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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: 17 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: 17 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. Jamin C.

    Jamin C.

    Determined Fast and Reliable

    United States - Last active: 17 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
  4. C McLaughlin

    C McLaughlin

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

    Canada - Last active: 17 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. 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
  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. Leiah S.

    Leiah S.

    Administrative Assistant & Real Estate Professional

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8

    As a polished, efficient, and versatile professional, I have twenty years administrative background ranging from Executive Assistant to Office Manager to Front Office Coordinator. Administratively, I have supported Directors, Presidents, Vice Presidents, Partners and C-Levels at prior companies. As a licensed California Real Estate Agent for the past ten years, I have worked as a Buyer's Agent, Marketing Assistant and Property Manager. I have excellent organization and solid technical skills, and the capabilities to self-manage and complete tasks on time. I have experience with and am very comfortable managing projects. I definitely enjoy technology and learning new things. I hope to hear from you and discuss how I can make an immediate contribution toward the growth of your business!

    $25.00 /hr
    458 hours
    4.94
  8. Kasey B.

    Kasey B.

    Data Entry, Salesforce, Bus. Dev., Admin, Budgets, Virtual. Assistant

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 7

    Making Virtual Work Simple: I have a skill for data entry and database work and I excel at being able to complete data entry tasks or research in a quick and timely manner. I have a huge passion for financial work especially budgets. Although I have a year experience with Odesk, I have experience working virtually for the last 7 years and my services include: Business Development Analysis Resume Editing, format conversion and Resumes database management Database Management Data Entry Administrative Assistant/ Virtual Assistance Salesforce Entry PowerPoint presentation design Information Technology, corporate sales/marketing/business development Financial Budgeting, Mathematics Product Review Graphic design (marketing/sales materials, online ads/banners, etc.) Document Conversion (ie. Pdf to Excel, Pdf to Word) Additionally, I have extensive corporate experience including business development, sales, data entry, research and analysis. I am based in the United States (native English speaker/writer), offer very quick turn-around, have amazing attention to detail, and offer unlimited edits. I am seeking opportunities to work with person in need of these services.

    $20.00 /hr
    716 hours
    5.00
  9. Yvonne Brassat

    Yvonne Brassat

    Virtual Assistant/Translator

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

    I am a native German. Before we left Germany I was an executive secretary for a small advertising company. I'm fluent in German and English. I love administrative work and love to do translations. I'm reliable, organized, and effective. Seit 11 Jahren lebe ich mit meiner Familie (Ehemann und 3 Kinder) in Michigan, USA. Ich bin gelernte Industriekauffrau. Bis zur Geburt meines zweiten Kindes habe ich als Sekretärin der Geschäftsleitung einer kleineren Werbeagentur gearbeitet.

    $16.67 /hr
    149 hours
    4.99
  10. Darsei Canhasi

    Darsei Canhasi

    Data Analyst, Researcher | Academic Writer | Business & Economy Expert

    Albania - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

    Thus far, around 40 percent of my oDesk work history is comprised of rehires. This surely is a great indicator of the professional attitude I demonstrate towards every project I am assigned. I have a Bachelor diploma from Rochester Institute of Technology in Business Administration and Economics. Currently, I am doing my MBA studies at the International Business School (IBS) at Brandeis University, one of the top rated school in United States. Thus far, my professional experience includes Uni Group, Institute for Development Policy, and Outsource to Kosovo. Please check below at the employment part for more details. Specifically, I have more than 6 years of experience in conducting Research & Academic Papers, Business Plans, Industry Analysis reports, Project Proposals, and Policy Papers. Specialized in APA/MLA/Harvard/Chicago reference styles. I have full access to hundreds of prominent databases, including ProQuest, EBSCO, JSTOR, and IBIS World. You can find a selection of my work in the Portfolio section of my profile. Also, you can check my oDesk work history in order to see the works I have completed.

    $19.00 /hr
    433 hours
    4.97