Administrative - Virtual Assistant to Author

Administrative - Virtual Assistant to Author


Job Description

- Planning events such as Launches or Book signings
- Research for items for books or material being written
- Liaison with Balboa re distribution of physical books
- Putting books up on sites such as Fishpond, AIM or QTA
- Placing jobs on oDesk or Lance for various projects
- Research regarding conversations to Audio inc cover and Talent recruitment
- Supervision/liaison with Social Media VA on behalf of Donna
- Supervision/liaison with Web Site Maintenance VA on behalf of Donna
- Updating or creating documents such as Press Releases
- Proof reading articles and then forwarding to publisher
- Any other admin tasks that the author may require from time to time

- Exceptional written English - both grammar and spelling
- Good working knowledge of Australian slang
- Minimum 5 years' experience working with Australian's business as a VA
- Experience in marketing or sales or working with an author would be a plus
- Typing speed of 60wpm as a minimum
- Experience and access to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Publisher
- Available to work on a daily basis with a week of between 10 to 20 hours
- Demonstrated ability to be organised, meet deadlines, be reliable, honest, trustworthy, respectful, professional, self-motivated and take initiative where suitable. Must be able to follow direction and processes, whilst having the ability to think for self, offer advice or ideas and work well as part of a team with confidence.
- Able to commit to longer term contract; this is not a short term project nor a shared contract; needs to be the same one person working for me.

Skills: research, english, typing, grammar, marketing