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  1. Vanessa Cal

    Vanessa Cal

    VA, Creative Writing, Recruitment, Marketing, Admin Support

    Philippines - Last active: 21 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
  2. Elizabeth Tilley

    Elizabeth Tilley

    Experienced researcher, administrator, writer

    United States - Last active: 21 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    I am a Ph.D. researcher with strong statistical and writing skills. I also have extensive administrative experience including budgeting, visa coordination, human resources, and accounting. Additionally, I am a published novelist who enjoys writing fiction and poetry. I am interested in assignments that allow me to combine my research skills with my creative abilities.

    $22.00 /hr
    264 hours
    4.96
  3. Caressa Oorloff

    Caressa Oorloff

    Transcriptionist /Creative Writer

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

    I am a native English speaker with a Bachelors Degree in Communications. Having begin involved in the media industry for over 7 + years, this has given me the experience I need to actively, diligently and efficiently work with high standards of quality in mind. I am very dedicated to whatever task I take and will always deliver what the client wants and then some. I look forward to working together!

    $22.00 /hr
    27 hours
    4.93
  4. April Herndon

    April Herndon

    Graphic Designer

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 19

    Proficient in numerous programs including, but not limited to, the following: - Wordpress - Microsoft Word - Microsoft PowerPoint - Optimize Press - Leadpages - Mailchimp - Ontraport - Aweber - Google Docs - Adobe Photoshop - Adobe InDesign - Adobe Illustrator - Adobe Acrobat - Camtasia I am a reliable and highly driven graphic designer. All of my design work is completed with the newest version(s) of Adobe software. In addition to my design work, I offer a variety of other skills to my clients including virtual assisting and admin tasks. As a perk to my clients, I offer free stock photography for projects through shutterstock.com -- the BEST stock photography site there is.

    $30.00 /hr
    295 hours
    4.77
  5. Khushi M.

    Khushi M.

    System Administrator & Web Developer

    Pakistan - Last active: 8 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
  6. Deborah Dunn

    Deborah Dunn

    Writer with research and teaching experience in math and science.

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

    I am a USA Today bestselling author, writing under the pen name, Nina Pierce, who has worked both with publishers and independently to release 2 full length novels, 7 short novels, and 4 novellas. I have experience writing scientific papers, writing educational programs, a short stint writing a technical manual for computer users and most recently, fiction writing. I enjoy researching and writing blog posts and have years of experience running my own successful blog. I am not interested in doing any fiction ghost writing, but would consider ghost writing fiction based on life events.

    $12.50 /hr
    162 hours
    5.00
  7. Marie Wenzlawowicz

    Marie Wenzlawowicz

    German native speaker, passionate proofreader, quick translator

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

    I am a fast and good translator, very picky and precise proofreader and quite experienced in data entry, copying, web research, spreadsheets etc. I am very fast and exact in translating written english to german but have — due to a lot of traveling — also a quite good conversational english. I also like proofreading (of german texts so far) with paying careful attention to details. During my studies I gained experience in academic writing (and english) and worked a lot with different statistical and writing applications. Right now im in-between my bachelor´s and master´s program and would like to help you out with anything from translating over writing/proofreading to data entry and virtual assisting.

    $11.11 /hr
    69 hours
    4.72
  8. Julian Z.

    Julian Z.

    Translator English - German

    Germany - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    The past years confronted me with several interesting challenges regarding my career. On the one hand I worked as an Software Engineer, focusing on developing and planning software projects and realizing them in PHP/C#/VBS. On the other hand I've come in touch with several advertising related topics. Most of my clients have been small companies with anything from 5 to 20 employees, which required flexibility and the readiness to delve into new topics and tasks. My free time added a new layer of skills and practice due to the fact that I used it to write articles and blog entries, most notably about computer games and poetry. Nowadays I'm working as an Information Manager which leaves several of my acquired skills useless - I want to use and develop them further.

    $22.22 /hr
    132 hours
    5.00
  9. Pamela-anne Kinney

    Pamela-anne Kinney

    Published Author/Certified Freelance Writer

    Canada - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    I became a certified freelance-writer in 2011 I am a published author and have written many articles and books, many in a ghost writer capacity. I will give you original work have no fear, I take pride in my work. When my clients are happy I am happy. To be able to give them what they are seeking through my writing this gives me great joy. I will work with you to give you what you are looking for to the best of my abilities. I am dedicated to my work, I will do whatever is needed to make my clients happy with the end results. I am more than willing to work as a team member to help you to reach your goals. Keeping the lines of communication open between myself and my clients is one of the key factors when it comes to getting positive end results in a project or contract. I like my clients to feel comfortable enough to approach me and talk over any issues or concerns they may have. Then we can resolve them and move forward to ending the project on a good note--and moving on to the next goal!

    $28.00 /hr
    16 hours
    4.85