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A virtual assistant (VA) provides remote administrative, technical or personal support. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, professional virtual assistants can schedule appointments and meetings, help with event planning, write articles or prepare contracts and proofread business documents. They can also manage social media accounts, update social network profiles, handle personal tasks, and provide you with full-time virtual assistant services via Skype or Google Voice.

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Virtual Assistant Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.60.

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  1. Petro Vermeulen

    Petro Vermeulen

    Effective, Efficient & Organized Assistant

    South Africa - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    I’m a proactive, professional Assistant, my areas of expertise will enable you to use your time more effectively. In addition to being systematic, detail orientated and resourceful, I have the ability to handle multiple tasks, and to be flexible and adaptable to the client's needs and demands. There are several tasks for business owners to complete in their typical 8 hour day – over and above their personal interests and responsibilities. Very few businesses can afford not to be frugal when hiring employees. I have the perfect solution; I act as a contractor and perform specialized tasks for your business. I offer effective, efficient and comprehensive services to varied business, to fit every business owner’s needs. Business owners waste valuable time doing tasks that are necessary, but time-consuming. That’s where I come in. I combine high quality performance with standard work ethics, especially when in relation to confidentiality of information. Service Description - - Administrative Duties - Database Management and Data Entry - Online Research & Analysis Services - Email Management - Convert just about anything to PDF - PDF, Word Fillable Forms - Building Contacts Database - Receptionist Services - Word Processing - Appointment/Calendar Management - Dictations - - Marketing - Email Marketing - Newsletters - Promotions & Social Media - - Bookkeeping and General Accounting & Payroll - - List of specialties: - Executive Assistance - Skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint & Outlook - Programs: Netsuite, Box.net, Basecamp, Salesforce, Constant Contact, Dropbox, Linkedin

    $22.22 /hr
    10,013 hours
    5.00
  2. Beverley Vermeulen

    Beverley Vermeulen

    Experienced & Dedicated Full Time Freelance Administrative Assistant

    South Africa - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    Objective: To provide outstanding quality work to meet the unique needs of each client. Why choose me: 1. In the 5 years that I have worked full-time on oDesk, I have maintained an excellent feedback while clocking up over 11000 hours of experience in working remotely. 2. I am a competent Personal Assistant with a knowledge of appointment setting, taking and making calls and managing emails on behalf of my employer. I am familiar with Constant Contact, Netsuite, Quickstart Billing system, Xero Accounting and Box. I have successfully completed projects involving the set up and maintenance of Capsule CRM and Freshdesk. Data capture, mailing list building, email sales/marketing, research and content uploading and website building using GoDaddy, oDesk Team management and reports analysis are some of the many skills I have acquired while working for clients in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Canada. 2. Effective communication with my clients ensures an understanding of their objective and outcome. 3. Work well independently and as a team member. 4. Resourceful, detail-oriented, reliable, self-motivated, and willing to learn.

    $18.89 /hr
    12,672 hours
    4.94
  3. Emily D.

    Emily D.

    Web Management Expert and Content Creation, SMM, VA Guru

    United States - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    The skills that I have acquired through working with the public and managing large groups of people in a variety of settings make me an excellent fit for a multitude of settings. I write regular blog entries, articles, and website content. I have developed websites and ran SMM for a number of companies. Currently, I have dedicated my time to full-time freelancing as I love the experiences I have had and the people I get to work with. I previously for an online education program for several years as a program coordinator and manager which requires strong capabilities in customer service, research, recruiting, administrative duties, and organization with accurate data management. The position required me to be precise, efficient, and dependable. This position also ensures my expertise in verbal and written English, complete competency with all office skills and also Microsoft programs, and I can also type 70 WPM. I also have sample websites, SMM, sound clips, blog entries, recipes, and articles available upon request. I am also happy to provide a copy of my resume. Academically, I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from Penn State University. I am also certified to teach Middle School Math, Health and Physical Education. These qualities make me very knowledgeable in Health, Wellness, Education, Technology, Fitness, Nutrition, and Social Trends. I am currently pursuing a Master's degree in Educational Technology. I give my tasks 100% and will NOT commit to them unless I can. I am very flexible, willing to work with you, and also willing to be trained to better fit your needs. I am a very fast learner! I only provide quality work and put my energy and focus into creating and providing you the best work.

    $27.78 /hr
    307 hours
    5.00
  4. C McLaughlin

    C McLaughlin

    ***Experienced VA ~ Data Entry ~ Administrative Support***

    Canada - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 20

    Professional VA/PA who possesses exceptional organizational, communication and customer service skills. I am an extremely motivated multi-tasker with a strong work ethic. I am highly experienced with Google docs, Windows and MS Office related programs such as Word, Excel, and Power Point. I believe myself a quick study, having mastered numerous specialized programs needed for various positions I have held over the years. Available for administrative support, transcription, proof-reading/quality control, email response handling, calendar management or data entry.

    $15.00 /hr
    7,238 hours
    4.86
  5. Jamin C.

    Jamin C.

    Determined Fast and Reliable

    United States - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 7

    I am currently doing volunteer teaching work in France. I speak, read and write both English and French with English being my first language. I have done translation and interpreting work on an individual basis and for large groups. Over the past 4 years I've worked as a Licensed Personal Banker for 2 large banks in New York. Within the bank I managed the sales team, was responsible for meeting sales goals and assisted the manager in managing all functions of the branch. I have strong sales skills but also excellent oral and written communication skills. Part of my job was written communication with clients from diverse backgrounds. This helped me to become proficient in writing, proofreading, and correction. Also I have worked as a Personal Assistant and Manager where I was in charge of organizing meetings, travel arrangements and doing research projects. As a Personal Assistant I managed the team and kept things running in the office. I touch type 60 words per minute and I am very comfortable working with computers. I have transcribed videos and audio files. I enjoy writing and this passion has helped me to write many articles on a variety of topics in both English and French. I know the value of getting work done quickly and accurately. I am good at leading others to accomplish that same goal.

    $16.67 /hr
    6,749 hours
    4.72
  6. Stephanie V.

    Stephanie V.

    Business professional with experience and education

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 5

    About me: I am a business professional with experience and education. I have worked in many fields over the last 15 years such as, retail, legal, food service, manufacturing, real estate, and education. My experience spans from basic administrative tasks up to management of a team of people as well as clients. I have experience working for small businesses as well as large corporations. I currently hold a B.A. in Marketing as well as an MBA with a specialization in Entrepreneurship. My goal is to create a wonderful working relationship with my oDesk employer. Just because it's not listed in my job categories of interest does not mean I am not interested! If you are interested in hiring me to do work for you please just let me know.

    $15.56 /hr
    1,323 hours
    5.00
  7. Michele Wilcox

    Michele Wilcox

    Experienced Executive Assistant

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 7

    I have been an assistant for over 20 years, with more than the last decade at the Executive level of Vice Presidents, Presidents, and CEOs. I have experience in personal assisting services, such as calendar management and travel accommodations, as well as project management services, such as spreadsheet maintenance. In addition to the above, I am experienced in word processing, newsletter creation, blogging, blog maintenance, and freelance writing.

    $25.00 /hr
    2,016 hours
    5.00
  8. Pandora H.

    Pandora H.

    Project Management / Digital Agency Consulting

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 2

    I offer a range of Business and Project Management services to Digital Agencies and Internet Entrepreneurs. My corporate background includes high level IT, Project Management and Internet Marketing. I've been working closely with Digital Agencies and Internet Entrepreneurs remotely since 2009. My experience is both extensive and specific to the Online industry. Most often, the most likely candidate for my services is a Digital Agency who is trying, unsuccessfully, to scale their business. - Are you are the Owner or Principle of a small Digital Agency that is unorganized, chaotic and overworked? - Do you spend more time putting out fires and less time building the business? - Having trouble hiring, retaining and managing the right people for the right job? - Are your day-to-day processes a mess of Google Sheets, Docs and PDF training materials? - Company teams collaborating with old-school tools that destroy efficiency? I understand this industry and speak it's language. I have solutions and methods that addresses the common pain points which keep businesses in this industry from going to the next level. If you need support in any one of these areas, please enquire about my short term packages. If you wish to hire me for a long-term retainer service package, please contact me and inquire about my availability. - Team Leadership and Management (Day-to-Day Managing, Project Tracking, Reporting, Hiring) - Digital Data Management and Organization (Solutions for Shared, Organized File Systems) - Project and Business Planning (Proposals, Budgets, Service Packages) - Marketing and Campaign Strategies (Research, Demographics, Digital Marketing Solutions) - Process and Procedure Development and Training (SOP's, Training Guides & Videos)

    $26.00 /hr
    629 hours
    4.98
  9. Madalina Sava

    Madalina Sava

    Consultant. Psychotherapist. Coach.

    Romania - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 2

    I am passionate about people and what makes them unique. In my 5 years of experience in the field of psychology it has been proven to me that human interaction is a valuable resource for growth. If you want to discover the most efficient ways to reach your personal and professional goals, I am able to provide you with scientific, evidence-based assistance to activate your potential, to learn new strategies for more fulfilling relationships and to take the next step in your career.

    $45.00 /hr
    40 hours
    5.00
  10. Anna P.

    Anna P.

    Experienced translator and localization specialist

    Poland - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    Polish native, internet enthusiast with excellent web research and analytical skills. Experienced and qualified translator (M.A. in Applied Linguistics). Aware of the current affairs in the Polish market as well as with the richness of different internet resources. I am already familiar with the specificity of localization projects. I am a proficient English and French speaker.

    $15.56 /hr
    113 hours
    5.00