Virtual Office Assistants

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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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Virtual Assistant Job Cost Overview

Typical total cost of Upwork Virtual Assistant projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

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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Last updated: May 1, 2015
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  1. Jamin C.

    Jamin C.

    Determined Fast and Reliable

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 7

    I am currently doing volunteer teaching work in France. I speak, read and write both English and French with English being my first language. I have done translation and interpreting work on an individual basis and for large groups. Over the past 4 years I've worked as a Licensed Personal Banker for 2 large banks in New York. Within the bank I managed the sales team, was responsible for meeting sales goals and assisted the manager in managing all functions of the branch. I have strong sales skills but also excellent oral and written communication skills. Part of my job was written communication with clients from diverse backgrounds. This helped me to become proficient in writing, proofreading, and correction. Also I have worked as a Personal Assistant and Manager where I was in charge of organizing meetings, travel arrangements and doing research projects. As a Personal Assistant I managed the team and kept things running in the office. I touch type 60 words per minute and I am very comfortable working with computers. I have transcribed videos and audio files. I enjoy writing and this passion has helped me to write many articles on a variety of topics in both English and French. I know the value of getting work done quickly and accurately. I am good at leading others to accomplish that same goal.

    $16.67 /hr
    6,673 hours
    4.72
  2. Tanya B.

    Tanya B.

    Certified Social Media Practitioner, Facebook Ads, Twitter Ads

    India - Last active: 11 hours ago - Tests: 5

    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

    $25.00 /hr
    3,246 hours
    4.97
  3. Elizabeth Klein

    Elizabeth Klein

    Professional Editor and Proofreader

    United States - Last active: 5 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
  4. 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
  5. Senka Mihajlovska

    Senka Mihajlovska

    Professional translator/Communications

    Macedonia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10

    I am highly motivated and reliable, with excellent leadership skills, team-working on international level, effective communication and decision making, ambitious, creative, innovative and risk-taking. Proficient in English, and advanced user in Microsoft Office. Excellent background in administrative support (executive level), customer service and human resources. Also, experienced in event planning and management. Avid writer, I have written articles (on different topics), trying to enter the blogging world as of recently. Teaching and translating are always ongoing.

    $22.22 /hr
    370 hours
    5.00
  6. Christy Kramer

    Christy Kramer

    Email Marketing, PSD to HTML, Website Development, SSM

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 3

    I am Christy Kramer of DevMyWeb. I started DevMyWeb as a way to showcase my web-related experience. DevMyWeb stands for all website assistance and development and includes anything from development of websites to developing a web presence through social media, e-newsletters, and adding products to websites and googlebase. I have 5 years of experience building websites. I am proficient in html, which is widely used in website building, however, I prefer to use website builders and integrate those options with my knowledge of html. I have a large amount of experience creating email marketing campaigns such as e-newsletters or e-promotions. I am familiar with constant contact, mailchimp, get response, and many others. I am proficient in slicing PSD files and converting to html for e-newsletters and other campaigns. I am also an experienced virtual assistant encompassing all of the above skills, as well as graphics for flyers, Powerpoint presentations, data entry, e-newsletters, and more! I am quick, yet meticulous. Each job is not complete until you are 100% satisfied.

    $25.00 /hr
    750 hours
    4.84
  7. Yvonne Brassat

    Yvonne Brassat

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a mother of 3 boys (15, 14 and 11 years old). Originally our family comes from Germany. In 2004 we moved to the USA (Michigan) because of a wonderful job offer that my husband got. Before we left Germany I was an executive secretary for an advertising company. From 2009-2013 I was a Stampin Up demonstrator. I designed greeting cards for classes, organized and taught card making classes, and did all my paperwork. Mein Name ist Yvonne Brassat. Seit 11 Jahren lebe ich mit meiner Familie (Ehemann und 3 Kinder) in Michigan, USA. Ich bin gelernte Industriekauffrau. Bis zur Geburt meines zweiten Kindes habe ich als Sekretärin der Geschäftsleitung einer Werbeagentur gearbeitet. Es war ein kleineres Unternehmen, welches sich auf Werbung für Medikamente spezialisiert hatte.

    $16.67 /hr
    137 hours
    4.99
  8. Madalina Sava

    Madalina Sava

    Consultant. Psychotherapist. Coach.

    Romania - Last active: 9 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
  9. Kari Busard

    Kari Busard

    Professional Instructional Designer and Training Facilitator

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    The combination of my education and experience is a solid foundation for a position within Instructional Design (ID). Having completed a BS and MS in Instructional Design, I have a strong foundation of ID methodology, theory, and design principles. I have over 3 years working experience within higher education as an Instructional Designer and educator, in addition to my time learning through higher education. My roles have ranged from my work with The Center for the Application of Information Technologies at Western Illinois University as an Instructional Designer meeting with faculty and building online educational systems, to teaching undergraduate students technology within the classroom, to developing online and classroom training and professional development materials for East Carolina University Office of Grants and Contracts. I also have corporate training development experience with UnitedHealthcare and Manic Media Group, INC, based in Washington D.C.. Within those two positions I managed multiple projects and assumed a lead designer role. I was tasked with implementing best practices, solid design work, and suggesting appropriate design methods while remaining innovative. Within Instructional Design, I am a multipurpose tool. I excel at front-end analysis, developing the foundation for design and development through the ADDIE model, evaluation and measurement, and overall client relations. Furthermore, as a creative individual, I also excel at storyboarding, multimedia development, photography, and various design software programs, such as the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office. I have intermediate to proficient skills with most technologies used in this fiend, to include BlackBoard, Lectora, and Camtasia. Being able to design and develop instructional materials and systems with outstanding design and visual principles, and developing full working instructional design systems that are rich with analysis and instructional design theory, I feel I am a perfect candidate for this position. Furthermore, my written and verbal communication skills are superb, and allow me to navigate a variety of conversations and situations. Having been a non-traditional student, I also understand the demands and needs of online learning students from the viewpoints of the University, the Faculty, and the student alike.

    $34.00 /hr
    429 hours
    5.00
  10. Martina P.

    Martina P.

    Italian native language expert

    Italy - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 1

    Hello! I'm Italian mother tongue, fluent in English and Mandarin and with good 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. 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 in China working for an Italian company where, among other PA duties, I was responsible for the translation of a number of business documents, including: business emails, contracts, product brochures, quality manuals, work procedures and instructions, customer satisfaction questionnaires and complaint forms, etc. I also have several experiences teaching English as a second language to both children and adult students. I've been working as a freelancer since 2012, mainly in the translation field, and since I first joined UpWork (former oDesk) I've collected quite a number of satisfied clients and great reviews, becoming one of the top-rated freelancers here! So, feel free to have a look at my profile and contact me anytime! ;)

    $20.00 /hr
    165 hours
    4.97