Experience Opportunity

Self-Made Series: Freelancer Files

This event is part of our Self-Made Series for creative freelancers and entrepreneurs aged 18-30. This series will equip you with the tools you need to be successfully Self-Made.

Join us in the Studio Theatre for a live talk on bossing freelancer life with Anna Codrea-Rado.

The session will cover how you can use the creative skills you already have to build a viable career in the arts. You’ll learn how to turn your side hustle into your main hustle, find untapped income streams and make a full-time business out of your creativity. You’ll leave with a clear plan for taking the next steps on a path towards building a creative career for the long-haul.

About Anna:

Anna Codrea-Rado is a journalist, author and broadcaster. Her book, You’re The Business, is a handbook for freelancers and anyone who wants to make a successful career when they strike out alone. Her writing has also been published in the New York Times, Guardian, Wired and Vice and she’s the co-host of the hit podcast, Is This Working? She also writes a weekly newsletter about how to make money as a creative without burning out.

This talk will cover:

- Knowing your self worth

- Fees and rates

- Reaching out/Pitching to brands

- Where to find clients

- Email Templates

- Building a portfolio

- Negotiation tips

- There will be a networking event in the bar afterwards.