What is an Amazon Seller Central consultant?
Those hoping to sell their products on the Amazon platform directly to Amazon shoppers can benefit from an Amazon Seller Central consultant. This specialist is uniquely equipped to help guide you and help manage your online retail business.
How do you hire an Amazon Seller Central consultant?
You can source Amazon Seller Central consultant talent on Upwork by following these three steps:
- Write a project description. You’ll want to determine your scope of work and the skills and requirements you are looking for in an Amazon Seller Central consultant.
- Post it on Upwork. Once you’ve written a project description, post it to Upwork. Simply follow the prompts to help you input the information you collected to scope out your project.
- Shortlist and interview Amazon Seller Central consultants. Once the proposals start coming in, create a shortlist of the professionals you want to interview.
Of these three steps, your project description is where you will determine your scope of work and the specific type of Amazon Seller Central consultant you need to complete your project.
How much does it cost to hire an Amazon Seller Central consultant?
Rates can vary due to many factors, including expertise and experience, location, and market conditions.
- An experienced Amazon Seller Central consultant may command higher fees but also work faster, have more-specialized areas of expertise, and deliver higher-quality work.
- A contractor who is still in the process of building a client base may price their Amazon Seller Central consultant services more competitively.
Rates typically charged by Amazon Seller Central consultants on Upwork are:
- Beginner: $8 per hour
- Intermediate: $26 per hour
- Advanced: $150 per hour
Which one is right for you will depend on the specifics of your project.
How do you write an Amazon Seller Central consultant job post?
Your job post is your chance to describe your project scope, budget, and talent needs. Although you don’t need a full job description as you would when hiring an employee, aim to provide enough detail for a contractor to know if they’re the right fit for the project.
Job post title
Create a simple title that describes exactly what you’re looking for. The idea is to target the keywords that your ideal candidate is likely to type into a job search bar to find your project. Here are some sample Amazon Seller Central consultant job post titles:
- In need of Amazon seller expert to help with creating ecommerce store
- Looking to increase sales via Amazon Seller Central
- Consultant to help set up Amazon Central Seller store
An effective Amazon Seller Central consultant job post should include:
- Scope of work: From setting up an FBA account to developing a promotion strategy, list all the deliverables you’ll need.
- Project length: Your job post should indicate whether this is a smaller or larger project.
- Background: If you prefer experience with certain products, styles, or promotions, mention this here.
- Budget: Set a budget and note your preference for hourly rates vs. fixed-price contracts.
Amazon Seller Central consultant job responsibilities
Here are some examples of Amazon Seller Central consultant job responsibilities:
- Audit our Seller Central account and recommend where we can improve
- Create and list up to 200 SKUs in our Seller Central account
- Develop strategies to help drive traffic to our Amazon Seller Central store
Amazon Seller Central consultant job requirements and qualifications
Be sure to include any requirements and qualifications you’re looking for in an Amazon Seller Central consultant. Here are some examples:
- Experience setting up and managing an Amazon Seller Central store
- Ability to configure products on Amazon Seller Central store during pandemic that does not get our account dinged
- Ability to identify and troubleshoot Amazon marketplace errors in the Seller Central platform