Social Media Marketer

20 Best Social Media Marketer

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Nahaël Mele


Web Developer Turning Ideas into Reality 💻

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Adriano Reis

Brooklyn, United States

Product designer & no-code developer ✨

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Sebastian Bistran

Leeds, United Kingdom

Crafting Products With A Spicy Touch - SRIRACHA 🔥

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Abdul Qader

Madrid, Spain

Expert Webflow & Framer Developer

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Eugen Ciachir

Bucharest, Romania

Design Director & Framer Expert

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Rajan Dave


Webflow Expert & Web Designer

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Hanna Woa 🔥


Building badass brands for badass entrepreneurs 💣

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Sohil Jain

District of Columbia, United States

Website Designer + Framer Developer.

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Artyom Aghinyan

Yerevan, Armenia

Crafting visuals that make an impact.

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Ahmad S. Afandi

Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia

UI Designer & Framer Expert

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Julia Spong

Toronto, Canada

Social Media Manager & Content Specialist 🪄

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André Duarte


Branding, web & product design specialist

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Priyal G.

Toronto, Canada

Let's join hands & conquer with words!

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Ajay Pawriya


Selling not designs but new ways of thinking

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Ifeoma Ahuna

Dallas, United States

Bringing your content to life with UGC Video ✨

Recommended 9x
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Leanna Griffin

North Carolina, United States

Brand & Website Design for Head-Turning Businesses

Recommended 4x
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Chris Luniewicz

Massachusetts, United States

I Build Framer Websites & Craft Brand Designs 💻

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Studio Nika

Barcelona, Spain

We design brands that bring joy to the world.

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Michelle Griczika

Massachusetts, United States

Writing that sells✨

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Ashwin Pradeep Kumar

Kerala, India

Expert Web Designer using Framer

Common projects for Social Media Marketers

Developing and implementing a comprehensive social media strategy.

Creating engaging content for various social media platforms.

Managing and growing online communities.

Analyzing social media metrics and adjusting strategies accordingly.

Managing social media advertising campaigns.

Improving online reputation and increasing brand awareness.

Tips for working with and hiring Social Media Marketers

Define your social media goals

Clearly outline what you hope to achieve through social media marketing. Whether it's increasing brand visibility, driving traffic to your website, or improving customer engagement, having clear goals will help your freelancer deliver successful results.

Know your target audience

A clear understanding of your target demographic is crucial for effective social media marketing. Share this information with your freelancer to help them create content that resonates with your audience and drives engagement.

Review their previous work

Take time to review the freelancer's portfolio and previous social media campaigns. This will give you an idea of their creative skills, strategic thinking, and ability to drive engagement.

Communicate through Contra

Regular communication is key to a successful project. Use Contra's communication tools to provide feedback, discuss progress, and address any issues promptly. This ensures that everyone is on the same page and the project stays on track.

How to hire Social Media Marketers

Define your needs

Clearly outline your social media goals and your target audience. Understanding these will help you communicate your needs to potential freelancers and will make the hiring process smoother.

Post a detailed job

Use Contra to post a job detailing your project requirements. Include information about your company, the scope of work, the skills required, and the timeline. This will attract the right freelancers to your project.

Review applications

Review the applications and portfolios of potential freelancers. Look for freelancers who have experience in your industry or with similar projects.

Conduct interviews

Use Contra to conduct interviews with potential freelancers. Ask about their experience, their approach to social media marketing, and how they handle feedback and revisions.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right freelancer, make an offer through Contra. Clearly outline the scope of work, the timeline, and the payment terms. Remember, all payments through Contra are commission-free for both you and the freelancer.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Social Media Marketers

1. Can you share some examples of successful social media campaigns you have worked on and the results they achieved?

2. How do you approach developing a social media strategy for a new client?

3. How do you measure and report on the success of social media campaigns?

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Frequently asked

A freelance Social Media Marketer is a professional who creates and implements social media strategies to enhance a brand's online presence, engage with the target audience, and drive website traffic. They create content, manage posts, analyze performance, and adjust strategies based on analytics.

A freelance Social Media Marketer is a professional who creates and implements social media strategies to enhance a brand's online presence, engage with the target audience, and drive website traffic. They create content, manage posts, analyze performance, and adjust strategies based on analytics.

Hiring a Social Media Marketer on Contra gives you access to top freelance talent without the hassle of traditional recruitment processes. You can view their portfolio, collaborate efficiently, and handle contracts and payments all in one platform. Plus, Contra doesn't charge commissions, so you get more value for your budget.

Social Media Marketers use a variety of tools depending on the requirements of the project. These can include social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, content creation tools like Adobe Photoshop and Canva, and analytics tools like Google Analytics and Facebook Insights.

You can post a job on Contra detailing your project requirements. Social Media Marketers who match your criteria can then apply for the job. Alternatively, you can browse through the profiles of Social Media Marketers and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Projects that require Social Media Marketer skills often include creating and executing social media strategies, managing social media accounts, creating and distributing content, community management, and analyzing and reporting on social media performance.

The cost of hiring a Social Media Marketer on Contra can range from $25 to $160 per hour, depending on the complexity of the job, the marketer's experience, and the project duration.

Freelance Social Media Marketers are paid commission-free on Contra. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Clients must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra. The funds for each milestone are held in escrow and are only released after the client approves the deliverables for that milestone, or automatically within three days.

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