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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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  1. Julieta Cestari

    Julieta Cestari

    Virtual Assistance and Translations

    Argentina - Last active: 6 hours 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
    4,878 hours
    5.00
  2. Ann K.

    Ann K.

    Multifaceted Virtual Assistant. Business support branch

    Sweden - Last active: 1 month 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. Steph J.

    Steph J.

    Virtual Assistant

    United States - Last active: 2 days 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
    464 hours
    5.00
  4. Waqas T.

    Waqas T.

    Online Assistant | SEO | Product Manager | Customer Support

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day 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
    14,483 hours
    4.99
  5. Emily D.

    Emily D.

    Web Management Expert and Content Creation, SMM, VA Guru

    United States - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    The skills that I have acquired through working with the public and managing large groups of people in a variety of settings make me an excellent fit for a multitude of settings. I write regular blog entries, articles, and website content. I have developed websites and ran SMM for a number of companies. Currently, I have dedicated my time to full-time freelancing as I love the experiences I have had and the people I get to work with. I previously for an online education program for several years as a program coordinator and manager which requires strong capabilities in customer service, research, recruiting, administrative duties, and organization with accurate data management. The position required me to be precise, efficient, and dependable. This position also ensures my expertise in verbal and written English, complete competency with all office skills and also Microsoft programs, and I can also type 70 WPM. I also have sample websites, SMM, sound clips, blog entries, recipes, and articles available upon request. I am also happy to provide a copy of my resume. Academically, I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from Penn State University. I am also certified to teach Middle School Math, Health and Physical Education. These qualities make me very knowledgeable in Health, Wellness, Education, Technology, Fitness, Nutrition, and Social Trends. I am currently pursuing a Master's degree in Educational Technology. I give my tasks 100% and will NOT commit to them unless I can. I am very flexible, willing to work with you, and also willing to be trained to better fit your needs. I am a very fast learner! I only provide quality work and put my energy and focus into creating and providing you the best work.

    $27.78 /hr
    307 hours
    5.00
  6. Atlal B.

    Atlal B.

    Freelance Designer

    France - Last active: 1 month 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. Maja V.

    Maja V.

    Professional live chat, email and ticket support

    Slovenia - Last active: 5 days 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
    101 hours
    5.00
  8. April J Jones

    April J Jones

    Business Administrator

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

    I would like to find a position with a company in which I could offer my services to and also try to contribute to that company in any which way that I can. I would love to find a position where I can work from home so I can continue to raise my kids and take care of my family. I have experience in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Internet Explorer, Email Handling, Fax, OS (Operating Systems), Databases, SEO, Marketing, Customer Support, Inbound and Outbound Calling, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and I can type 70+ wpm. I am on the computer daily and I enjoy being able to search different things of interest. I have completed my Associate's for Information Technology and Bachelor's degree for Web Design with University of Phoenix.

    $17.00 /hr
    4,915 hours
    4.99
  9. Ariane A

    Ariane A

    Expert Writer / Professional Voice Talent / Creatives Associate

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 6

    Ariane is a proficient writer who can adapt to both creative and technical projects. She has experience in corporate, academic and media writing, and is well-versed in marketing, public relations, SEO and social media. Backed up by a B.A. in Communication Arts, 3 years in the field of freelancing, and 2 years in corporate communications, she is more than ready and capable for your writing, layouting and voice talent needs. -- Ariane is also a professional voice talent whose voice has been featured in various radio and television commercials in the Philippines. She has also done automated phone prompts for some of the biggest companies in Manila. Using her excellent English skills, she speaks fluently and passionately, and is flexible enough to do both character and announcer roles.

    $17.00 /hr
    1,697 hours
    4.94
  10. 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
    1,317 hours
    5.00