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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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Average Virtual Assistant Freelancer Feedback Score

Virtual Assistant Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.61.

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  1. Karelyn Lambert

    Karelyn Lambert

    Experienced Virtual Assistant with ASBA

    United States - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 3

    Eleven years experience in an Administrative position. Four of those years have been spent in a Virtual Assistant role. Possesses solid clerical, research, and verbal/written communication skills. Demonstrates advanced proficiency with MS Office including Project and Visio, types (60 WPM), experienced in project and staff management, and has excellent customer service skills. Currently holds an Associate of Business Administration degree.

    $15.00 /hr
    4,654 hours
    4.47
  2. Edwin Buitrago

    Edwin Buitrago

    Recruiting-management-support-virtual assistant

    Colombia - Tests: 6

    I have worked over the last year as a Senior Resources Manager for www.latamconnex.com where I was able to expand my knowledge and experience on a daily basis starting from my capacity to recruit and identify good professional Engineers to be able to make the best decisions for the different companies we work with to make sure they get the best qualified candidates to hire. I am a fully bilingual candidate with more than 6 years of experience working with US based customers and with a great capacity to work under different circumstances and achieve all the goals required. I have extensively proven my capacity to learn anything really fast and be proficient in a short period of time, I consider myself a total package candidate as per the experience I have in a lot of different business areas which gives me the confidence to work under any environment and all the different situations that need to be handled. I am confident to say that I can provide any company a great level of experience, quality and proficiency consistently. And that I will be always open to learn new things and new lines of business that can help me grow.

    $7.78 /hr
    6,331 hours
    4.99
  3. Tanya B.

    Tanya B.

    Certified Social Media Practitioner, Facebook Ads, Twitter Ads

    Australia - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    8+ years extensive experience in Digital Marketing for worldwide customers - Specialist in Search Engine Optimization and Social Media marketing especially Facebook Ads, Twitter Ads and Linkedin Ads. - Create and convert leads, engage customers in the digital space - Proficient in developing strategies for brand building within Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, Linked In, Instagram etc. - Performance tracking and improvising digital marketing campaigns through different web analytics and social media analytics tools - Work experience spanning USA, UK, Canada, Australia etc. has resulted in rich experience of working in cross-cultural atmosphere and international teams I also have experience in basic HTML & CSS coding using Dream weaver and in editing photos using Adobe Photoshop.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $20.00 /hr
    3,375 hours
    4.97
  4. Fawn Rhodes

    Fawn Rhodes

    Affordable, Dependable and Professional Virtual Assistant

    United States - Tests: 5

    I’ve worked in the telecommunications industry for six years, five plus years retail customer service experience and approximately 10 plus years within Office Administration. I am positive I am fully equipped to help your organization reach their goals, while simultaneously affording me professional growth opportunities. Familiar with US/Canadian Administrative Law

    $16.67 /hr
    344 hours
    4.80
  5. Vijayanand P.

    Vijayanand P. Agency Contractor

    Expert Medical/Pharma/Market Researcher, Consultant

    India - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a Health Science Ph.D Scholar (Pharmaceutical sciences) with expertise in Medical/Pharma/Health/Nutrition Research with full access to scientific journals and articles. I have a unique blend of healthcare and marketing experience. I have over 10 years experience in Health care research, QA and production of pharmaceuticals, Academics and Pharma marketing [Both domestic and International]. I have more than 1300 hours of experience in odesk and most of the jobs included Medico-market Research. I am an expert Researcher of Pubmed, Lancet, Clinical and pre-clinical trials, Scientific medical and pharmaceutical journals, data extraction from scientific and academic documents etc. As i have strong marketing experience with health science back ground, was able to assist the clients both in market research as well as scientific research. Please find below my work experience in odesk: Project-I: Health and Ayurveda related Reseach I worked with a client and assisted him developing Kindle Book on Ayurvedic health recipes for westerners. Job involved researching and developing various Ayurvedic cooking recipes and finding out the health benefits of each ingredient. Project-II: Natural Health Related Research Worked as back end researcher and assisted the client in developing Natural health protocols for various diseases using essential oils. Job was to find out various essential oils used in treating different diseases and suggest their probable use in the natural treatment. Project-III: Pharmacology and scientific literature Research. Worked as chemical assessment specialist with Ithos. Job was to find the chemical document, extract required details and fill in the google spreadsheet. Chemical documents were related to drugs and medicines. Required details were like NOEL. NOAEL, LD50, ED50, type and number of of animals used in the study and relevant pharmacological data. At the end of the job, client appreciated the work and awarded 5 stars for work Project-IV: Skin Care and Cosmetics products Research. Competitors study Worked with a skin care company as online web researcher. Job was to research ingredients of various skin care and cosmetic products. Searched and gathered information like description of the products, major adverse effects, any interactions with other ingredients and benefits of each ingredients. Job also involved finding their competitors, price and packaging details. Project-V: Concept development Research, Pharma market survey and study Worked with Web Magic solutions, UK, as Pharma Market Analyst. Job was to assist the client in developing Pharma Market place and automation of Pharma Supply Chain. For this, made an offline survey by visiting various chemists/retailers, wholesalers, doctors and collected relevant data for the client. In the same work made a detailed research on Generic Pharmaceutical market in India and globe and provided the relevant findings to the client. Project-VI: Drug entity competitor study Worked with another client for Identifying Drug Competitors. Job involved searching the data base of Regulatory bodies (USFDA, MHRA, TGA, WHO) and finding the drug competitors approved by them. Work was well appreciated and awarded with 5 star. Project-VII: Medical tourism. Provided report of market potentialities of 5 countries India, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Dubai. Also suggested suitable strategies for Istanbul to target European market. Client awarded me 5 stars and expressed her satisfaction over the work in feedback. Project-VIII: Ingredients sourcing. In this job, i assisted the client in finding right ingredients suppliers in USA for his weight loss and meal replacement product. Prepared google spreadsheet of ingredients suppliers and assisted the client by sending mails to all the suppliers and negotiating over phone and email. Clint was happy with the work and awarded me a bonus of $155 USD and increased hourly pay. Project-IX: Probiotics in UTI. I assisted a client in finalizing the formulation for UTI and assisted him in choosing right strain of probiotic bacteria for UTI. Work involved researching few natural ingredients and their studies on UTI. Work was successful and client assured more work soon. Project-X: Biotech Company researcher In this job, I assisted a client in finding required details, like number of products in pipeline, share value, growth trends, product descriptions etc of selected biotech companies. The information was to help the client in decision making whether to invest on that company. Client was happy with my research and assured further work soon. I would welcome the opportunity to provide you with an exceptional service which will fit your budget and exceed your expectations. I put clients first and aspire to deliver consistently high quality, cost effective services. I look forward to work with you. Truly Yours Vijayanand

    Associated with: VIJAYANAND

    $13.33 /hr
    1,402 hours
    4.99
  6. Elmer D.

    Elmer D.

    VA, Data Analyst, Travel Deals Poster

    Philippines - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 7

    Over the last 3 years, I have gained more than 9000 hours of oDesk/upwork experience working on various roles and tasks with different, yet distinguished clients. I am your go-to freelancer when it comes to abstracting, blog researching, forum posting, web-scraping (manual), harvesting contacts and completing metadata fields. I am open for forum post writing. I am also trying to keep a blog of my own at http://www.overabsurd.com I have accounts on the following sites. digitalpoint forum.marketingscoop v7n warriorforum Craigslist hubpages I am seeking a long-term job that recognizes the quality of my work and gives me the opportunity to work hard, advance my career and express my ideas concerning my job and how I might improve it. With excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to work well in self-directed environments, I am positioned to exceed your expectations.

    $6.67 /hr
    10,397 hours
    4.71
  7. Marc A.

    Marc A.

    Data Entry, E-mail Technical Support, VA and more...

    Philippines - Tests: 10

    With 15,000+ hours of work experience in just six years, you can be assured of quality results for administrative support projects ranging from technical support to website content management. Five-star feedback rating since 2008; you get best results at an affordable rate. Other skills/experiences include data entry/mining, virtual assistance, document editing, CRM data input, and Web research. Able to quickly learn and adapt to new tools/software essential to a company's operation.

    $5.50 /hr
    17,485 hours
    5.00
  8. Elonah Jade Bioneda

    Elonah Jade Bioneda

    Fashion Writer | Blogger | Social Media Manager

    Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a graduate of BS Psychology, with work experiences ranging from being a Freelance Fashion Writer, Human Resource, Web Marketing Assistant/Writer, Events Coordinator, Social Media Coordinator and Freelance Stylist. I am also adept in data encoding, creating fashion mood boards and presentations, proofreading articles and creating magazine-style articles. You can request my resume for more of my writing credentials and qualifications. You can also visit my personal website via http://itshellotherejade.wordpress.com/portfolio/ to see my online portfolio. Note: I don't work for Fixed Rate jobs due to several mishaps with past employers who do not pay for what is due.

    $8.89 /hr
    4,130 hours
    4.99