Why this Project ?
We are International Trading Company setting up a Online Store to sell GemStones in the US, using ETSY, Amazon and or Ebay. And we need a Virtual assistant to call our suppliers, list our products on this websites, find our shipping costs of each of the products and keep us informed on all new findings using the website called trello.com
Who can Apply to this job ?
INDIVIDUAL Freelancers working part time, who speaks English and Portuguese, who have the ability to call on voice, US Phone numbers AND Brazilian Phone Numbers, using skype or any other similar tools. You must be able to keep track of all tasks given to you using trello.com
We DON'T want to hire TEAMS or people who will be sub hiring. We want to hire directly the freelancers who will be actually working with us.
We are working on Eastern time Business hours, we need a freelancer who is AVAILABLE to talk to us on the phone during Eastern Time hours (GMT - 4)
The freelancer must have a Phone number where we can call during Eastern time business hours.
How to do it ?
Basically, You will start receiving the lists of products from us, together with the phone numbers of our suppliers, you will contact the suppliers to find out about the dimensions and weight of the products, then go to shipping companies to find out about freight costs, then prepare the listings of the products, do this many times and also receive new tasks from us.
All of our communications will be handled here on upwork messages , over the phone and on trello.com .
How tough/easy this job is?
It will depend on your ability to communicate and move forward without need to be micromanaged.
How much will I get?
We are paying this job on a per hour basis and the freelancer must use the upwork time tracker software to bill us for the worked hours.
Apart from the hours payment, if you are able to do 10 complete product listings, including all product information and costs, in the first 10 days, you will get a bonus of $20
Phone costs must be paid for by the freelancer, there are many free or really cheap good phone systems out there for this (skype charges $4 per month for unlimited calls). We don't pay extra costs for voice calls.
Other important things
I cannot super manage, and that’s why I need your help. So, I want someone who is hard working and honest. I will expect a daily report to know how the work is going.
I know you still may have queries, and I will help you with all your queries. Once agreed, I will send instructions on how to proceed with the project.
** Please no robotic answers. Read, understand and then write a proposal if you are interested. If you have any relevant experience, please do write about them.
About the US phone number, skype, hangouts, google voice or similars are accepted, as long as you can record all calls on the system you are using, whatever it is.
About the worked hours, you must be able to use the time tracker, this will automatically bill and warrant the worked hours.