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Starting a Freelance Career

Saturday, October 29, 2011, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Capital Hill Hotel & Suites, Mackenzie Room, 88 Albert St., Ottawa
Instructor: Christine LeBlanc

Being a freelancer is much more than working in your pyjamas. For the privilege of setting your own hours, you also have to be your own boss, the sales team, the office manager, the bookkeeper, as well as the employee. Learn how in this seminar, which outlines the basic steps to your dream job. 

Christine LeBlanc is a communications consultant who started her business, Dossier Communications, in 2005 after a decade in publishing. She specializes in writing, editing, project management and promotional work for non-profit organizations. She has also attained certification in non-profit sector marketing. A member of EAC since 2001, Christine has held various roles, including speaker nights co-chair, branch chair and national representative for the NCR branch. She is currently the co-chair of the 2012 Ottawa EAC conference.  

Registration information

Registration fees (includes HST): EAC member: $115, Non-member: $135

  • Register online using the secure registration processing site.
  • Register by mail by completing the registration form.

Registration closes one week before the seminar.

  • Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes before the seminar.
  • Morning and afternoon beverages and lunch are served to registrants.
  • Registrants receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the seminar.

Cancellation waiting list: The NCR Branch maintains a seminar cancellation waiting list if a seminar is sold out. To add your name to the list for this seminar, please send your email address to ncr@editors.ca.