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An Introduction to Freelancing by Christina Lister

Date 10 February 2022
Time 10am - 12pm
Venue Online
Organiser Christina Lister


About the Event

Introduction to freelancing:

• Overview of what freelancing is and how it differs to employment

• A realistic insight into freelancing – opportunities and challenges

• Options such as combining freelancing with employment, studying or volunteering

• Overview of Museum Freelance 2020 survey: who are freelancers in the sector, their main motivations, challenges and so on

• 6 steps to consider when starting out as a freelancer – including working out what work you want to do

Running a viable business:

• Some legalities, rights and responsibilities

• Contracts, work plans and effective working relationships

• What to do when things don’t go to plan – and how to prevent this o Knowing what to charge, pricing and day rates

Finding work and marketing yourself:

• Why clients commission freelancers, what they are looking for

• What sort of work is out there

• Procurement processes and a good freelance brief

• Where to find work.

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