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  1. Ann K.

    Ann K.

    Multifaceted Virtual Assistant. Business support branch

    Sweden - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 4

    My previous line of work led to the start of a VA business. My goal is to work with what I like and keep up the trend of various tasks. The rate described is my lowest rate, which I usually apply because I sometimes like to do assignments to keep my skills at a recent level, and then that rate apply. On the other hand could other duties require a higher rate. My VA role is one of the multi-skilled, or multifaceted as I use for marketing since I've learned a lot of different skills during the positions I held. I'm very service minded, as I started out as a cashier and office girl and had the privilege to work with people with genuine feeling for service. I find it likable and I also think it makes sense to keep a service minded attitude towards customers. If you see someone without a smile - give them one of your kind of recaps what service is. Additionally to the service offered in the line of work, that is. Later on I've for several years each, held positions as sales secretary, school secretary, administrative consultant, application specialist and web/system developer. Besides having extensive work experience, the studying of sociology, psychology and computer science at an academic level constitutes useful knowledge. Still today I feel at home in almost any constellation of work, I like to do repetitive tasks from time to time, and challenging tasks from time to time. Work satisfaction is important to me, and it means delivering good results, to be of benefit to the receiver. For myself the help and learn part goes a long way. One other thing to mention is that I learned to type at an early age. That skill has been both useful and fun during the years. Besides skills in service and typing, I'm interested in languages, both human and computer. Regarding human language, I write with a fine imagination, do my research and have a splendid vocabulary. Regarding computers, I like to make life easier for end users, and I also focus on usability. Regarding both languages, I also like to enhance the experience for the reader/user. Oh, I nearly forgot (if you're still reading this short essay that is), I also do some graphic designs from time to time. Web design, Logo designs, Business Cards, Newsletter, formatting in Word, layouts in PowerPoint and so on! We need beautiful things! Cheers!

    $30.00 /hr
    83 hours
    4.98
  2. Sathsaree H.

    Sathsaree H.

    Data entry worker & Web Researcher

    Sri Lanka - Portfolio: 9

    Dear Sir/Madam, I am full time freelancer with an experienced, Efficient, Dependable and Hard working freelancer for all kinds of data entry works. I will provide 100% accuracy on my works. I have 03years experience in computer related works,and specially in Admin supports. I am specialized and longtime experience in using Microsoft Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint,Data collection and Web Research. I am highly motivated and very committed to my work and clients. I am eager to learn new skills and take on new challengers. I am ready to work for you. Thank you, Sathsaree

    $3.00 /hr
    76 hours
    4.79
  3. Jim D Johnston

    Jim D Johnston

    Voice talent, ebook narration, storytelling, fun!

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 18

    I am a stage/film actor with over 40 years’ experience. I have a mature, authoritative voice that can be as smooth as milk or as hard as granite. I can do various accents, including British, American, German, Spanish, and French. As a full time voiceover artist, I am always available to bring your script to life; whether it's for a radio or television commercial, phone on-hold message, IVR, web site content, narration, animation, documentary, corporate presentation, PSA message and anything else you can dream up. All available with super FAST TURNAROUND. I have demo samples at www.imdb.me/jimdjohnston that you may study. I read my two children to sleep every night for many years, and IT WORKED! Let me read to you.

    $13.00 /hr
    46 hours
    4.99
  4. Marsha M.

    Marsha M.

    Nitpicking with a Purpose ... now certified!

    Jamaica - Portfolio: 4

    There's a reason most of my Elance clients would recommend me, and many have hired me more than once! The reason is simple: they get high quality work at an affordable rate, within a reasonable time frame. A look at my lifetime earnings through Elance (currently over US$25,000) will confirm these claims. I'm a published novelist, and until recently, I worked freelance while maintaining a full-time job as a college instructor. I've taught Spanish, Communications, Caribbean Studies, Foundation English and Academic Writing, and have degrees in Spanish American Literature (M. Phil.) and Spanish Education (B.Ed.). I am a certified Copy Editor and an experienced proofreader, and I've recently decided to become a full-time freelancer. My Elance projects include: *Copyediting/proofreading *Transcription *Data entry/Project categorisation *Web-based research *Quiz-writing *Grading of English papers (university level) I have also had two long-term, part-time, telecommuting projects through Elance, both in administrative services. I currently work in project categorization for a company in England (June 2013 - present), and previously I worked as an administrative assistant for a group of language schools in South America (July 2008 - October 2010). The tenure of these projects (over two years each) is a testimony of my commitment and the level of service I provide. I'm highly ethical and committed to quality service, and I specialize in improving the quality of my clients' work.

    $25.00 /hr
    1,190 hours
    4.94
  5. Rebecca Joki

    Rebecca Joki

    Freelance writer with the "Write" words

    United States - Portfolio: 2

    I am award-winning fiction author and I have been freelance writing for several years. I an a stickler for deadlines and take great pride in my work. I write effective calls-to-action with my unique style and powerful command of the English language. I write business content including SEO Website content, marketing materials, proposals,HR-related content and various other business writing. I also write articles on a variety of other topics on a regular basis. I also content for various Websites including writing for Examiner.com as the Northern Wisconsin Fishing Examiner. I maintain my own blog at www.GetOutsideWisconsin.com and my own Website at FishLikeaGirl.us. I guest blog whenever possibel. I have received many awards for my fiction writing. . I have launched many successful email marketing campaigns for local businesses.

    $16.00 /hr
    36 hours
    4.95
  6. Ilaria P.

    Ilaria P.

    Translation, English Italian, Data Entry, Web Research,

    Italy - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    I am mother tongue Italian with a Bachelor Degree in Cultural Anthropology. I've been living and studying in London, USA and Mexico. My first occupation is in retail management, tourism and food and beverage fields. I translate from English and Spanish to Italian. I'm efficient and precise, expert in data entry and administrative assistant work so contact me!

    $25.00 /hr
    10 hours
    4.70
  7. Saranya Elanchezhian

    Saranya Elanchezhian

    Expert in dataentry/Article writing/wordpress/HTML/Proofreading

    India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 6

    I'm a communicator, and the sincerity that emanates from what I say can be heard and felt. I have had extensive experience in dealing with customers and clients in various fields like retail, customer service, training, quality assurance, account management, and business development. English communication skills is my forte and I believe this is my ticket to accomplish tasks asked of me. Writing and speaking are both interests and talents. All the above, plus my good work ethic, will certainly appeal to people who would want detail and timeliness in the work they want done. i am an exceedingly hard-working and dedicated human being. Apart from this I am also versatile and love to handle new challenges that life throws at me. I have been a virtual assistant for five years already, and wit great success, which shows my dedication.

    $3.33 /hr
    177 hours
    5.00
  8. Richard T.

    Richard T.

    Professionalism covering every clients' needs.

    Japan - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

    British expat providing laser focused project development that delivers exactly what you need. My areas of expertise include: proofreading, copywriting, article writing, marketing language development, enhancing business presence and web-based media. Before submitting any written work for appraisal, distribution or publication, the material needs to show that it communicates its message in the clearest possible way. It should be well written in terms of its organization and appearance and it should be free of errors in terms of spelling, vocabulary, punctuation, grammar, and in its usage of English. I guarantee that all of these criteria will be met and supplied to the very highest of standards, on budget, and within your deadline. I provide excellence in the written word and look forward to working with you on your projects. Clients are guaranteed follow-up and after-service access which is inclusive of any costing for up to two weeks after signing off on a project.

    $45.00 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  9. Jacqueline Evans

    Jacqueline Evans

    Writer and Editor

    United States - Portfolio: 2

    I specialize in creative and academic writing, proofreading, copy editing, and developmental editing for creative and nonfiction works. I've worked as a ghostwriter, as well as with academic researchers, government consultants, software startups, and independent game studios. I am also an experienced researcher, thanks to my academic background, and can put together everything from market research decks to historic rundowns of your topic.

    $24.00 /hr
    3 hours
    4.70
  10. Duaa A.

    Duaa A.

    professional translation Arabic English data-entry

    Romania

    I am an Arabic native, and I speak English fluently. I have spent 17 years in Romania to study and work. I studied for 3 years at open learning center-translation department- of Damascus University in Syria. After that, I started working as a freelancer 3 years ago. I have done various translation projects starting from company profiles, full Website translation and few technical projects as well as easy projects such as cooking recipes and general translations.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00