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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, 2,415 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 4.60.

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  1. Maria Medina

    Maria Medina

    Translator (English to Spanish and viceversa) - Editing, Proofreading

    Venezuela - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 19 - Portfolio: 3

    Bilingual (English and Spanish) with solid experience in various support roles with International Companies, transcribing, translating and proofreading. As a Translator, I have experience assisting clients with writing, editing, proofreading, and formatting. I am an efficient and thorough translator because I enjoy the process and have excellent technical language skills (technical documentation, manuals, and software for engineering, medical and technology companies). If the examples of my work on my portfolio, past works on oDesk and client reviews/feedback are not enough for you to assess my professional abilities, I can provide a small sample from the project you are hiring for in order to show you what I am capable of delivering. My high feedback score is a great indication of how seriously I take my commitment to each and every project. I have years of experience and I always take great pride in producing quality translations. I am reliable and dependable, I never abandon projects and I meet all of my deadlines. I also prefer to complete my work sooner rather than later, and I usually do so before the deadline if at all possible. I am looking to expand my experience to other areas of translating, and I would love to be given a chance to work with you!

    $15.00 /hr
    705 hours
    4.97
  2. Wang S.

    Wang S.

    Professional Chinese Translator & virtual assistant

    China - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 4

    I'm a freelancer born and raised in China, and I'm also a professional Chinese translator, with 6 years' experience in translation field, I can do perfect translation between English and Chinese. Over the past 6 years, I've translated various kinds of documents regarding different topics for clients all over the world. As an dedicated translator and interpreter, I always pay extra attention to the details, because I know that I build up my reputation on Odesk by the translations I’ll deliver to my clients. I never use machine translation, all my work is done manually in a fast and accurate attitude, as quality and efficiency are always my goals.

    $22.22 /hr
    196 hours
    4.85
  3. Ann K.

    Ann K.

    Multifaceted Virtual Assistant. Business support branch

    Sweden - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 4

    My previous line of work led to the start of a VA business. My goal is to work with what I like and keep up the trend of various tasks. The rate described is my lowest rate, which I usually apply because I sometimes like to do assignments to keep my skills at a recent level, and then that rate apply. On the other hand could other duties require a higher rate. My VA role is one of the multi-skilled, or multifaceted as I use for marketing since I've learned a lot of different skills during the positions I held. I'm very service minded, as I started out as a cashier and office girl and had the privilege to work with people with genuine feeling for service. I find it likable and I also think it makes sense to keep a service minded attitude towards customers. If you see someone without a smile - give them one of your kind of recaps what service is. Additionally to the service offered in the line of work, that is. Later on I've for several years each, held positions as sales secretary, school secretary, administrative consultant, application specialist and web/system developer. Besides having extensive work experience, the studying of sociology, psychology and computer science at an academic level constitutes useful knowledge. Still today I feel at home in almost any constellation of work, I like to do repetitive tasks from time to time, and challenging tasks from time to time. Work satisfaction is important to me, and it means delivering good results, to be of benefit to the receiver. For myself the help and learn part goes a long way. One other thing to mention is that I learned to type at an early age. That skill has been both useful and fun during the years. Besides skills in service and typing, I'm interested in languages, both human and computer. Regarding human language, I write with a fine imagination, do my research and have a splendid vocabulary. Regarding computers, I like to make life easier for end users, and I also focus on usability. Regarding both languages, I also like to enhance the experience for the reader/user. Oh, I nearly forgot (if you're still reading this short essay that is), I also do some graphic designs from time to time. Web design, Logo designs, Business Cards, Newsletter, formatting in Word, layouts in PowerPoint and so on! We need beautiful things! Cheers!

    $30.00 /hr
    81 hours
    4.98
  4. Pedro Borges

    Pedro Borges

    Writer, translator, love to cook.

    Portugal - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6

    I have done several jobs over the last few years: writing and translating as well various administrative work and customer support service. Very good command of English language as well my native language Portuguese, good typing skills. I can write about various themes , when needed i can do extensive research to deliver the finest results. Excellent translation skills: English-Portuguese, Portuguese-English. I enjoy learning and deliver professional solutions!

    $16.67 /hr
    4,705 hours
    4.73
  5. Atlal B.

    Atlal B.

    Freelance Designer

    France - Last active: 27 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 18

    Making beautiful things and making you smile. That's my job. Check out my portfolio here : www.behance.net/atlal /* --- MY WORK ---*/ 4 years of experience and a lot of passion later, here I am. On the fly, always up to date and responsive to your expectations. /* --- LANGUAGES ---*/ Native language : french. Native level (C2) : french, english Can understand/translate from (besides the ones mentioned above) : arabic, italian Can translate to : french & english, but particularly french. /* --- CODING ---*/ I prefer directly coding the websites I'm designing. Wasting time making it on photoshop first is something I'm not very fond of. I have some experience in php, mysql and jQuery but my 'ninja grasp' is in designing and putting it together html/css. But I have the ability to work with these languages, otherwise I wouldn't mention them :) /* --- TIME - PAY ---*/ I am always available and don't require much pay. I'm hard working and can work on projects even if they are time limited. I do not have a limit of working hours per week because I am not on any 'big' project right now that would take my time. So I'm a full timer. I can work as much as you need. NOTE CONCERNING WORK HOURS : - PLEASE consider my timezone if I'm not replying to your messages right away : it may be 3 AM, and I may be dreaming about your project. I usually reply within 5 minutes of your request, if not immediately. After long hours of hard work there's nothing better than a happy and satisfied customer, who I hope will be you.

    $25.00 /hr
    157 hours
    4.91
  6. Senka Mihajlovska

    Senka Mihajlovska

    Professional translator/Communications

    Macedonia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10

    I am highly motivated and reliable, with excellent leadership skills, team-working on international level, effective communication and decision making, ambitious, creative, innovative and risk-taking. Proficient in English, and advanced user in Microsoft Office. Excellent background in administrative support (executive level), customer service and human resources. Also, experienced in event planning and management. Avid writer, I have written articles (on different topics), trying to enter the blogging world as of recently. Teaching and translating are always ongoing.

    $22.22 /hr
    415 hours
    5.00
  7. 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
  8. Maria Dimova

    Maria Dimova

    Virtual Executive Assistant / Wordpress Support / Project Manager

    Bulgaria - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

    Over 12 years of experience: a skilled Virtual Assistant, Bookkeeper and Project Manager, with a Bachelor Degree in Economics. I have a fully equipped home office - MacBook Air, PC (Windows), printer, scanner, high speed broadband internet. My main areas of expertise are: Executive Assistance: * Email support – correspondence, drafts, organizing, filing, prioritizing (Outlook, Gmail, other); * Diary Management – appointments & deadlines, bill due dates, follow up tasks (Google Calendar, vCita) * File processing and formatting (Pages / Word, Numbers / Excel, Google Docs; Audacity for audio files; Clarify for SOPs, Skitch, Evernote, Basic Photoshop and CorelDraw for graphics) Bookkeeping: * Invoicing (Freshbooks,Clearbooks, E-conomic, other) * Bank reconciliation (Crunch, Clearbooks, other) * Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable (Crunch, Clearbooks, other) * Reports WordPress websites support: * Create and update pages and posts * Add and update plug-ins * Change themes * Front end page development and PSD to WordPress using Visual Composer Social Media Management: * Create and maintain profiles and pages (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Blogs) * Create mailing campaigns (Aweber, Mailchimp) * Teleseminar support (Instant Teleseminar) Looks like I'm your best fit? Let's discuss it via a free discovery session! Contact me: bg.linkedin.com/in/dimovamaria/ or email me dimova.odesk@gmail.com

    $20.00 /hr
    1,889 hours
    5.00
  9. 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
    1,536 hours
    4.97
  10. 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
    2,596 hours
    4.96