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What's in it for you

A few reasons to join blackbear

Choose the projects you want to work on

You pick the work you want to do — apply for it or accept the offer when our team matches you up.


Get paid for the work you do and the quality you deliver

The project budget is the budget. It’s fair, simple and based on a rating of the work you deliver.

Get paid

Work from anywhere in the world

Our clients don’t care where you’re working from, as long as you have an EU bank account.

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Never worry about scams or cancelled payments

Our customers pay a subscription to access our platform, there are no ways around it.

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Support is always available to everyone

No tiers or special groups. Our Project Consultants collaborate closely with you and offer support whenever you need it.

What’s in it for you

Types of work you can do

Short Assignments

Quick, once-off jobs like research, data validation or strategy.

Temporary Roles

Part-time, contractual agreements for a set period.


Large, complex projects with multiple stakeholders and deliverables.

Popular domains our customers need skills in

title Engineering
title Finance
title HR
title IT
title Marketing
title Sales

How to get started


Create your profile

Join our community of over 11.000 working professionals. Setting up your profile takes just minutes.

Submit your proposal

Found an assignment you’d like to work on? Submit your proposal to the organisation and tell them why you’d be the perfect match.

Get selected

If your profile matches what the organisation is looking for, the assignment is yours. Time to meet the customer and get started.

Deliver your work

Once you know what to do and how to do it, simply deliver the work by the agreed deadline. We’re there to support you along the way.

Rate your collaboration

The customer rates your deliverable and you rate how you experienced your collaboration. That’s how we ensure fair working conditions.

Get paid securely

You get paid once the customer has rated your deliverable. Your payment is based on the rating you’ve received.

Blackbear is especially awesome for people who want to try out different types of work for companies in different sectors. You get to put your skills to practice and collaborate with stakeholders on a wide variety of cool projects.

Puk van Keulen
Solver at blackbear

Frequently asked questions

  • Can I use blackbear everywhere in the world?

    At this point blackbear is openly available to professionals in Europe, with some exceptions for “invited” professionals. Feel free to send us a message to ask about availability in your country.

  • Do I have any obligations when using blackbear?

    Our platform is open-ended. You can activate and delete your account whenever you like. We do require professionals to finish their assignments according to the agreed deadline. Deadlines vary per assignment and are discussed and agreed upon in advance.

  • Do I only get paid if I get a 5-star rating?

    After you’ve submitted your deliverable, the assignment owner will evaluate it based on a 1 to 5-star rating. Once they’ve rated your deliverable, you will be paid based on that rating.

    If you receive all 5 stars, you will receive 100% of the amount to be earned.

    If you receive 4.5 stars, you will receive 90% of the amount to be earned and so on.

  • How do I get selected for an assignment?

    Once your profile is verified you can start looking for a suitable assignment. When you have found one you like, you can apply and submit a proposal.

    In your proposal you should answer the following questions:

    • Why are you the most suitable person to participate in the assignment?

    • What are your first ideas regarding the assignment?

    After sending your proposal, your profile and proposal will be reviewed by our team and the assignment owner.

    All applicants will be notified if they are selected or rejected.

  • How long does it take for my money to be paid out?

    Assignment owners get 10 days to rate the assignment after delivery of completed work. If they fail to rate within 10 days, a 5-star rating is automatically applied. After that, you have the option to
choose between instant payout (at a cost of 3,5%) or standard payout (free of charge).

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