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#FreelanceLife | Chapter 9 | Ellen

Posted 6 months ago by Ellie Tibbs
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Welcome back to another edition of #FreelanceLife! I'm so excited to have recently joined the Pitch Freelance Team and be involved in this series where we get to talk to some amazing freelancers.

This week we spoke with Copywriter and Marketer Ellen. Experienced in writing all types of copy, Ellen specialises in taking technical content and making it accessible, engaging and informative for a nontechnical audience. Whether it's writing white papers, blogs or internal newsletters, creating copy that engages the audience is something she brings to each business she works with.  

Over to you Ellen...


What is your favourite thing about being a Freelancer?
It’s a toss-up between the freedom it gives me and the constant ability to learn. They’re intertwined in many ways, having the freedom to take my own path is empowering and enables me to learn all the time on a huge variety of projects for differing businesses; whether it’s about a industry or new product or about running a business. It’s exciting to have so much opportunity to explore. The variety that comes with being free to take on new work and explore new things is extraordinary.

 

What is your least favourite thing about being a Freelancer?
The unpredictability of cash flow; I left a very stable and well-paying job because I felt trapped and stifled. I wanted to explore being more creative and challenged in new ways, in order to do this I felt freelancing was the best way. The flip-side of leaving stability though is…well instability. Not being able to accurately plan income is the hardest thing about my new career. The comfort I have is that all the research I’ve done about freelancing pegs this as the most common difficulty, so at least I know that I’m not alone and that as long as I’m resilient and I persevere it will get better as I get more established.

 

What skills are essential for a Freelancer?
Tenacity, creativity, adaptability and (in my case as a copywriter and marketer) the ability to write; it’s essential for me to adapt my styles, to suite my client’s voice as well as the type of copy required whether it’s a white paper or a short blog and everything in-between.

Although it’s not a skill necessarily I also think there’s an element of freelancers needing to be brave / fool-hardy (depending on your view). I mean this in the sense that as a freelancer you’re really out there on a limb, not only do you work alone quite often, each time you write etc. you’re staking a claim that you’re the best person for that job; brilliantly the vast majority of my clients have become regular contacts for work which is great as it’s lovely to build up a long standing working relationship with clients who value my work.

 

On average, what time do you start and finish work? How does your day map out? 
I focus on key blocks of time where I’m going to be my most productive. So, whilst my core hours to answer emails etc. will be 9am – 5pm I do tend to mix it up with working weekends and evenings when I’m writing. My most creative time of day is in the evening so I quite often write and get ideas down on paper then, ready to work up the following morning. Having this flexibility means that although sometimes I work seven days a week my work / life balance is usually great because I can pop out for a coffee or enjoy a lunch with friends and family with no guilt and importantly still deliver great copy and creative ideas.

 

How often do you work remotely?
When I’m copywriting 95% of the time; I’m always keen to get to know the client, whether by a phone call or a coffee, particularly if there’s specific nuances about a piece or a company that would benefit the content. But most of the time when I’m creating the content I always prefer to get that done quietly in my home office.

 

What do you wish someone had told you when you were starting out?
Know your worth, and don’t be afraid to walk away. Sometimes people will try to undercharge you. This happened to me when I was just starting out and the difficulty is that because I was new I was nervous that I wouldn’t get another job, not sure of what my rates should be and intimidated to walk away from what seemed like my only option.

The thing is to remember; take your time in doing your research, look up blogs, look up websites and talk to as many people as you can and know your worth. There will be another job around the corner, you just have to trust your instinct and be confident in what you charge is fair. You can only do this if you know your worth within the market you’re working in. I made this a priority and whilst I fell into the trap once, it hasn’t happened again.

 

Would you ever consider going for a permanent position?
Whilst I never say never I think it’s really unlikely that there would be a permanent job opportunity that would enable me to build the flexible, balanced and varied lifestyle I have and want. The variety of freelancing is a never ending opportunity to learn and explore new ideas and I would be doubtful that a permanent position could offer those things. That said, I think I would consider a part-time position, in the future with the right business, as it may offer a level of stability that I may in time need, whilst still enabling me more freedom and opportunities; particularly as I build up my portfolio and broaden out my knowledge base. The excitement is not knowing what opportunity will come up next!

 

What is the most standout memory from your Freelance Career?
There have been some real highs and lows, there are difficult clients and jobs can be tricky and these experiences do stay with you and I’ve learnt from them which is great. However, the wonderful experiences are what make it all worthwhile. For me having my writing, my content be proven (through social media analytics and digital tracking) to be improving a client’s business, reaching new audiences on a time and time again basis is amazing. Words are powerful, my words are powerful and when they reach people and you can see the impact they’ve had on others – it is incredibly satisfying and really inspiring. The first time I got the data through and presented it to the client, their response, the look of happiness on their faces, that was the best memory to date.

 

And a silly one... because we had too!

What song best represents your Freelance state of mind? Metal, Hip Hop, Classical? 
I would love to say something sophisticated and classical like Nimrod by Elgar however, in all honesty it’d have to be bright feel good, pop music. Gabriella Cilmi’s On a Mission springs to mind. For those days where you panic that things aren’t going to work out, this cheers me up and on those days where you’re flying high this gives me the extra kick to get to cloud nine!


Ton's of advice and amazing insight there, thanks again to Ellen! If you want to work with Ellen on your next project please get in touch with me

You can catch up on all the other freelancers we have had share their tips and tricks here. If you are a freelancer looking to share your #FreelanceLife you can! Drop us a line and we will get back to you.

Keep your eyes peeled for the next #FreelanceLife, featuring Emmaline a digital specialist.

See you next time,

#FreelanceLife Team x

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#FreelanceLife | Chapter 14 | Oliver

It's time for that one extra special Wednesday in your month - of course, it's our next instalment of #FreelanceLife. This month Oliver gives his a...

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HR & Hiring Managers take note! How to get the best out of your recruitment partner.

Here at Pitch, we pride ourselves on the quality of the service we provide to our clients with every single one of our consultants going the extra ...

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How has the internet changed job searching?

It’s hard to believe there was once a time before the digital age where the only way to find out about new job openings was by newspaper, word of m...

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Can I quit my Job without a back up plan?

There are multiple different avenues you can go down when leaving your job and it all depends on what your next step is going to be. Finding a new ...

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Pitch Hosts CIPR Midlands and Google News Lab

Last night (26th June) we were lucky enough to host a wonderful CIPR Midlands ‘News gathering and digital storytelling’ event with Google News Lab ...

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A Brief Guide on Getting Started in Freelance

So you are thinking of entering the wonderful world of freelance? Freelancing can be scary at first as it’s very unpredictable. Unlike working a pe...

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FreelanceLife | Chapter 12 | Paul

Afternoon Freelancers and welcome back to another edition of #FreelanceLife. This week we caught up with fantastic Freelance Graphic Designer Paul,...

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Why Applying For Every Job Isn't In Your Best Interest

Here at Pitch, we take a very consultative approach when talking to clients and candidates. Finding out the reason for a new hire or a job change i...

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PlacedByPitch | Sahida

It is always great to hear back from a candidate that we have helped place in a role that they love and are thriving in. This is where the idea of ...

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How to Ask for a Promotion

A TotalJobs survey of 5,000 UK workers found that 67% were denied a pay rise or a promotion last year and that this led to demotivation in the work...

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What Not to Do in Your Final interview

You’ve reached the final stage of the interview process, great work, however, this can be the moment it all goes wrong should you feel too complace...

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To Degree or Not to Degree

One of the main selling points for attending University and getting a degree used to be the idea that in the hunt for a job, having a degree would ...

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PlacedByPitch | Becky

It is always great to hear back from a candidate that we have helped place in a role that they love and are thriving in. This is where the idea of ...

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London Is Great… But There’s Plenty of Opportunity Outside the Capital

As a nationwide recruiter, we have a wide lens on the depth and quality of marketing and creative work being produced across the UK. London is inte...

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5 Things NOT To Do When Leaving Your Job

Whether you have a new job lined up, or you’re at the beginning of your job search, leaving a current role can be quite a daunting task. You may ha...

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My Journey to Becoming a 360 Consultant

I didn’t plan a career in recruitment and I don’t think many people do. All I knew was I have an interest for the creative industry and that I want...

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The Threat to Aspiring CMOs in 2018

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The Trouble With Recruiters

As recruiters, we’ve grown accustomed to that certain hesitation/eye roll when asked what we do for a living at a networking event or awards do. We...

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A Year in Recruitment

I recently reached my one year anniversary at Pitch and in light of this, it feels like a good time to reflect on the year I have had and share som...

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2018 Recruitment Trends You Need to Be Aware Of

It’s that time of year where we all gaze into our crystal balls to predict what key trends will emerge in our respective industries in the coming y...

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10 Things Hiring Managers Need To Remember

You’ll come across many articles on how to get your CV ready for job hunting and how to dazzle your potential new employer at interview, but not a ...

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2017: A Year at Pitch

What a great year it has been at Pitch. As we sail towards office closures and start preparing to welcome in 2018, we decided to look back at every...

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12 Days of Career Detox

As we enter the new year many lofty resolutions will be made: drink less, eat better, exercise more. If you’re one of the many people who isn’t sat...

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Introducing Becky

Originally coming from a marketing background myself I’ve always had a huge interest in brands, businesses and the people behind them - I find it f...

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Pitch’s Battle of the Christmas Adverts

Each year as the nights get colder and mince pies start to appear on shop shelves, the excitement surrounding the arrival of major Christmas advert...

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Interview Etiquette for the Interviewer

There's a lot you can read about interviews and how to excel at them, but most of this advice is aimed at candidates rather than interviewers. In t...

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PR Talks | Video Series

We have a brand new video series on our YouTube channel dedicated to PR. The series, PR Talks, includes a review of recent PR event, the North West...

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Pitch Is All About Midlands PRide

It’s that time of year again, no not Halloween though if you send us sweets we won’t complain, it’s time to celebrate the best of the Midlands PR t...

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5 Tips to Achieve Job Satisfaction

According to the dictionary ‘job satisfaction’ means, “the extent to which a person’s hopes, desires and expectations about the employment he or sh...

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HR & Culture Advice From Netflix’s Most Famous Ex-Employee

This article originally appeared in a LinkedIn Premium Tech Report and offers a fascinating insight in to the latest HR and culture thinking coming...

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A Decade of (career) Change in Marketing Services Recruitment

Pitch is ten years old this summer so I have dug back into our records (and invoices) and ran my ruler over the changes that have taken place over ...

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Reflecting back on 10 Years of Pitch

A whole decade in business sounds a long time but it doesn’t seem that long ago since it was just two of us in a spare room. And what a fun time th...

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Pitch MD Rob Markwell wins HR & Recruitment Award at Birmingham Young Professional of the Year

We're delighted to announce that Rob Markwell, Managing Director here at Pitch, has won the HR, Recruitment and Training category at the Birmingham...

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Prolific North Awards 2017

Last week, on an unusually warm Thursday evening in Manchester, the fifth Prolific North Awards took place. It’s always the most hotly anticipated ...

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Prolific North Awards 2017: Why They Matter

There is only one week until the Prolific North Awards 2017 and at Pitch, we could not be more excited. This year will mark the 5th time the awards...

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Marathon Man

Congratulations to Pitch MD Rob who not only managed to finish the London Marathon but did so in an incredibly respectable time of 3hrs25mins, rais...

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Pitch Consultants Salary Survey 2017

Every year we publish research into how marketers and creatives are remunerated across all skill sets both in agencies and in-house marketing teams...

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B-Hive 2017: Rewarding Future Talent

1 brief, 4 categories, 26 judges and 40 finalists: B-Hive 2017 was buzzing with activity. If you’ve not come across the scheme before, we set it up...

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New Home for Pitch North

This new financial year marks an exciting time at Pitch as we hit some major milestones. This month Pitch celebrates ten years as a specialist mark...

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My journey: deconstructing a career in recruitment.

Six years ago I joined small recruitment business with huge ambitions. That ambition proved infectious and six years later I now sit here a Directo...

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CIPR Awards North West - it's a wrap!

Pitch have been a long term partner of the CIPR Midlands and were delighted extend our relationship to the North West by sponsoring the PRide Award...

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Pitch's 12 Days of Wisdom

Christmas and New Year is a wonderful time. It's also a time when many people start thinking about new opportunities and new challenges. We've writ...

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FreelanceLife | Chapter 12 | Paul

Afternoon Freelancers and welcome back to another edition of #FreelanceLife. This week we caught up with fantastic Freelance Graphic Designer Paul,...

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#FreelanceLife | Chapter 7 | Luke

Happy Hump Day! We return to FreelanceLife with talented Designer and Artworker, Luke. He graduated from Birmingham City University in 2016 and spe...

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#FreelanceLife | Chapter 6 | Kat

We are rolling into the second #FreelanceLife of the year! By now the New Year is in full swing, resolutions are going strong (or have already been...

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#FreelanceLife | Chapter 5 | Kevin

Happy New Year and a warm welcome back to #FreelanceLife! We hope you had a wonderful and well-deserved break these past few weeks and feel ready t...

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#FreelanceLife | Chapter 4 | Kitty

Welcome back to #FreelanceLife! This is the last instalment of the year and what a good one it is with Designer Kitty. Kitty takes great pride in h...

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2017: A Year at Pitch

What a great year it has been at Pitch. As we sail towards office closures and start preparing to welcome in 2018, we decided to look back at every...

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Introducing Becky

Originally coming from a marketing background myself I’ve always had a huge interest in brands, businesses and the people behind them - I find it f...

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Senior & C-Suite Recruitment

Our focus on working collaboratively with the sector we recruit for has always allowed us to deliver the very best talent for our clients; recruiti...

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#FreelanceLife | On The Road | Glug Birmingham

This week on FreelanceLife we’ve taken a break from the regular format, got out of the office and headed to a local event in Birmingham. Hosted in ...

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#FreelanceLife | Chapter 2 | Tim

Welcome back to #FreelanceLife! We started the series with a wonderful first chapter from Copywriter Marcus which you can still get your hands on i...

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5 Tips to Achieve Job Satisfaction

According to the dictionary ‘job satisfaction’ means, “the extent to which a person’s hopes, desires and expectations about the employment he or sh...

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#FreelanceLife | Chapter 1 | Marcus

Welcome to #FreelanceLife! This regular blog series has been created with freelancers in mind, whether you’ve been one for decades or just starting...

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6 Tips for Creating/Updating a Creative CV

This may sound obvious, but it is essential that your contact information is displayed clearly on your CV. If your skills are shining through on yo...

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Prolific North Awards 2017

Last week, on an unusually warm Thursday evening in Manchester, the fifth Prolific North Awards took place. It’s always the most hotly anticipated ...

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Prolific North Awards 2017

Last week, on an unusually warm Thursday evening in Manchester, the fifth Prolific North Awards took place. It’s always the most hotly anticipated ...

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Demand is growing for temporary workers. Here’s why.

As a specialist recruiter in the marketing/comms, digital and creative sector, we are seeing a marked increase in the demand for permanent talent, ...

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Prolific North Awards 2017: Why They Matter

There is only one week until the Prolific North Awards 2017 and at Pitch, we could not be more excited. This year will mark the 5th time the awards...

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Pitch Consultants Salary Survey 2017

Every year we publish research into how marketers and creatives are remunerated across all skill sets both in agencies and in-house marketing teams...

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How to Build a PR Portfolio

In our previous article we talked about how to put together the perfect creative portfolio. This time we’re going to look at PR portfolios. The gen...

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Creative Employers – Jobs to ‘Kill For’

The freelance movement continues to gain momentum with 24% of the UK’s creative sector workforce working on a freelance basis. The mounting desire ...

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Manchester creative outfit produces puppet stars of Christmas ad

Christmas looms ever closer and the festive ad war is in full swing. Sainsbury’s storytelling had much to live up to following their smash-hit Mog ...

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