The CMO Project

Get one step closer to your executive dream team with a contract Chief Marketing Officer from The Small Business Marketing Studio!

CMO-As-A-Service

For businesses who are scaling quickly, we offer executive-level marketing professionals to help you drive your vision with less risk. Our contract CMOs are in high demand for growing small businesses, private and public enterprise companies, non-profit organizations, as well as local, state, and federal government agencies.

Our contract CMOs work in your company as a member of your executive team, just like a traditional hire. They can help you complete key functions including marketing, project management, and team building to free up your time to focus on other aspects of your business. You can hire a contract CMO for whatever amount of time you need them.

When you hire a Chief Marketing Officer from The Small Business Marketing Studio, you’re hiring a qualified industry expert who can help you reach your revenue goals faster.

An SBMS Chief Marketing Officer is a great fit for you if you need help in any of the following areas:

  • Lead strategic marketing initiatives and rebranding efforts.
  • Develop and lead go-to-market plans for new product, and new service or market launches.
  • Spearhead marketing during company transitions: start-up, merger, or acquisition.
  • Assess the effectiveness of current marketing strategies, budgets, and resources.
  • Put in place systematic marketing automation tools and programs.
  • Develop, train, and manage internal marketing department resources.
  • Select and manage external marketing contractors and vendors.
  • Fill temporary gaps in marketing leadership due to illness, sabbatical, maternity leave, etc.
  • Develop and oversee annual marketing communication programs.
  • Bridge sales, marketing, and product development departments.
  • Create the internal framework to prepare the company for a long-term, traditional CMO.

Contract Chief Marketing Officers for Your Business

Our contract CMOs work in your company as a member of your executive team, just like a traditional hire. They can help you complete key functions including marketing, project management, and team building to free up your time to focus on other aspects of your business. You can hire a contract CMO for whatever amount of time you need them.

When you hire a Chief Marketing Officer from The Small Business Marketing Studio, you’re hiring a qualified industry expert who can help you reach your revenue goals faster.

Each of our Virtual Marketing Managers hold the following minimum qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizen

  • A minimum of 15 years of experience in the field of marketing, communications, and public relations. Most of our CMOs have 20 years or more in the industry.

  • Postgrad education in the field of marketing, communications, and public relations.

  • Dynamic and extensive portfolio featuring experience in digital marketing and traditional marketing.

  • Experience in both public and private enterprise businesses

  • Experience serving on a board of directors

  • Experience managing large marketing budgets ($100,000 or more).

  • Experience managing teams – hiring, firing, and employee development.

  • Entrepreneurial experience.

  • Facebook Blueprint Certified.

  • Google Ads Certified.

Industry-specific expertise

Individual contract Chief Marketing Officers may also have a career focus in marketing for a niche industry like:

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Healthcare

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Information Technology

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Law/Legal

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Real Estate

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Financial

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Human Resources

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eCommerce

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Business to Business

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Retail

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Construction & Contracting

Supporting Military Spouse & Veteran Employment with The Small Business Marketing Studio

We help your business stay lean and agile with experienced, visionary marketing professionals on a monthly subscription. No hidden fees, no contracts, no hassle – just premium marketing services at less than a third of the cost of a full-time employee.

All our contract CMOs are military spouses, veterans, or first responder spouses. This means that when you hire through The Small Business Marketing Studio, you can feel great about investing in those who support our nation.

Meet Your New CMO

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