Virtual Office Assistants

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Post your virtual assistant project on oDesk 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 oDesk, 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 oDesk Virtual Assistant projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

oDesk Virtual Assistant Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 2,329 Virtual Assistant projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

2,329

Time to Complete oDesk Virtual Assistant Jobs

Time needed to complete a Virtual Assistant project on oDesk.

Average Virtual Assistant Freelancer Feedback Score

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

4.59
Last updated: May 1, 2015
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April J Jones

April J Jones

Virtual Assistant/Data Entry

United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 6

I would like to find a position with a company in which I could offer my services to and also try to contribute to that company in any which way that I can. I would love to find a position where I can work from home so I can continue to raise my kids and take care of my family. I have experience in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Internet Explorer, Email Handling, Fax, OS (Operating Systems), Databases, SEO, Marketing, Customer Support, Inbound and Outbound Calling, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and I can type 70+ wpm. I am on the computer daily and I enjoy being able to search different things of interest. I have completed my Associate's for Information Technology and Bachelor's degree for Web Design with University of Phoenix.

$20.00 /hr
4,883 hours
4.99
Maria Dimova

Maria Dimova

Virtual Executive Assistant / Wordpress Support /...

Bulgaria - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

Over 12 years of experience: a skilled Virtual Assistant, Bookkeeper and Project Manager, with a Bachelor Degree in Economics. I have a fully equipped home office - MacBook Air, PC (Windows), printer, scanner, high speed broadband internet. My main areas of expertise are: Executive Assistance: * Email support – correspondence, drafts, organizing, filing, prioritizing (Outlook, Gmail, other); * Diary Management – appointments & deadlines, bill due dates, follow up tasks (Google Calendar, vCita) * File processing and formatting (Pages / Word, Numbers / Excel, Google Docs; Audacity for audio files; Clarify for SOPs, Skitch, Evernote, Basic Photoshop and CorelDraw for graphics) Bookkeeping: * Invoicing (Freshbooks,Clearbooks, E-conomic, other) * Bank reconciliation (Crunch, Clearbooks, other) * Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable (Crunch, Clearbooks, other) * Reports WordPress websites support: * Create and update pages and posts * Add and update plug-ins * Change themes * Front end page development and PSD to WordPress using Visual Composer Social Media Management: * Create and maintain profiles and pages (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Blogs) * Create mailing campaigns (Aweber, Mailchimp) * Teleseminar support (Instant Teleseminar) Looks like I'm your best fit? Let's discuss it via a free discovery session! Contact me: bg.linkedin.com/in/dimovamaria/ or email me dimova.odesk@gmail.com

$20.00 /hr
1,874 hours
5.00
XinYin Qin

XinYin Qin

Translator, Sales/Marketing Expert,MBA,ERP Expert

China - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 74 - Portfolio: 59

Professional Translator. Professional Business and Technical Translation Expert. Best Skills on Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese translation. Good Culture Background knowledge : China Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. Best Skills on Marketing and Outbound Sales Best Network and Resource to Expand Your Business in China mainland. Include Online Business Promotion & Offline Business, Such as All Kinds of Out-Sourcing Marketing , iOS or Android App marketing and etc. Low Cost, High Quality Customer and Considerable Market Share Get For You. Market Research Expert for Web Research, Sourcing, Cold Calling Help you to find most valuable information and supplier in China. A Good Sourcing Agent in China. Customer Service Expert A Best Virtual Assistant. Best Assistant to Localize Your Business in China Mainland & Hong Kong. Database Expert, Best Skills on SQL Server 2012. Business Intelligence Professional

$20.00 /hr
2,538 hours
4.96
Natasha R.

Natasha R.

Global Recruitment Manager/ Virtual Assistant

Venezuela - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 9

Trilingual professional (English/Spanish/Portuguese) with solid experience in International Recruiting and Virtual Assistant services. I am reliable and handle all projects in a timely and professional way. I offer a comprehensive range of services including, but not limited to: » Recruiting » oDesk Hiring Manager » Personal Assistant » Customer Service » Phone Calls ➜ Skype account with credit must be provided by the client » Order Processing » Translations ➜ Email translations for quick communication with your customers and vendors. » Real Estate Assistant » Social Media » Sales Assistant ➜ No cold calling » Electronic Credit Card Processing ➜ I had access to a Merchant account (Ingenicard US Inc) and did this job for a year. » Conference Call / Language Interpretation ➜ English/Spanish/Brazilian Portuguese » Forum Moderator Notes: » I currently only do hourly rate contracts. Fixed contracts only for short trials. » oDesk and Elance ID Verified ♥ Volunteering - Non-profit organization: If it's a good cause, I would love to help. “The sense of fulfillment is often hidden in acts of kindness” Todd Stocker ❀

Groups: oTranslators
$19.50 /hr
10,570 hours
5.00
Michele Wilcox

Michele Wilcox

Experienced Executive Assistant

United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 7

I have been an assistant for over 20 years, with more than the last decade at the Executive level of Vice Presidents, Presidents, and CEOs. I have experience in personal assisting services, such as calendar management and travel accommodations, as well as project management services, such as spreadsheet maintenance. In addition to the above, I am experienced in word processing, newsletter creation, blogging, blog maintenance, and freelance writing.

$25.00 /hr
2,012 hours
5.00
C McLaughlin

C McLaughlin

***Experienced VA ~ Data Entry ~ Administrative Su...

Canada - Last active: 10 hours ago - Tests: 20

Professional VA/PA who possesses exceptional organizational, communication and customer service skills. I am an extremely motivated multi-tasker with a strong work ethic. I am highly experienced with Google docs, Windows and MS Office related programs such as Word, Excel, and Power Point. I believe myself a quick study, having mastered numerous specialized programs needed for various positions I have held over the years. Available for administrative support, transcription, proof-reading/quality control, email response handling, calendar management or data entry.

$15.00 /hr
7,074 hours
4.86
Petro Vermeulen

Petro Vermeulen

Effective, Efficient & Organized Assistant

South Africa - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

I’m a proactive, professional Assistant, my areas of expertise will enable you to use your time more effectively. In addition to being systematic, detail orientated and resourceful, I have the ability to handle multiple tasks, and to be flexible and adaptable to the client's needs and demands. There are several tasks for business owners to complete in their typical 8 hour day – over and above their personal interests and responsibilities. Very few businesses can afford not to be frugal when hiring employees. I have the perfect solution; I act as a contractor and perform specialized tasks for your business. I offer effective, efficient and comprehensive services to varied business, to fit every business owner’s needs. Business owners waste valuable time doing tasks that are necessary, but time-consuming. That’s where I come in. I combine high quality performance with standard work ethics, especially when in relation to confidentiality of information. Service Description - - Administrative Duties - Database Management and Data Entry - Online Research & Analysis Services - Email Management - Convert just about anything to PDF - PDF, Word Fillable Forms - Building Contacts Database - Receptionist Services - Word Processing - Appointment/Calendar Management - Dictations - - Marketing - Email Marketing - Newsletters - Promotions & Social Media - - Bookkeeping and General Accounting & Payroll - - List of specialties: - Executive Assistance - Skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint & Outlook - Programs: Netsuite, Box.net, Basecamp, Salesforce, Constant Contact, Dropbox, Linkedin

$16.67 /hr
9,785 hours
5.00
Freddie Van Der Ploeg

Freddie Van Der Ploeg

Bachelor in Commerce

Czech Republic - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

My place of stay is in Prague and I can be contacted for part- and/or full-time home based opportunities. My skills are useful to the entrepreneur who seeks some assistance with his/her business. I am also cooperating with other freelancers. In case you would like me to control a whole project feel free to contact me as well. I will hire the designated freelancers myself and for you there will be just one contact. I operate under the name Non-stop Strategy. Freelancers I work with and recommend: Kristina Simkova https://www.odesk.com/users/~0142ad7f4d6c105c30 About me: I gained a lot of experience in customer service as I dealt directly with customers face-to-face, by email and by phone. Applicable values as long-term relationship and increasing customer value are standard concepts to me. I am a quick learner (see my reference of Accenture) and I enjoy developing myself. I work easily with set up structures which I try to make my own, and improve to gain better results. I studied Small Business & Retail Management and in this area I gained a lot of knowledge in the past years. It also makes me the person who thinks about your business by showing keen interest. During my recent projects on oDesk I improved my Office (Microsoft/Google) skills significantly. Other software I work(ed) with are Wordpress, GetResponse, AutoRespond, Mailchimp, SurveyMonkey, Gimp, Audacity and basically all Google products. Feel free to contact me in case you have something to share or want to offer. Thank you for taking the time to read my profile and I am looking forward to start doing business with you. Best Regards, Freddie

$30.00 /hr
4,162 hours
5.00
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
6,622 hours
4.72
Czarina T.

Czarina T. Agency Contractor

Project Manager, Recruiter, Customer Service Train...

United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

Currently supporting a few key teams for the oDesk Corporation, my portfolio includes past experience in several key roles: Project Manager, Team Lead, Technical Recruiter, HR Manager and Operations Manager. I have been very lucky to have worked with oDesk's key leaders. For the last few years of my life, I have lived and breathed oDesk. I welcome greater challenges as I believe this opens an opportunity to do my part in helping a company's growth. I am driven, relentless, and sincerely believe that sleeping is overrated. Please do not hesitate to reach out to me for opportunities, or even just to discuss on how you can leverage oDesk to work for you.

Associated with: oDesk Payroll
$25.00 /hr
11,377 hours
5.00