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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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Last updated: May 1, 2015
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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
    3,259 hours
    4.97
  2. Mariah P.

    Mariah P.

    Marketing Project Coordinator

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

    I have been freelance writing for several years but recently began to devote my entire workday to freelancing opportunities. With extensive experience in writing, editing and proofreading, I am also proficient at PowerPoint creation, Excel and database management. I am able to write on a variety of subjects, and have earned a reputation with my former coworkers as being able to pick up a misspelling or be able to correct sloppy writing quickly and accurately. I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you.

    $20.00 /hr
    1,522 hours
    4.94
  3. Christy Kramer

    Christy Kramer

    Email Marketing, PSD to HTML, Website Development, SSM

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 12

    I am Christy Kramer of DevMyWeb. I started DevMyWeb as a way to showcase my web-related experience. DevMyWeb stands for all website assistance and development and includes anything from development of websites to developing a web presence through social media, e-newsletters, and adding products to websites and googlebase. I have 5 years of experience building websites. I am proficient in html, which is widely used in website building, however, I prefer to use website builders and integrate those options with my knowledge of html. I have a large amount of experience creating email marketing campaigns such as e-newsletters or e-promotions. I am familiar with constant contact, mailchimp, get response, and many others. I am proficient in slicing PSD files and converting to html for e-newsletters and other campaigns. I am also an experienced virtual assistant encompassing all of the above skills, as well as graphics for flyers, Powerpoint presentations, data entry, e-newsletters, and more! I am quick, yet meticulous. Each job is not complete until you are 100% satisfied.

    $25.00 /hr
    750 hours
    4.84
  4. Michele Wilcox

    Michele Wilcox

    Experienced Executive Assistant

    United States - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 7

    I have been an assistant for over 20 years, with more than the last decade at the Executive level of Vice Presidents, Presidents, and CEOs. I have experience in personal assisting services, such as calendar management and travel accommodations, as well as project management services, such as spreadsheet maintenance. In addition to the above, I am experienced in word processing, newsletter creation, blogging, blog maintenance, and freelance writing.

    $25.00 /hr
    2,013 hours
    5.00
  5. 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
  6. Brian Flax

    Brian Flax

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

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

    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 an A.S. in Recording Arts. My background and experience has prepared me to work in a wide variety of positions, ranging from content creation for websites, online and offline marketing, freelance writing, customer service, website design, search engine optimization and administrative support. I am always refining and updating my skill set to match and exceed the demands of all the positions that I fill. A copy of my updated resume is available upon request, including references whenever necessary.

    $20.00 /hr
    715 hours
    5.00
  7. Jose M.

    Jose M.

    Translator, Proofreader, Copywriter, Office Manager

    Spain - Last active: 1 day 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
  8. Ida L.

    Ida L.

    Experienced Marketing & Communications Manager

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a London based Digital Communications Manager and Strategist with more than 10 years experience working with UK and international leading brands and firms. I earned my degree in London studying Marketing Communications and I've been working as Marketing and PR Manager for more than 10 years in Real Estate, Fashion, Music, Art and Cinema Industry. I help businesses to establish their online and offline presence, design and execute their integrated marketing communications strategy creating their brand and improving digital awareness. With a background in Digital Marketing, I have experience in crafting a message that speaks to the right people at the right time. I've coordinated international freelance teams to achieve my clients' objectives making sure deadlines and budgets are on track. I'm creative, reliable, self starter and passionate about my work and I truly enjoy always meet my deadlines. Hit me back if you'd like to schedule a Skype call anytime at your earliest convenience. Looking forward to helping you soon!

    $15.00 /hr
    247 hours
    5.00
  9. Hristina D.

    Hristina D.

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

    Bulgaria - Last active: 2 days 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.

    $15.00 /hr
    391 hours
    4.99
  10. Anna P.

    Anna P.

    Experienced translator and localization specialist

    Poland - Last active: 7 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