Voluntary Sector: The Week in Charities

The NSPCC has appointed Matt Hopkinson as chief press officer and spokesperson.

He was previously head of the Department for Education's news desk and regional team for seven years. Hopkinson will manage a team of six national press officers and work with regional comms on press, marketing, fundraising and social media.

The Transformation Trust, the independent children's charity that funds extracurricular school activities, is seeking an events management agency to run its annual summer music event, Rock Assembly. Next year's event will be held at the 02 Arena on a date to be confirmed.

Sexual health charities Brook, Family Planning Association, Terrence Higgins Trust and MedFASH have teamed up with Britain's agony aunts to fight to prevent further cuts to their health services.

The campaign is supported by This Morning's resident agony aunt Denise Robertson.

Life Size Media is offering pro-bono creative services to cash-free donation site DoNation. In addition, the agency offers 30 per cent discount to charities and not-for-profit clients.

Fishburn Hedges has appointed Phil Drew as a consultant in the agency's sustainability division. He was previously head of comms for Climate Week.

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