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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

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Upwork Virtual Assistant Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 2,329 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 4.59.

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Last updated: May 1, 2015
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  1. Steph J.

    Steph J.

    Virtual Assistant

    United States - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 4

    I enjoy doing daily tasks and one-off projects to lighten the load for professionals that cannot worry about the details. I am a great candidate for everything from managing email accounts that seem out of control, recording voice prompts, editing educational curriculum, managing WordPress accounts, and writing articles, to creating and formatting presentations and business forms and documents. I really like to call myself the Jill of all trades and strive to make all things transparent for my clients. I am also a homeschooling mother, and am looking for contracts that will continue to enable me to indulge in this passion. I am excited to explore opportunities with new clients.

    $22.22 /hr
    449 hours
    5.00
  2. Carolina S.

    Carolina S.

    Administrative Assistant/ Customer Service Rep.

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5

    Over the past years I have enjoyed volunteering within my community. I am proficient with the application of communication and leadership skills. I have the ability to work both independently, and as an integral part of a successful team. I am thoughtfully organized and highly adaptable with the ability to perform in a fast paced environment. My desire is to obtain a position that will offer me the opportunity to utilize my current skills and to allow me to gain additional skills that will help me contribute as a value added team member in a professional work setting.

    $16.67 /hr
    2,753 hours
    5.00
  3. Wang S.

    Wang S.

    Professional Chinese Translator & virtual assistant

    China - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

    I'm a freelancer born and raised in China, and I'm also a professional Chinese translator, with 6 years' experience in translation field, I can do perfect translation between English and Chinese. Over the past 6 years, I've translated various kinds of documents regarding different topics for clients all over the world. As an dedicated translator and interpreter, I always pay extra attention to the details, because I know that I build up my reputation on Odesk by the translations I’ll deliver to my clients. I never use machine translation, all my work is done manually in a fast and accurate attitude, as quality and efficiency are always my goals.

    $22.22 /hr
    196 hours
    4.85
  4. William G.

    William G.

    Dutch Translator/SEO/Community Management/Virtual Assistance

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

    Native Dutch. Fluent in German and English. Delivering quality results for the following tasks: - Management and execution of multilingual translation projects.(English, Dutch, German) - Online Reputation (Social Media) and Community Management - Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Keyword Research - Webdesign and Technical Support - Management, Monitoring and Execution of Multilingual Customer Support. - Voice Work In my work I always want to give you the best results possible. I am reliable, accurate and I respect your privacy. Discrete and no questions asked. I am working with all kinds of content. I would like to build on good working relationships with professional clients based on professionalism and mutual trust.

    $22.50 /hr
    424 hours
    4.99
  5. Misty L.

    Misty L.

    Odesk Award Top 1 Winner, Admin Assist,VA,Excel,Customer Support&More

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 27

    ** Awarded the Odesk Top 1% of Contractors WorldWide Award for 2013** Over the last 9 years I have developed my skills as a Virtual/Administrative/Executive Assistant doing Project Management, Customer Support, Schedule and Calendar Management, Data Entry, Data Processing, Microsoft Excel and Word projects, Internet Research and more. I have worked for companies like Wal-Mart Logistics, Target Logistics, OsComp Systems, XLNT Brain Sport, Quicktate, DHL, Envoy, and URX. I am seeking opportunities to further the use my skills. I love working with CEO's on start-ups and I am looking for administrative oriented projects and jobs. I also enjoy Excel projects and I know my way around macro's and formulas.I have received several awards, commendations, and recognition for my levels of service, quality, learning abilities, and improvements made to the businesses I serve. I like to consider myself a true Jack-of-All-Trades. I can be reached through Skype and Email, I do not use a webcam.

    $27.78 /hr
    20,388 hours
    4.92
  6. Mariah P.

    Mariah P.

    Marketing Project Coordinator

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

    I have been freelance writing for several years but recently began to devote my entire workday to freelancing opportunities. With extensive experience in writing, editing and proofreading, I am also proficient at PowerPoint creation, Excel and database management. I am able to write on a variety of subjects, and have earned a reputation with my former coworkers as being able to pick up a misspelling or be able to correct sloppy writing quickly and accurately. I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you.

    $20.00 /hr
    1,516 hours
    4.94
  7. Ann K.

    Ann K.

    Multifaceted Virtual Assistant. Business support branch

    Sweden - Last active: 7 days ago - 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
    81 hours
    4.98
  8. Elizabeth Klein

    Elizabeth Klein

    Professional Editor and Proofreader

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 11

    I am a native English speaker with an MA in Comparative Literature and an MPhil in Psychoanalysis from Trinity College, Dublin. For the past 8 years, I have researched and edited Young Adult books, travel guides, art and culture magazines, and academic papers. I also worked as Editor-in-Chief for my University's monthly magazine, and provided the written material for several art galleries and museums. As an American who studied in the UK and Ireland for many years years, I am well versed in the writing conventions and journalistic standards of both regions. I am also familiar with all major citation styles, including the most up-to-date versions of MLA, APA, Harvard, Chicago, and Turabian.

    $25.00 /hr
    3,140 hours
    5.00
  9. April J Jones

    April J Jones

    Virtual Assistant/Data Entry

    United States - Last active: 6 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
  10. 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
    7,143 hours
    4.86