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Matt Adams


Matt Adams


CEO & Trustee, Fundraising & Development, Regional

About Me:

Having spent 4 years working in the Government’s Faststream graduate programme, Matt has since gained 11 years’ experience recruiting to the public and not for profit sectors. He joined TPP in 2013 and recruits to senior fundraising, marketing and communications roles across the sector. Matt volunteers regularly for a city-based employment mentoring scheme.

Matt Adams's Blog Posts

Why you should always give candidates feedback after an interview

Job interviews can be a nerve wracking experience for many people and the days or even weeks, waiting to hear feedback can be an agonising period. When candidates finally do hear back from an organisation, it can be a weight off their shoulders. Best-case scenario, the candidate is successful and is chosen for the role in question. However, for every candidate that is successful there will also be at least five or six others that weren’t. The best practice for the remaining candidates is...

Author: Matt Adams
Published: 17 Jul 2017

Recruiting your first fundraiser: how to attract the best!

TPP recently hosted the Small Charities Coalition First Friday ‘advice clinic’ session on how to recruit your first or sole fundraiser. We were joined by 12 small charities and we collectively covered tips and strategies for small nonprofits looking to hire their first fundraiser. TPP has specialised in recruitment for the not for profit sector for over 20 years and we appreciate that recruiting a charity’s first fundraiser, or sole fundraiser, can be a challenge for a multitude of reasons....

Author: Matt Adams
Published: 04 May 2017

TPP Finance Salary Survey 2015 Results

The results of the 2015 salary survey are out now! You can view the full report here. This report aims to benchmark finance salaries across the sector, allowing employees to compare their salary against the average and giving employers a standard when budgeting for new roles. TPP is a specialist charity recruitment consultancy with a dedicated finance and accountancy division, which gives us a unique insight into the market.

Author: Matt Adams
Published: 30 Jun 2015

    Key points of the 2015 budget for the voluntary sector

    National minimum wage to rise by 20p an hour to £6.70. The hourly rate for younger workers will also rise, and for apprentices it will go up by 20% - or 57p - to £3.30 an hour. £75m raised from Libor fines to go to charities for regiments which fought in Afghanistan and government to contribute towards permanent memorial to those who died in Afghanistan and Iraq and help renovate Battle of Britain memorials. Charities will be able to claim automatic gift aid on first £8,000 raised through...

    Author: Matt Adams
    Published: 18 Mar 2015