Covering a range of specialised roles, working within the Strategy discipline in 2019 had an average day rate of £542 per day, one of the highest amongst all disciplines, with the most common day range being £451-£500 per day. The importance of planning and the strategic direction of projects require specific skills and proficiency, which in turn commands a higher day rate.
There are several reasons why now might be the time to hire a strategy freelancer. This includes:
Time — As you are hiring a freelancer dedicated to strategy, with experience, they can quickly help formulate strategic plans to ensure you move quickly. Another advantage of hiring a freelancer gives you both the flexibility in working hours (evenings and weekends), and the ability to do work at very short notice.
Skills/knowledge — Hiring a specialist strategist will mean they may have worked on similar projects to yourself and will have proven results. You will be able to leverage this experience to your advantage, as they will have learnt what has worked well and what hasn’t. Giving you peace of mind your business is being guided by an expert.
Ideas — An experienced strategist has the ability to bring a new perspective and generate new ideas that you may not have already considered for your business. Their experience can help contribute a new approach and can bring a new dynamic to your business.
Results Driven — A good strategist will have a clear view of their role and what they can bring to your organisation. They can help set expectations, including achievable goals, how they intend to deliver on those goals, progress updates, and key milestones, and finally the specific results that will mean a successful outcome on your project.
Each of our strategy experts have been manually vetted by our dedicated onboarding team to ensure they have the right skills and experience to be considered an elite Freelancer. They have their own profile that outlines their skills and experience, giving you the opportunity to review this to ensure they have the right background for your project.
We have various types of strategists including:
Each of our strategy freelancers have a profile page that outlines their skills and experience giving you the opportunity to review this information to ensure you are hiring the right freelancer, with the right background for your project.
Alternatively, you can engage directly with our Talent Team. Not only can they help you create your brief, to detail exactly what you’re looking for, they can also help with shortlisting candidates, to ensure you find the right freelancer to get the job done.
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