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Matt Dunn

United States of America
Member since 2019
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United States of America
Member since 2019
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Member since 2019
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What Can A Freelance Project Manager Do For You?

  • Organize & Execute Projects From A High Level

    Have a project you need done? A project manager can organize the project, gather stakeholders, set deadlines, and oversee the execution of the project from start to finish.

  • Manage Remote Teams

    Hire a project manager to hold weekly meetings with your remote workers so that you can stay focused on growth of your business.

  • Recruiting and Hiring New Workers

    Hire a project manager to run building out your team of remote workers. Have them provide updates so you are still in the loop and can help with big decisions.

  • Motivate And Organize Teams

    A growing business requires daily management and leadership. If you don’t have the time, hire a project manager to run the show for you.

  • Get Regular Updates on Team Performance

    Hire a project manager to record stats from all of your teams providing you with a big picture of your company each week.

  • Develop Ideas

    Project managers develop ideas and turn it into an executable project plan.

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2. Submit a Request

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3. Hire the Best Fit

Have a 15-20 minute interview. Then hire the best VA, freelancer, or agency.

4. Track Hours and Billing

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Frequently Asked Questions

Check out the most common questions, or contact us if you can't find your answer!

There are many freelance marketplaces out there, but they are all very similar. You post a job, get 100 applicants, interview them one by one, and it takes forever. If you find someone you like, you invest time and money into them. If that person quits, you are right back where you started interviewing applicants. With FreeUp, we do things differently. We save you time on the front end by pre-vetting all freelancers for skill, attitude and communication. You get fast access to these freelancers by submitting a freelancer request telling us what your perfect freelancer looks like. On the backend, we offer 24/7 support to help you get the most out of your hiring. Lastly freelancers on the marketplace rarely quit because they love it here! But if they do, we cover replacement costs and get you a new freelancer right away so that you are never left stranded. Saving you time on the front end and protecting you on the backend is what FreeUp is all about.
Freelancers on the FreeUp Marketplace represent the top 1% of freelancers that applied to join the FreeUp platform. All freelancers on the FreeUp marketplace are put through a 4 step interview process to ensure they are the best fit for the network. First, freelancers submit a marketplace application providing their resume, Internet speed test, typing test, and short answer questions about their skill sets. Second, the marketplace interviews the freelancer testing them on skills specific questions to determine their level of expertise. Third, freelancers are interviewed by the marketplace for problem solving, communication, and work ethic. Finally, all freelancers study the Marketplace Communication Best Practices and show they understand the marketplace’s best practices for communication with clients. If the freelancer passes all levels of the interview process, they will be set up in the network. Learn more about the top 1% here.
Freelancers set their own rates on the marketplace. Once you submit a freelancer request, you will be introduced to 1-3 applicants along with their hourly rate. That rate includes FreeUp fees. Ballpark rates for all available skill sets are always available through the Freelancer Pricing page on the FreeUp website. You can locate the page by clicking on the Pricing tab in the top header of the website menu. Or you can directly navigate to the page through this link: If you have any specific questions about the skills and their estimated rates, please contact us.
Submitting a freelancer request is simple and only takes a minute. Log into your FreeUp account and click on the button titled "Request a Freelancer." Fill out the Freelancer Request form outlining the details of the freelancer that you are seeking and click the Submit button. Then sit back and relax while we go to work for you! Within 24 hours (usually faster) you will be introduced to 1-3 top applicants. Any questions? Contact us here.
Freelancers on the FreeUp marketplace rarely quit, but it is real life and it could happen. If a freelancer quits, please contact us. In the special circumstance that they do, FreeUp will get you replacement options quickly and FreeUp will give you free hours for the new freelancer to cover replacement costs. Turnover is always going to be a hassle and there is nothing we can do to relieve all the hassle, but our goal is to get you a new freelancer as fast as possible and get you right back on track.

How to Hire a Project Manager

Before your company is ready to act on hiring a freelance project manager, you need to understand what the position can do to increase a team’s productivity. Fortunately, the responsibilities of someone for this position are largely determined by the needs of the project itself.

Project managers work on the daily management of a project, which encompasses a few details. Project management, especially for freelance hire, should have outcomes defined by time and budget.

How to Hire a Freelance Project Manager

Before your company is ready to act on hiring a freelance project manager, you need to understand what the position can do to increase a team’s productivity. Fortunately, the responsibilities of someone for this position are largely determined by the needs of the project itself.

What Is a Freelance Project Manager?

Project managers work on the daily management of a project, which encompasses a few details. Project management, especially for freelance hire, should have outcomes defined by time and budget.

Typically, a freelance project manager has to consider six major aspects of a project, including:

  1. Scope: planning tasks, assigning teammate responsibilities, and coordinating teamwork
  2. Timeline: setting a deadline and motivating team members to stay on track
  3. Budget: examining what is worth financial expense (e.g., project-specific costs)
  4. Risk: assessing possible risks and managing them proactively
  5. Quality: overseeing work produced and adapting to maintain standards
  6. Resources: acquiring project-specific items to ensure completion

Project management includes lots of coordination between various team members, and often across many departments. The size of the project determines how much work your freelance project manager will have to perform and how much it will cost for your freelance hire.

What You Need to Look For in a Project Manager for Hire

Due to the large number of tasks a project manager oversees, you need to be precise and specific with your needs and expectations. A freelance hire can wreck a project if he or she doesn’t coordinate your company team members well.

  1. Plan ahead. Give yourself enough time to hire someone for the position so the project does not get off to a bad start.
  2. Provide a clear job description. If you have other employees already in mind for project-specific tasks, make sure your freelance hire knows this.
  3. Ask the right interview questions. Determine their project management experience has taught them to coordinate, adapt, and problem solve.
  4. Assess their worth. If they look too good to be true, don’t hire them. They may ask for less money and you may suffer from poor freelance management.
  5. When you’re ready to hire a freelance project manager, make an offer they cannot refuse.

After you have thoroughly considered the qualifications for your freelance hire, you need to determine what to pay your potential project manager for hire.

How Much Does a Freelance Project Manager Cost?

Your average freelance project manager salary ranges from $32,500 to $210,000. With such a wide range in pay, you may be asking yourself what determines the cost.

Your average project manager salary is determined by a few factors. For example:

  • Whether you work in the private or public sector
  • Experience in project management
  • Specialization in any niche projects or markets
  • Location, such as city, country, or remote
  • Certification or education in project management
  • Cost of average project budget

Of course, you will pay less for shorter projects and less qualified individuals, but you may end up paying more if you are located in an urban setting and working with someone in-person. In essence, you get what you can afford and are willing to pay for.

Where to Find a Good Project Manager for Hire

Determining hiring costs and the responsibilities of a freelance project manager is just half of the work. You also need to know where to turn to find a quality project manager for hire. You need a hiring platform that stands out from the rest.

The Best of the Best

There are a variety of freelance project management professionals you can explore at other websites, but FreeUp offers access to the top 1% of qualified freelancers, unlike other platforms.

After a basic application, we vet for specific skills, communication, and personal attitudes about work ethic and more. Beyond our assessment, we expect our freelancers to prove their understanding of:

  • Expected response times
  • Handling emergencies
  • Using software and technology
  • Best communication practices

Even after this process, we prompt any freelance hire with regular reminders of our high standards. We ensure that you receive the best of the best from start to finish your projects.

Meet Your Match Sooner

Unlike other freelance hiring platforms, FreeUp won’t keep you waiting weeks or months for your dream freelance project manager or any other freelance hire. Instead, you’ll be paired with a high-quality match for in 24 hours, preventing any major deadline delays.

You won’t have to sift through pages and pages of potential candidates. We at FreeUp do that for you. When you are looking for possible candidates, we want the process to be as simple and painless as possible.

Supporting You Along the Way

No longer will you be stuck trying to determine what skills you need for a project manager for hire. Instead, we offer concierge-level support and service to guide you through every single step of your hiring process.

Simply set up an account with us and we can get you connected with an account manager to address your needs. Don’t worry; you can schedule a meeting today for the best possible hiring experience.

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Don’t hesitate to reach out to us at FreeUp to help you find the freelance project manager of your dreams. We can’t wait to answer your questions about hiring, whether over the phone, through a virtual call, or via email. We’re here for you.

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