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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, 2,169 Virtual Assistant projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Time to Complete oDesk Virtual Assistant Jobs

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Average Virtual Assistant Freelancer Feedback Score

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

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Last updated: April 1, 2015
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Cristen Pastor

Cristen Pastor

Virtual Assistant/Data Entry/Web Research/Admin Su...

Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1

Looking for an opportunity to apply a job which suited my skills and giving my client the service more than what they expect. My expertise in using Microsoft Office applications like MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint combined with my experience of customer service.

$3.33 /hr
434 hours
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Aleksandra Gill

Aleksandra Gill

Professional US-Based Research and Design

United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 9

Hi! I'm Aleks! I'm a detail-oriented researcher, writer, and designer. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture (Animal Sciences), and have many years of experience working as a veterinary technician in both private practice and research settings. I can help your research projects excel - from finding information in obscure sources to organizing large datasets. I'm also a budding graphic designer with experience in Illustrator and Photoshop. Some of my more serious recent work includes drawing meticulously detailed horse images for an equine genetic calculator. I also love to draw for fun - I sell a set of cute vector puppies on GraphicRiver. I can help you with your illustration and design projects - especially if you need a vector version of your existing design. Now that I am a stay-at-home mom I am looking to continue my work with animals, graphic design, writing, and research. I live on the Gulf coast in sunny Florida and have time to devote to your project. Send me a message and let's get started!

$20.00 /hr
57 hours
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Emily C.

Emily C.

Research, history specialist

France - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1

My name is Emily and I am a British expat living in France. I work as a freelance Research consultant with a background in Historical Research. I have experience in using a variety of resources/ references, books, journals, archives, libraries, internet. My skills are adaptable to researching a wide range of subjects as my experience illustrates, not limited to history. I have a Masters in Early Modern History from King's College London. My most recent work includes; Article writing on french history - Client required an article written about the French language, for which I carried out the research and wrote an article. Researching sources for use in project about 'political lobbying'- provided a list of relevant citations for the client, organising them into source type. Production assistant on in house video "curtain raiser" to be presented at ILO/United Nations Geneva meeting in March 2014. Responsibilities included: Review of existing footage from multiple sources Organizing and time coding of images, narration and interviews Identifying and recommending compelling visual and sound elements Assisting in pre-production of video; integrating compelling elements into draft script Assisting in pre-production of graphic animation for draft script

$16.67 /hr
68 hours
0.00
Marcy Carl

Marcy Carl

Virtual Assistant

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

I am a highly energetic, dynamic, and skilled virtual worker and military veteran with an extremely diverse background. I am seeking a challenging position to utilize my skills and knowledge. Professional strengths: • 5+ years of experience as an Executive Assistant and 7+ as a Manager • Extensive experience creating and implementing new materials and procedures • Possess excellent organization and management skills • Goal oriented and ability to handle multiple tasks • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills • Ability to maintain good relationship with students/customers/colleagues

$18.00 /hr
75 hours
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Kilee Adams

Kilee Adams

Dedicated and Driven Virtual Assistant

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

Attention small business owners and busy professionals! Are you being weighed down by paperwork? Do you feel like there just aren't enough hours in the day? Are administrative tasks taking up your time and making it difficult to focus on running your business? If so, I can help! I am a professional administrator with fifteen years of experience including both small businesses and large corporations. As your virtual assistant, I specialize in providing professional administrative support without the overhead. I can help with: - General Administrative Support - Appointment Setting - Calendar Management - Customer Service - Data Entry - Word Processing - Marketing Materials - Presentations - Meeting Materials - Spreadsheets - Travel Arrangements - And Much More I am a fast learner and pride myself on tackling new challenges with a positive attitude. What can I do for you?

$22.22 /hr
2,786 hours
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Tyrone J.

Tyrone J.

Linux Systems Administrator/Data Entry/Research

United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 1

Hello, I have been working in Systems Administration for over 10 years. I have the needed skills to guide and help with desktop and web needs. After taking many colleges courses I have gained expert knowledge on computer skills to help everyday users. Microsoft and GNU Linux are my strong points. I currently attend IIT-TECH and major in Information Systems Cyber Security. I am here to help with your systems and data entry needs.

$25.00 /hr
0 hours
0.00
Alexandra Rybina

Alexandra Rybina

Translator, International Assistant, communication...

Russia - Last active: 1 month ago

EDUCATION: - Master in Management of Companies in the Cultural and Creative Industry at idEC - Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona) - Degree in "Arts and Humanities" Peoples' Friendship University of Russia - Diploma with honours for excellence in "Arts and Humanities" Diploma with honours for excellence in translations (Spanish) . - Exchange program at the University of the Balearic Islands. 3rd Degree of the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters, "Art History " - Degree in Spanish and English Linguistics and Philology. Peoples' Friendship University of Russia ADDITIONAL TRAINING: - Course "Nutrition and food, healthy, organic and natural" - Han Nefkens Foundation Scholarship Assistance Symposium TALKING GALLERIES 2013 - Refresher course on "Cultural Management" EXPERIENCE:  Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, Spain (2014) Interpreter and assistant director of the Russian opera (Assistance in opera production, rehearsals with the soloists, actors, chorus and figuration, montage of the scenography.)  Principal Art Gallery, Barcelona, Spain (2013-2014) International Assistant Director, communication and development manager (Development of the communication strategy, market and auction houses analysis, marketing. Search and management of new partners and clients, networking. Promotion of the gallery in web and magazines, events promotion through social networking services. Customer attention. Preparing dossiers of artists and works, translation of dossiers into Spanish, English and Russian. Assistance in management of gallery fund and exhibition.)  Cyan Animática , Seville, Spain (2013 ) Representative in Russia and conceptual projects author (Creation of communication strategies. Market analysis to detect High Business Opportunities, clients searching. Provide basic general information on products for inbound and outbound calls or e-mails. Marketing on products and services. Act as the main point of entry for contacts generated by activities and campaigns. Management of international sales strategies. Customer interaction, sales visits, negotiations. Provide with accurate information suppliers and customers.)  Interpreter in Moscow, Russian Federation (2010-2013) Interpreter, translator and Sales representative (Participation in trade fairs, events, business meetings support, trade shows, trade missions, conferences, seminars, press conferences, excursions and so on. Organization of trade actions and companies representation. Market analysis to detect High Business Opportunities, clients searching. Marketing on products and services. Act as the main point of entry for contacts generated by activities and campaigns. Management of international sales strategies. Customer interaction, sales visits, negotiations. Provide with accurate information suppliers and customers. Customer Service. Providing solution to queries, problems, questions and interests. Logging and follow up of correct and Valid Orders or requests.) - interpreter and guide of Alberto Contador during his visit in Moscow  ACCIONA Production and Design, Seville - Moscow Representative, interpreter, cultural manager and administrator (Ralph Appelbaum Associates´ project execution - Jewish Museum and Tolerance Centre in Moscow, 2012-2013. Administrative management of the construction of the first interactive and innovative museum in Russia. External affairs and communication with suppliers. Project manager assistant, trading in Russian, Spanish, English, preparation and translation of documents, reports, correspondence, technical manuals and etc. in 3 languages. Organization of meetings and visits to the workshops. Coordinating and controlling the work of providers, problem settlement and reconciliation. Effective communication between management, suppliers and international customers. Logistics. Accounts entire project.)  Proexport Colombia, Moscow ( 2011, 2012, 2013 ) Interpreter and commercial representative at fairs (Market analysis to detect High Business Opportunities, clients searching. Marketing on products and services. Act as the main point of entry for contacts generated by activities and campaigns. Management of international sales strategies. Customer interaction, sales visits, negotiations. Provide with accurate information suppliers and customers.)  TurEspaña, Moscow ( 2011, 2013 ) Promoter Representation of the company. Attracting new customers. Working with database. Promotion of tourism in Spain. Customer Service, Post-Sales requisitions. Providing solution to queries, problems, questions and interests. Logging and follow up of correct and Valid Orders or requests.  Embassy of Mexico in the Russian Federation (2012 ) Translator and administrator in the Administrative Department, performer and manager in the Department of Culture (Collaboration in negotiation, event organisation, interpretations and translations. Accounting and administration.)

$15.00 /hr
0 hours
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Molly Rosen

Molly Rosen

Social Media, Bookkeeping, Transcription, Infograp...

United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6

My career has included working as a Production Assistant, Tour Director, Manager of Racing Operations, bookkeeper, Content Marketing Manager, and commentator for Fox Sports Radio & NBC TV affiliates. I have 10+ years of research and writing for TV, radio, and the web, and 5+ years of social media experience. I am also available to transcribe live and taped events, and provide proofreading and copy editor services. In addition, I am also CPA-trained in Quickbooks and have worked with clients large ($30mil budgets in NYC), small (5-store coffee chain in Lexington, Kentucky), and everywhere in between.

$15.00 /hr
0 hours
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Deborah B.

Deborah B.

Experienced Administrative Assistant/ Office Manag...

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

Over the last 20 years, I have worked in fast paced, challenging environments which demanded strong organizational, technical and interpersonal skills. I coordinated and controlled all activities effectively and efficiently which helped the organizations to achieve their objectives and goals. My core competency lies in complete start to finish of projects both supervisory and non-supervisory and I am seeking opportunities to help make your organization complete. My major strengths include web research, extremely computer literate in Microsoft Office, Quicken, Adobe Acrobat, and Wordpress; excellent communication skills and data entry. I enjoy collaborating with colleagues, clients, and customers and completing tasks independently as well as working in a team environment. Skilled in maintaining order amidst chaos and ever-changing challenges. Able to seamlessly multi-task long and short-term priorities to generate desired results

$18.00 /hr
3 hours
0.00
Olga Reinholdt

Olga Reinholdt

Creative Content Manager and Virtual Assistant

Kazakhstan - Last active: 28 days ago - Tests: 8

The best service is created by someone, who needed that service the most. It is because I am developing my own online business, that I know how important it is to have a qualified helping hand who makes deadlines, generates creative ideas, quickly responds to your messages, has impressive time-management skills, and helps you organize your days and even keeps fit. I am a translator, a copy-writer, entrepreneur and fitness and wellness trainer and consultant. Developing my own online business, rather as a hobby than a job, I realized an interesting thing: I've learned a lot, that allows me to help great professionals build their own online business and make their dreams come true. Not all of them, but definitely the essential ones ;) What I can do for you: - Brain-storm your business ideas, create frameworks of your entire business and of particular campaigns and projects - Find solutions - Help you organize your day and manage your projects to hit the deadlines with results - Provide customer support to your clients - Start your blog, create content and develop promotion strategy - Ensure your online presence and create following in social media - Provide creative assistance for your start-up or publishing business - Generate ideas and campaigns - Make sure you are fit and healthy This is why I can ensure it: - BA in translation and linguistics (translate from and into Russian) and in Production Management - Experienced in assisting CEO's of big oil companies - Technical translator since 2005 in oil and gas industry - Experienced in SMM and blogging - Experienced in creative translation and writing - Experienced in content management for online resources - ISSA certified in fitness and wellness consultant and experienced in creating fitness-related content

$15.00 /hr
0 hours
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