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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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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. Freddie Van Der Ploeg

    Freddie Van Der Ploeg

    Bachelor in Commerce

    Czech Republic - Last active: 11 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    My place of stay is in Prague, Czech Republic, and I can be contacted for part- and/or full-time home based opportunities. I have: - experience in customer service because I dealt directly with customers face-to-face, by email and by phone; - been selling contracts in mobile telephony, internet and rental space. During this period I had extensive training on the job; - standardized applicable values as long-term relationship and increasing customer; - proven myself to be a quick learner (see my reference of Accenture) and I enjoy developing myself; - eye for detail and I know how to visualize your business; - no issue with adapting to set up structures which I try to make my own and improve to gain better results; - strong communication skills and experience to work with cultural differences. I studied Small Business & Retail Management and in this area I gained a lot of knowledge in the past years. It also made me the person who thinks about your business by showing keen interest. During my recent projects on oDesk I improved my Office (Microsoft/Google) skills significantly. Other software I work(ed) with but not limited to are: - Wordpress, - GetResponse, - AutoRespond, - Mailchimp, - SurveyMonkey, - Gimp, - Audacity, - Google products I also cooperate with other freelancers. In the case you would like me to control your project feel free to contact me as well. I will hire the designated freelancers myself and for you there will be just one contact. I operate under the name Non-stop Strategy. Freelancers I work with and recommend: - Kristina Simkova - experienced data analyst and web researcher https://www.upwork.com/users/~0142ad7f4d6c105c30 - Martin Galis - web designer and customer service specialist https://www.upwork.com/users/_~01d1f493a3e3598a46 Feel free to contact me in case you have something to share or want to offer. Thank you for taking the time to read my profile and I am looking forward to start doing business with you. Best Regards, Freddie

    $30.00 /hr
    4,274 hours
    5.00
  2. MICHAEL DELOS SANTOS

    MICHAEL DELOS SANTOS

    Facebook Ads Specialist, Social Media Manager, Asia's Ultimate VA

    Philippines - Last active: 11 hours ago - Tests: 9

    Are you a Business Owner, President or CEO that wants to do Social Media Marketing and Facebook Advertisements but do not know where to start? Do you want more attention in social media and build market but does not have time to study the strategies and set-up everything needed? Are you an Online Marketer that needs help in implementing strategies for your campaigns online? According to Forbes.com, the top 3 Social Media benefits for companies are; 1. Increased brand recognition 2. Improved brand loyalty 3. More opportunities to convert Shareaholic released its quarterly Social Media Traffic Report for 3rd quarter of 2014 and reported that Facebook is still No.1 in sending referrals to websites. Unfortunately, starting January 2015, Facebook will implement changes in Privacy Policies and will be more stringent on unpaid advertisements. This means that companies needs to buy advertisements and create appealing content to reach customers. As a Social Media Manager and Facebook Ads Expert, I can help build social media presence and create effective and cost-efficient Facebook advertisements using Power Editor. We will create channels for your brand's voice and content. Your customers can have easy access to your business.You will enjoy higher brand loyalty of customers and best of all you have higher brand authority. I have extensive knowledge in Web Researching, Statistical Analysis, Google Drive, Google Docs, Evernote and Dropbox that can help manage data for your business and get information what you need. NEED HELP? Hire me. Take your action today and open up opportunities for your business to gain more profits and enjoy the benefits of social media. Skills: Facebook Power Editor (Ads Creation), Unbounce, Mailchimp, Benchmark Email, Canva, Pixabay, PicMonkey, Google Docs, Google Drive, Dropbox, Evernote, Skitch, Facebook Page Management, Hootsuite Pro, Wordpress, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Youtube, Web Research, Blogging, Statistical Analysis, Web Research

    $15.00 /hr
    536 hours
    4.71
  3. Sandra O.

    Sandra O. Agency Contractor

    Professional English-Spanish VA with strong Admin background

    Bolivia - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    Hello, I am pleased to welcome you to my profile. I am a junior Data Analyst with a strong admin background. I hold a degree in Commercial Engineering which I finished with distinction and also completed the programme of a Business IT degree from the LSB University in the UK. I have hands-on experience within multiple industries, and I have worked on various types of projects from large companies to startup businesses. Having worked and studied in the UK for 3 years helped me to gain a certification in Academic and Professional English from the Cambridge University and has also prepared me to work. I approach every job with careful consideration and I make sure to 'make things happen' I'm service orientated with strong focus on quality and attention to detail. I have excellent IT skills with impeccable organisational and problem solving abilities. I am looking for projects that include, but is not limited to the following operations: * Data Analysis * Administrative Support (Marketing planning and execution) * Project Management * Market research to develop business plans, raise capital (Hedge Fund investment and VC's) * Translation: English -> Spanish Please check my excellent reviews if you are still undecided, as they will show you that I always provide high quality work. You can also check out my Elance profile @ http://sandrao1983.elance.com Thanks so much for reading! Sandra

    Associated with: Eli David Consulting

    $15.00 /hr
    657 hours
    4.85
  4. Jeff D.

    Jeff D.

    U.S.-Based Outsourced CFO, Quickbooks Online Expert

    United States - Last active: 11/25/2013 - Tests: 53 - Portfolio: 7

    I am an experienced, American business professional (Master's degree, 10+ years experience, CPA earned), and a big fan of oDesk. My objective is to provide high-quality, on-demand accounting services to American customers via oDesk. AREAS OF EXPERTISE Quickbooks Online Financial Reporting Budgeting / Forecasting Financial Metrics Microsoft Excel Reconciliations Procedure Documentation Monthly Close Receivables Management Cash Analysis / Forecasting Internal Controls Senior Management Support Federal & State Taxation Sales Tax Compliance Staff Training / Development Cost Accounting Payroll Administration Thank you for reading my profile. I hope to do business with you in the near future! Jeff

    $22.22 /hr
    1,833 hours
    4.97
  5. Vanina Sleifca

    Vanina Sleifca

    Bilingual Industrial Engineer

    Canada - Last active: 12/19/2011 - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

    I would like to work in projects that allow me to use my experience and have a professional development while having fun and enjoying what I am doing. I am a very organized, highly responsible and proactive person. I have worked in small and large companies and I have experience in: * Office administration. * International trade. * Logistics. * Tourism. * Human Resources, Education and Training. I am seeking for opportunities in administration (for example: analysis of information, translations -English / Spanish-, coordination of agendas); international trade (shipments coordination) and human resources.

    $22.22 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  6. Renee Drapete

    Renee Drapete

    Data Entry Specialist|MS Excel Expert|Admin Assistant|Web Researcher

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 12

    My aim is to effectively and efficiently apply my expertise for the benefit of the client. My skill set includes but is not limited to: - Data entry: fast and accurate with great eye for details; - Admin support: advanced user of all MS office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and also a proficient user of PDF printing/conversion applications; - Web research: an internet savvy individual that is resourceful and is experienced in deep web research beyond the major search engines such as Google, Yahoo, and Bing; - Fast learner; can quickly learn and adapt to any new software or tasks;

    $4.44 /hr
    3,416 hours
    4.96
  7. Giorgiana T.

    Giorgiana T.

    Translator/Editor/Research Specialist/VA

    Romania - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    Relevant experience in English-Romanian & Romanian-English translations with extremely various content including websites translations, editing, internet research and statistical analyzes, article-writing, blog-writing, Microsoft Office. I'm a Diplomat Engineer in Agriculture Consulting hardworking and passionate by translations, writing and research having not only experience in these areas but also positive appreciations and feedbacks for the projects I'm working on with love, dedication, professionalism and seriousness. Since 2011 I'm an Editor & Translator for a franchise company located in Romania: I create long/short graduation projects for students and master students, articles, doing also English-Romanian & Romanian-English translations from different areas: Ecology, Envinronment Law, Envinronment Protection, Biology,Psychology, Agriculture&Food, Literature, HR, PR, Tourism&Traveling, Technical area, Sales area, websites translations and much more. In the period August 2013- January 2014 I worked as Operational Trend Research Specialist (intern) for an american company located in Miami, Florida, US. All my previous and actual experiences improved/improve my professional background and my skills making me wish to grow more professionally and achieve new informations. I am a creative and self-motivated person, fluent in English, with excellent skills in interpersonal relationships and I can communicate at all levels. If you want someone to understand both you and your requirements and to do everything for the best results, do not look any further. The answer is here.

    $5.56 /hr
    1,769 hours
    5.00
  8. Camelia Gordan

    Camelia Gordan

    Experienced Researcher and Marketing Consultant

    Romania - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 7

    I am a PhD. graduate in marketing, with a lot of passion and enthusiasm. My university experience has taught me a lot, and I'm always learning new things. But it would bring me great joy to be able to put my knowledge to good use, and help others in the process. I have virtual experience as a PA, researcher, ghostwriter, working in business development or statistics. I have over three years experience of academic writing, and at least another three of doing and writing projects, reports, and dissertations. Also, I can format and edit different texts, proofread or rewrite them, and I assure you that the end result will be the one you wish for. I also know a little bit about marketing… My passion has always been marketing research, so I would love to help you with anything that has to do with this topic, starting with questionnaire development, to methodology, data analysis and interpretation of results. I'm good with statistics, and familiar with SPSS and SEM. You can count on me to complete any assignment with no supervision, and be sure that I am committed to producing results above and beyond what is expected. You will find that I am very enthusiastic, sharp and well organized, great with computers, and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. But my area of expertise is larger than this, so I’m looking forward to working for you and helping you and your business in any way I can. And always remember that I do what I do with the goal of providing you with the best possible service. You and your project will always be my number one priority.

    $15.56 /hr
    581 hours
    4.90
  9. Ilias Rahmatullah

    Ilias Rahmatullah

    Lead Generation, LinkedIn Expert, Virtual Assistant & Web Research

    Bangladesh - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 13

    Hello everyone, I am a part time/full-time professional. I am enthusiastic about and specialize in Web Research & Data Entry. I have over 4 years experiences in the following categories: * Lead Generation * Virtual Assistant * Article Writing * Data analysis (SPSS & STATA) * Data Entry * Web Research * Market Research * Spreadsheet * Google Docs * Ms Excel, Word, Access, Outlook & Power Point * E bay & Amazon Product Search * Email Marketing * Google Maps * YouTube * PDF Formatting * PDF2Word/Word2PDF/PDF2Excel/Excel2PDF * Copy/Paste * Twitter/Facebook/LinkedIn * Online Marketing & Advertising * SPSS & STATA Software * Social Media Management You can trust me that I will do all my work manually & give my best service. I am able to give you desired service. I think you will find that I have the skills and the work ethic you are looking for. I am now available 30-40 hours/week (Daily 5-6 Hours) on oDesk. I am mostly online at Yahoo Messenger, Google Talk and Skype. Please try me and give me the chance to prove my work performance. Your satisfaction is the best gift for me. Thanks, Ilias Rahmatullah

    $15.56 /hr
    871 hours
    5.00
  10. Alina Kovalevska

    Alina Kovalevska

    Travel industry, Internet Research, Virtual assistant, Marketing

    Ukraine - Last active: 11 hours ago - Tests: 5

    I started my career as a travel manager 6 years ago and it is necessary to mention that it gave me lots of experience in different fields of work like: product sales, work with business partners and potential clients, resolving current problems, communication with foreign partners. It gave me strong ideas how to work in stressful situation and undertime. I would like to improve my skills and be involved in interesting project which will give me a chance to open new horizons. At the same time I like the other side of this work and it is smiles on people's faces after great work that we did together!

    $5.56 /hr
    85 hours
    4.65