There’s three paths that you can choose to take on your journey, whether that’s choosing to work in a tight-knit team at an agency. Or work in-house and commit to internal projects. Or maybe you’re a free-spirit who cringes at the thought of being tied down to a sole agency, taking on the freelance mantle would be your call. It’s a big world out there and there’s limitless opportunities, but how come it is so difficult to notice them? The answer is that opportunity doesn’t come out of nowhere.
Prepare to trade your creativity in for a top-hat and magnifying glass, and channel your inner-Sherlock with A New Direction’s – Open Doors. All it takes is curiosity and confidence to brave the industry. With professionals building up their own network of go-to creatives and the arrival of opportunities for independent businesses to take over, there has never been a better time than now to go down the self-employment route.
Open Doors host a series of events for 18 to 30 year olds and is brought to you by Creative Skillset; training people and businesses in the creative industry.
So come down and get some practical advice from professionals on:
- How to manage your finance as a freelancer
- The current landscape of the media industry
- How to find work and build your business
- And how to deal with paperwork and focus on the creative work
The best way to learn is through those who have come before you – speakers from the world of TV, Film, Advertising and Tech for Open Doors: Freelancing in Media on Wednesday 11th May 2016 at Launch 22 – 31A Corsham Street, London, N1 6DR. Tickets – here.
While you’re at it, check out this game and find out whether you’re geared towards agency, in-house or freelance here.
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