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  1. Jessa marie C.

    Jessa marie C.

    Writer, Rewriter, Editor, Virtual Assistant and Project Manager

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 3

    I have been a writer and editor for three years, and a Quality Assurance tester as well. As a writer, my job requires me to write and summarize articles for journals, magazines and newspapers. In my experience as a Quality Assurance tester, I've been testing software used in surveys for well-established companies and also for political surveys in the US.

    $4.44 /hr
    4,291 hours
    4.90
  2. angela gail gloria

    angela gail gloria

    General VA/Project Management/Customer Support Specialist

    Philippines - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 6

    Seek to work in an environment that will challenge me further; while allowing me to contribute to the continued growth and success of the organization. Obtain a position that will provide me the ability to apply my skills and work experience to a growing industry. Look forward to working with a company that promotes quality products and services; and provides me with the opportunity to meet and exceed assigned tasks. I have the skills, ability, confidence, maturity and commitment to perform well in this role. I have handled a team in the call center and online. I have been an agent too and did some calls and chat support. I definitely know how to handle client since that was part of my job. I have been closely working with clients and agents in all my previous positions which has helped me develop positive interpersonal relations and in depth understanding of procedures and business processes. I have a positive work attitude, I like to interact with people especially when there is the need to solve a problem. I am highly self motivated and very teachable. Moreover I am a fast learner and eager to learn new things. With the many other potential candidates that you’ll be meeting as you continue with your search, there will be certain qualities in them that will definitely stand out. Some may bowl you over that you can say to yourself that you can end the interview right there and then as you have finally found the best to fill in the job. But there’ll be no one-size-fits all that will make the best candidate. But there’s one quality that will make any job candidate stand out. It is the passion to unlearn old things so that they can embrace the new, and the passion to learn the new thing so that they can handle the challenges of the new role with confidence. And I think that sets me apart. I give my 101% to any contract, thus, providing any employer ultimate satisfaction. My dedication and passion fuel me to always be outstanding in what I do, be it a short-term or a long-term job. When given an opportunity, trust me to deliver more than what is expected and reliability assurance is 100%.

    $6.00 /hr
    2,419 hours
    4.59
  3. Marnel ray O.

    Marnel ray O.

    Freelance Administrative support, Photo & Video Editor, Graphic Artist

    Philippines - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 19

    I am Interested in Graphic Designing,Photography,Photo and Video Editing,Layout and also in Administrative support position.for over 6 years, I have been doing Graphic Designing , Photo Editing, creating Banner designs, Tarp Designs, magazine and invitation cards etc. My Primary Skills is Design,however i am also skilled in photography and Videography. I am fast, analytical,independent, innovative, creative, able to work under pressure and work well in a team. I am also an experienced freelance worker.

    $5.56 /hr
    110 hours
    4.92
  4. Md Abdullah Al Mamun

    Md Abdullah Al Mamun

    Freelance Writer Helping You to Achieve Your Goals

    Bangladesh - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 2

    I am committed to the success of your project, and I want to show you that through exceptional writing! I am a full time freelance writer, I have taken my background in writing and marketing and turned it into my full time business. I have years of experience in writing articles, web copy, newsletters, promotional pieces, ebooks, blog content, literature, and communication pieces. I know what it takes to make my clients successful through writing, and I work hard to ensure that their goals are reached. I have experience within a wide array of topics, client types, and industries, and I perform all necessary research to turn around the very best content. I know what it takes to be a writer that can act as part of the team and ensure that my clients needs are met and expectations are exceeded. I continue to work on different types of writing each and every day. I would love the chance to show you what great writing is and how it can benefit your business opportunity.

    $5.56 /hr
    62 hours
    4.92
  5. Kenneth M.

    Kenneth M.

    Accomplished academic writer and market analyst

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    To my clients, I've over five years of experience in editing/proofreading research papers, essays, term papers, course work, proposals,thesis and dissertation. I'll format your papers in all styles such as (Harvard, APA etc). I guarantee quick turnaround, flawless end products that are original put up for plagiarism and well referenced and cited. Other services include grant writing, business plan, marketing strategy/plan, CV/Resume/ Cover letters, Proposal writing and articles, blog and press release writing. For more information please take a look at my profile for positive feedback, portfolios, skills, experience, reliability and competence in the above fields.

    $22.22 /hr
    274 hours
    4.36
  6. Rosângela L.

    Rosângela L.

    Jornalist,professional writer and Ghostwriter. Content in Portuguese

    Brazil - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 2

    As a journalist, I have been in a position as an editor, reporter, ghost writer, transcriptionist and more for several years. I work mainly with the auto industry, also worked with Business, Economics, Finance, auto industry, management articles. Since 2004 I have been acting on translation to portuguese, revise and transcript several books. Expertise: Producer editorial, proofreading texts, Ghost Writing, copywriting,English to Portuguese translation

    $22.22 /hr
    187 hours
    4.47
  7. Sarah H.

    Sarah H.

    Proofreader/Legal Transcript Proofreader/Editor/Writer

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 16

    I am an excellent editor/proofreader/writer/teaching assistant with more than 15 years of experience with various media. I recently took a course on proofreading court transcripts, and that paired with my background in legal publishing makes me a great candidate for legal proofreading. I also have a BA in English, and I am a certified teaching assistant in New York State. I have been freelancing since 2009, and I edited articles, blogs, novels, novellas, short stories, websites, and more. I have also written several novellas and short stories in the romance/erotica genre. I am looking to provide excellent editing/proofreading/writing/tutoring to clients and use my expertise to produce quality products in a timely fashion. I am also open to learning new skills and challenging myself in new areas of employment. I am self-motivated, and I can work on several products at once without sacrificing quality. I was the go-to person at my previous employer, and I would be an asset to your company or project.

    $22.22 /hr
    16 hours
    4.38
  8. Sharla Ellison

    Sharla Ellison

    Virtual Assistant

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10

    I am looking to work from home as my family dynamic changes a little bit. I love to write and pride myself on well constructed sentences and my ability to be understood. I have been writing since I was young. I've been published in several magazines and simply enjoy the act of putting words down on paper. I am MS Office and Google Application literate. I am familiar with many different online applications and programs and would consider myself computer savvy. I use Trello and TickTick in my everyday life in order to help me keep myself organized. I'm familiar with using WordPress and Facebook. Where I really shine is research. Being able to research for someone else is an art. You have to be able to make decisions on what information needs to be presented and how. You have to consider the different variables that the client would be considering. If you come out of research and cannot help them make a call based on findings, then you're not very effective in your work. This takes confidence to find a solution and present all of the found material, integrity to present the information even when it may not be what a client wants to hear, and the analytic skill to find a solution when there does not seem to be one present. I possess all of these traits and that makes my time spent researching well worth it.

    $14.00 /hr
    164 hours
    4.35
  9. B Banerji

    B Banerji

    Dynamic, Customized, Highly Effective writing solution for You

    India - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 6

    Accepting my service will enable you to a creative, dynamic, fully unique and highly effective writing solution. Based on 07 years of relevant experience of vast content production and advanced research skill, my words will bring a positive change to your assignment. My strength of content customization on specific client requirements will result in a focused and specific writing solution to you. Moreover, my experience of managing numerous web content assignments will assist you in successfully managing the wide range of content production assignments. Visualizing, designing, implementing and developing countless website content will allow me to offer you result-oriented and effective solution. Maintaining relevancy with present worldwide knowledge-driven market, my content is based on thorough research. The resultant content, thus, will offer an inherent advantage to you due to its thoroughly researched and relevant nature. My solution-oriented approach, accommodating mindset and constant endeavor for learning & professional evolution, will help you in receiving a highly effective writing solution. My resume and portfolio will offer a better understanding of my experience.

    $27.81 /hr
    3,477 hours
    4.24
  10. Anna K.

    Anna K.

    Anna

    Ukraine - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

    Over the last 11 years I have been mastering my language skills, both written and oral, working mostly as an interpreter, translator and writer. I have been working as a teacher of English for 9 years and I've got Doctor's degree in Philology. Besides, I've worked out a good style in articles writing. My core competence lies in translating, editing and proofreading of medical, academic, technical, business and belles-lettres texts. Most of my projects are Power Point presentations. I often work with IT texts. I am keen on creative and analytical writing. I constantly enlarge my sphere of knowledge, and I'm looking for the opportunity to use my skills.

    $7.78 /hr
    34 hours
    4.18