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  1. Nashella Z.

    Nashella Z.

    Elementary Teacher with Masters' in Rdg/Lang Arts

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    I am an elementary teacher with 18 years' experience, and a Masters' Degree in Reading and Language Arts. I hold undergrad minors in math and language arts and was previously a journalism major. I have served as a literacy coach and model teacher in my school district, providing professional development in literacy to other staff members. Prior to teaching, I served as an executive secretary and type approximately 70 wpm.

    $16.00 /hr
    315 hours
    4.97
  2. Claire Sands

    Claire Sands

    Editor. Proofreader. Expert in English Language.

    United Kingdom - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    If you are looking for a conscientious, dedicated person who will guarantee a high standard of work then look no further. I have experience of editing and proof reading for businesses and can provide excellent references if needed. I am a qualified teacher, a native English speaker and also have a lot of experience teaching English as a second language so my grasp of English grammar and punctuation is fantastic. Due to family commitments I am looking for some work that I can complete from home and I am very interested in forming a long-term working relationship with the right client.

    $12.00 /hr
    3 hours
    5.00
  3. Vanessa Cal

    Vanessa Cal

    VA, Creative Writing, Recruitment, Marketing, Admin Support

    Philippines - Last active: 18 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    As a freelancer, I can say that I am fast, honest & responsible. I can handle confidential matters. I'm paying attention with details because I believe that quality is an absolute must. I'm an experienced Virtual Assistant who can work independently with less supervision. I'm computer literate and with good interpersonal skills. I admit that I don't know everything but I'm a very eager to deepen my knowledge and a fast learner. I know how to meet deadline since I worked in Cargo Handling company. I acted there as a secretary to my manager, accounting support, HR support & I do hourly and daily reporting. I'm also the one who supervise some of the orientation & company seminars. I learned the essence of a "smooth" going operation. I'm also into Sales & Marketing as an Area Coordinator/ Team Leader/ Sampler. I'm expert in Research & Development. I clearly understand how to extract the information from the internet & I can do it comprehensively. As a tutor, I do various kind of writings - literary pieces, business letters, scripts etc. I also have a Call Center Training. I am fluent in English both in speaking and writing. I am offering: 1.) Creative Writing 2.) Virtual Assistance 3.) Data Entry 4.) Research & Development 5.) English Tutorial 6.) Administrative Support 7.) Tagalog - English Translation 8.) Recruitment 9.) Marketing 10.) Transcription These are just an overview of what I can do. I hope to make a contribution on your team/ company. Kudos everyone! :)

    $10.00 /hr
    728 hours
    0.00
  4. lisa mercer

    lisa mercer

    Social Media & Content for Travel, Ski & Fitness

    Uruguay - Last active: 1 day ago - Portfolio: 11

    Lisa Marie Mercer is the author of Winter Fitness: Mastering Life Through Love of the Slopes, Breckenridge: A Guide to the Sights and Slopes of Summit County and 101 Fitness Tips for Women. A diversity of respectable print and online publication have featured her work. She has traveled to many parts of the globe, and has over 25 years experience in the fitness industry. Lisa and her husband divide their time between Atlantida, Uruguay and the United States. They own Southern Cross Web and Social, a social media management company.

    $22.00 /hr
    1,368 hours
    4.95
  5. Ryan Twombly

    Ryan Twombly

    Software Analyst, Creative Writer and Editor

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2

    Native English-speaking writer and editor who specializes in bringing a unique voice to every project. Experience in fiction, non-fiction, motivational, and technical writing. Programmer with broad experience in back-end eCommerce development and support. 13 years design and implementation of vendor- and customer-facing sales tools, specializing in Python, EDI translation, PL/SQL, C++, JSP, and HTML.

    $30.00 /hr
    487 hours
    5.00
  6. Tiffany M.

    Tiffany M.

    Freelance Writer, VA, Admin, Editor, Grant Writer

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    I am an experienced and educated professional that can take on any task presented to me. I have an MS in psychology, and I am an experienced editor, proofreader, and freelance writer of topics and areas. I focus on fulfilling all obligations with a positive attitude, upmost integrity, and a quick turnaround.

    $16.00 /hr
    86 hours
    4.74
  7. A. Henry Jacobs

    A. Henry Jacobs

    Efficiency. Creativity. Delivery.

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Portfolio: 5

    I am diligent in everything I do, and learn new things easily and with enthusiasm. I am a well-rounded person who is friendly and easy to deal with, and it is very important to me that I meet goals and produce work that exceeds expectations. I offer 10 years of office experience, skills and knowledge as an Administrative Professional. I have worked virtually with great success for the past 8 years in capacity of hiring freelancer for publishing program. I am experienced in customer service and performing/managing administrative functions. I am a detail oriented person with exceptional communication and organization skills. My specialties are data entry, research, training, setting up processes and procedures, technical writing and working with reports. Other skills include presentation, word processing, working with spreadsheets/workbooks, customer service via web chats and emails.

    $29.00 /hr
    1,192 hours
    4.96
  8. Rachel G.

    Rachel G.

    Passionate writer with scientific interest

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 5

    Good writing holds a lot of power. It affects people's emotions and views. It ties people together. Everything holds a story. Good writers are able to harness that story and share it with the world. I greatly believe in the power of all types of writing and strive to produce quality work. I earned bachelors degrees in both Biochemistry and English Writing. My education is a testament to my strong work ethic and efficiency. I have experience writing and editing scientific papers, short stories, poems, essays, and memoir. I also have experience editing technical reports and grants. I can just as easily write a technical report, or a blog post. Fusing creative and informative is where I shine. Please check out my personal blog: rachelgearinger.wordpress.com

    $27.78 /hr
    69 hours
    4.95
  9. Khushi M.

    Khushi M.

    System Administrator & Web Developer

    Pakistan - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

    I have expertise in following. • Enterprise NMS using Nagios, Centreon, OpenNMS and Xymon administration & monitoring. • Installation, configuration, troubleshooting and management of Solaris Servers both with x86 and Sparc architectures. • OS Hardening, Security, Auditing, Patching on linux & solaris servers • DTrace, Patch Management, Syslog, NTP, BART, Apache, Postfix, DHCP, IPMP, SFTP, Firewall, Bash Scripting, Cron, Users account management. • Installation and configuration of Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, SQL Server. • Configuration of switches & routers. (LAN, WAN) • Installation, configuration of MySQL, PHP, Jboss, Samba, SSL certification, server management on Linux and Solaris. I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, DHTML, PHP, and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business. I want to make money here and improve my skills.

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
    4.93
  10. James B.

    James B. Agency Contractor

    Expert article,technical & academic writer

    Nigeria - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    Doing quality writing jobs is my passion. I'm a writer with qualifications in finance(Insurance)&Mathematics with 20 years industry & academic working experiences.I'm a proficient technical and research paper writer and stock analyst. I have honed my skills in: writing news & articles, drafting custom resumes and cover letters, statistical analysis, editing/proof reading, and research based article writing. I'm committed to satisfying my clients always through quality service delivery at affordable cost. James earned a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics (Pure& Applied) and a teaching certificate. He was a High School Principal for 10 years. He's got a lot of experiences in teaching Math & Physics. He is an experienced writer and transcriber. His interest is in research-based content and academic writing, statistical analysis using eViews, SPSS & PcGive, article & research paper writings which include literature review, journal articles, restructuring and proof reading of research papers and theses.

    Associated with: Jameswell

    $11.11 /hr
    476 hours
    4.76