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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, 2,329 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. Sara M.

    Sara M.

    Native Spanish translator, assistant, creative writer

    Spain - Last active: 7 hours ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 8

    Native Spanish translator, proactive administrator, assistant and creative writer. I've worked for several multinational companies in Spain, have experience in translation tasks and I'm currently taking part in a volunteer project in Panama. My goal is to work as a freenlance English-Spanish / Spanish-English translator and assistant. I'm interested in translation projects and Creative Writing, Personal Assistance, Administration, Secretarial or Customer Care related long term positions. I'm a detail-oriented commited worker. Let me put my working experience and personal skills into practice to assist you get the best results possible in your project.

    $16.00 /hr
    2,408 hours
    4.96
  2. Nathan D.

    Nathan D.

    Content Management - AAS, CPT/CFT, CSN

    United States - Last active: 1 day 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
    695 hours
    5.00
  3. 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

    $16.67 /hr
    9,867 hours
    5.00
  4. Steph J.

    Steph J.

    Virtual Assistant

    United States - Last active: 8 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
  5. 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
    2,749 hours
    5.00
  6. Elizabeth Klein

    Elizabeth Klein

    Professional Editor and Proofreader

    United States - Last active: 3 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
  7. Tanya B.

    Tanya B.

    Certified Social Media Practitioner, Facebook Ads, Twitter Ads

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5

    8+ years extensive experience in Digital Marketing for worldwide customers - Specialist in Search Engine Optimization and Social Media marketing especially Facebook Ads, Twitter Ads and Linkedin Ads. - Create and convert leads, engage customers in the digital space - Proficient in developing strategies for brand building within Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, Linked In, Instagram etc. - Performance tracking and improvising digital marketing campaigns through different web analytics and social media analytics tools - Work experience spanning USA, UK, Canada, Australia etc. has resulted in rich experience of working in cross-cultural atmosphere and international teams I also have experience in basic HTML & CSS coding using Dream weaver and in editing photos using Adobe Photoshop.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $25.00 /hr
    3,244 hours
    4.97
  8. April J Jones

    April J Jones

    Virtual Assistant/Data Entry

    United States - Last active: 4 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
  9. 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
    20,375 hours
    4.92
  10. Kari Busard

    Kari Busard

    Professional Instructional Designer and Training Facilitator

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    The combination of my education and experience is a solid foundation for a position within Instructional Design (ID). Having completed a BS and MS in Instructional Design, I have a strong foundation of ID methodology, theory, and design principles. I have over 3 years working experience within higher education as an Instructional Designer and educator, in addition to my time learning through higher education. My roles have ranged from my work with The Center for the Application of Information Technologies at Western Illinois University as an Instructional Designer meeting with faculty and building online educational systems, to teaching undergraduate students technology within the classroom, to developing online and classroom training and professional development materials for East Carolina University Office of Grants and Contracts. I also have corporate training development experience with UnitedHealthcare and Manic Media Group, INC, based in Washington D.C.. Within those two positions I managed multiple projects and assumed a lead designer role. I was tasked with implementing best practices, solid design work, and suggesting appropriate design methods while remaining innovative. Within Instructional Design, I am a multipurpose tool. I excel at front-end analysis, developing the foundation for design and development through the ADDIE model, evaluation and measurement, and overall client relations. Furthermore, as a creative individual, I also excel at storyboarding, multimedia development, photography, and various design software programs, such as the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office. I have intermediate to proficient skills with most technologies used in this fiend, to include BlackBoard, Lectora, and Camtasia. Being able to design and develop instructional materials and systems with outstanding design and visual principles, and developing full working instructional design systems that are rich with analysis and instructional design theory, I feel I am a perfect candidate for this position. Furthermore, my written and verbal communication skills are superb, and allow me to navigate a variety of conversations and situations. Having been a non-traditional student, I also understand the demands and needs of online learning students from the viewpoints of the University, the Faculty, and the student alike.

    $34.00 /hr
    429 hours
    5.00