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Pitch and deal (May 2013)


Friday 24 May 2013


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Headland House, Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8DP


NUJ members £70
Non-members £130
Students £60

Freelances need to pitch for work and to do deals. This course will show how to present your work and your ideas and what goes into making a deal and how you might improve on that first offer. This one-day course aims to help freelances market their work and negotiate better deals for themselves.

Through role-play exercises and discussion, participants will work on the skills and attitudes needed to try to get more commissions and more money.

This will include -

  • Pitching ideas with deals in mind
  • Identifying outlets
  • Interacting with editors
  • Thinking about fees
  • Asking for more money
  • Adding conditions
  • Understanding the psychology of pitching and dealing
  • Coming up with scripts for situations
  • Role plays to put ideas into practice

Who should attend?

Freelance journalists who want to try to get more work and improve the deals they make.


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Tags: , trade union training, freelance, professional training