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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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Average Virtual Assistant Freelancer Feedback Score

Virtual Assistant Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.59.

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  1. Tanya B.

    Tanya B.

    Certified Social Media Practitioner, Facebook Ads, Twitter Ads

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    8+ years extensive experience in Digital Marketing for worldwide customers - Specialist in Search Engine Optimization and Social Media marketing especially Facebook Ads, Twitter Ads and Linkedin Ads. - Create and convert leads, engage customers in the digital space - Proficient in developing strategies for brand building within Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, Linked In, Instagram etc. - Performance tracking and improvising digital marketing campaigns through different web analytics and social media analytics tools - Work experience spanning USA, UK, Canada, Australia etc. has resulted in rich experience of working in cross-cultural atmosphere and international teams I also have experience in basic HTML & CSS coding using Dream weaver and in editing photos using Adobe Photoshop.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $25.00 /hr
    3,264 hours
    4.97
  2. Madalina Sava

    Madalina Sava

    Consultant. Psychotherapist. Coach.

    Romania - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2

    I am passionate about people and what makes them unique. In my 5 years of experience in the field of psychology it has been proven to me that human interaction is a valuable resource for growth. If you want to discover the most efficient ways to reach your personal and professional goals, I am able to provide you with scientific, evidence-based assistance to activate your potential, to learn new strategies for more fulfilling relationships and to take the next step in your career.

    $45.00 /hr
    37 hours
    5.00
  3. Nadine L.

    Nadine L.

    Accountant, VA, Translator, Social Media Coordinator, Blogger

    Canada - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

    Accountant - Blogger - Virtual Assistant - Translator (EN-FR, FR-EN) - Social Media Coordinator :::::::::::::::: Bookkeeper, Accounting Experience :::::::::::::::: All type of Accounting: Payment Processing, Bookkeeping, reconciliation of general ledger/bank accounts/credit cards. Quickbooks, Wave, Sage 50, Simply accounting, ERP. 20 years of experience. :::::::::::::::: VA, Social Media, Blogger, Experience :::::::::::::::: Administrative Support and tasks, Virtual Assistant, Web Research, Website Content, Blog Writing, SMM - Social Media Marketing (*), Facebook PPC and advertising, Facebook Marketing, Twitter Marketing, Pinterest Marketing, LinkedIn, SEO - Search Engine Optimization, Internet Marketing. (*) I have scored 94% on oDesk Social Media Marketing test. I literally love working with web content, internet marketing, website ranking and SMM. Experience: ~ Virtual Assistant: over 5 years of experience ~ Facebook PPC, Bing Ads PPC (up to date): 1 year ~ Pinterest, LinkedIn, Twitter, G+: 1 year ~ SMM, SEO, Web content: 1 year ~ Blogger: 1 year :::::::::::::::: Translation :::::::::::::::: **Personalized tone/style, quality work, accuracy, professionalism, reliable and hardworking person, I guarantee 100% human translation** For me, translating is a very rich activity which allows me to learn a great deal about all sorts of matters and topics. This is what drives me and makes me want to translate more every time. It is very stimulating and it nurtures my creativity. Experience (EN to FR, FR to EN): ~ Website pages (special rate)*, Web application, PC games, online games ~ Product descriptions*, product articles, packaging, instructions ~ Texts, reports, e-mails (administrative, financial, astrological, casual...) ~ I have been doing translations since 2006, on an on-demand basis. *Rate per hour for website/products translation when done live on Magento platforms (and the likes). $27/h plus oDesk fees. This sort of contract is not optimal, is tedious and therefore more expensive.

    $26.67 /hr
    642 hours
    4.95
  4. Julieta Cestari

    Julieta Cestari

    Virtual Assistance and Translations

    Argentina - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 8

    I'm an experienced multilingual Virtual Assistant based in Argentina, but I've lived in Italy for a long time. Now I run my own business of virtual assistance and I help international clients to succeed in their projects from very diverse industries. I've worked on a variety of different projects mostly requiring project management and communication abilities. Projects: translations, marketing communication, web writing, web design, community management, online researches, team lead. Public Relations and Advertising degree from the IULM University of Milan. Languages: -Spanish -Italian -English Skills -Project Managment -Translation skills :English-Italian / English - Spanish / Italian - Spanish / Spanish - Italian -Web design -Web Communication & Marketing (Adwords, Facebook Ads) -E-learning Expert, Teacher Programs: - Ms Office (Powerpoint, Excell, Word) - Google Hangouts, Webmeeting - Webdesign (Wordpress) - Photoshop - Wordpress

    $19.00 /hr
    4,691 hours
    5.00
  5. Elena V.

    Elena V.

    English/Russian/Turkish translator; Transcription; PA; Research

    Turkey - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    /LANGUAGE SERVICES - more than just a translation - ENGLISH, RUSSIAN, TURKISH/ I've graduated from two high schools, in Russia and in the US (as a FLEX grantee), both with the highest GPA's, as well as my BA in Economics. I have 5 years of experience as a translator, including simultaneous interpretation (Rus-Eng, Eng-Rus). I live abroad, had been a TEFL teacher for over 2 years (now studying archaeology) and English is my primary language. Accurate, authentic translations guaranteed! My field of expertise: - MARKETING materials: ads, brochures, slogans, articles; - TECHNICAL descriptions: user manuals, product presentations, quality control; - BUSINESS documents: correspondence, service contracts, customs documents; - EDUCATIONAL materials: children's book 'Finance for Kidz', simultaneous interpretation at seminars and workshops; - SCRIPTS: Russian animated movie 'Masyanya', documentary movie presentation. - Simultaneous interpretation. Turkish translation is being done by my team member, a native Turkish speaker educated and living in the US (BA in Cinema).

    Groups: oTranslators

    $20.00 /hr
    6,216 hours
    4.99
  6. Kari Busard

    Kari Busard

    Professional Instructional Designer and Training Facilitator

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    The combination of my education and experience is a solid foundation for a position within Instructional Design (ID). Having completed a BS and MS in Instructional Design, I have a strong foundation of ID methodology, theory, and design principles. I have over 3 years working experience within higher education as an Instructional Designer and educator, in addition to my time learning through higher education. My roles have ranged from my work with The Center for the Application of Information Technologies at Western Illinois University as an Instructional Designer meeting with faculty and building online educational systems, to teaching undergraduate students technology within the classroom, to developing online and classroom training and professional development materials for East Carolina University Office of Grants and Contracts. I also have corporate training development experience with UnitedHealthcare and Manic Media Group, INC, based in Washington D.C.. Within those two positions I managed multiple projects and assumed a lead designer role. I was tasked with implementing best practices, solid design work, and suggesting appropriate design methods while remaining innovative. Within Instructional Design, I am a multipurpose tool. I excel at front-end analysis, developing the foundation for design and development through the ADDIE model, evaluation and measurement, and overall client relations. Furthermore, as a creative individual, I also excel at storyboarding, multimedia development, photography, and various design software programs, such as the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office. I have intermediate to proficient skills with most technologies used in this fiend, to include BlackBoard, Lectora, and Camtasia. Being able to design and develop instructional materials and systems with outstanding design and visual principles, and developing full working instructional design systems that are rich with analysis and instructional design theory, I feel I am a perfect candidate for this position. Furthermore, my written and verbal communication skills are superb, and allow me to navigate a variety of conversations and situations. Having been a non-traditional student, I also understand the demands and needs of online learning students from the viewpoints of the University, the Faculty, and the student alike.

    $34.00 /hr
    429 hours
    5.00
  7. Lucas L.

    Lucas L.

    Community Manager & Customer Service Agent

    Brazil - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 4

    I'm a professional customer support agent, project and marketing manager with more than 4 years of experience. I'm fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese. Still studying Mandarim and Dutch, one day I'll get there. I've already worked for 6 different companies in the last 4 years, 5 from U.S and one from Brazil, in their customer support & public relations department. "À tribuna" was the first company I joined in CS and I used to answer clients calls and help them schedule and edit their ads for printing in the newspaper, at Ingreso Cybernetico (www.ingresocybernetico.com), I used to engage and help clients through live chat (zopim), tickets (our own system and ZenDesk), e-mails (hotmail and gmail), calls (skype), through social media (facebook & twitter) and also check translations and the programmers' work. I had to manage the entire operation for their brazilian customers. We used to coordinate and manage the operations of the whole website and digital products through Basecamp and Asana (www.basecamp.com & www.asana.com). I've also worked for four more companies (ALL FROM THE U.S.A): Omaze (fund raising), KeepSafe (App development), Gosu (Game production) and HandPrint (Smartphone rental in the U.S.A). Keepsafe (www.getkeepsafe.com) was the biggest app company I've ever worked for, with more than 40 million users around the world. I've also worked at Teleco.IO (www.teleco.io), Handprint (www.handprint.me) and Grace Smith TV (www.gracesmithtv.com) as a community manager. I basically had to create their social media pages, manage them, answer the questions, engage with people in groups, pages, forums, etc. Here are some tools that I know how to manage: Dropbox, One Drive, google package (drive, docs, sheets, gmail, google+), Social media (Facebook, twitter, instagram, pinterest, google+, youtube, linkedin, whatssapp), ZenDesk, Chat&Serve, HelpShift, Infusionsoft, Evernote, IQTELL, Hootsuite, Edgar, Buffer, Basecamp, Asana, Slack, Amplitude, Skype, Office Package (powerpoint, word, excel, etc.), SEOmoz, Google analytics, Webmaster tools, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Audacity, Sony Vegas Pro and Sound Forge. I started my carreer in digital marketing in 2012 when I started studying about affiliate marketing and it took me to SEO and the other components of Online Marketing, such as paid advertising (PPC as Adwords, facebook ads, linkedin ads, youtube ads, twitter ads), SMM (social media marketing), SEM (Search Engine Marketing with Adwords), E-mail marketing (autoresponders such as mail chimp, magic responder and aweber), analytics (bing & google's webmaster tools, google analytics, facebook analytics, youtube analytics, seomoz, seo majestic), keyword research (google's keyword planner for adwords, keyworddiscovery, seomoz keyword tool, long tail pro) and content marketing of all types (writting, videos and audios). I'm still building my own digital marketing portfolio. (www.mmnbrasileiro.com, a niche blog) I have the highest score in odesk's EN-PTBR translation test (First place out of 2.678 people.) I'm a professional translator with more than 5 years of experience, I started at the age of 17. I've already worked in several projects online (see my odesk profile) and offline (International events such as "Stone Fair"). I'm a professional voice actor since 2010, I can provide several samples of my work if needed. I'm Young, ethical, diligent, dedicated, experienced, skilled and FAST. I look forward to do my best for you and your company! Hire me and you won't regret having me aboard, let's do it!

    $18.00 /hr
    1,535 hours
    4.97
  8. Fawn Rhodes

    Fawn Rhodes

    Affordable, Dependable and Professional Virtual Assistant

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

    I’ve worked in the telecommunications industry for six years, five plus years retail customer service experience and approximately 10 plus years within Office Administration. I am positive I am fully equipped to help your organization reach their goals, while simultaneously affording me professional growth opportunities. Familiar with US/Canadian Administrative Law

    $15.56 /hr
    243 hours
    5.00
  9. Hristina D.

    Hristina D.

    Creative&Blog Writing/Proofreading/Virtual Assistance/SMM, Europe

    Bulgaria - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 7

    "Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten." Are you looking for a poorly-educated freelancer with no experience, bad English, and low payment rates, who will have difficulties understanding your needs? Well, this is NOT the place to look for. I am intelligent, dependable, self-disciplined, detail-oriented and strict with deadlines. I have the ability to plan, to organize, to set priorities, to solve problems, and to get the job done. I am warm, friendly, easygoing, and cooperative. My reputation is impeccable. I have happy clients from USA, Australia, United Kingdom, Denmark, France, Spain, Solomon Islands, Greece, Romania, and Bulgaria. Skills/Experience in: WRITING - creative writing, article writing, blog writing PROOFREADING AND EDITING - with a BA in English Philology I can perform better than most native English speakers. For those who still insist on hiring only native speakers - please note that being a native speaker does NOT make you literate by default. SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING (mainly Facebook) - preparing and implementation of Social Media Marketing plans and strategies, social media posts and updates VITRUAL ASSISTANCE - I have 6+ years of experience in email handling, Internet research, and performing various administrative tasks. My oDesk tests are all taken in less than 20 minutes and I score among the top 10-20%. Education: High school: English Language and Literature BA in English Philology 1st MA: International Business Management Graduation Thesis: Online Marketing 2nd MA: Translation (English-Bulgarian/Bulgarian-English) and Business Communication in English A course in Graphic Design (Photoshop and CorelDraw) All levels of education I graduated with excellent grades. I always seek perfection in my work and and I never put up with less. I am a citizen of the world with a desire to work on interesting projects and this is the main reason I registered at oDesk. And I LOVE what I do.

    $20.00 /hr
    398 hours
    4.99
  10. Anna P.

    Anna P.

    Experienced translator and localization specialist

    Poland - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    Polish native, internet enthusiast with excellent web research and analytical skills. Experienced and qualified translator (M.A. in Applied Linguistics). Aware of the current affairs in the Polish market as well as with the richness of different internet resources. I am already familiar with the specificity of localization projects. I am a proficient English and French speaker.

    $15.56 /hr
    113 hours
    5.00