Freelancer Job Description

Freelancer Job Description

July 23rd, 2019

Freelancers are self-employed individuals who are not contractually bound to one specific employer. Freelancers can work in virtually any sector, though most work in marketing and communications, creative arts, and information technology.

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We are looking to hire a self-motivated and disciplined Freelancer. Freelancers are required to complete assignments that meet prescribed specifications. In this position, you will also be required to keep a record of hours worked, and to submit your tax returns on time.

To ensure success as a Freelancer, you should possess excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills. Ultimately, a top-notch Freelancer will be able to complete assignments with minimal supervision.

Freelancer Responsibilities:

  • Formulating assignments in accordance with prescribed specifications.
  • Editing assignments to ensure that they are accurate and well-presented.
  • Liaising with the line manager to clarify assignment-related expectations, as needed.
  • Submitting completed assignments in the stipulated format.
  • Storing and filing copies of all completed assignments.
  • Keeping an accurate record of hours worked and income received.
  • Registering as a taxpayer and filing your own tax returns on time.
  • Ensuring that your work equipment remains in excellent working condition at all times.

Freelancer Requirements:

  • Relevant educational qualification.
  • Prior freelancing experience in a similar role.
  • Portfolio of completed projects.
  • Access to all equipment needed to complete tasks.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Drive, discipline, and initiative.

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