The Power of Impact Storytelling - In Person at NICVA

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28 November 2023 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

One-day in-person training session delivered by Sarah Travers from Bespoke Communications, for voluntary and community organisations that want to increase the impact of their storytelling.

This interactive, in-person, full-day workshop will equip you with the tools and skills to identify powerful stories and case studies. It will also help you communicate the impact of your work - whether that is during a funding pitch, podcast, media interview, social media video or presentation to different audiences.  The training will also give you and/or your ambassadors the skills and confidence to help prepare for interviews, speak at an event, pitch for funding and meet with stakeholders or influencers to maximise the impact of your campaign.


  • Learn how to engage a specific audience
  • Identify and use your best stories to persuade.
  • Deliver key messages.
  • Develop self-awareness around positive communication – verbal and non-verbal.
  • Practice delivering your pitch

Trainer Bio

This session will be delivered by Sarah Travers from Bespoke Communications.  Sarah is a former BBC news journalist and TV presenter, with a keen interest in stories and the people that shape them. Sarah is a NICVA  Associate and has delivered media training to many organisations in the Voluntary and Community Sector.

Feedback from previous sessions

This has been an amazing opportunity to learn how to pitch to get the best story across.

Sarah is a great presenter. She has excellent knowledge and gave great tips and support for completing pitches.

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61 Duncairn Gardens
BT15 2GB


£115 members, £160 non members