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

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  1. Laura K.

    Laura K.

    Client Manager and Customer Service Rep. with over 8 years experience

    United States - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    I excel at providing fast paced, accurate and devoted customer service in a professional and online setting. I have over 8 years of experience when it comes to handling customers on a daily basis using various resources; phone, Skype, email, fax, and scanning to name a few. I pride myself on quickly learning any additional customer service software or programs in order to provide the highest level of customer service. Quick and thorough responses to customers is important while maintaining accountability on all information provided to customers. I am a highly confident person and enjoy helping others. In addition to my superb customer services abilities, I also excel in client manager and virtual assistant work. In these roles, customers relied on me for their client satisfaction as well as their online marketing campaigns requiring highly detailed information to be entered into multiple computer software systems and programs. Along with scheduling and online communication, and detailed research and analytics reporting. Quality was essential to data entered across systems and communicated to customers. Meeting deadlines was imperative to my role. Areas that I excel in: -Customer service -MS Office Suite -Google Doc's -Writing/grammar -General communication-Skype and video meetings -Email communication -Scheduling -Data entry/reporting -Type 60 + WPM -Quality review of information -Working under tight deadlines -Problem resolution -Research/fact finding -Marketing skills - SEO and website optimization -Social media management I am looking for the opportunity to provide my high quality skills for you and hope you consider me for your project.

    $15.80 /hr
    1,393 hours
    4.71
  2. Wang S.

    Wang S.

    Professional Chinese Translator & virtual assistant

    China - Last active: 15 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. Steph J.

    Steph J.

    Virtual Assistant

    United States - Last active: 6 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
    463 hours
    5.00
  4. Elizabeth Klein

    Elizabeth Klein

    Professional Editor and Proofreader

    United States - Last active: 23 hours 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.

    $27.78 /hr
    3,181 hours
    5.00
  5. Mariah P.

    Mariah P.

    Marketing Project Coordinator

    United States - Last active: 23 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
    1,568 hours
    4.94
  6. Lucas L.

    Lucas L.

    Community Manager & Customer Service Agent

    Brazil - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 14 - 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!

    Groups: Pro Customer Service

    $18.00 /hr
    1,792 hours
    4.97
  7. Fleur W.

    Fleur W.

    Writer, Researcher & Admin Assistant

    United States - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    I am available for writing, editing, research, personal assistance and general administrative opportunities. I have exceptional writing and communication skills that have been influenced by a strong educational background, diverse professional experience, and extensive travel. I value working with respect to quality, integrity and timeliness. I look forward to corresponding and supporting you and your business.

    $18.00 /hr
    198 hours
    5.00
  8. Hazel W.

    Hazel W.

    Experienced ESL Teacher & English-Chinese Translator

    Taiwan - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    I have over 5 years of experience as an ESL (English-as-a-second-language) instructor and over 4 years of experience in English-Chinese translation. I have translated texts in numerous subjects, from academic contents to commercial advertisements , and I mostly specialize in the field of science. I am a self-motivated person with good common sense, who always tries her best to deliver high quality work. :)

    $15.00 /hr
    38 hours
    5.00
  9. Cindi J.

    Cindi J.

    Freelance Writer

    United States - Last active: 27 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 8

    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
  10. Tara C.

    Tara C.

    Virtual Assistant, Your Right Hand Man

    Australia - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 4

    I am your right hand man. I have experience in Social Media Management, Data Entry, Australian Taxation, Property Management, E-Commerce Management and Personal/Executive Assistant. I am interested in roles that allow me to use my current skillset to assist others in their endeavours, as well as giving me flexibility to engage in my own personal enterprise. I am a mature-minded, bubbly and organised person, with a high-attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills. I am an extremely fast learner, and have the ability to adapt to any situation and complete tasks no matter how big or small. I understand the importance of being motivated and completing a task efficiently and to a high standard. I have intermediate Microsoft Office Skills, basic html5 and CSS coding skills and I’m proficient at using Google Drive, Xero Accounting Software, Social Media Websites. A few points to make are that I have a strong internet connection, with a large amount of data monthly, I am a native english speaker meaning my written and spoken skills are of a high standard and I am in the Melbourne, Australian time zone.

    $17.78 /hr
    16 hours
    5.00