XCHANGETEAM LAUNCHES FREELANCER OF THE YEAR
XCHANGETEAM LAUNCHES FREELANCER OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2009
Leading freelance recruiter Xchangeteam has launched this years Xchangeteam Freelancer of the Year Awards to celebrate the excellent work done by freelancers within the Marketing, Media and Communications sectors.
Open to all freelancers within these sectors, these annual Awards are now in their sixth year and provide vital recognition for freelancers excellent work and contribution to UK plc that often goes unheralded. Freelancers can be nominated by their peers, colleagues, managers or even by themselves and Xchangeteam is hoping to break the record set last year for the highest number of nominations to date of 350. This years categories are Advertising & Design (Creative and Account Management), Digital Excellence, Editorial, Events, Marketing and PR, Communications & Public Affairs.
The Awards attract an industry-leading judging panel who will have the responsibility for choosing the six category winners and the recipient of the Grand Prix Award for Overall Freelancer of the Year 2009
Since their debut in 2003 the Xchangeteam Freelancer of the Year Awards have showcased the very best freelance talent in UK Marketing, Media and Communications and have celebrated the very best of this uniquely challenging profession with winners from across various sectors and disciplines.
The prestige that accompanies these Awards guarantees a real boost to the profiles of the lucky winners. Last years Overall winner, designer Anna Cowie commented, It is an honour to win this Award and to be appreciated for my work. I made the choice to make freelancing a career rather than just a quick fix and have found it to be a fantastic way to share ideas, learn from some of the best in the business and develop my own creativity.
Xchangeteam Managing Director Mike Berry said, 2009 has been a challenging year and one that has proved that freelancers play an integral part in todays business world. Their flexibility and expertise has provided businesses in the marketing, media and communications sectors with a cost effective and extremely valuable resource at a time of great economic difficulty. We developed these Awards to boost the profiles of all freelancers in the creative industry and emphasise their talent and skill.