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Image: Members at the Second Anniversary Celebration Credit: Andy Paradise


Newsletter: Building the 21st century workforce

The Federation is today launching a survey to examine the vital role freelancers play in the UK’s creative industries, as part of our intensive work on the Government's forthcoming industrial strategy.

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The Federation welcomes the creative industries as a key government sector

We warmly welcome the inclusion of the creative industries as one of the five key sectors recognised in the government’s industrial strategy consultation announced today. This is a radical departure, secured only in the last few months, and is potentially the sign of a new, bold and imaginative understanding of business in the 21st century.

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Vacancy: Assistant to CEO

The assistant to the Chief Executive is a key role in the organisation. Reporting directing to the CEO, John Kampfner, you will be responsible for the smooth running of his diary with the ability to juggle many activities at a time. The role requires you to work pro-actively and be one step ahead at all times.

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Vacancy: Head of Membership

The Head of Membership reports directly to the CEO and will work closely with the deputy CEO, Head of Development and the rest of the Federation’s team to develop innovative ways to grow membership and deliver benefit to our members.

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London Industrial Strategy Meeting

Date: Tuesday March 14
Times: 10.30am arrival, 11.00am - 2.00pm
Venue: City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London SE1 2AA

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Unique Breakfast with Karen Blackett, Chairwoman of MediaCom UK

Date: Wednesday, 3rd May 2017
Time: 8.30am to 10.00am
Venue: Radisson Blu Edwardian, London Mercer St Hotel, 20 Mercer St, London WC2H 9HD

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The Federation's international conference and summer drinks

Date: Wednesday July 12, 2017

Venue: TBA, central London

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