1. Find the skills you need, now.

After the simple, straightforward sign up process to the Jam Pan platform, you can immediately search our extensive database for the skills and freelancers you need now. It’s as straightforward as selecting the skills you need, such as graphic designer or elearning developer. Our platform will then instantly surface freelancers with the expertise you need, making finding on-demand talent as easy as possible.

2. Dig deeper into individuals and portfolios .

We don’t just provide you insights into the skills and people you’re searching for. We’ll also give you access to their profiles where you can view their portfolios and understand where their expertise truly lies, enabling you to create a tailored shortlist specific to your needs. And, if you need some support with shortlisting and selection, don’t hesitate to contact us. We’d love to help you.

3. Share your requirements with your shortlist.

Of course, you’re going to need any freelancers you hire to be aware of the requirements of your project. Easily upload and share a project brief with your entire shortlist making sure you share critical information such as budgets, timescales and even share supporting documentation and files too. We find this really helps to keep everyone on the same page, so it’s a step worth doing.

4. Chat directly with freelancers .

We don’t want to be a blocker to getting your project up and running, so we’ve made it super easy to talk directly to your shortlist. Using integrated chat within the platform you can both communicate and ask questions, address queries and concerns, request quotes and more, ensuring you can choose the right freelancer with confidence.

5. Statements of Work which save you time .

Our platform will automatically draw all the relevant information from your project brief into a Statement of Work - saving you tonnes of admin time. Simply edit as required and confirm what has been agreed with your chosen freelancer.

1. Sign up to Jam Pan for free.

Creating a profile on Jam Pan is free to any freelancer and gives you exposure to global businesses searching directly for your skills. Building your profile is straightforward and simple: just add your skills, day rate, portfolios and previous projects directly into the platform. You’ll just need to provide at least one portfolio project for each skill associated with your profile which helps clients with the selection process.

2. Find new gigs without lifting a finger.

We have an extensive portfolio of global clients searching for freelancers like you. With Jam Pan, they’re able to search for specific skills and match them to profiles. If you match the skills they need, your profile and portfolio will be shared in their search results. From there they can communicate directly with you. You can discuss the project brief in more detail via integrated chat, meaning you can gain clarity on whether it’s the right gig for you.

3. Simple and straightforward Statements of Work.

Our platform will automatically draw all the relevant information from your project brief into a Statement of Work - saving you tonnes of admin time. Simply edit as required and confirm what has been agreed with your client. Although you work directly with the client on the project, we’re here to support if you need it.

4. Pain-free payment and invoicing.

With Jam Pan, getting paid is pain-free. No drawn-out process of getting added to supplier lists, no more faffing with frameworks. It’s super easy: we invoice your client based on the costing and invoice schedule determined in your Statement of Work. We then pay you after deducting our fee. A fuss-free solution to finding your next gig.

FAQs.

What is the fee for using Jam Pan?

Our Jam Pan Match service doesn’t cost you anything. Using the Jam Pan platform to find the right talent and working with them to achieve your digital learning project goals is free. You agree costs with your supplier and we invoice you for that amount. We will then deduct our Jam Pan fee from the supplier when we make payment to them.

We do offer our Jam Pan Enterprise service for clients who have larger-scale projects or strategies. Find out more about Jam Pan Enterprise.

How does payments work?

You can choose a fixed cost for a project or a day rate which is submitted monthly. You agree the costs with the supplier you choose for the project and outline them in the Statement of Work to which both parties agree. We will invoice you in line with the invoicing milestones laid out in the Statement of Work for the project. We then pay the supplier minus our fee. We only release funds when you approve the work, so you’re always in control.

All payments go through our secure system via invoice.

What’s the contractor/employment status of talent on Jam Pan?

Freelancers and agencies contract directly with us.  You contract with Jam Pan to be a supplier to you. By using the site, both you and your chosen supplier(s) accept the terms of our contract. Contact us with any questions at hello@jam-pan.com

What is the fee for using Jam Pan?

The Jam Pan fee is 18% of the cost you agree with the client. But this is only for actual projects work. There is no fee for creating an account and setting up your profile.

You agree the costs with the client and outline them in the Statement of Work to which both parties agree. We invoice the client as per the invoicing milestones in the Statement of Work for the project. We pay you minus the Jam Pan fee.

So if your day rate is £200 + VAT (if applicable) , you’ll get paid £164 + VAT (if applicable) by us.

What can I do to maximise my chances of being selected?

Your profile and portfolio is how clients will find and select you. So a complete and up to dat profile is essential.

Here are some tips for a great profile:

  • Make sure you have day rate indicators for each of your skills (you won’t show in search results for that skill otherwise)
  • Add portfolio projects to your portfolio to showcase your skills and talent. Each of your skills should be demonstrated in your portfolio.
  • Keep your profile up to date: add new skills, update your portfolio, keep contact information accurate

Need help creating a great profile? Contact us at hello@jam-pan.com

What’s the contractor/employment status of suppliers on Jam Pan?

The Client contracts with us, we contract with you as a freelancer or agency. By using the site, you accept the terms of our contract.

Note: You are prohibited by these terms from direct client or supplier engagement or any circumvention of Jam Pan for 24 months from initial contracting via Jam Pan.

Contact us with any questions at hello@jam-pan.com

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