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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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Average Virtual Assistant Freelancer Feedback Score

Virtual Assistant Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.59.

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  1. Sara M.

    Sara M.

    Native Spanish translator, assistant, creative writer

    Spain - Last active: 5 hours ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 8

    Native Spanish translator, proactive administrator, assistant and creative writer. I've worked for several multinational companies in Spain, have experience in translation tasks and I'm currently taking part in a volunteer project in Panama. My goal is to work as a freenlance English-Spanish / Spanish-English translator and assistant. I'm interested in translation projects and Creative Writing, Personal Assistance, Administration, Secretarial or Customer Care related long term positions. I'm a detail-oriented commited worker. Let me put my working experience and personal skills into practice to assist you get the best results possible in your project.

    $16.00 /hr
    2,407 hours
    4.96
  2. Steph J.

    Steph J.

    Virtual Assistant

    United States - Last active: 8 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
    449 hours
    5.00
  3. Wang S.

    Wang S.

    Professional Chinese Translator & virtual assistant

    China - Last active: 2 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
    187 hours
    4.85
  4. Elizabeth Klein

    Elizabeth Klein

    Professional Editor and Proofreader

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 11

    I am a native English speaker with an MA in Comparative Literature and an MPhil in Psychoanalysis from Trinity College, Dublin. For the past 8 years, I have researched and edited Young Adult books, travel guides, art and culture magazines, and academic papers. I also worked as Editor-in-Chief for my University's monthly magazine, and provided the written material for several art galleries and museums. As an American who studied in the UK and Ireland for many years years, I am well versed in the writing conventions and journalistic standards of both regions. I am also familiar with all major citation styles, including the most up-to-date versions of MLA, APA, Harvard, Chicago, and Turabian.

    $25.00 /hr
    3,140 hours
    5.00
  5. 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
    1,516 hours
    4.94
  6. Madalina Sava

    Madalina Sava

    Consultant. Psychotherapist. Coach.

    Romania - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 2

    I am passionate about people and what makes them unique. In my 5 years of experience in the field of psychology it has been proven to me that human interaction is a valuable resource for growth. If you want to discover the most efficient ways to reach your personal and professional goals, I am able to provide you with scientific, evidence-based assistance to activate your potential, to learn new strategies for more fulfilling relationships and to take the next step in your career.

    $45.00 /hr
    36 hours
    5.00
  7. Ariane A

    Ariane A

    Expert Writer / Professional Voice Talent / Creatives Associate

    Philippines - Last active: 9 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
    1,679 hours
    4.94
  8. Greyce R.

    Greyce R.

    Brazilian (Portuguese translator) with English as a Second Language

    Brazil - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I am Brazilian (Portuguese native) and lived in the USA (Washington DC) for two years(2007-2009), I have traveled all over the States and got certificates in: English as a Second Language (ESL); English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); English for International Communication (TOEIC); Michigan Exit Exam Test; Au Pair In America exchange cultural program (AIFS). Im glad to say that I have worked for the largest language school in the world (as an English teacher) and I have also worked for the largest airline company in Brazil. So be aware you are going to have a very commited, multi talented, creative and efficient person in your team. I understand that to have a final project done, one task is consequence of another and that's why MY DEADLINE IS TO COMPLETE A TRANSLATION IN LESS THAN 24 HOURS. Have it done with quality and with no loss of sence. I have a studio where I am able to produce all the Voice over projects. Some of the projects done through oDesk: * Translation of an interview related to Pilates practice; * Translation of a business website; * Voice Over for global entrepreneurs company; * Technical Translation of a business plan for fish production sales; * Translation of a monitoring software website; * Translation of a medical website for cancer patients; * Answer an interview about being an internatiobal student - Client hired again with another job opportunity that was to write an article about living abroad; * Creative job for a quiz game using emoticons; * Technical Translation of a smoke detector system - Client hired again with another opportunity!; * Voice Over for a Children's Book - Portuguese; * Translation of 2 legal/ corporate documents from Portuguese to English. - Client contacted in the future to hire again to translate another document!; * Article writer about online business; * Administrative / Marketing Assistant for a fitness clothe brand; All the feedbacks received from these jobs you can check below. I look forward to participate in your project soon, Greyce R.

    $20.00 /hr
    24 hours
    4.84
  9. Angie C.

    Angie C.

    Australian Business Services Assistant & Bookkeeper & VA XERO / MYOB

    Australia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5

    A corporate experienced office support administrator and bookkeeper with MYOB, Xero, Excel, PowerPoint and Word experience as well as technical support in the Microsoft Office applications. Attention to detail, diligence and customer service are some of the strongest features of my work ethic. My working career spans 16 years with corporate companies and small businesses in office administration roles and bookkeeping. I have worked in corporate office environments in London and Sydney, Australia for 6 years supporting teams of various sizes. My skills range from letter writing, meeting minute taking and writing up, transcription and lengthy proposal and merger documentation. As a Personal Assistant to Partners of various departments in a range of companies I have an extensive range of office support skills as well as adaptability and flexibility. I have Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel spreadsheet experience as well as working in technical support for these applications for an International Legal firm. I then wanted to gain further skill set and studied bookkeeping and MYOB and have worked in that field for the last 10 years. Because most of this has been within small businesses I have also been able to work on various projects and maintain several key roles within office administration. These included compiling advertising media, creating brand imaging for one of the companies and dealing with customers via email, letter and over the phone. English is my first language, I love to read and good vocabulary and grammar is a point of importance for me. I am a diligent worker with an eye for detail. I am a perfectionist with my work and I understand that my work can reflect positively or negatively on a client's image. I take that position seriously and aim to achieve a positive result every time. Whilst a perfectionist, I understand the importance of a budget and aim to achieve the highest standard of work in the shortest amount of time. I have references and further details on my working career if you would like more information.

    $28.00 /hr
    272 hours
    5.00
  10. Lucas L.

    Lucas L.

    Marketing Manager, Customer Support Agent, Translator (EN-PTBR-SPA)

    Brazil - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 13

    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) and at Handprint (www.handprint.me) as a community manager. I basically had to create their social media pages, manage them, answer the questions, engage with people in groups and pages, etc. 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
    1,466 hours
    4.98