Virtual Assistant / Appointment Setter (USA Time Zone)

Posted last month
Worldwide

Job Overview:
We are a forward-thinking SEO agency based in Albuquerque seeking a motivated and results-driven Appointment Setter / Virtual Assistant to join our team. In this role, you'll primarily reach out to potential clients, make cold calls, and set up discovery calls with our founder or SEO experts. Additionally, you'll provide administrative support to our team as needed. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to grow their career in the SEO and digital marketing industry and develop their administrative skillset.

Responsibilities:

Appointment Setting:

Make outbound cold calls to potential clients to assess their interest in our SEO services.
Schedule appointments for discovery calls with the founder or SEO experts.
Maintain a detailed log of calls, including follow-ups and call outcomes.
Answer basic questions about our products and services to inform potential clients.
Manage and prioritize multiple appointments effectively to maximize opportunities.

Virtual Assistant Tasks:

Assist with email management, responding to inquiries, and scheduling follow-ups.
Conduct online research to gather and update client information.
Help prepare and organize presentation materials for discovery calls.
Take meeting notes and distribute them to relevant team members.
Other administrative tasks to support the sales and SEO teams as needed.

Required Skills

Core Skills:
Proven experience in appointment setting, telemarketing, or a similar role.
Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong listening skills to understand client needs and concerns.
Persuasive and goal-oriented with a professional and courteous disposition.
Ability to handle rejection and maintain a positive attitude.
Proficiency in using Microsoft Office and other scheduling tools.
High school diploma or equivalent; some college preferred.

Virtual Assistance Skills:
Strong organizational abilities and attention to detail.
Ability to work independently and take initiative.
Familiarity with online research tools and techniques.

What We Offer:

A supportive environment with opportunities for professional growth in both sales and administration.
Training on our services and the SEO industry.
Competitive compensation with performance incentives.
If you are passionate about sales, have a knack for connecting with people, and enjoy diverse administrative tasks, we would love to hear from you. Join us and help businesses unlock their potential with our SEO experts.

  • More than 30 hrs/week
    Hourly
  • 6+ months
    Duration
  • Intermediate
    Experience Level
  • $3.00

    -

    $7.00

    Hourly
  • Remote Job
  • Ongoing project
    Project Type
  • Contract-to-hire
    This job has the potential to turn into a full time role
Skills and Expertise
General Virtual Assistance Skills
Light Project Management
General Virtual Assistance Tools
WordPress Shopify
Other
Communications Email Communication
+ 5 more
Activity on this job
  • Proposals:
    15 to 20
  • Last viewed by client:
    3 weeks ago
  • Hires:
    1
  • Interviewing:
    16
  • Invites sent:
    86
  • Unanswered invites:
    51
About the client
Member since Feb 12, 2024
  • Mexico
    9:45 PM
  • 7 jobs posted
    15% hire rate, 1 open job
  • $63 total spent
    1 hire, 0 active
  • $7.00 /hr avg hourly rate paid
    8 hours

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