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Mufassal Ameer

Mufassal Ameer

Fluent in work and having more than 3+ years experiance in data entry

Sri Lanka - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

My main objective on Upwork is to deliver 100% high quality work in fast turnaround. I am determined to get my job done well and on time. Very Hardworking, Experienced well-educated, Executive Assistant and Office Manager with broad professional background. Familiarity with today's most popular word processing and related software, you can be assured of a quality product, delivered on time and at a fair price. I always work efficiently and accurately to ensure your job is done on or ahead of time. If you are looking for a task done correctly the first time I am your man. I have worked with companies in Australia , Europe and the United States so am familiar with international standards. I am an expert in excel, word, google docs and other popular software and always deliver quality service at a fair price.

$3.33 /hr
0 hours

Arpana Mishra

Arpana Mishra Agency Contractor

SEO/SEM Manager, Content Manager

India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

I am an innovative, self-motivated, and value-driven professional providing interactive marketing strategies and business consulting services to start-ups and well-established organizations. Leveraging more than 4 years of experience as a SEO management, SEM and Article Writer, I can deliver best of my services to the clients. I also have great experience as website content writer, blog and article writer, and seek challenges in these areas. My goal is to offer quality creative work for the employers and hence develop a long term relationship. I am dedicated and willing to go that extra mile in order to perform a good job. With over 1500 hours of experience in oDesk, you can be rest assured for quality oriented and genuine work. Punctuality and quality are two of my assets which will provide you with utmost genuine and timely work.

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$11.11 /hr
2,060 hours

Icar Ballesteros

Icar Ballesteros


Philippines - Tests: 3

Hi All, I am currently working for Xlibris Phils. Inc. as a book sales consultant. I have signed up for odesk now, so to find online jobs at home in order for me to have enough time with the kids. I am a versatile individual and can easily adapt to any environment and is willing to learn new things everyday. I have been a special event organizer for more than 10 years now. I also am with the sales department in my current employer for 1 year an 8 months now. I am a fast learner. Thank you. Icar Ballesteros

$11.11 /hr
17 hours

Whitney Sarallo

Whitney Sarallo

Marketing/Administrative/Customer Service/Creative Design

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

My background includes a great deal of time doing freelance marketing. I am advanced in Adobe software, specifically In-Design. Along with programs such as Microsoft Office and customer service generated work desks. My Bachelor's Degree is in Marketing and I am almost complete with my MBA in Hospitality Management. I am very organized, hard working, efficient, and able to do just about any customer service or design related project you can offer me!

$19.00 /hr
1,496 hours

Fernando Rojas Sanchez

Fernando Rojas Sanchez

Social Media Marketing Expert for Latin Audiences

Mexico - Tests: 4

Social Media Marketing for Latin Audiences is challenging. The idiosyncrasy of the Latino (men or women) is way different than in other cultures or ethnic groups. We like things to be sold to us in different ways, using different strategies that suit us. I can help you. I have managed more than 200 companies (from a coffee shop to a mortuary) which have chosen my services because of the creativity, responsability and results that I deliver. I have written 2 books on social media, both avaliable on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and in many bookshops throughout Mexico, and I'm fully bilingual so I can work and understand instructions quickly.

$12.89 /hr
15 hours

Anders Jorgensen

Anders Jorgensen

Writer and Filmmaker

Denmark - Tests: 2

My interest is filmmaking and writing. I have several years experience in filmmaking (Short film, Public Service Spots, Corporate films) and writing (Product, short biographies). I have also worked as Social Media Manager with responsibility for Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Instagram. Work Experience Video editor, TC Electronic Editing testimonials, artist and product videos for Youtube Marketing. Writing Artist biographies and TonePrint descriptions • Online Marketing • Final Cut – Video Editing • Social Media • Copywriting • CMS (Umbraco) Social Media Management & Video, OfficeLab Responsible for social media management, community management, content management, and video production. • Social Media Strategy • Social Media Analytics • Producing online Content (Writing or video) • CMS (Umbraco) DanceOmatic – Dance Project • Social Media Consultant • Video Editing • Photographer Service assistant, Bilka Tilst Customer service Education Masters degree: Media Studies, Aarhus University Master thesis: ”War films: Genre conventions and clichés in First World War film” A discussion of the conventions in war film and a analysis of the conventions and clichés in First World War films Online Marketing v. Bigum&Co. • Social Media • Reputation Management • Search Engine Optimization • CMS/Wordpress • E-mail Marketing • Conversion Optimization • Google Adwords • Google Analytics Entrepreneurship • Communication strategies • Understanding business model Audio/Visual Media Reception and Use • Use a media text analysis as a basis for reception analytical issue • Conduct a qualitative empirical study of media reception and media use • Describe and assess the relationship between audio/visual media texts, media and users from the reception aspect and a user perspective • Understanding of the social and cultural context in which media experience and media are used Film/TV Analysis • Bring acquired theoretical and methodological knowledge and skills into play in their own assessment practices • Mastering film and media analytical tools • Put into perspective in relation to the relationship between the work of internal and external work conditions Audio/Visual Media Production • Scriptwriting, • Storyboard • Filming • Editing Film producing • Film production management • Fundraising • Knowledge of regional and national film institutes and film funding • Distribution • Festival 2008- 2011 Bachelor, History and Film/Television Bachelor assignment: ”History of sexuality in Denmark – The history and legalization of pornography in Denmark” A discussion of the history of sexuality in Denmark and a analysis of the legalization of pornography, changes and difference in films before and after legalization. Danish and World History • Explain the important development characteristics in the world and the history of Denmark • Continuity and breaks in danish history, world history and social development Historical methodology • Use of historical analytical methods • Historical criticism Film/TV Theory • Understanding of film/television theory • Understanding the theoretical evolution Film/TV History • Film and media analytical method and criticism • Analysis film style, narrative structures and themes

$24.00 /hr
0 hours

Justin Beaudoin

Justin Beaudoin

CEO/Computer Technican

Canada - Tests: 2

I strive to provide exemplary service to clients at economical prices. I run and operate MobiTek in Canada a full service computer repair and maintenance company. I have more than 6 years experience in the computer industry, 8 years in media broadcasting. I have a Bachelors of Business Administration with Honours from Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. I also have a Radio Broadcasting Certificate from Humber College.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Stephanie W.

Stephanie W.

German/English Translation, Proofreading and Creative Writing, PA/VA

United Kingdom - Tests: 8

*Overview of Skills* - Typewriting (220 hits/minute) - Excellent Time-Management - Excellent Analytical and Problem Solving Skills - English-German-English translation - Office Management/Business Management/Business Development - German Proofreading - Travel Articles - Creative Writing - Solid Administration (Executive and Personal Assistant) Experience My name is Stephanie and I am a German national, holding an undergraduate and postgraduate degree from two different English Universities. I have been exposed to the English language for more than 15 years (studies, work abroad, travel). During the last two years I was working for a grass root NGO in the Middle East where I provided assistance with daily international correspondence, proofreading, report writing and proposal drafting (please see my work experience below) but also relocated to the UK where I have been working as a PA (assisting the CE, Chief Economist and Chair). In my free time, I work on my blog , on a book for children and write short stories (just received a runner-up award for non-native speakers above 18 from, poetry or travel notes ( I have been dedicating myself to my small jewelry business but also teach German on a 1on1 basis. Having worked previously as a freelance tutor as well as translator (from German to English and vice versa as well as Spanish to German/English and vice versa), I am confident to meet your expectations. I guarantee to provide your results on time and to your utmost satisfaction. If you are on linkedin, please look me up: Former employers consider me to be a highly motivated, punctual, professional and discrete individual who is an excellent communicator and who gets the job done. Let me work for you and if in doubt, I am happy to provide you with a free sample. - I am looking forward to working with you -

$18.00 /hr
0 hours

Jonathan Albert Uy

Jonathan Albert Uy


Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

I intend to do my best in any way I can and to be a responsible and efficient affiliate adhering to company's policies and standards. I've been working for almost 5 yrs now. Currently working in a BPO company current position is Recruitment Officer and Home Based Email Marketer. Also worked at a Lending and Investment Company. Also worked as a Graphic Designer. Handled phone calls for both inbound and outbound. Trained to handle interviews for applicants and interns. Encoder. Etc...

$5.56 /hr
1,149 hours

Pearl Astrid Hernandez

Pearl Astrid Hernandez

Senior Team Lead, Wedding Planner, Event Organizer, Script writer

Philippines - Tests: 1

I last work as a Sr. Team Leader from my previous company which is one of the top BPO companies in the Philippines. I used to handle a group of 30-45 people, doing end to end process of the project. I've been in the industry for 10 years in total (7.5 years in my last company. Simultaneously, I also lead the people employee engagement and events team of our project. We handle employee engagement activities up to semi annual and annual big gatherings that covers 1,500 to roughly 2,000 employees. Outside my BPO career, I am a freelance event coordinator and a wedding planner. I cover meetings of brainstorming up until the wedding day itself. From themed wedding planning, program creation, couple timeline until the wedding day. Currently I travel and enjoy different food specialty of each place I go too. I'm also doing baking and selling my products online. I'm more into baking mini goodies than cake decorating. I might try that soon too, once I'm done with several trainings

$5.50 /hr
0 hours