Are you searching for work from home marketing jobs? This comprehensive list has you covered!
When I started my remote job search in 2007, I asked friends, past coworkers, and employers if they knew of or had any work that I could do from home. My networking efforts paid off when my friend said she needed a freelancer to do some marketing research for her company.
As a newbie to the field, I began doing simple marketing research. I then moved up to affiliate acquisitions and later became their social media manager.
In 2009, I started my own blog.
As it turns out, I love marketing and advertising!
While I no longer freelance, I still use marketing daily in my business.
If you have a marketing degree, enjoy writing or blogging, or are a skilled social media guru, there are lots of remote marketing jobs available.
How Can You Break Into Marketing?
Some companies will demand that their employees have a bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, communications, or a related field, but others will hire employees based on experience and proven track records. Meaning, that if you built up your own social media platforms as an influencer, started a blog, or ran a successful business where you were responsible for marketing, you can easily break into a work from home marketing job.
Another way to break into marketing is by working your way up the ladder. Many people who work in marketing start out as customer service professionals and then apply for marketing assistant positions with the company they are employed with. Companies would rather hire internally, as the individual already has an established work record with the organization, and they are willing to train the individual for the position.
Of course, you can always take a course or gain certification online to get the skills you need for a remote marketing job. You can also volunteer and freelance to get some experience under your belt.
What Skills Do You Need For a Remote Marketing Job?
The skills you’ll need will vary based on the marketing specialty and role (assistant, specialist, coordinator, manager, strategist, director, or VP) you decide to go into.
For instance, if you’re applying for graphic design positions, you’ll need to have a working knowledge of software programs like Adobe Creative Suite and color management.
If you’ll be working as a social media marketer, you’ll need to know how the different social media platforms work, how to measure results, and how to increase engagement.
In general, marketers should possess the following skills in order to be successful:
- Strong writing skills
- Excellent organizational and project management skills
- Problem-solving capability
- Ability to analyze data
- Leadership skills
Best Work From Home Marketing Jobs with Hiring Companies
Here are the different work from home marketing jobs and hiring companies. If a company is not hiring right now, often you can sign up on their websites for job alerts for future openings.
1. Affiliate Marketing Jobs
Affiliate marketing is an arrangement where an individual promotes a brand’s products or services in exchange for compensation when an action takes place. Usually, this action is a sale or qualified lead.
With affiliate marketing, you can either run your own business promoting affiliate offers, or you can work for the affiliate marketing agency managing affiliate relationships.
For the first option, you’ll promote products and services via an affiliate link that you add to blog posts, newsletters, or social media channels. Even if you don’t have a website or email list, you can get involved with affiliate marketing. This post explains how to promote affiliate offers without a website. As an affiliate promoter, you will make money each time a customer takes an action through your affiliate link.
One blogger that has mastered affiliate marketing is Michelle from Making Sense of Cents. She earns over $50,000 a month through just affiliate marketing sales; you can read her story here.
If you rather work from home managing affiliate relationships, search for affiliate marketing manager jobs. For most of these positions, you’ll need a marketing degree and at least 3-4 years of experience.
Here are some remote marketing jobs to check out:
2. Content Marketing Specialist
Content writers create content to engage and reach a company’s target audience. Working as a content marketer may involve crafting content for a website, blog, email, white paper, or social media. Content marketers need to understand their target audience and be excellent communicators. They also need to understand how to thoroughly research a topic and present it in many different ways and across different platforms.
If content marketing sounds interesting, explore these companies:
The first time I heard the term copywriting, I thought it was the process of getting books copyrighted; it’s not. Copywriting is creating persuasive copy for promotional assets such as scripts for TV commercials and radio ads, magazine advertisements, website pages, white papers, newsletters, video scripts, blog posts, catalogs, and other written promotional pieces.
With copywriting, you can work as a freelancer, or you can choose to work for an agency. Each arrangement has its pros and cons, which you can read about here.
If working at home as a copywriter sounds appealing, visit these sites for gigs:
4. Digital Marketing Manager
Digital and email marketers use their marketing skills to write, design, and create emails, and digital marketing materials to reach a target audience and generate leads. Typically, digital marketers work with stats like open rates, click-through rates, impressions, and sales. They know how to create eye-catching materials that get clicked and read (and even shared). If you have marketing experience, expertise in a niche, and a firm grasp of marketing terms and analytics, digital marketing may be a great fit for you.
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5. Marketing Analyst
Marketing analysts study the consumer market for their company and help the company with guided choices and strategic decisions. While analytics are a numbers game, many marketing analysts review text and research to determine if it fits their market. If you’re great at organizing information, understanding statistics, and plotting out marketing strategy, the role of marketing analyst is a lucrative job option.
Like many digital and online marketing jobs, there are plenty of opportunities to telecommute or work from home for someone with the right experience and skillset.
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6. Marketing Assistant or Specialist
Companies often hire marketing generalists, sometimes called marketing assistants or specialists—to handle several aspects of marketing. They may be excellent at copywriting, email marketing, SEO, and digital strategy. Marketing generalists are often key players on a company’s marketing team because they fill several roles and may also lead projects, organize an approach, or oversee digital marketing assignments. Marketing generalists are often good at understanding analytics—both digital analytics and market analysis.
To look for positions, check out:
7. Public Relations and Communications Coordinator
Public relations coordinators understand how to use a company’s platforms, such as online, print, and broadcast media, to put a company’s best face forward to its target audience. Many people think of a public relations coordinator as someone who handles a crisis or helps a company present a positive side to a story when they’re in trouble. In reality, public relations coordinators help companies through their good times too. PR specialists may help during product launches and events, assist with new campaigns and regularly focus on boosting a company’s media profile or position in the community. Most public relations coordinators hold a bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, business, or language.
For remote public relations jobs, visit:
Social media managers do more than post updates to Facebook and Instagram. They often manage a company’s social media portfolio and online image. Depending on the scope of their role, they may also design advertisements, plan campaigns, and measure results. They may be in charge of specific social media platforms or manage all their social media accounts. They often understand analytics and may have a specialized background in a certain area such, as Pinterest, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, Twitter, or YouTube.
Finding stay-at-home jobs in social media marketing isn’t difficult, but you need to know where to look. Here are some places to start your search:
9. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist
A search engine optimization (SEO) specialist understands how to boost a company’s online presence, so they’re easily found via search. This may mean creating new, optimized content, updating existing content, or adjusting the overall content strategy to comply with search engine updates and algorithmic changes (which are frequent). SEO specialists have an in-depth grasp of Google analytics and understand search trends, keyword selection, and usability.
If you’ve got a background in SEO and SEM, visit:
10. Entry-Level Social Media Marketers
If you don’t have marketing experience or a marketing degree but are an avid user of social media sites like Facebook, you can become a social media evaluator, rater, moderator, or writer. These individuals rate ads on social media sites to ensure relevancy, accuracy, and quality. Or they might provide customer services and moderation services on social media, or curate content for companies.
For these roles, you must have excellent communication skills, be a daily user of social media, and have a laptop and high-speed internet connection.
Here are some companies that hire for these part-time marketing roles:
11. Paid Ads Manager
Running ads online is a marketing art form that combines tech-savviness, persuasive writing, design, and analytical skills. And to make it even more complex, each platform (Google, YouTube, MSN, Yahoo, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, TikTok, and LinkedIn) has a unique ad manager, pixel, and way of creating audiences and ads that require a high degree of understanding. If you’re skilled at developing, implementing, modifying, managing, and analyzing effective PPC ad campaigns, this may be the perfect role for you!
You can find remote jobs with these hiring companies:
12. Graphic Designer
Because graphic designers create images for ads, landing pages, and other promotional materials, often their career title will follow under the marketing umbrella. If you’re skilled at design and know the basics of marketing, this may be the perfect at-home position for you. Often designers work as freelancers, using platforms like Fiverr, Upwork, and Dribbble to find work, but you can also find full-time work from home positions.
Here are some companies that hire remote designers:
13. Influencer Relations
One of the more modern marketing jobs is the influencer marketing manager. In this role, you’ll be the liaison for brands and talent (influencers and content creators). You’ll start by onboarding the client to understand their marketing goals and target audiences, and then you’ll search for influencers to create content for the brand. You’ll also be responsible for staying within budget, negotiations, content delivery, and providing stats for the client.
If this career path interests you, explore the following:
Conversely, you can become an influencer or content creator and make money through paid sponsorships, creator funds, affiliate marketing, and advertising. If starting your own business as a social media influencer sounds like fun, check out this post for details on getting started.
Best Remote Marketing Jobs Wrap-Up
If you have a marketing degree, enjoy being on social media, or have a successful blog, you’ll find plenty of work from home marketing jobs.
As technology evolves, the marketing industry will continue to expand. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that from 2023-2033, the need for marketers will grow at a rate of 6%, which is faster than average. And did I mention that marketing pays well? The average salary for a marketing manager is $138,730 per year!
Of course, if you don’t want a full-time marketing job, you can also freelance or start your own marketing business. From being a Pinterest virtual assistant, starting your own blog, or running your own marketing agency from home, there are many at-home opportunities for those who enjoy marketing!
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Originally published May 21, 2018. Content updated December 2023.