What is a Social Media Marketing Contract?
This (the "Contract") is made effective as of , by and between , of , , , and , of , , .
has a background in social media marketing and is willing to provide services to based on this background.
desires to have services provided by .
Therefore, the parties agree as follows:
. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES. Beginning on , will provide the following services (collectively, the "Services"):
. PERFORMANCE OF SERVICES.
|shall implement social media plans and strategies that help sell its products or services.
|shall conduct research to understand consumer behavior and what motivates consumers' purchase of a product. shall use that research to design approaches specific to 's needs.
|shall interact with the sales and product teams to determine the social media marketing strategy.
|shall monitor social media conversations and own community engagement on 's various social media accounts (e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, etc.).
|shall measure web traffic, monitor social media metrics, and suggest content optimization.
The manner in which the Services are to be performed and the specific hours to be worked by shall be determined by . will rely on to work as many hours as may be reasonably necessary to fulfill 's obligations under this Contract.
. PAYMENT. will pay a fee to for the Services in the amount of . This fee shall be payable in a lump sum upon completion of the Services. weekly, no later than days after the end of each applicable week during which Services were performed.day of the month, each payment corresponding to the semi-monthly period that ended approximately fifteen days prior to the payment date.
. TERM/TERMINATION. This Contract and shall automatically renew for successive terms of the same duration, unless either party provides days' written notice to the other party prior to the termination of the applicable initial term or renewal term
. RELATIONSHIP OF PARTIES. It is understood by the parties that is an independent contractor with respect to , and not an employee of . will not provide fringe benefits, including health insurance benefits, paid vacation, or any other employee benefit, for the benefit of .
. NOTICES. All notices required or permitted under this Contract shall be in writing and shall be deemed delivered when delivered in person or deposited in the United States mail, postage prepaid, addressed as follows:
IF for :
IF for :
Such address may be changed from time to time by either party by providing written notice to the other in the manner set forth above.
. ENTIRE CONTRACT. This Contract contains the entire contract of the parties and there are no other promises or conditions in any other contract whether oral or written. This Contract supersedes any prior written or oral contracts between the parties.
. AMENDMENT. This Contract may be modified or amended if the amendment is made in writing and is signed by both parties.
. SEVERABILITY. If any provision of this Contract shall be held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions shall continue to be valid and enforceable. If a court finds that any provision of this Contract is invalid or unenforceable, but that by limiting such provision it would become valid and enforceable, then such provision shall be deemed to be written, construed, and enforced as so limited.
. WAIVER OF CONTRACTUAL RIGHT. The failure of either party to enforce any provision of this Contract shall not be construed as a waiver or limitation of that party's right to subsequently enforce and compel strict compliance with every provision of this Contract.
. APPLICABLE LAW. This Contract shall be governed by the laws of the .
. FORCE MAJEURE. If performance of this Contract or any obligation under this Contract is prevented, restricted, or interfered with by causes beyond either party's reasonable control ("Force Majeure"), and if the party unable to carry out its obligations gives the other party prompt written notice of such event, then the obligations of the party invoking this provision shall be suspended to the extent necessary by such event. The term Force Majeure shall include, without limitation, acts of God, plague, epidemic, pandemic, outbreaks of infectious disease or any other public health crisis, including quarantine or other employee restrictions, fire, explosion, vandalism, storm or other similar occurrence, orders or acts of military or civil authority, or by national emergencies, insurrections, riots, or wars, or strikes, lock-outs, work stoppages or other labor disputes, or supplier failures. The excused party shall use reasonable efforts under the circumstances to avoid or remove such causes of non-performance and shall proceed to perform with reasonable dispatch whenever such causes are removed or ceased. An act or omission shall be deemed within the reasonable control of a party if committed, omitted, or caused by such party, or its employees, officers, agents, or affiliates.
. SIGNATORIES. This Contract shall be signed on behalf of by and on behalf of by and effective as of the date first written above.
Party Receiving Services:
Party Providing Services:
Social Media Marketing Contract FAQs
Why would I write a Social Media Marketing Contract?
No matter what type of work you will do, Social Media Marketing Contracts are always recommended. This list of benefits might help you make the decision to use one:
- Both parties understand the scope of their responsibilities
- Both parties know when invoicing will happen
- There are no surprises about how long the engagement lastsUltimately, if you and/or your client fail to sign a Social Media Marketing Agreement, you might not get to enjoy the benefits and protections connected to having one.
What should my Social Media Marketing Contract contain?
In order to make a Social Media Marketing Contract online, you'll need the following:
- Contact information for the client
- How much you will charge
- How long the engagement will last
- What tasks you will be responsible forThe contract will also contain typical legal language with regard to the non-employment relationship, liability for losses, and lastly, dispute resolution methods. In the process of making your agreement, you'll also have the ability to choose the state under which it will be governed. Using the document tool, you are able to implement additional custom alterations, as well.
What might I traditionally pay for an attorney to create a Social Media Marketing Contract?
The fees associated with meeting and hiring a conventional lawyer can total anywhere between hundreds of dollars to thousands, if the matter is complex. With Rocket Lawyer, every contract that you create can be created especially for you. Simply click on the "Make Document" button to get started. As with any document that you sign, you might also find it helpful to ask a Rocket Lawyer On CallÂ® attorney to read it over for you.If you have any particular hesitations or concerns about getting started, ask a lawyer today. You might also like to explore the other business legal documents in our library.
What should I do next after creating my Social Media Marketing Contract?
Upon finishing this contract, you will have the ability to review it anytime and anywhere. You also can engage with your document in any or all of the following ways: making edits, printing it out, getting electronic signatures, and downloading it as a PDF document or Word file. Attached to your Social Media Marketing Contract, you'll discover a list of tips on what to do next. As a best practice, you should send a final copy of the signed contract to the other party.
Should I get my Social Media Marketing Contracts reviewed by a lawyer?
If you attempt it on your own, finding a lawyer to review your Social Media Marketing Contract can be time-consuming and fairly costly. Sometimes an attorney will not even accept requests to review documents that they did not draft. If an attorney does decide to offer feedback, they would still make you pay their standard fees to do so. A more cost-effective option is to request help from the Rocket Lawyer On CallÂ® network of attorneys. With a Premium membership, you can get your documents evaluated by an experienced business attorney. Whether you end up making additional copies of your Social Media Marketing Agreement or other agreements, we are here to help.