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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: 1 day 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: 1 day 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: 10 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: 1 day 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: 1 day 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: 7 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. Tara C.

    Tara C.

    Virtual Assistant, Your Right Hand Man

    Australia - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 4

    I am your right hand man. I have experience in Social Media Management, Data Entry, Australian Taxation, Property Management, E-Commerce Management and Personal/Executive Assistant. I am interested in roles that allow me to use my current skillset to assist others in their endeavours, as well as giving me flexibility to engage in my own personal enterprise. I am a mature-minded, bubbly and organised person, with a high-attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills. I am an extremely fast learner, and have the ability to adapt to any situation and complete tasks no matter how big or small. I understand the importance of being motivated and completing a task efficiently and to a high standard. I have intermediate Microsoft Office Skills, basic html5 and CSS coding skills and I’m proficient at using Google Drive, Xero Accounting Software, Social Media Websites. A few points to make are that I have a strong internet connection, with a large amount of data monthly, I am a native english speaker meaning my written and spoken skills are of a high standard and I am in the Melbourne, Australian time zone.

    $17.78 /hr
    16 hours
    5.00
  8. Darsei Canhasi

    Darsei Canhasi

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

    Albania - Last active: 2 days 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
  9. Rosemary Sauter Frett

    Rosemary Sauter Frett

    Expert Virtual Assistant/Transaction Coordinator

    United States Virgin Islands - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    I have over 40 yrs of real estate experience. I thought I would like retirement but it is not for me. I have decided to assist other Realtors manage their business. I also have an accounting background and can be helpful in this field as well. I am proficient in the MLS and contractual requirements for California, Oregon, Washington State, Maryland, Colorado and Texas. I am familiar with many portals including but not limited to requirements by Keller Williams, The Force Realty, Century 21 and Re/Max. I am also familiar with CRM programs and I am proficient in Top Producer8i, Market Leader, and SmartZip. I work well under pressure and I am a self starter, having been self employed all of my life. I can assist in generating leads. I use Dropbox, google docs, Docusign and dotloop as well. I look forward to working with you and helping to bring your business to the next level.

    $16.76 /hr
    80 hours
    5.00
  10. Pandora H.

    Pandora H.

    Project Management / Digital Agency Consulting

    United States - Last active: 2 days 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