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Create a killer pitch to win work

Mar 27th
18:30 - 20:00
An interactive workshop – Create a 30 second elevator pitch and profile to land new freelancing jobs or start your own business

Who should attend?  Any freelancers or entrepreneurs looking to build confidence around marketing themselves

What?          1.5 hour interactive workshop

Where?        The Impact Hub, Kings Cross, London

When?         Thursday, 27th March 630-8pm

How much?  £18 (includes vat)

Walk of Life Consulting’s Career Advisor, Shannon Houde, who is a freelancer and entrepreneur herself, will let you in on her secrets from 20 years in recruitment, 10 years in sustainability consulting, and the last four years building her own coaching company.  She will also share her experiences of working with Acre recruitment’s freelance network, The Bench.

You will walk away with:

• tools on how to write a 4 line Profile for your CV or bio

• a concise and compelling 30 second elevator pitch about who you are and where you are going for better personal marketing

• better articulation of who you are so you can sell your work


About Shannon: 

shannon houdeShannon Houde, MBA, is founder of Walk of Life Consulting Limited, an international career advisory business focused solely on the sustainability, social impact, social enterprise, international development and Corporate Responsibility (CR) fields.  For more than 15 years she has mentored and trained more than 700 professionals and Masters graduates to maximise their personal brands to advance their impact careers.

Shannon blogs as a sustainability career columnist for Greenbiz, Triple Pundit, 2Degrees Network, and CSRWire and has been quoted in Ethical Corporation, the Independent and The Guardian.  She speaks regularly on panels and runs workshops in recruiting, HR, and sustainability including at Columbia Business School, Haas School of Business, Cambridge University, London Business School and annually at Net Impact Global conference.

Previously she spent 10 years managing cross-cultural teams and CR projects in Asia, Europe, North and South America for clients and FTSE 250 companies – Altria, Argos/Homebase, Barclays Global Investors, Cadbury Schweppes, Deloitte, EMI, L’Oreal, Nokia, Reuters, UNICEF, Vodafone Group, WWF, and Yell.

Shannon holds an MBA in International Management, with a focus on CR, from Thunderbird in Arizona as well as a BS in Sociology from the University of Colorado.  She has served in leadership roles for Net Impact since 2003 and is currently an Advisor to the London Professional chapter.  She lives in the Cambridge countryside and is often seen riding her bike on farm roads with her two curious boys.

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