Product Strategist

20 Best Product Strategist

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Common projects for Product Strategists

Developing a new product strategy or revamping an existing one.

Conducting market research and competitive analysis.

Creating a product roadmap and setting product goals.

Leading cross-functional teams in product development.

Implementing product strategies and tracking their success.

Advising on product pricing and positioning strategies.

Tips for working with and hiring Product Strategists

Clearly define your project

Before hiring a Product Strategist, ensure you have a clear vision for your product's desired outcome. This includes the product vision, goals, target audience, and any specific features or functionalities your product requires.

Review their experience

Take time to review the strategist's past work to ensure they have the necessary experience in your industry or with similar products. Look at their previous projects and success stories.

Understand their skills and tools

Ensure the Product Strategist is proficient in necessary tools such as Jira, Figma, Adobe Illustrator, and others. Their ability to leverage these tools is crucial for successful product strategy development.

Communication is key

Good communication is vital for a successful freelance project. Ensure your Product Strategist is responsive and open to feedback. Regular updates on the project's progress can help mitigate any issues that may arise. Use Contra's communication tools for efficient and seamless interaction.

How to hire Product Strategists

Define your needs

Before starting the hiring process, have a clear understanding of what you need from a Product Strategist. This could include product vision, market research, competitive analysis, or product roadmap.

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 product strategy, and how they handle various aspects of the job. 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 Product Strategists

1. Can you describe your approach to developing a product strategy?

2. Can you provide examples of similar projects you've worked on in the past?

3. How do you handle feedback and changes during the strategy development process?

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Frequently asked

A Product Strategist is a professional who guides the strategic direction of a product. They analyze market trends, conduct competitive analysis, understand user needs, and create product roadmaps. They work closely with product managers, designers, and developers to ensure the product meets market and user needs.

A Product Strategist is a professional who guides the strategic direction of a product. They analyze market trends, conduct competitive analysis, understand user needs, and create product roadmaps. They work closely with product managers, designers, and developers to ensure the product meets market and user needs.

A freelance Product Strategist performs similar tasks as a full-time strategist but works on a project-by-project basis. They can be hired for specific projects such as developing a new product strategy, conducting market research, or advising on product positioning.

Hiring a Product Strategist 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.

Post your project requirements on Contra. Product Strategists who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of strategists and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Projects that require Product Strategist skills often include new product development, existing product enhancement, market research, competitive analysis, and product positioning strategies.

The cost of hiring a Product Strategist on Contra can vary based on the complexity of the project and the strategist's experience and skills. On average, Product Strategists on Contra charge between $100 and $175 per hour.

Product Strategists often use tools such as Jira for project management, Figma for design collaboration, Adobe Illustrator for designing visual elements, and various research and analytics tools for data analysis.

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