Best Digital Marketing Positions as a Digital Nomad — Andy Sto

For marketing professionals, being confined to one work space is their worst nightmare. Fortunately, companies are considering remote workers in the digital marketing space more than ever, giving us the opportunity to work from a coffee shop, at home, or anywhere we please!

The good news is, a number of opportunities await digital nomads in the digital marketing world. With tech companies increasingly advocating for virtual work environments, there has never been a better time to consider taking your online marketing career to the next level. Just on the horizon, lies a huge shift to freedom and flexibility with evolving work methods and tools — and asynchronous already is at the forefront of this revolution.

Prioritizing tasks according to a set schedule, working remotely, and having the freedom to move from different time zones, are all characteristics of asynchronous work. With such asynchronous and remote work becoming the new normal, many benefits and opportunities arise for the freelancing individual.

Below, we list some of the most in-demand digital marketing jobs for nomad workers of the 21 stcentury — based on the rate of compensation, availability and demand. We made a point of sourcing the relative salary amounts from our good friends at — so you don’t have to. And surely you have better things to do…

Marketing Copywriter

Freelancing Marketing Copywriters can easily make up to $60,000 per year. Sites such as FlexJobs, Freelance Writing Jobs and ProBlogger’s Job Board all offer a number of appealing remote copywriting positions. Awesome writing skills is a given, and ideally, the candidate will also have a good handle on SEO. This brings us to the next section.

SEO Manager / Specialist

Companies are now investing more time and money on SEO specialists, seeing that consumers are increasingly researching products and services online before making a transaction. The average salary for SEO Managers is $71,000 per year.

Marketing Analyst

The types of roles for Marketing Analyst vary in scope and experience. For example, groups such as the United Health Group is hiring a Senior Marketing Research Analyst to execute high-level research and make recommendations on the founded data. On the other end of the spectrum, an e-commerce company is seeking a telecommuting SEO Analyst Assistant to execute SEO research and data entry.

With the above said, depending on the role, a combination of analytical skills, strategic thinking, and SEO skills will be advantageous for this role. The average salary earned by a remote-working Digital Marketing Analyst is $75,000 per year.

Content Strategist

There are plenty of opportunities available for both full-time and contract freelancing roles for Content Strategist. That said, we have also seen people have great success by pitching their skills to particular remote-friendly businesses.

In the world of asynchronous and remote working, the delivery of great results is key — and is what will get you hired in the first place. Proven success with blogging or content strategy is all you need to earn up to $76,000 per year as a nomadic Content Strategist.

Digital Marketing Consultant

As a Digital Marketing Consultant, one is eligible to work for a digital marketing firm, which often hires remotely based individuals to analyze current digital marketing processes and policies — and to consult on improvement. They are responsible for providing thought leadership and to remotely, yet efficiently strategize with teams through means of video conferencing.

Freelance Marketing Consultants get to choose exactly what types of work and clients they take on. For anyone already on the digital marketing track, looking to carve out an industry niche for themselves as a remote-working Marketing Consultant can be a great fit. The average salary for a nomadic Digital Marketing Consultant is around $72,000 per year. This role is generally associated with continuous improvement in business, and stands apart from the Digital Specialist.

Director of Digital Marketing

Content Marketer

Nomadic Content Marketers are responsible for creating potentially viral content, distributing content on various appropriate platforms and measuring the results of activity and engagement. The average salary for a remotely-positioned Content Marketer is $60,091 per year.

Content Marketing Manager

Social Media Manager

Responsibilities entail growing various Social Media pages by regular posting and populating blog posts and content with captions. Google Ads, Facebook and LinkedIn campaign. Ideas generation for the SM. Support for the content production when needed. As a remote-working Social Media Manager, one can earn around $60,000 per year without a hassle.

Digital Marketing Specialist

Product development experience always comes as a bonus skill for this position. Furthermore, the Marketing Specialist’s responsibilities include carrying out marketing planning for the company’s portfolio of B-to-B and B-to-C companies. Researching the competition and identifying opportunities for growth is also part of the job. Of course, all of these duties are performed remotely, and asynchronously.

The Digital Marketing Specialist is to particularly participate in designing and implementing effective marketing strategies. This is the unique position of being both stable and innovative at the same time — and differs from the Digital Marketing Consultant insomuch as there is much room to grow. $65,000 is the average yearly income of a freelancing Digital Marketing Specialist that works asynchronously.

Search Ads / Google Ads Specialist

Social Media Ads Specialist

Email Marketing Specialist

Remote Job Portals for Digital Marketing Positions

Wrapping Up Remote Digital Marketing Positions

Remote workers choose how and when they want to work. Where some are attracted by the fluctuating hours, other enjoy the liberty to work at their best and taking it easy when unfortunate events occur. As long as you get the job done, nobody worries about your how and when. And if you can be flexible about it, you can be sure you always work your efficiency and creativity are at their peak levels.

It’s all up to you now. You can either limit or expand your network by borders and distance. Find the best people to work with and get the most out of your digital marketing skills as a professional working freelancer of the 21st century by pursuing any one of these remote-friendly digital marketing positions as listed in this article.

Originally published at on September 12, 2021.

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