Marketing Strategist

20 Best Marketing Strategist

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Ines Schuber

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Let's make community your competitive edge ✨

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Aishwarya | Brand Therapy


Unlock your brand's 2.0 ⚡️

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Paula | Land it

Valencia, Spain

Being creative can be strategic ✨

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Ifeoma Ahuna

Dallas, TX, USA

✨ Making content FUN, easy, and sustainable again!

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Fatima Zehra 🌙

Toronto, ON, Canada

🪄 Cultivating magic, one brand at a time.

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Gayle Cariño


UGC & Content Creation for Growth

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Maia Anderson

San Francisco, CA, USA

The "Social Media Therapist"

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Kelly Madu

New York, NY, USA

Content Creator and Social Media Strategist

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Renea Dominique

Dallas, TX, USA

Social Media Strategist For Brands & Businesses

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Lindsay Hanson

Boston, MA, USA

I help you grow your business using social media

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Kalann Washington

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Quinn Foster

Lafayette, LA, USA

Impactful Journalist & Copy Editor to the Rescue

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Marleena Garris

United States

Your Personal Digital Bestie✨

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Olivia Kelliher

Nashville, TN, USA

Balancing creativity & entrepreneurship 🚀

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Sari Abdul sater


Digital marketing expert | WordPress web developer

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Lee Thompson

The Bahamas

Bahama Copy House - Copy Curated for Visionaries

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Sílvia Pinho

Lisbon, Portugal

Social media strategy & content for FUN brands!

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Kenjo ‎


Digital Marketer (UI/X, Web Dev, SEO, SMM, SEM)

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Marcell Clark

Atlanta, GA, USA

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Pius Henry

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Digital Marketing Manager

Common projects for Marketing Strategists

Developing a comprehensive marketing strategy for a new product or service.

Creating a social media marketing strategy to increase brand visibility and customer engagement.

Performing market research and competitor analysis to identify opportunities for growth.

Designing a content marketing strategy to drive traffic and generate leads.

Building an SEO strategy to improve website ranking on search engines.

Creating a digital marketing strategy for an e-commerce business to increase online sales.

Tips for working with and hiring Marketing Strategists

Clearly define your goals

Before hiring a freelance marketing strategist, you should have a clear understanding of your business goals and the strategies you want to implement to achieve them. Be ready to discuss your target audience, unique selling propositions, and sales objectives.

Review their previous work

Take time to review the strategist's previous marketing campaigns and strategies. This will give you an idea of their creativity, strategic thinking, and understanding of different markets.

Establish communication channels

Effective communication is essential when working with a freelance marketing strategist. Ensure all discussions, feedback, and reviews are done through Contra to maintain clarity and transparency.

Understand their expertise

Marketing strategists may specialize in different areas such as digital marketing, content marketing, or social media marketing. Hire a freelancer who has expertise in the area you need help with.

How to hire Marketing Strategists

Define your needs

Begin by understanding what you need from a marketing strategist. This could include developing a comprehensive marketing strategy, performing market research, or creating a social media marketing plan.

Post a detailed job

Posting a detailed job on Contra will attract the right freelancers. Include information about your company, the scope of the job, the skills required, and the project timeline.

Review applications

Review the applications you receive and shortlist freelancers based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Look at their past projects and reviews on their profile.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with shortlisted freelancers. Ask questions about their experience, approach to marketing strategy, and how they analyze marketing data. Also, discuss your project specifics and expectations.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right freelancer, make an offer through Contra. This will include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Marketing Strategists

1. Can you describe a successful marketing strategy you have developed and implemented in the past?

2. How do you stay up-to-date with the latest marketing trends and how have you applied them in your strategies?

3. Can you explain your process for analyzing marketing data and making strategic decisions based on your analysis?

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Frequently asked

A freelance marketing strategist develops and implements marketing strategies to help businesses achieve their goals. They analyze market trends, identify opportunities for growth, and create plans for promoting products or services and driving customer engagement.

A freelance marketing strategist develops and implements marketing strategies to help businesses achieve their goals. They analyze market trends, identify opportunities for growth, and create plans for promoting products or services and driving customer engagement.

Hiring a marketing strategist on Contra gives you access to top freelance talent without the hassle of middlemen or commissions. You can review their previous work, collaborate directly, and handle contracts and payments all in one place.

You can post a job with your project details and requirements on Contra. Marketing strategists who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of marketing strategists and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Projects that require a marketing strategist often involve developing comprehensive marketing plans, creating advertising campaigns, performing market research, and analyzing marketing data to improve business performance.

The cost of hiring a marketing strategist on Contra typically ranges from $100 to $150 per hour. The final cost can vary based on the complexity of the project, the strategist's experience level, and the project duration.

A marketing strategy is a comprehensive plan that outlines a company's overall marketing efforts. It includes the company's marketing objectives, target audience, unique selling propositions, and tactics for achieving marketing goals.

Freelance marketing strategists on Contra are paid commission-free. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Payment for each milestone is funded individually at the beginning of the project and held in escrow. The funds are released after the client approves the deliverables for that milestone, or automatically within three days.

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