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Common projects for Community Managers

Building and managing an online community for a new product or service.

Creating and implementing a community engagement strategy.

Monitoring community feedback and sentiment to inform product development.

Managing social media channels to foster a vibrant community.

Developing and executing community events or initiatives to drive engagement.

Creating a customer support system within the community to improve customer satisfaction.

Tips for working with and hiring Community Managers

Define your community goals

Before hiring a community manager, it's important to have a clear understanding of what you want to achieve with your community. Whether it's increasing engagement, growing your member base, or improving customer support, having clear goals will help your community manager align their efforts with your expectations.

Check their experience

Community management requires a unique set of skills, including excellent communication, empathy, and organization. Look at their previous experience managing communities and check their knowledge of community management tools and platforms.

Set communication expectations

Regular updates on the community's progress and issues are crucial for a successful collaboration. Make sure to set expectations for communication frequency and channels at the beginning of your partnership.

Use Contra's project management features

Utilize Contra's tools for tracking project milestones, managing contracts, and handling payments. This will make the process smoother and ensure that both parties are in sync with the project's progress.

How to hire Community Managers

Define your needs

Before starting the hiring process, have a clear understanding of what you need from a Community Manager. This could include your community goals, the level of engagement you aim to achieve, or the platforms you plan to use.

Post a detailed job

Posting a detailed job on Contra will attract the right freelancers. Include information about your community, 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 community management, and how they handle various aspects of the role. 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 Community Managers

1. What strategies have you used in the past to foster community engagement?

2. Can you describe a challenging community management situation you've dealt with and how you resolved it?

3. What tools and platforms are you most comfortable with when managing online communities?

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Frequently asked

A freelance community manager is responsible for building, managing, and moderating an online community. They work to foster engagement, handle communications, solve problems, and generally ensure that the community is a positive and productive space for its members.

A freelance community manager is responsible for building, managing, and moderating an online community. They work to foster engagement, handle communications, solve problems, and generally ensure that the community is a positive and productive space for its members.

A community manager is a professional who builds, grows, and manages online communities, while ensuring that the community is engaging, active, and supportive. They often serve as the bridge between the brand and the community, facilitating communication and fostering a positive environment.

Hiring a community manager on Contra gives you access to top freelance talent without the hassle of middlemen or commissions. You can review their experience, collaborate efficiently, and handle contracts and payments all in one place.

Projects that require a community manager often involve building and managing online communities, creating engagement strategies, managing social media channels, and handling community-based customer support.

You can post a job detailing your project requirements on Contra. Community managers who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of community managers and invite those you are interested in to apply.

The cost of hiring a community manager on Contra can vary depending on their experience and skills, as well as the specifics of your project. On average, community managers on Contra charge between $26 and $33 per hour.

Community managers often use a variety of tools to manage and engage with their communities. These can include social media platforms, community forums, email marketing software, and community management software like Discourse or Slack.

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