opportunity to learn:

  • The behavioural nudges behind a simple, well designed email
  • How to use automation and audience segmentation to engage your mailing list members
  • How often you can and should be sending your email
  • Creative ideas for emails from other small organisations
  • How to ensure that your mailing list is GDPR compliant
  • You will leave the session with new knowledge and skills to create emails

Trainer profile

Ab Brightman is an independent trainer, consultant and coach supporting nonprofits and impactful people to develop better digital communications, volunteer organisation and to work confidently with new ideas to improve their great work. Ab has is based in Oxford and currently works with a mixture of local and national organisations. Previous to this she worked for several small charities managing communications and volunteers, and trained youth activists across Europe. Clients have said that Ab’s workshops are ‘energetic, engaging and informative.’

Who should attend?

This workshop is ideal for people who regularly use email to connect with users, supporters or volunteers and for those who want to improve their marketing skills to promote an organisation or group.

Friday 21st September 2018

1.45am arrival for tea, coffee and networking for a 2.00pm start. The workshop will finish by 5.00pm.


  • £70 per person for OCVA Members
  • £80 per person from a charitable organisation who are not OCVA members
  • £95 per person from a non-charitable organisation

Course Venue 
OCVA, The Old Courthouse,
Floyd’s Row,
Oxford OX1 1SS

01865 251946

Access on road is via Speedwell Street (a one-way system). Please note there is no parking at OCVA.


Please note there are two steps to this process and both steps of the process will need to be completed to secure your place.

  1. Complete the Google bookings form and register your details
  2. Make payment via PayPal within two working days of registering for the course. We’re using PayPal for this event. Select ‘pay with a debit or credit card ‘ if you don’t have a PayPal account (there’s no need to sign in to PayPal).

Step 1:


Step 2:

Choose payment type:

£ 45.00
  • Pay with PayPal
Charitable Organisations*
£ 60.00
  • Pay with PayPal
Non charitable rate
£ 75.00
  • Pay with PayPal
Course details at a glance

Date: 21st September 2018
Time: 1.45pm – 5.00pm
Cost: £70 – £95

Course venue

OCVA, The Old Courthouse,
Floyd’s Row,
Oxford OX1 1SS

01865 251946

Access on road is via Speedwell Street (a one-way system). Please note there is no parking at OCVA.

Enquiries contact

When contacting us please state the name of the course your correspondence is in relation to.

Email training@ocva.org.uk or call us on 01865 251946

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