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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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  1. Ian M.

    Ian M.

    Technical Support Specialist, Customer Service, Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 18 hours ago - Tests: 2

    I graduated with a degree of B.S in Civil Engineering way back 2004 and had been working in four different fields since then, currently i worked as a Team Lead specializing in Technical Support (Internet Connectivity: Softwares and Programs support, Telephony: Landline and Mobile Support) with a Level 3 technical support skill, to sum it up I have a 7 years total experience in interacting with US, UK and Australian customers, providing them technical assistance and world class customer service. Technical support and customer service is not the only skills I am able to acquire throughout my working years, since I'm very fond of computers and the internet, I'm good with this things, computer hardware and set-up, software programs installation and troubleshooting, Micorsoft Office applications, web research and email support. Since I'm venturing out from the corporate world and I wanted to start anew, working at home is the possible option I have to create a new career path, thus using my skills, learnings, expertise and experience can greatly help me in acheiving my goals. I am self driven and can multi task, I always meet the required matrix and can provide 100% focus on every job being given. If you require further information, please feel free to shoot me an email.

    $3.33 /hr
    3,232 hours
    5.00
  2. Nathan D.

    Nathan D.

    Content Management - AAS, CPT/CFT, CSN

    United States - Last active: 18 hours 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
    714 hours
    5.00
  3. Misty L.

    Misty L.

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

    United States - Last active: 18 hours 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
    20,430 hours
    4.92
  4. Waqas T.

    Waqas T.

    Online Assistant | SEO | Product Manager | Customer Support

    Pakistan - Last active: 18 hours ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 4

    Over the last 6 years, I have worked on varying projects that required different skill sets and abilities. A few of my skills are listed below: * Managing, implementing and maintaining: ** Dedicated servers - CentOS / Windows. ** Domain & Hosting. ** Google Business Solutions. ** ZOHO CRM Solutions. ** Salesforce CRM Solutions. ** Magento, X-Cart & Shopify. ** Wordpress. ** MailChimp, & Active Campaign. * Creating custom Macros. * Q/A on software & services. * Search Engine Optimization. * Deploying software & services on the web. * Customer support via email, phone, Gotomeeting, TeamViewer & chat. * Using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, OneNote, Frame Maker, CorelDraw & Photoshop for a host of different projects and automations. For more on my skills, please see my Work History, Portfolio, and Tests. My objective is to provide my clients with excellence in service, communication and reporting. I am energetic, committed, and motivated to work and am able to manage deadlines with a can-do attitude. I am seeking opportunities to provide my services as a 'packaged' virtual assistant where I can help deploy, manage or suggest on a host of different projects / solutions. * Top 1% of successful oDesk freelancers.

    Groups: BigCommerce, Bluehost Developers and Designers...

    $15.00 /hr
    14,216 hours
    4.99
  5. Brian Flax

    Brian Flax

    Brian Flax is a Freelance Writer, Web Designer, and Content Creator

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 3

    Objective: To obtain a position within a well-established organization, that will enable me to use my strong organizational skills and educational background, in a reputable, growth oriented company. I have years of experience in customer service and quality assurance. I hold a M.S. in Education Media Design & Technology, a B.S. in Entertainment Business, and a A.S. in Recording Arts. I consider myself to be extremely tech savvy. I am proficient in all Microsoft Office and iWorks programs. I have an extensive understanding of Microsoft Windows and OS X. I am fluent in computer hardware, system upgrades, computer and network troubleshooting. Advanced skills in A/V equipment as well as most recording software and hardware. I also have experience in online education, learning management systems and the ADDIE model. I have knowledge in education design and evaluation, digital media and education applications, motivational development, and research methodologies. My resume is available upon request.

    $20.00 /hr
    715 hours
    5.00
  6. Angela L.

    Angela L.

    Top Notch Customer Service and Administrative Support

    United States - Last active: 18 hours ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a proven leader, always willing to help other team members. I am experienced with Zendesk, Uservoice, e-mail support, Word, Excel, Google Docs, Five9, LivePerson, Instant Service, Internet Research, and have the ability to learn new or proprietary software quickly. With over 13 years experience working from home, I have the self-discipline it takes to work without a manager standing over my shoulder. I have extensive training and experience in customer service and basic tech support - via phone, email, live chat and ticket support. I have experience following written guidelines and exceeding required quality guidelines. I am able to perform data entry tasks quickly and accurately and have a great attention to detail, allowing me to excel at tasks that some might consider tedious. I have a private office within my home from which to work, so when I am performing tasks for my clients there are no outside distractions or background noise.

    $16.67 /hr
    3,269 hours
    4.99
  7. Amaris B.

    Amaris B.

    US-based 360 degree Project Manager / Bookkeeper / Web Designer

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 5

    Your search stops here!!! I am a well-rounded and seasoned virtual assistant with over 10 years of documented executive administrative support and bookkeeping experience. I am familiar with A/P, A/R & Payroll via Quickbooks, Freshbooks and Wave; managing a CRM and sales pipeline with Salesforce and Zoho; project management with Asana and Basecamp; and web design. I have developed a wide range of W3C standards compliant websites for startup companies and small businesses using HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, DHTML, PHP, MySQL, Javascript and jQuery. I am seeking opportunities where I can use all of my skills to assist you and your growing business. You can also benefit from my experience in the following areas: - Administrative Support - Bookkeeping - Computer Repair - Data Entry - HR/Payroll - Project Management - Search Engine Optimization - Social Media Management - Technical Support - Web Design

    $27.78 /hr
    27 hours
    4.88
  8. Lashonte M.

    Lashonte M.

    Customer Service/Administrative/Virtual Assistant Professional

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 8

    I have over 12 years of Customer Service, Virtual Assistant, Data Entry, Office Administration, Call Center, Lead Generation, Sales, Cold Calling and B2B Prospecting work experience, just to name a few of the areas I am experienced in. I have been working from my home office for over 10 years. *I have exceptional written and verbal communication skills *Advanced computer knowledge (Microsoft Office,Word,Outlook,Excel, Spreadsheet,Powerpoint,ect.) *I am Self-driven *Self-motivated *Hard working *Extremely detail oriented *Great multi-tasker My home office is a private and quiet place to work. *No interruptions or background noise *Top Notch office equipment, always kept up to date *Land line and Voip telephone access *Ability to make both domestic and international calls *Skype account

    $16.67 /hr
    7,870 hours
    4.62
  9. Jose M.

    Jose M.

    Translator, Proofreader, Copywriter, Office Manager

    Spain - Last active: 18 hours ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a Spanish native speaker and I have been working as a translator for 32 years and as a freelance translator for the last 2 years. Currently I am translating and proofreading in the following language pairs: English to Spanish French to Spanish Italian to Spanish Portuguese to Spanish The projects I work on cover a wide variety of subjects. I am am always looking forward to being part of more challenging projects in which I can contribute with my academic and professional background. As a freelance translator, I specialise in general medicine, pharmacy, engineering, food processing, chemistry, law and tourism. However, my areas of interest encompass diverse subjects and I have been able to render excellent translations in topics beyond my specialization fields. I have worked, both proofreading and translating, with documentation and content such as: clinical trials; regulatory documentation; scientific journals, physician & patient questionnaires; data sheets, labels, inserts, instructions; manuals; farm machinery and equipment (tractors, combine harvesters, tools, tillage equipment, seed drills, grain driers, silage machines); agricultural Inputs (fertilizers and composts, agrochemicals, etc.); agricultural services ; biotechnology; soil and crop science (forages, horticulture, fruit growing, industrial and tropical crops, hydroponics, floriculture, plant physiology and pathology, etc.) food science (production equipment, processing, standards, food chain-related issues, etc.); irrigation; drainage; farm management; agricultural economics; rural development; animal nutrition; analytical chemistry; biochemistry; organic chemistry; physical chemistry; thermodynamics; unit operations in chemical engineering; product catalogues; promotional articles; promotional brochures and pamphlets; labels; company’s website and contents; questionnaires of market research; advertising slogans and seminar and workshops material; among others. I have a degree in Modern Languages and Agronomy Engineering, Food Technology Specialization. I have studies in Massage, Osteopathy, Naturopathy, Marketing, Web Development and many others. I am a very diligent translator. I work 24/7 if a project is urgent. I have a dedicated high speed Internet connection and I use SDL Trados Studio 2014. I am also familiar with Wordfast Classic and Wordbee. I offer flexibility, reliability, 32 years of experience through successful achievements and professionalism. You can be certain of a work well done and on schedule. My professional profile in ProZ.com can be visited at: http://www.proz.com/translator/1987105 As a data entry professional, I have accurate typing and word processing skills and I am experienced working with strings of numbers, medical codes, health claims, legal forms, credit card applications, personal contact information and other items that must be accurately typed, having a low score for mistakes. I posses certifications in office management (Stonebridge Associated Colleges, U.K.,2005), administrative assistant diploma (Penn Foster Career School, U.S, 2003) and professional secretarial typing (Instituto Don Pelayo, 1978). As a proofreader I have worked on books, magazines and newspapers, websites, as well as publications aimed at a specialist audience, such as academic or business reports. I am recognized by my clients as scrupulous about detailed work, skilled in my working languages, self-motivated, good at concentrating for long spells, good communicator, comfortable working with IT and interested in the publishing industry. As a certified content writer (Precise Institute of Content Writing, U.S., 2006), I have produced the contents for many different types of websites, including blogs, social networks, e-commerce sites, news aggregators and also for e-books and diverse printed publications and documents. I have also been responsible for making sure the sites' pages and content connect, setting the overall tone of the site and researching and deciding what information to include or exclude from publication. As a researcher, I am experienced in finding correct and relevant information. I have worked for Debt Collection Agencies, tracing debtors (individuals or companies) and retrieving relevant information such as assets; Marketing departments, aiding in leads generation; Writers, bloggers providing technical information, historical context, etc.

    $20.00 /hr
    576 hours
    5.00
  10. Oleksandr N.

    Oleksandr N.

    Senior System Administrator, Migration and Security L3 engineer, SSD

    Ukraine - Last active: 18 hours ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 16

    YOUR POSITIVE FEEDBACK IS THE HIGHEST AWARD FOR ME ;) Will do my best to assist you in any questions and tasks you may have =) Here is some info about my experience. SUMMARY Specialties: Information Technology / Internet / IT Division / Computer security/ Internet Services / System Administration/ Webmaster Support / Web Analysis/ SEO / SEM / Internet Marketing Web hosting services (SSD hosting solutions) EXPERIENCE: d(-_-)b Linux/Windows system administrator, Operations team EuroVPS/WebDomSolutions January 2012 - May 2013 Greece, Athens Responsibilities: - Tickets; - System administration and monitoring. Theoretical and practical skills: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Debian/Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Windows Server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: Virtuozzo, OpenVZ, VMware, Onapp Xen, Apache CloudStack; - Setup/configuration: nagios, kayako, racktables, confluence, observium, nginx, php-fpm, liteSpeed, Apache CloudStack, Hostbill, WHMCS, redmine; - Control panels: Plesk, WHM Cpanel. - Database Administration: SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <( -'.'- )> freelancer SEO freelance October 2010 - March 2012 (1 years 6 months) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ o(^_^)o System Administrator / Techsupport Webintellects/Webhostgian/Jumpline/Webdomsolutions November 2010 - March 2012 (1 year 5 months) US, Ohio Responsibilities: - Live Chat support, Tickets; - System/Server/Control Panel administration; - Nagios monitoring; - Internet research and work with technical documentation. Operating Systems: * RedHat/CentOS,Fedora * Windows server 2003/2008 * VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo Containers); Advanced theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Windows server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo); - Security: Advanced knowledge of Linux security, Firewalls ( IPtables, CSF, APF, BFD, Fail2Ban), Encryption ( SSL), SSH, Host Security Auditing; - Software: Apache servers (versions 1.3.x/2.2), DNS (BIND 9), QMail, Sendmail, exim, LAMP, Plesk/Exim/Cpanel (installing/upgrading/maintaining), Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, OsCommerce applications, Yum/RPM usage; - Database Administration: SQL Server 2003/2008, MySQL, MS access. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b(^_^)d Internet Marketing Specialist || Web Analyst DCoM Soft, Inc. December 2009 – August 2010 (9 months) Responsibilities: - Internet Marketing strategy and tactics - Information architecture and Web site content planning - Research of partners - Internet Market Research - Research Usability Design - Online promotion of company's web-based products Skills: - Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) - Paid online Marketing / Pay per Click Management (PPC) - SEO Copywriting/Editing - Social Media Optimization and Marketing (SMO/SMM) - Experience running USA-targeted social Marketing - Writing press releases - Social networking (Twitter, Facebook, Google follow etc) - Google Products, AdWords/AdSense, Google Analytics, Webmaster tools, Google Merchant, etc. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ \(^_^)/ Customer Relations Representative || Advanced Technical Agent Ecommerce, Inc. May 2007 – October 2009 (2 years 6 months) Responsibilities: - Sales, billing and technical support in solving problems reported by clients; - Chat, helpdesk system, correspondence; - View, Adaptation, "repair" clients' sites; - Basic server/service diagnostic and reports to sysadmin department; - Internet research and work with technical documentation; - Work in team. Basic theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Linux / Unix OS, Windows server 2000/2003, Windows XP/98; - Servers: Apache, bind, sendmail, ProFTP, MySQL, SQUID / SOCKS, MSSQL, Samba; - Easy coding: PHP, PERL / CGI, HTML, JavaScript, CF, ASP,. NET, C + +; - Widely used protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP, IMAP, FTP (s), TCP / UDP, etc); - HSPHERE control panel (versions 2.3 and 3).

    $34.88 /hr
    1,240 hours
    5.00