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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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Average Virtual Assistant Freelancer Feedback Score

Virtual Assistant Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.60.

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  1. Steph J.

    Steph J.

    Virtual Assistant

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

    I enjoy doing daily tasks and one-off projects to lighten the load for professionals that cannot worry about the details. I am a great candidate for everything from managing email accounts that seem out of control, recording voice prompts, editing educational curriculum, managing WordPress accounts, and writing articles, to creating and formatting presentations and business forms and documents. I really like to call myself the Jill of all trades and strive to make all things transparent for my clients. I am also a homeschooling mother, and am looking for contracts that will continue to enable me to indulge in this passion. I am excited to explore opportunities with new clients.

    $22.22 /hr
    449 hours
    5.00
  2. 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
  3. Waqas T.

    Waqas T.

    Online Assistant | SEO | Product Manager | Customer Support

    Pakistan - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 4

    Over the last 6 years, I have worked on varying projects that required different skill sets and abilities. A few of my skills are listed below: * Managing, implementing and maintaining: ** Dedicated servers - CentOS / Windows. ** Domain & Hosting. ** Google Business Solutions. ** ZOHO CRM Solutions. ** Salesforce CRM Solutions. ** Magento, X-Cart & Shopify. ** Wordpress. ** MailChimp, & Active Campaign. * Creating custom Macros. * Q/A on software & services. * Search Engine Optimization. * Deploying software & services on the web. * Customer support via email, phone, Gotomeeting, TeamViewer & chat. * Using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, OneNote, Frame Maker, CorelDraw & Photoshop for a host of different projects and automations. For more on my skills, please see my Work History, Portfolio, and Tests. My objective is to provide my clients with excellence in service, communication and reporting. I am energetic, committed, and motivated to work and am able to manage deadlines with a can-do attitude. I am seeking opportunities to provide my services as a 'packaged' virtual assistant where I can help deploy, manage or suggest on a host of different projects / solutions. * Top 1% of successful oDesk freelancers.

    Groups: BigCommerce, Bluehost Developers and Designers...

    $15.00 /hr
    14,245 hours
    4.99
  4. Oleksandr N.

    Oleksandr N.

    Senior System Administrator, Migration and Security L3 engineer, SSD

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 16

    YOUR POSITIVE FEEDBACK IS THE HIGHEST AWARD FOR ME ;) Will do my best to assist you in any questions and tasks you may have =) Here is some info about my experience. SUMMARY Specialties: Information Technology / Internet / IT Division / Computer security/ Internet Services / System Administration/ Webmaster Support / Web Analysis/ SEO / SEM / Internet Marketing Web hosting services (SSD hosting solutions) EXPERIENCE: d(-_-)b Linux/Windows system administrator, Operations team EuroVPS/WebDomSolutions January 2012 - May 2013 Greece, Athens Responsibilities: - Tickets; - System administration and monitoring. Theoretical and practical skills: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Debian/Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Windows Server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: Virtuozzo, OpenVZ, VMware, Onapp Xen, Apache CloudStack; - Setup/configuration: nagios, kayako, racktables, confluence, observium, nginx, php-fpm, liteSpeed, Apache CloudStack, Hostbill, WHMCS, redmine; - Control panels: Plesk, WHM Cpanel. - Database Administration: SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <( -'.'- )> freelancer SEO freelance October 2010 - March 2012 (1 years 6 months) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ o(^_^)o System Administrator / Techsupport Webintellects/Webhostgian/Jumpline/Webdomsolutions November 2010 - March 2012 (1 year 5 months) US, Ohio Responsibilities: - Live Chat support, Tickets; - System/Server/Control Panel administration; - Nagios monitoring; - Internet research and work with technical documentation. Operating Systems: * RedHat/CentOS,Fedora * Windows server 2003/2008 * VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo Containers); Advanced theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Windows server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo); - Security: Advanced knowledge of Linux security, Firewalls ( IPtables, CSF, APF, BFD, Fail2Ban), Encryption ( SSL), SSH, Host Security Auditing; - Software: Apache servers (versions 1.3.x/2.2), DNS (BIND 9), QMail, Sendmail, exim, LAMP, Plesk/Exim/Cpanel (installing/upgrading/maintaining), Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, OsCommerce applications, Yum/RPM usage; - Database Administration: SQL Server 2003/2008, MySQL, MS access. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b(^_^)d Internet Marketing Specialist || Web Analyst DCoM Soft, Inc. December 2009 – August 2010 (9 months) Responsibilities: - Internet Marketing strategy and tactics - Information architecture and Web site content planning - Research of partners - Internet Market Research - Research Usability Design - Online promotion of company's web-based products Skills: - Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) - Paid online Marketing / Pay per Click Management (PPC) - SEO Copywriting/Editing - Social Media Optimization and Marketing (SMO/SMM) - Experience running USA-targeted social Marketing - Writing press releases - Social networking (Twitter, Facebook, Google follow etc) - Google Products, AdWords/AdSense, Google Analytics, Webmaster tools, Google Merchant, etc. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ \(^_^)/ Customer Relations Representative || Advanced Technical Agent Ecommerce, Inc. May 2007 – October 2009 (2 years 6 months) Responsibilities: - Sales, billing and technical support in solving problems reported by clients; - Chat, helpdesk system, correspondence; - View, Adaptation, "repair" clients' sites; - Basic server/service diagnostic and reports to sysadmin department; - Internet research and work with technical documentation; - Work in team. Basic theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Linux / Unix OS, Windows server 2000/2003, Windows XP/98; - Servers: Apache, bind, sendmail, ProFTP, MySQL, SQUID / SOCKS, MSSQL, Samba; - Easy coding: PHP, PERL / CGI, HTML, JavaScript, CF, ASP,. NET, C + +; - Widely used protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP, IMAP, FTP (s), TCP / UDP, etc); - HSPHERE control panel (versions 2.3 and 3).

    $34.88 /hr
    1,242 hours
    5.00
  5. Petar Hristov

    Petar Hristov

    Stock Market Writer & Editor, Stock Analyst, Online Marketing Manager

    Bulgaria - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 16

    I have worked as a financial writer covering the small-cap and micro-cap segments of the US stock market, mostly the OTC and Pink Sheets markets since 2010. The equities traded on these segments are also known as penny stocks, or stocks below $5 per share. During my career as a financial reporter I have written articles and newsletters, maintained various databases, and led several educational venues about this specific niche of the stock market. I have also been the editor-in-chief and marketing manager of http://stockreich.com/ where I acquired additional skills in online marketing, such as skills in SEO and SEM, Adwords and Adsense campaigns, keyword research, Google DFP Small Business, FOREX, Binary Options and Stock Brokers affiliate programs. I also posses advanced MS Excel skills. I can share my skills and experience with those who need assistance in this business by offering the following services: 1. Consulting. 2. Tuition. 3. Newsletter campaign preparation. 5. Technical and fundamental analysis. 6. Financial content writing. 7. Basic SEO services. Choosing me, you can be sure that you will get high quality, timely work and will always receive special attention for your project.

    $15.00 /hr
    784 hours
    5.00
  6. 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
  7. Wessam M.

    Wessam M.

    Freelance Web Developer

    Egypt - Last active: 17 days ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 26

    I am a Web Designer & Developer specializing in Responsive Design, front-end, back-end development, Familiar With : Blog/CMS implementation , Facebook , Youtube , Google Analytics ,eCommerce ,E-marketing , SEO . Over the last 4 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using- √ PHP/PHP5,MYSQL, √ HTML/HTML5, √ CSS/CSS3, √ Javascript, √ jQuery, √ WordPress,Joomla √ Photoshop , √ UI / UX Design √ Twitter Bootstrap √ Responsive Web Design WordPress is my most favorite development area. My Major expertise is- √ WordPress Blog development √ PSD/HTML to WordPress theme development √ WordPress theme customization √ WordPress Plugins/widgets development & customization, √ Making custom post type √ WooCommerce √ Membership My objective is to provide professional services in web development and solution. The Customer Satisfaction is my Primary objective and my Goodwill secondary. Seeking long term successful cooperation with the right employer.

    $15.00 /hr
    83 hours
    5.00
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Maja V.

    Maja V.

    Professional live chat, email and ticket support

    Slovenia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

    I am Maja, a freelancer based in Slovenia, Europe. I have several years of customer service and technical support experience (including online, over the phone and in person). Throughout my employment I have used Zendesk, 1ShoppingCart and Bintegra CRM for different tasks ranging from live chat support, email support, to phone calls and ticket support. I am also proficient in using Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Microsoft Outlook online office suite. I would describe myself as professional, kind, energetic but also meticulous and thorough. I am good at multi-tasking and managing multiple events. I learn quickly and am able to put the learned skills to use instantly. I am also experienced in these fields: - personal / virtual assistant, administration, data entry - front-end web development (HTML5, CSS3, Javascript) - SEO, marketing - web design, graphic design, UI/UX design (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop) I am looking forward to working together with you on your project.

    $16.00 /hr
    56 hours
    5.00