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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.

2,329

Time to Complete Upwork Virtual Assistant Jobs

Time needed to complete a Virtual Assistant project on Upwork.

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. XinYin Qin

    XinYin Qin

    Translator, Sales/Marketing Expert,MBA,ERP Expert

    China - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 74 - Portfolio: 67

    Professional Translator. Professional Business and Technical Translation Expert. Best Skills on Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese translation. Good Culture Background knowledge : China Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. Best Skills on Marketing and Outbound Sales Best Network and Resource to Expand Your Business in China mainland. Include Online Business Promotion & Offline Business, Such as All Kinds of Out-Sourcing Marketing , iOS or Android App marketing and etc. Low Cost, High Quality Customer and Considerable Market Share Get For You. Market Research Expert for Web Research, Sourcing, Cold Calling Help you to find most valuable information and supplier in China. A Good Sourcing Agent in China. Customer Service Expert A Best Virtual Assistant. Best Assistant to Localize Your Business in China Mainland & Hong Kong. Database Expert, Best Skills on SQL Server 2012. Business Intelligence Professional

    $20.00 /hr
    2,593 hours
    4.96
  2. Zena L Thornton

    Zena L Thornton Agency Contractor

    Putting the "Personal" in "Virtual"

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

    *An Elite Consultant Service* Your Go-to Admin is your support solution! Call on Your Go-to Admin when only the best will do! Specializing in advanced professional and managerial work planning, directing and coordinating administrative services, including finance, project management, budget, internal audit, human resources and payroll, personnel and employee relations, purchasing, general support services, and facilities management. I am your “right hand”, your partner in success, Your Go-to Admin; providing you with exceptional service and by taking over your administrative services, in order to allow you to focus your time and energy on daily operations, business development and generating revenue. I take a genuine interest in helping you achieve further success in your business. Partnering with me helps you reduce stress, protect cash flow, and eliminate administrative hassles. I have worked as a focused and determined administrative professional for the past 10 years, with the last year of these in a virtual capacity. I currently consult part-time, with several companies. You can depend on me to use my vast repertoire of experience in the legal, public, and corporate sectors to meet your deadlines ahead of schedule, maximize your bottom line and to motivate your staff and clients. I have superior office skills, extensive administrative and fiscal background, and a "whatever it takes to get the job done" attitude. If you are looking for someone with a capacity to provide comprehensive support, a proven track record of accurately completing research, reporting, and information management, with a first rate ability to develop and maintain detailed administrative and procedural process that reduce redundancy, improve accuracy and efficiency and achieve organizational objectives, all with enthusiasm, look no further . . .

    Associated with: Your Go-to Admin Agency

    $27.78 /hr
    230 hours
    5.00
  3. Sana V.

    Sana V.

    Expert Admin/Coordinator Specialist

    United States - Last active: 08/30/2014 - Tests: 8

    Over the last 16 years, I have performed every role starting from front desk reception moving onward to contract coordination. My core competencies are in contract management, database reconciliation, process analysis and event planning, in addition to all forms of administrative support (e.g. domestic/international travel arrangements, travel expense reports, presentation preparation, etc.) I am seeking opportunities to utilize my varied skills to improve/increase your workflow and help your business grow in a logical and responsible way. I am bilingual (English/Spanish), highly proficient in using standard MS Office software, instant messaging and video chat platforms (including AIM, GTalk and Skype) and am an experienced social media user and blogger.

    $22.22 /hr
    2,281 hours
    4.88
  4. Kimberly S.

    Kimberly S.

    Writer: Content / SEO / Copywriter / Creative

    United States - Last active: 09/05/2014 - Tests: 2

    Over the past 15 years I have developed a wide range of skills working as an independent contractor. I love to learn and because of that there are multiple jobs that I enjoy and excel at. Although I enjoy all of my jobs, I am most passionate about writing. I am fortunate to have a lot of experience in many areas, such as: Writing: SEO Content, Copy writer, Creative (bachelor's degree in Journalism), Mac Specialist, IT (tech support for AOL), Paralegal (legal asst. degree), Private Investigation (licensed), Researcher, Data Entry, Writing for ChaCha and Ask.com, Accounts Payable and Receivable, General Automotive Knowledge (1 year auto mechanics), and more. However, whatever it is that I am tasked to do I give my all. It is very important to me that I do the job to my employer's expectations; it makes them feel good which makes me feel good.

    $33.33 /hr
    847 hours
    4.99
  5. Lindsey E.

    Lindsey E.

    Legal Consultant with J.D.

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 6

    Over the last 8 years, I have developed extensive and valuable skills in all office administration and legal/law firm tasks including payroll, bookkeeping, website maintenance, file management, word processing, transcription, data entry, customer service and many more skills. I complete all work diligently and in a timely manner. I am detail-oriented by nature and thrive on challenging tasks. I am driven and determined to achieve success in everything. I have over 7 years experience in a law firm environment. Here, I assisted in all day-to-day responsibilities in law office management including legal document preparation, proof reading, legal research, answering multi-line telephone system, maintain and create client files, maintain client contact, calendar and appointment setting, database management, accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, taxes, marketing, advertising, website maintenance, contact with other law firms, potential clients, etc, preparation of Bankruptcy Petitions, motions, schedules, agreements and all other Bankruptcy documents as well as legal document review and drafting.

    $23.00 /hr
    30 hours
    5.00
  6. Anke Moen

    Anke Moen

    Dutch language services

    Spain - Last active: 09/08/2014 - Tests: 6

    I am a native Dutch speaker currently living in the north of Spain. I have experience in transcribing and translating from English, Spanish and Italian to Dutch. I also have broad experience in research and administrative support. Before I moved to Spain I worked several years in the legal field; as a paralegal in Italy (2 years) and as a lawyer in The Netherlands (4 years). In Spain I took a fashion design course and I worked in the fashion industry as an international buyer and as the head of the buying department (6 years in total). Since embarking on my freelance career, I have worked on many different projects, covering a wide variety of styles and topics, translating from English/Italian/Spanish to Dutch and vice versa, pre-editing a book on marketing (English) and preparing the content of websites. I offer the following services: TRANSLATING, LOCALIZATION AND PROOFREADING English > Dutch Spanish > Dutch Italian > Dutch With an LL.B in Dutch Civil Law (The Netherlands), an LL.M. in European Law (England) and a Certificate in Fashion Design (Spain) and over 6 years of experience in the advisory and litigation practice and another 6 years in the textile industry, I have developed two main areas of expertise: legal and textile. My goal is always to provide high-quality. Having lived and worked in several countries I have the cultural knowledge needed to adapt your content to the target audience. I know when to be literal and when to convey the tone of the author. Depending on the complexity of the text I can deliver a 2000-2500 word job in 24 hours. RESEARCH AND CONTENT WRITING Since a year I combine my activity as a translator with website content writing. So far I have worked on three projects (tourism and wine), providing all written content, including slogans, legal documents etc. as well as making all necessary arrangements for programming. ADMIN SUPPORT With over ten years of experience organizing people and projects I have developed good organizational skills. I can help you streamlining your business and personal tasks so you can forget about the details and stay organized and productive. I’m a hard worker with an eye for detail and I’m committed to deliver before deadlines. I look forward to working with you!

    $20.00 /hr
    246 hours
    5.00
  7. Sophie Tomlinson

    Sophie Tomlinson

    Ex-corporate lawyer, bilingual French/English, working from home

    France - Last active: 03/06/2014 - Tests: 2

    I have spent five years working as a corporate lawyer and therefore have excellent communication skills (both written and oral) as well as great attention to detail. I have good IT skills and am able to use MS Office applications. I am half French and fluent in the language, and able to assist with translations from French to English. I am looking to supplement my income with remote projects, either with discrete legal work, translation tasks, or in a virtual assistant role.

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Karen Higdon

    Karen Higdon

    Writer, Paralegal, Project Manager, Editor

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 6

    I have a year's experience working as a freelance writer having been published several times in Yahoo Voices and am collaborating on five-year study (a book) with a professional therapist on children's grief. I am also in a writing workshop and studying copywriting. I have 13 years prior experience as a paralegal, both in domestic relations and insurance defense litigation, including writing and editing pleadings. Working as a project manager on website development for a couple years was exciting and challenging and I look forward to doing this again. See in my portfolio pictures of two landing pages built as a project manager. I have edited a thesis of 100 pages including footnotes and I have written an "about" page for on Facebook. I've written a 39 page Standard Operating Procedure manual on Google Places. I also have experience as a virtual assistant and can do any kind of research you need. I have excellent English skills, proofreading, writing, and office skills.

    $22.22 /hr
    968 hours
    5.00
  9. Lydiah W.

    Lydiah W.

    Research Consultant

    United States - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    To My Clients and the Odesk fraternity, I am an award-winning market researcher and business writer for contemporary businesses, companies and research institutions. I have worked for leading research companies for 5 years. I joined odesk for a maximum outreach, I strongly believe someone or a potential business out there is reaching me out. Hire me for : 1. Market Research and Report Writing 2. Executive Summary, Business Plans, Investor Presentations 3. Business Proposal Writing 4. Academic Research & Writing ( Undergraduate, Masters, PhD) 5. Website Content ( Top notch blogs, PRs, web pages) I would love to grow with you, partner with you in your business. I take every project personally, I share the success with you. TOGETHER WE'RE EMPOWERED TO MAKE IT HAPPEN

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.91
  10. Sheila C.

    Sheila C. Agency Contractor

    Expert Copy Editor l Proofreader l Writer l Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 12

    Thank you for noticing my profile! I am a proofreader, copy editor, writer, virtual assistant, and data entry specialist. I have been proofreading and copy editing manuscripts for over 7 years now, reviewing every manuscript word by word with the goal of achieving a clearer and more appealing book. I am especially adept in The Chicago Manual of Style, which is the authority in the publishing industry. I have worked with various genres of material--from fiction, academic, technology, religious, the list goes on. I have been in the e-mail, chat, and phone support industry long enough to be proficient in e-mail handling, customer service, problem resolution, research, and drafting reports. I have worked with a Fortune 500 company in the past as customer service representative. I have written numerous articles for Web content, including reviews of IT and software products. I make sure that every article is unique and passes the standards of Copyscape, so plagiarism will not be a problem. I am also a fast typist. I can type, on average, 78 words per minute. Contact me and let's talk about how I could fill your needs!

    Associated with: Filipino Xcellence

    $8.89 /hr
    1,505 hours
    4.99