A solid social media manager contract is essential for any business looking to hire someone to handle their online presence. A good contract outlines the responsibilities of the social media manager, the terms of their employment, and their compensation.
Here is an example of a basic social media manager contract:
Scope of Work:
The social media manager will be responsible for managing the company’s social media accounts, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. They will be responsible for creating and scheduling content, posting updates, responding to comments and messages, and growing the company’s online presence.
This contract is valid for a period of [insert length of time], beginning on [insert start date] and ending on [insert end date]. At the end of this period, both parties may choose to renew the contract or terminate it.
The social media manager will be paid [insert compensation] per [insert time period, such as week or month]. Payment will be made [insert payment schedule, such as weekly or monthly]. The social media manager will be responsible for any taxes or other fees related to their compensation.
The social media manager will be required to keep all confidential company information confidential, both during and after their employment. This includes but is not limited to customer lists, sales figures, and business strategies.
Any content created by the social media manager for the company’s social media accounts will be owned by the company. The social media manager will not have any ownership rights over this content.
Either party may terminate this contract at any time with written notice. If the social media manager terminates the contract without cause before the end of the term, they will not be entitled to any further compensation.
The social media manager will be responsible for any damages resulting from their actions or negligence while managing the company’s social media accounts.
Overall, a social media manager contract should be tailored to the specific needs of your business. It is important to work with a qualified attorney to ensure that your contract protects your business interests while also providing a fair and clear agreement for your social media manager.