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  1. Aidan Kinney

    Aidan Kinney

    Customer Service Manager/Project Manager

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 1

    I have several years of customer service experience (including online, over the phone and in person) and, for the last 2 years, have been using Infusionsoft, Zendesk, Tender App, Customer Hub, Digital Access Pass,, 1ShoppingCart, and PB Works to offer users refunds; apply and cancel subscriptions; apply, cancel and resend individual emails as part of an email series or newsletter; troubleshoot technical issues; resend passwords; collect feedback; and plan new tools and apps. I also have a wealth of experience using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and, my new favorite, Google drive to build weekly and monthly fiscal reports, record affiliate payments and head and manage projects with a team. I have a friendly, professional demeanor and am a confident multitasker, allowing me to take on several responsibilities at once. I'm a quick learner and enthusiastic. I look forward to working with you as a customer service rep as well as your go-to guy for any additional projects you need assistance with.

    $16.67 /hr
    3,281 hours
  2. Rachel Carter

    Rachel Carter


    United States - Last active: 2 months ago

    I have nearly 10 years’ experience in the news industry, including seven years as a newspaper reporter and more than a year as an editor for an online news service. I am a strong writer and efficient editor who delivers clean, clear, compelling copy that gets – and keeps – readers’ attention. I am a fast and thorough researcher who knows how to find information online and in print and make sense of it all. I am also extremely organized and plan ahead, which allows me to juggle several projects at once. In addition to my news reporting and editing experience, I: • Report and write articles for trade publications. • Write blogs to increase businesses' social media presence and push traffic to their websites. • Write press releases. • Assist screenwriter-directors with script treatments. • Copyedit screenplays and television pilots.

    $22.22 /hr
    1,021 hours
  3. Christian Duran

    Christian Duran Agency Contractor

    Real Estate Virtual Assistant / General Task Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 6

    My goal is to utilize my education, skills, and work experience as a Virtual Assistant in helping helping entrepreneurs, small businesses, and individuals (busy moms and dads or the socialite) manage their tasks. With my experience as a virtual assistant, I can take over significant load of tasks that will ease the burden of my clients making them concentrate on more important task and closing sales. My educational background as a Marketing graduate will help me in coming up with useful and relevant ideas that will appeal to the target market. My writing and creative skills will come in handy as they can be applied in building client’s online presence through blogs and social media marketing. As a fast learner and as someone who welcomes challenges, any tasks that will be given become easier. Such attitude will eventually contribute to the improvement and success of the client’s business.

    Associated with: Xilium

    $8.26 /hr
    1,283 hours
  4. Jonathan Albert Uy

    Jonathan Albert Uy


    Philippines - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    I intend to do my best in any way I can and to be a responsible and efficient affiliate adhering to company's policies and standards. I've been working for almost 5 yrs now. Currently working in a BPO company current position is Recruitment Officer and Home Based Email Marketer. Also worked at a Lending and Investment Company. Also worked as a Graphic Designer. Handled phone calls for both inbound and outbound. Trained to handle interviews for applicants and interns. Encoder. Etc...

    $5.56 /hr
    1,149 hours
  5. Seno Adji Nurtjahjo

    Seno Adji Nurtjahjo

    Seasoned professional with technical and managerial credentials

    Indonesia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    Experienced professional with years of employment including in international setting in diverse industries including oil and gas, downstream energy, tourism, as well as applied art.Highly analytical yet hands on.Having undergraduate degree in IT related technology as well as advance business degree from reputable Indonesian MBA program.By nature sophisticatedly artistic and creative. Consistently measured balance in the usage of right and left brain.

    $11.11 /hr
    3,069 hours
  6. Myla L.

    Myla L.

    Experienced Transcriptionist & Customer Service Proficient

    Philippines - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 9

    I have experiences in creative writing, qualitative and quantitative researches, customer service and sales. I have done literary writings for the data gathered through researches on feedbacks for the shows I've handled for a TV network, being part of the research team. I have exposure in conducting surveys, in-depth interviews and focus group discussion researches, as well in transcription for scriptwriting and editing purposes. I have an outstanding customer services skills honed through my more than 6 years of experience in the field for companies such as DELL Computers and Optus Telecom. I have proficiency in MS application like Word, Excel and Powerpoint. I am also familiar with non-linear editing using adobe premiere which I've used in making documentaries and news productions. My primary goal is to seek opportunities with a forward-looking company or individual to whom i could provide the best service they need.

    $5.00 /hr
    1,043 hours
  7. Jaireh Hanopol

    Jaireh Hanopol

    Professional in Customer Service/Gaming/Tech Support/Data Entry

    Philippines - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 2

    Studied Bachelor of Arts in Music last 2007, i became an active artist since then, especially when it comes to my craft, which is creative writing and music. I am also been doing a lot of blog writing, creative writing for quite a while now, and being full-time in it is very fun and a fulfilling job for me. Not only by earning money, but also learning a lot in the process. I am adept in learning, versatile, creative and precise when it come to work and professionalism, which helped me to become a very effective employee/freelancer. I worked with a few American companies such as Dish Network, Verizon Wireless, etc., and an Australian Company (Telstra), which helped me to be expert in written and spoken English. Being occupied with bursting ideas, I want an output that will also work as a job for me, because I really need to let the words out from my head, ideas that will help people grow, learn and achieve what they have to attain. I am looking forward in working with such great people like YOU!

    $6.00 /hr
    2,127 hours
  8. Thelma Marie Coleen Inigo Jr.

    Thelma Marie Coleen Inigo Jr.

    Philippines - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    WORK EXPERIENCE • All Famous Digital Event Coordinator/Social Media Specialist November 2011-June 2012 Makati City, Philippines • Stream Global Services Inc. Sales Representative May 2011-November 2011 • DanceSport Council of the Philippines Press Release Writer Pasig City, Philippines • Colegio de San Juan de Letran Registrar's Office, Student Assistant 2007-2010 Intramuros, Manila, Philippines Makati City, Philippines • Journal Group of Publications Trainee, Legal Department November 2010-March 2011 Makati City, Philippines SKILLS • Accuracy and Attention to details • Artistic Skills • Computer Literate (with extensive software proficiency covering wide variety of applications) • Creative Design Skills • Organizational Skills • Verbal and Written Communication Skills • Flexibility/Adaptability • Interpersonal Skills • Leadership/Management Skills • Public Relations • Self-motivated • Social Media

    $3.33 /hr
    1,543 hours
  9. Maechell ane Y.

    Maechell ane Y.

    Helpdesk/Customer Service Expert/Technical Support/Literary Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    Good day! I am looking to bring my CUSTOMER SERVICE career to the next level and hone my talent with a trustworthy, have honest goods and "customer satisfaction-driven" company like the one you have. I have been in this industry for 8 months providing TECHNICAL SUPPORT and CUSTOMER SERVICE as a CALL CENTER AGENT. With regards to these I have practical to complex skills in CALL HANDLING. Be it a QUERY, TECHNICAL issue, ORDER PROCESSING, SALES and BILLING and even pacifying upset consumers- all of these professionally and comprehensively via VoIP tools or over the phone! I can also be one of your LITERARY WRITER, give the job to me and consider it done. I write pieces that talks to and awakens the creative part of those who can read them. I can even write for someone and meet them where they are through my words. Just give a topic and you will have the output just the best way you want it. While a bulky pack of experience of "this and that" and a lengthy reference list of "from here and there" is awesome basis for hiring someone newbie interest of a carefully chosen right applicant for the job, willingness and an open mind to learn is promising. True, I am an Odesk newbie but I am very much upbeat and ambitious to give you the best picture of quality service you have in your mind. Yet, I am humble enough to start paving the way on to my online job success. Thanks for having put your trust on me, let us get the work done!

    $3.33 /hr
    2,206 hours