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Social Media Managers & Digital Marketing Professionals (retainer)

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This template is intended for...

...Social Media Managers and Digital Marketing Professionals (including freelancers and agencies).
It contains essential terms to protect both you and your clients. Including (amongst other things):
  • An initial term, within which your client cannot cancel the contract, giving you a window in which to demonstrate value
  • Provisions setting out what materials and information are required from your client for you to provide the services
  • Provisions designed to prevent ‘scope creep’
  • Clause entitling you to claim interest, suspend your services or terminate the contract if your client does not pay
  • Clauses making clear your status as an independent contractor, so as not to trigger IR35
  • Intellectual property clause
  • GDPR Data Protection clause
  • Clauses protecting yours and your client’s confidential information
  • Clause limiting your liability to your client, to the extent permitted by law
  • Provisions making clear that you are not responsible for the results of any campaign
  • Clause permitting you to use sub-contractors to provide the services, as your business grows and scales
  • Clause permitting you to refer to your work for the client in your publicity materials
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The template includes comprehensive drafting notes to help you adapt the template for your business

terms of purchase
1. You are purchasing a template contract.  Your purchase does not create a solicitor-client relationship and the template does not constitute legal advice.
2. When you purchase this template, you will be sent a link to download a copy.  By purchasing the template, you expressly agree to receive the download immediately, and you will lose your right to cancel and your right to a refund.
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4. If you are unsure whether this template is suitable for your business, please feel free to contact us on on and we will be happy to guide you.
5. This template has been drafted in accordance with English law. It may not be suitable for use in other jurisdictions, and you should check with a locally-qualified lawyer in your jurisdiction.