Find Freelance Jobs In Singapore – 11 Websites & 4 Apps (2020)

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Have you ever wanted to quit your 9 to 5 job to become a freelancer? A freelancer is one who provides services to multiple clients and does not have a fixed income that means no CPF contribution from an employer. Being a freelancer can be rewarding and painful at times.

Pros

  • You get to choose your customer
  • You have flexible working hours
  • You decide where to work from – your home or a co-working space

Cons

  • Finding a freelance job can be very difficult
  • You have multiple ‘bosses’ to handle
  • No consistent income

We have summarised a list of potential job sites to help freelancers like you to find jobs!

Job Websites

 

1) Freelancezone

Freelancezone is an online job portal dedicated for freelancers in Singapore. For freelancers, it is currently free to sign up and start receiving jobs. For employers, there is a single job ad plan for you to post a job and there is a free trial for up to 3 job postings. You can also subscribe to their subscription plan to save up to 80%.

Company: Dovalize Pte. Ltd
Address:BLK 531A UPPER CROSS STREET #04-95 HONG LIM COMPLEX
SINGAPORE 051531

2) CultJobs

Cultjobs is a job portal started since 2007 that is dedicated to help young creative talents to secure jobs. For freelancers, you get to deposit your resume and build a profile on their website. That will help you apply for more jobs without retyping your profile or reuploading your resume pdf. For employers, you get to post a job free for 30 days.

Url: https://www.cultjobs.com/

Company: Culturepush Pte Ltd

Address: 38C Bristol Road, Singapore 219850.

 

3) Freelancer.sg

Freelancer.sg is a another job portal dedicated for freelancers in Singapore. It is currently owned by Freelancer.com which is a global freelancing marketplace.

For freelancers, the trick to use Freelancer.sg is to type “Singapore” in the browse jobs section to filter jobs for Singapore.

For employers, you get to post your jobs.

According to their fees page,

For freelancers

The fee for fixed price projects is 10% or $6.50 SGD, whichever is greater, and 10% for hourly projects.

For employers

For fixed price projects, a fee of 3% or $4.00 SGD (whichever is greater) is levied at the time a project that has been awarded by you has been accepted by each freelancer you award. If you subsequently pay the freelancer more than the original bid amount we will also charge the project fee on any overage payments.

For hourly projects, a fee of 3% is levied on each payment that you make to the freelancer.

Url: freelancer.sg

Company: Freelancer Limited
Address: Level 37, Grosvenor Place. 225 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia ACN 141 959 042

 

4) Startupjobs.asia

Startupjobs.asia is a niche job website that is dedicated to startups in Singapore. Most startups usually hire freelancers or part timers due to budget limitation. For freelancers, you can search for freelance in the search bar to filter jobs that are part time or freelance. For employers, you get to post jobs to attract people looking to work in a startup.

Url: https://startupjobs.asia/job/search?q=freelance

 

5) Glints

Glints is a jobs marketplace that is focused on startup jobs. It was founded in Aug 2013 and has been very successful. For example, it raised $6.8 million in 2019 and even has a wikipedia page for your reference. With sufficient funding, they are able to attract quality companies to create jobs on their platform.

Url: https://glints.com/sg/opportunities/jobs/explore?countries=SG&keywords=freelance

 

6) Wantedly

Wantedly is a company founded in 2010/9. They provide social recruiting for all kinds of jobs and is a platform for employer branding. For freelancers, you may type freelance in their search engine to filter out freelance jobs. For employers, there is a 14 days free trial where you can view up to 10 candidates.

Url: https://sg.wantedly.com/projects?type=mixed&page=1&keywords%5B%5D=freelance

Company: Wantedly, Inc. (Singapore)

Address: WeWork 83 Clemenceau Ave, Level 2 Singapore 239920

 

7) Gumtree

Gumtree is a free online classifieds in Singapore. For freelancers, you get to post your service offers to attract potential employers there. For employers, you can also post your job offers for free. You can also upgrade your posting via the paid ads.

 

8) Job Street

Job street is a job portal in Singapore that has jobs for most industries. To filter freelance jobs, just simply type freelance in their search bar and you will get a list. For employers, you may inquire how much is it to post in jobstreets via this page.

 

9) JobsDb.com

JobsDB.com is a generic job portal in Singapore. It has an ongoing partnership with jobstreet.com to provide more opportunities for job seekers. For you to find freelance jobs, you will have to filter it via the keyword “Freelance”. For employers, posting a job is free at the moment.

 

10) Jobs Central

JobsCentral.com.sg is a generic job portal in Singapore. Since 1st April 2011, JobsCentral has joined CareerBuilder, the largest job portal in the US For freelancers, you have to filter the jobs via the “freelance” keyword. For employers, you can tap on their campus recruitment to hire fresh graduates from local universities in Singapore.
Address: 2 Venture Drive, #19-18. Vision Exchange. Singapore 608526

 

11) Indeed

Indeed is one of the largest job site in the world. There is no doubt that you are able to find a freelance job through their huge database. Just type in the word “Freelance” on their subdomain’s search engine and you will get a result of freelance jobs in Singapore. For employers, you can post a job for free.

 

 

Job Search Mobile Apps in Singapore

You can also find freelance jobs via mobile apps. Here is a list of apps that can help:

 

1) jobsDB SG

With a very positive rating on Google playstore, jobsDB serves to be one of the top job finding app in Singapore. You can download and search for freelance jobs. Based on their playstore profile, it has about 100,000 installs which means there are either many employers or job seekers on it. That gives you a higher change to find a freelance job there.

 

2) Grabjobs

Grabjobs is a job search app that has Singapore listings. With more than 500k app downloads, you have a great chance to find a freelance job there. Just search for freelance Singapore and you will get a list of jobs. For employers, when you post a job there it will also post to 20 over job sites to have more exposure.

 

3) Gumtree Jobs For Singapore

 

Gumtree Job search is a dedicated app designed to help connect with over 70k recruiters for those looking for temporary, part time, freelance or short-term jobs.

 

4) FastJobs

FastJobs is a non-executive job search app by SPH. For freelancers, you can create an account for free and also upload your resume. With about 500k downloads on Android, there will be many jobs create on their platform.

Finally, we have reached to the end of our post. We hoped you have found a freelance job through these websites or apps!

Freelancing is also similar to starting a business. Read our free guide if you need a business idea in Singapore!