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9 Marketing Jobs That You Can Perform From Home

In this day and age, employers are considering remote workers more than ever. One of the major sectors that offers the chance to work from home is marketing.

When people hear about marketing, they usually imagine busy specialists at a big company.  However, many marketing tasks can be performed virtually anywhere, allowing marketing pros to work from home, at a café, or even from the beach. If you’re interested in remote work, here is a list of the best marketing jobs that you can do from the comfort of your own home.


1.  Product Marketing Manager

Product marketing managers establish a product's importance to the marketplace. In this position, you will manage new product releases, which includes presenting a product to various audiences and obtaining insights into customers’ usage.


2.  Social Media Manager

Social media is one of the main channels for connecting with key audiences. Social media managers are essential to many businesses as they are responsible for the brand’s social media accounts. This includes writing informative posts and engaging new followers.

Before applying for a remote social media manager job, clarify your duties, as your employer could expect you to manage both social content and online community interactions. Pay-per-click (PPC) social advertising could also fall under your responsibilities area.


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3.  SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Specialist

An SEO specialist takes care of a site’s competitive placement in search listings. This job is in high demand, due in part to Google’s regularly updated requirements on high-quality texts and other factors that influence websites’ ranking. 

Remote SEO specialists should be able to analyze market trends to create and implement effective strategies that will increase traffic to their companies’ websites.


4.  Outreach Specialist

A marketing outreach specialist’s duties often include working with guest posters to publish content and monitoring the quality of website backlinks. Outreach specialists can buy backlinks or they can use special services like Linksmanagement, which will find sites that accept guest blogs and support the full process.


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5.  Affiliate Marketer

Another great remote marketing job is an affiliate marketer. An affiliate marketer serves as a liaison between clients and sellers. In other words, this specialist sells a product on behalf of somebody, and often, their salary comes from a percentage of each successful deal.

A good example of affiliate marketing involves a photo retouching business. If a company offers retouching services for photographers, an affiliate marketer searches, for example, on forums, for professional photographers to reach out to with a referral link. When a photographer registers through your link and places an order, you receive a commission.


6.  Copywriter

Copywriting is one of the most popular remote positions to consider in the marketing industry. This kind of specialist writes and rewrites articles in two main areas:

  • Sales copywriting (commercial offers, landing pages, letters, presentations)
  • Information copywriting (articles, videos, blogs, etc.)

In general, a copywriter crafts everything from sales emails to website content. This specialist should be well-versed in grammar and have superb writing skills.


7.  Content Strategist or Content Marketer

Content strategists aim to provide content that will resonate with and attract customers – from promotional emails to blogs. To be a content strategist, you must know your audience and their needs in order to create informative and engaging articles.


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8.  Marketing Analyst

If you love numbers and analyzing data, a remote marketing analyst job could be perfect for you. Marketing analysts collect different information about the market: conditions, competitors, clients’ behaviors, etc. And after analyzing this information, the specialist incorporates it into a marketing strategy. Analysts can also help determine the best products or services for their company to sell.


9.  Digital and Email Marketer

This specialist develops solutions and strategies to promote products and services using digital technologies. For instance, as a digital marketer, you will create engaging emails according to your audience’s needs. In doing so, you’ll need to craft effective, catchy headlines and copy to grab a prospect’s attention.


As you can see, there are many opportunities out there to work remotely in the marketing industry. If you’re thinking about growing your marketing career in the comfort of your own home, look for postings with the blue “Remote Work” label while searching for jobs on iHireMarketing.

By Marie Barnes, Guest Author | November 09, 2020
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