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Post your virtual assistant project on Upwork and find intelligent and organized VAs who provide sales, email, training and administrative support. You’ll find reliable freelancers who have excellent English communication skills, in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) and Google Analytics. They may have experience in basic keyword research, search engine optimization (SEO) and Internet marketing concepts, as well as CPM and PPC campaigns. They can conduct Internet research and competitor analysis, or prepare detailed PDF reports, manage your WordPress, Drupal or Joomla CMS and website content. They can also add, remove and update product listings in your eCommerce website.

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 Job Cost Overview

Typical total cost of Upwork Virtual Assistant projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

Upwork Virtual Assistant Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 2,415 Virtual Assistant projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

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Time to Complete Upwork Virtual Assistant Jobs

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Average Virtual Assistant Freelancer Feedback Score

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

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Last updated: June 1, 2015
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  1. Nathan D.

    Nathan D.

    Content Management - AAS, CPT/CFT, CSN

    United States - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 12

    Nathan DeMetz provides content management services to various companies via the freelancer website oDesk. Currently engaged in ongoing projects with eBay, he focuses primarily on quality assurance. Additionally, Nathan works with content creators to help them understand and implement changes in the project processes over time, and works closely with project managers to ensure requirements and deadlines are met. Previously, Nathan worked in the hospitality industry as management, leading the better part of two-dozen employees through day-to-day activities. In this role, he also worked closely with business-to-business customers as well as the average traveler to increase guest satisfaction and increase sales. Nathan's prior management experience also includes overseeing daily activities in the lamination department of Medtec Ambulance and two stints as a receiving group leader with separate companies. Outside of his day job, Nathan operates Nathan DeMetz Personal Training, as he has a desire to help people reach their fitness and health goals, in hopes that this will lead to a better life for these people, who will in turn pay it forward.

    Groups: MediaPiston Writers

    $20.00 /hr
    727 hours
    5.00
  2. 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

    $16.67 /hr
    9,913 hours
    5.00
  3. April J Jones

    April J Jones

    Virtual Assistant/Data Entry

    United States - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 6

    I would like to find a position with a company in which I could offer my services to and also try to contribute to that company in any which way that I can. I would love to find a position where I can work from home so I can continue to raise my kids and take care of my family. I have experience in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Internet Explorer, Email Handling, Fax, OS (Operating Systems), Databases, SEO, Marketing, Customer Support, Inbound and Outbound Calling, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and I can type 70+ wpm. I am on the computer daily and I enjoy being able to search different things of interest. I have completed my Associate's for Information Technology and Bachelor's degree for Web Design with University of Phoenix.

    $20.00 /hr
    4,883 hours
    4.99
  4. 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
    12,533 hours
    4.94
  5. 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
    7,165 hours
    4.86
  6. Anna P.

    Anna P.

    Experienced translator and localization specialist

    Poland - Last active: 11 days 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
  7. Senka Mihajlovska

    Senka Mihajlovska

    Professional translator/Communications

    Macedonia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10

    I am highly motivated and reliable, with excellent leadership skills, team-working on international level, effective communication and decision making, ambitious, creative, innovative and risk-taking. Proficient in English, and advanced user in Microsoft Office. Excellent background in administrative support (executive level), customer service and human resources. Also, experienced in event planning and management. Avid writer, I have written articles (on different topics), trying to enter the blogging world as of recently. Teaching and translating are always ongoing.

    $22.22 /hr
    415 hours
    5.00
  8. Petar Hristov

    Petar Hristov

    Stock Market Writer & Editor, Stock Analyst, Online Marketing Manager

    Bulgaria - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 16

    I have worked as a financial writer covering the small-cap and micro-cap segments of the US stock market, mostly the OTC and Pink Sheets markets since 2010. The equities traded on these segments are also known as penny stocks, or stocks below $5 per share. During my career as a financial reporter I have written articles and newsletters, maintained various databases, and led several educational venues about this specific niche of the stock market. I have also been the editor-in-chief and marketing manager of http://stockreich.com/ where I acquired additional skills in online marketing, such as skills in SEO and SEM, Adwords and Adsense campaigns, keyword research, Google DFP Small Business, FOREX, Binary Options and Stock Brokers affiliate programs. I also posses advanced MS Excel skills. I can share my skills and experience with those who need assistance in this business by offering the following services: 1. Consulting. 2. Tuition. 3. Newsletter campaign preparation. 5. Technical and fundamental analysis. 6. Financial content writing. 7. Basic SEO services. Choosing me, you can be sure that you will get high quality, timely work and will always receive special attention for your project.

    $15.00 /hr
    784 hours
    5.00
  9. Leiah S.

    Leiah S.

    Virtual Administrative/Personal Assistant & Real Estate Professional

    United States - Last active: 17 hours 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
    414 hours
    4.94
  10. Yvonne Brassat

    Yvonne Brassat

    United States - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a mother of 3 boys (15, 14 and 11 years old). Originally our family comes from Germany. In 2004 we moved to the USA (Michigan) because of a wonderful job offer that my husband got. Before we left Germany I was an executive secretary for an advertising company. From 2009-2013 I was a Stampin Up demonstrator. I designed greeting cards for classes, organized and taught card making classes, and did all my paperwork. Mein Name ist Yvonne Brassat. 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 Werbeagentur gearbeitet. Es war ein kleineres Unternehmen, welches sich auf Werbung für Medikamente spezialisiert hatte.

    $16.67 /hr
    138 hours
    4.99