In conjunction with the TUC's Young Workers' Month, this free workshop is aimed at those aged 30 and under
The date and time: 22 Nov, 3.00pm – 6pm
The John Lennon Art and Design Building
John Moores University School of Art and Design
(immediately adjacent to the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral)
2 Duckinfield Street
3pm to 5pm
This session will help you learn the basics of pitching your work and negotiating fair rates of pay. It includes:
- Identifying the most likely sources of work
- Preparing and planning your pitch
- Delivering your pitch
- Preparing to negotiate
- Getting into the right frame of mind
- Knowing your negotiation limits
5pm to 6pm
Over refreshments you’ll have the opportunity to network with peers and find out more about how your union and the FEU partnership is working to support your career progress. You’ll get a chance to ask questions and learn about the help, information and training available to you including the free training programme that FEU Training provides freelance members with the aim of helping you manage your freelance business from marketing work to handling finances.
Who should attend
Young members (aged 30 and below) who would like to find out more about pitching and presenting and how their union can further support their work in the entertainment industries.
Expected learning outcomes
As a taster session, you will gain a better understanding of:
- The basic principles of pitching your work
- The basic principles of effective negotiation
- You’ll also learn more about your how your union is working to support you and where to get further information.
Tutor: Frances Dredge
POLITE REQUEST: if you are successful in obtaining a place on this workshop and, due to unforeseen circumstances, you are unable to attend, please let us know asap because we have others on the waiting list who we can allocate your place to. If you do not let us know this will disadvantage another member. Also, we may lose the funds that enable us to provide these workshops to all members including yourself.
NOTE: if we were to postpone or cancel this workshop due to unforeseen circumstances (this has happened only twice in five years due to tutor illness and a tube strike), we will be unable to reimburse any costs such as pre-booked travel expenses. If this were to happen in the future, we will email and telephone you as soon as we know that there is a cancellation and attempt to re-schedule the workshop asap.
To apply for a place on this free, one-day workshop, please fill in the short application form below. You will need to login or register if you have not done so already so have your Union number to hand.
All events have been over-subscribed to date so successful applicants will be chosen randomly after the cut-off date. We will let you know if your application has been successful within a couple of days of this date.
t: 07914 397 243