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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, 2,329 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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  1. Ariane A

    Ariane A

    Expert Writer / Professional Voice Talent / Creatives Associate

    Philippines - Last active: 14 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
    1,676 hours
    4.94
  2. Yulia Maltseva

    Yulia Maltseva

    Project manager, VA, Writer, Copywriter,Translator En-Ru, Editor

    United States - Last active: 29 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 15

    Always excited to offer my professional help and promote your business to new quality level! I am inclined to build strong and long term relationships! Experienced in project management, translation (En-RU), original and unique writing and copywriting (Russian only), proofreading and editing Russian texts, perfect administrative support and excellent customer service! WHY ME? I provide reliable and high quality support, enhance new ideas, support to the management decisions and proactive approach to any project based on my excellent education and self development, best practice and accumulated experience! ________________________________ LEARN MORE ABOUT ME: I'm TOP RATED on odesk * 100% Job Success * only 5 STARS feedbacks * all necessary tests - more then 1,5 years as an assistant to the business founder on odesk. I has started as a VA but was promoted as project manager for publishing business. - numerous translation and copywriting projects which turned to permanent assignments behind odesk platform - I am an active and passionate blogger/vlogger http://www.yogabodylanguage.com - it can say more than any feedback! - always reliable and responsible team player ________________________________ I CAN HELP WITH: - Project management, including support of business decisions, hiring, supervising and coordination of the team members and full project management. Experienced in publishing industry. - Creation of unique content, articles, reviews, tracking news and trends, blogging and feeding social net works fb, vk, google+ etc in order to ensure awareness of the company and its services and maintain the interest and loyalty of the client. - Translation and proofreading of translations from English to Russian, research and verification of facts, dates, and statistics, using different reference sources - Proofreading/editing/correction of spelling, punctuation, syntax, grammar and clarity - As a professional yoga teacher, wellness coach and certified detox specialist I can help you achieve best results for personal effectiveness. Would be happy to provide my professional advice. ________________________________ TECHNICAL SKILLS and COMPETENCES: -Project management (extended experience in publishing industry) -Creative and business writing -Above-average editorial skills -Quick research, reading and typing skills -Customer and administrative support ________________________________ ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS and COMPETENCES: - Excellent team player - Accurate, dependable, with a great work ethic; - Possess good time management and organizational skills; - Hard working person ability to handle multiple tasks; - Quick learner; - Reliable and committed to meeting quality standards and deadlines; - Creative and proactive approach ________________________________ SOCIAL SKILLS and COMPETENCES: - Good written communication and presentation skills - Negotiating - Result- and customer oriented - High motivated ______________________________ PERSONAL INTERESTS and COMPETENCES: - non-stop self-education and self-development - Personal experience of Yoga practice over 9 years and 7 years of teaching - Active and passionate blogger/vlogger http://www.yogabodylanguage.com - Languages: Italian/English - fluent,Chinese - basic, Russian - native- Chinese arts, Chinese culture and painting - As a professional yoga teacher, wellness coach and certified detox specialist I can help you achieve best results for personal effectiveness. Would be happy to provide my professional advice.

    $15.00 /hr
    992 hours
    5.00
  3. Danijela Jaredic

    Danijela Jaredic

    Professor/Translator (ITA, ESP, ENG, SRB) and autoCAD professionist

    Montenegro - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

    I'm not one of those people who are being satisfied with the simple things. In life I have learned to respect the deadlines, follow the instructions and use them to get to the best possible result. I do not accept a job solely for financial gain but because I want to improve and perfect my knowledges. From my employer I expect to provide me a totaly freedom, because a perfectionist like me knows very well how to do his job. I like to improve myself everyday, learn unusal and non common things. My biggest passion are languages. I am fluent in Italian, English and Spanish. I'm a professor of Italian and Spanish and I have a strong desire to prove myself. I would like to open language school, which will be dominated by Italian and Oriental languages​​, above all Hindi. I have extensive experience in translation and I'm a person that will meet all your expectations in terms of translation. I speak Italian from the age of seven and the majority of Italian speakers do not believe that I was not born in Italy. This is a brief summary of my experiences and expectations, and you should contact me if you are offering a job in the field of Italian language. My primary interest is the Italian language but I'm also interested in jobs like: data entry, administrative support, blog writing, article writing, virtual assistent, web design, autoCAD modelling etc. My expressed qualities are optimistic spirit, communication skills, accuracy and extraordinary verbal skills.

    $22.22 /hr
    4,553 hours
    4.99
  4. Mariah P.

    Mariah P.

    Marketing Project Coordinator

    United States - Last active: 21 hours 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
    1,490 hours
    4.94
  5. Martina P.

    Martina P.

    Italian native translator

    Italy - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 1

    I'm Italian mother tongue, fluent in English and Mandarin, with good (and continuously improving) knowledge of Spanish. As an Italian native, I can also count on the benefits of a strong background in etymology and linguistics, thanks to my classical studies at high school, where I was specifically introduced to Latin and ancient Greek. I got a degree in languages at the University of Venice, where I learned to translate from English and Chinese to my mother tongue. I spent 2 years working in China for an Italian company where, among other secretarial duties, I was responsible for the translation of company documents from Italian to both English and Chinese, including: business emails, supply contracts, product brochures, quality manual, work procedures and instructions, etc. I also have several experiences teaching English as a second language. I've been working as a freelance since 2012, mainly in the translation field, and recently joined oDesk.

    $20.00 /hr
    165 hours
    5.00
  6. Marta Lewis

    Marta Lewis

    Personal Business Assistant

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 8

    I specialize in 1) editing and copywriting communications, 2) organizing procedures and data, and 3) managing everyday and special-handling tasks for small to mid-size businesses needing an organized, detail-oriented professional. QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY + Bachelor’s degree in Communications + Over 10 years of experience coordinating, planning and supporting daily operational, marketing and client satisfaction functions + High-energy producer and win-win solver + Expert level written and verbal communication skills, proficient in MS Office, and skilled coordination of resource scheduling I am positioned to utilize my extensive administrative, organization, and communication skills to ensure that you and your business thrive. Please see my portfolio for writing samples, recommendations and more.

    $20.00 /hr
    82 hours
    5.00
  7. Cindi J.

    Cindi J.

    Freelance Writer

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

    Let me complete your writing and research tasks! I am a research guru who digs until I find what I need. My writing experience ranges from academic to human interest stories and everything in between! I am a contributing writer with Women's Edition magazine in addition to being a small business owner. I have contributed blogs for Pets in Omaha and for a local realtor, in addition to creating newsletters for both private and public entities. Recent experience includes functioning as the assistant editor while writing and contributing to N2Publishing in Omaha, Nebraska. I also contract through oDesk and The Write Stuff. I have my MSW and two decades of professional experience in the social work field. I have a long history of contributing to agency newsletters and creating trainings for co-workers and community members. I am comfortable with Facebook and Twitter and am not afraid of new technology!

    $27.78 /hr
    19 hours
    5.00
  8. Kisha C.

    Kisha C. Agency Contractor

    Expert Language Consultant, Writer/Editor, certified TEFL teacher, VOA

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 5

    I am an American writer and editor who has been writing for corporations and academically since 2007. I have studied English and worked as a staff member for various American firms as both a Writer and a Language Consultant. I am also a teacher. I have taught Business English, Conversational English, English for Children, and Test Preparations. I have been offering my services as a Language Consultant to IT firms, banks, ad agencies, public offices, government offices, and language schools for the past 7 years now. I am the editor to an American fashion magazine and a Canadian music magazine. I also provide voice work in English and Spanish. I have just started working as a freelancer. I have been providing services remotely since November 2013. If you are looking for someone who has an excellent command of the English Language and is able to edit and transcribe with a quick turnaround, then I am the person you are looking for. I also have the following experience: -3 years experience as a DJ and pod-caster. -Voiceover work for both American and International Projects (English Dubbings) -5 years accounting experience -Webmaster -Network Administrator -Children's Librarian (4 years) -Project Manager Assistant (3 years) Proficient with the following programs: -Microsoft Access -Microsoft Word- -Lotus Notes -Powerpoint -Excel -Quickbooks -Express Scribe 5 -Google+ Business Clients should hire me because I take pride in my work and dedicate myself fully to the projects that I commit to.

    Associated with: LeNoir Communications, LLC

    $27.78 /hr
    207 hours
    4.82
  9. Egzon Halili

    Egzon Halili Agency Contractor

    Expert Writer, Business Developer and Marketing Strategist

    Albania - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    Here to lend a hand and showcase my abilities. If you need assistance for content/article writing, business plans, project planning and implementation, PR and business management, feel free to contact me. My aim of bringing my character traits and work characteristics to my oDesk reputation will be very advantageous for the clients who hire me, as the determination to achieve my aim will ensure top-notch dedication in my work. High employer satisfaction absolutely guaranteed. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Having recently graduated in Rochester Institute of Technology, i have had a very successful career to date (Project Manager, Business Developer), continually surpassing expectations despite the young age. Despite being currently employed in the Business Development and Marketing Department at a commercial bank (Banka Ekonomike, Republic of Kosovo), as well as managing a breakthrough textile and embroidery company called "Inovalty", i am here in oDesk to further expand my skills and knowledge through working with different people and cultures. If I am someone in need of a freelancer, I would hire ME due to the following reasons: - Excellent and unique writing skills - Vast knowledge and research-oriented - Well aware of the value of time and meeting deadlines - Open for communication while the contract is on-going - Self-motivated and eager to learn - Very dedicated, responsible, and reliable - Ready to handle key responsibilities in improving business - Excellent in developing new market strategies - A natural in coordinating and managing - Tendency to surpass client and employer expectations - Tendency to go the extra mile for trust and satisfaction - Quick witted to learn new jobs and methods immediately What can i do? I would like to focus on my career path and everything related. However, i have gone through many different communities, cultures, job projects among other things in life, thus inevitably learning many different skills along the way. Some of the areas and jobs i can also be of assistance are: Social Networking Customer support Client relationship management Order processing Administrative support Web research Data management Team management Thank you.

    Associated with: The Taskforce

    $16.67 /hr
    1,653 hours
    4.97
  10. Alessandro Lione

    Alessandro Lione

    Business services and administration - Start-up counseling

    Australia - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 10

    Born in a competitive environment where a pause was an error and an error was a catastrophe I quickly learned that desires had to be gained too. A programming and IT industry background gave me an analytical thinking that, coupled with a natural cool blood and patience, makes me able to solve the most complex issues and obtain the best results even complex tasks with pressing deadlines. Well before the legal age I had to take the reins of a family business, giving it a x3 income boost in less than two years, while my home country faced one of the worst crises in the recent economical and political history. That was only the sparkle that started it all; I've already two successful start-up under my belt (from initial business plan to deploying) and the chance of new challenges makes my mind rev faster. I'm an "hands on" approach lover and if I choose to undertake a project I always succeed and exceed expectations. When I wished to learn about web and social media marketing I ended up writing a book aimed at new start-up and entrepreneurs. I'm a great buyer, I love it; give me an internet connection and an Excel spreadsheet and you'll have the best buy at the lowest possible price. When I find a good offer, then I'll make it a bargain. I've experience in leading and coaching small to big sized teams (50 people) through complex tasks and tight deadlines. As an added bonus I'm passionate in everything is complex and, thanks to a continuous learning process, my knowledge cover a vast amount of different topics. Experiences: Business planning Business analysis and tweaking Bookkeeping Buying Team leading and coaching Clients loyalty and retention Marketing and copywriting PR management Italian native speaker English fluent speaker

    $38.89 /hr
    4,613 hours
    5.00