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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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.


Time to Complete Upwork Virtual Assistant Jobs

Time needed to complete a Virtual Assistant project on Upwork.

Average Virtual Assistant Freelancer Feedback Score

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

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  1. Jan michael Z.

    Jan michael Z.

    Nurse, Article Spinning, Data Entry, Web Research, Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 04/06/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a Nurse by profession and I've been working in odesk for more than 2 years now. I start working as an SEO for more six months and I have knowledge in doing article spinning. I am a detail oriented person and an internet savvy. I learn things easily with proper instructions. I'm a hardworking individual with positive attitude, great communication skills and passion to my work.

    $5.56 /hr
    721 hours
  2. Kristine Joy Uda

    Kristine Joy Uda


    Philippines - Last active: 04/29/2014 - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I am honest, diligent and patient. I am a fast learner and learn best through audiovisual presentations and direct hands-on instructions. I work best under pressure, highly trainable, with good organizational and problem-solving skills. I am flexible to change and can work at different times of the day. I have good research skills with the use of the internet. I can do clerical works, data entry (Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint), data mining, research and other administrative support. I am also able to adapt to diverse populations with different personalities. Lastly, I believe that every opportunity for work is a blessing and must be treated graciously and with commitment. With hard work, perseverance and discipline, I know I will be able to contribute to the success of companies and individuals who may need my services.

    $3.33 /hr
    826 hours


    U.S. Based Customer Service Rep/Phone Support/Virtual Assistant

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 5

    I am seeking a position that requires either proficient English reading skills, good vocabulary, excellent listening skills, writing skills, and verbal communication skills critical to job performance, excellent organizational skills, and computer knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. I am a very self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently as a virtual assistant or as a collaborative team member with little to no supervision.

    $8.33 /hr
    190 hours
  4. Jan Kathrina Rivera

    Jan Kathrina Rivera

    Registered Nurse,English Tutor, Virtual Assistant,Computer Technician

    Philippines - Last active: 11/03/2013 - Tests: 4

    A graduate of Computer Systems Design and Programming as well as a Registered Nurse, excellent in data entry, and proficient in English, adept in adobe Photoshop, up to date in the latest trend in the gadgets or technology, also volunteered in local hospitals, I would like to be able to use my knowledge in the medical area as well as my skills in the computers.Would like to be a reviewer for the newest product or be part of a development team or a customer support both for computers and medical field. My latest job experience is teaching English to Japanese students of all ages for almost six months now, it is a work I am enjoying, knowing the strengths and weaknesses and giving them encouragement to develop their self confidence in acquiring a second language is a must for this line or work.

    $5.56 /hr
    208 hours
  5. Festus D.

    Festus D.

    Live Chat Support, Virtual Assistant, Data Entry, Web Research/Scraper

    India - Last active: 08/21/2014 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    To acquire a Technical Support/Remote Support Technician/Live Chat Support Specialist position where I can utilize my training, past work experience and skills to the benefit of your office. Summary of Qualifications --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- • Over 8 years experience in the IT field • Current in multiple industry certifications, including A+, Network+ and Cisco • Experienced Network Technician • Experienced in web development • Familiar with networking concepts and practice • Strong hardware and software troubleshooting skills • Currently pursuing a Bachelor of Computer Applications in Computers • Actively pursuing advanced industry certifications • Familiar with project management concepts and practices RELEVANT SKILLS ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- • Skilled in data entry, filing, processing documents, Microsoft Office. • Very strong computer skills: Windows, MS Office, Adobe Photoshop, HTML/CSS • Very punctual. Hard working, able to work efficiently with multiple deadlines and a team player. • Experienced with technical/phone support, troubleshooting and fixing issues. • Live chat support specialist for years. • Over 8 years experience in a variety of technical position with increasing levels of responsibility. I have also worked as a travel agent - I can handle hotel/ticket bookings and I have a deep insight in preparing visa applications. These are a few lists that you should expect from me: Ability to multi-task. 24 hour Broadband Internet Connection. Strong communications skills (verbal and written). Very well-organized. Ability to work under pressure. I can also work well with little or no supervision. Typing Speed: 80WPM “I believe that in order to give the most effective service possible, it’s important that I have a clear understanding of what my clients needs and requirements are. This allows me to deliver a superb result on every project I undertake. My aim is to ensure that my clients get what they want with the least amount of effort.”

    $4.44 /hr
    152 hours
  6. Cherrylene C.

    Cherrylene C.

    Community Manager/ Project Manager/ Rockstar General Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 04/30/2014 - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    Manage and interact proactively with online communities across all platforms. Creating, managing and growing company's events through meetup, twitter, facebook and other strategically online tools. Assign and guides team members different tasks for the project. Responsible for maintaining or administration of the client’s website. Prepping or updating the pages of the website. Manage social media accounts. Create facebook accounts and pages, twitter accounts and pinterest. Searched and scheduled posts related to the social media accounts or pages. Increased the number of likes for the fb pages or followers in twitter and pinterest. Searched cheaper items and post it on ebay listings. Compared items to other ebay sellers for competitive price and find items that are bestsellers on ebay.

    $5.56 /hr
    117 hours
  7. Melanie G.

    Melanie G.

    SEO, Article Writer, Virtual Assistant, Translator English - German

    Philippines - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 6

    Over the last years, I have written hundreds of unique articles and made other tasks for SEO strategies including article-spinning on a contractual basis. I have also worked as an Executive Assistant for 7 years in an NGO dealing with international organizations which makes me a very good virtual assistant as well. My international experience particularly in Germany makes me the perfect candidate for German translation tasks. I am detail oriented and submit my quality work on time or even earlier than the supposed deadline! Certainly, you will be very glad hiring me!

    $6.67 /hr
    348 hours
  8. Erick Boni

    Erick Boni

    Virtual Assistant | Design | SMM | Web Developer | Research & Consul

    Tanzania - Last active: 05/16/2013 - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 12

    Being a Odesk contractor and self-employed with over 9 years’ experience, I work to extreme limits in all kinds of jobs that involve transcription and creative writing, Virtual Assistant, Content Management Systems, Blogging, web research and web designing. For over the past 9 years I am delighted to have skills in Google Apps, Express Scribe, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Word, WordPress, HTML, CSS, PHP and MySQL. To do ordinary things in an extra ordinary way with high creativity & innovation and hard work is what am devoted that’s why my clients get total satisfaction enjoying the best output. All I can say is “I will have it done and you will get best”.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $10.00 /hr
    139 hours
  9. Aimee Holtz

    Aimee Holtz

    Multi-tasker Great Virtual Assistant with Background in Graphic Design

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 43

    I am a professional, highly experienced college graduate with a well-rounded skill set which includes digital photography, photo and video editing, graphic design, web research, Data entry and More. I am self-motivated, organized, have a very efficient work ethic and am confident that I can personally contribute to the success of your company.

    $10.00 /hr
    559 hours
  10. Don Karlo Leonardo

    Don Karlo Leonardo

    Data Entry / Photo Editor / Social Media / SEO / Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

    Over a year I have improved my link building skills using different SEO strategies by improving both website's organic search results and their rankings in major search engines. In addition, I have also improved my skills as a Virtual Assistant where I assist my clients and fulfill their requests on time. I am superbly familiar with Microsoft Office Tools and familiar with using Photoshop editor. Furthermore, I am also a social media enthusiast, youtube expert and data entry professional.

    $4.00 /hr
    159 hours