Gaining solid direction from an impartial third party is a great asset for any company. Strategic planners help make an accurate and honest assessment of the companies current situation. Sharing key insights, they can help you plan the best way to operate and run your business in the most effective and efficient way. Not only will planners help with strategy creation and planning by identifying measurable goals, they will help you save time and money in the long term by boosting productivity, cutting excess steps and streamlining processes.
A strategic planner develops strategic recommendations to define and develop go to market campaign plans and tactical strategies. They help define a company’s direction and develop plans to help achieve business objectives. Some of their responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
There are several reasons why now might be the time to hire a planner. This includes:
Time — If you are short on time and resource, but have a project that can help increase your bottom line, a planner can help give focus and productivity to help complete important aspects when your current team are unavailable to help push it forward.
Skills/knowledge — They work closely with you to understand your business and your goals, to help you achieve those, whilst ensuring they hit your budget goals. They also bring experience across multi projects, so have the experience needed to help grow your business and position it in the most compelling way for your target audience.
Ideas —By bringing in someone new, with experience, can help bring a new perspective to your business and your project, helping position your company in its best possible light. Planners can help breathe new life and energy into a project
Save money— It can be considerably less expensive overall to hire a planner for your project than to hire a new employee. Typically they can be more productive by coming in and pushing the job forward, without preconceived judgements on the project or company.
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.
Freelance planners have a wide variety of skills. The most common attributes found in elite strategists include:
Our contracted rates for planners in 2019 ranged between £350 and £1,150, with the average day rate being £450.