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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Misty L.

Misty L.

Odesk Award Top 1 Winner, Admin Assist,VA,Excel,Cu...

United States - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 27

** Awarded the Odesk Top 1% of Contractors WorldWide Award for 2013** Over the last 9 years I have developed my skills as a Virtual/Administrative/Executive Assistant doing Project Management, Customer Support, Schedule and Calendar Management, Data Entry, Data Processing, Microsoft Excel and Word projects, Internet Research and more. I have worked for companies like Wal-Mart Logistics, Target Logistics, OsComp Systems, XLNT Brain Sport, Quicktate, DHL, Envoy, and URX. I am seeking opportunities to further the use my skills. I love working with CEO's on start-ups and I am looking for administrative oriented projects and jobs. I also enjoy Excel projects and I know my way around macro's and formulas.I have received several awards, commendations, and recognition for my levels of service, quality, learning abilities, and improvements made to the businesses I serve. I like to consider myself a true Jack-of-All-Trades. I can be reached through Skype and Email, I do not use a webcam.

$27.78 /hr
20,182 hours
4.92
Nathan D.

Nathan D.

Content Management - AAS, CPT/CFT, CSN

United States - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 12

Nathan DeMetz provides content management services to various companies via the freelancer website oDesk. Currently engaged in ongoing projects with eBay, he focuses primarily on quality assurance. Additionally, Nathan works with content creators to help them understand and implement changes in the project processes over time, and works closely with project managers to ensure requirements and deadlines are met. Previously, Nathan worked in the hospitality industry as management, leading the better part of two-dozen employees through day-to-day activities. In this role, he also worked closely with business-to-business customers as well as the average traveler to increase guest satisfaction and increase sales. Nathan's prior management experience also includes overseeing daily activities in the lamination department of Medtec Ambulance and two stints as a receiving group leader with separate companies. Outside of his day job, Nathan operates Nathan DeMetz Personal Training, as he has a desire to help people reach their fitness and health goals, in hopes that this will lead to a better life for these people, who will in turn pay it forward.

$24.44 /hr
681 hours
5.00
Angela L.

Angela L.

Top Notch Customer Service and Administrative Supp...

United States - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 1

I am a proven leader, always willing to help other team members. I am experienced with Zendesk, Uservoice, e-mail support, Word, Excel, Google Docs, Five9, LivePerson, Instant Service, Internet Research, and have the ability to learn new or proprietary software quickly. With over 13 years experience working from home, I have the self-discipline it takes to work without a manager standing over my shoulder. I have extensive training and experience in customer service and basic tech support - via phone, email, live chat and ticket support. I have experience following written guidelines and exceeding required quality guidelines. I am able to perform data entry tasks quickly and accurately and have a great attention to detail, allowing me to excel at tasks that some might consider tedious. I have a private office within my home from which to work, so when I am performing tasks for my clients there are no outside distractions or background noise.

$15.56 /hr
3,128 hours
4.99
Waqas T.

Waqas T.

Online Assistant | SEO | Product Manager | Custome...

Pakistan - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 15

Over the last 6 years, I have worked on varying projects that required different skill sets and abilities. A few of my skills are listed below: * Managing, implementing and maintaining: ** Dedicated servers - CentOS / Windows. ** Domain & Hosting. ** Google Business Solutions. ** ZOHO CRM Solutions. ** Salesforce CRM Solutions. ** Magento, X-Cart & Shopify. ** Wordpress. ** MailChimp, & Active Campaign. * Creating custom Macros. * Q/A on software & services. * Search Engine Optimization. * Deploying software & services on the web. * Customer support via email, phone, Gotomeeting, TeamViewer & chat. * Using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, OneNote, Frame Maker, CorelDraw & Photoshop for a host of different projects and automations. For more on my skills, please see my Work History, Portfolio, and Tests. My objective is to provide my clients with excellence in service, communication and reporting. I am energetic, committed, and motivated to work and am able to manage deadlines with a can-do attitude. I am seeking opportunities to provide my services as a 'packaged' virtual assistant where I can help deploy, manage or suggest on a host of different projects / solutions. * Top 1% of successful oDesk freelancers.

$15.00 /hr
14,035 hours
4.99
Brian Flax

Brian Flax

Brian Flax is a Freelance Writer, Web Designer, an...

United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 3

Objective: To obtain a position within a well-established organization, that will enable me to use my strong organizational skills and educational background, in a reputable, growth oriented company. I have years of experience in customer service and quality assurance. I hold a M.S. in Education Media Design & Technology, a B.S. in Entertainment Business, and a A.S. in Recording Arts. I consider myself to be extremely tech savvy. I am proficient in all Microsoft Office and iWorks programs. I have an extensive understanding of Microsoft Windows and OS X. I am fluent in computer hardware, system upgrades, computer and network troubleshooting. Advanced skills in A/V equipment as well as most recording software and hardware. I also have experience in online education, learning management systems and the ADDIE model. I have knowledge in education design and evaluation, digital media and education applications, motivational development, and research methodologies. My resume is available upon request.

$20.00 /hr
715 hours
5.00
Amaris B.

Amaris B.

US-based 360 degree Project Manager / Bookkeeper /...

United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 5

Your search stops here!!! I am a well-rounded and seasoned virtual assistant with over 10 years of documented executive administrative support and bookkeeping experience. I am familiar with A/P, A/R & Payroll via Quickbooks, Freshbooks and Wave; managing a CRM and sales pipeline with Salesforce and Zoho; project management with Asana and Basecamp; and web design. I have developed a wide range of W3C standards compliant websites for startup companies and small businesses using HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, DHTML, PHP, MySQL, Javascript and jQuery. I am seeking opportunities where I can use all of my skills to assist you and your growing business. You can also benefit from my experience in the following areas: - Administrative Support - Bookkeeping - Computer Repair - Data Entry - HR/Payroll - Project Management - Search Engine Optimization - Social Media Management - Technical Support - Web Design

$22.22 /hr
27 hours
4.87
JEWEL AHMMED

JEWEL AHMMED

Wordpress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Web / Email Serv...

Bangladesh - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

I am expert in Wordpress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Web / Email Server Linux & Windows, Website Migration / Transfer Etc. I developed many high quality web applications using these. I have 4 years work experience in using PHP & MySQL database. Also, I have worked with many types of Web Server & Mail Server. So, I have strong knowledge about all Server/Hosting related issue. I will provide the Quality, the Communication, and the Service that you need for your project to be successful. Effective communication with you by Phone, Email, and Skype is an essential part of building a long-term working relationship. I look forward to building a good working relationship. Thank You. JEWEL AHMMED

$15.00 /hr
225 hours
5.00
Oleksandr N.

Oleksandr N.

Senior System Administrator, Security officer, Mig...

Ukraine - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 16

YOUR POSITIVE FEEDBACK IS THE HIGHEST AWARD FOR ME ;) Will do my best to assist you in any questions and tasks you may have =) Here is some info about my experience. SUMMARY Specialties: Information Technology / Internet / IT Division / Computer security/ Internet Services / System Administration/ Webmaster Support / Web Analysis/ SEO / SEM / Internet Marketing Web hosting services (SSD hosting solutions) EXPERIENCE: d(-_-)b Linux/Windows system administrator, Operations team EuroVPS/WebDomSolutions January 2012 - May 2013 Greece, Athens Responsibilities: - Tickets; - System administration and monitoring. Theoretical and practical skills: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Debian/Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Windows Server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: Virtuozzo, OpenVZ, VMware, Onapp Xen, Apache CloudStack; - Setup/configuration: nagios, kayako, racktables, confluence, observium, nginx, php-fpm, liteSpeed, Apache CloudStack, Hostbill, WHMCS, redmine; - Control panels: Plesk, WHM Cpanel. - Database Administration: SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <( -'.'- )> freelancer SEO freelance October 2010 - March 2012 (1 years 6 months) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ o(^_^)o System Administrator / Techsupport Webintellects/Webhostgian/Jumpline/Webdomsolutions November 2010 - March 2012 (1 year 5 months) US, Ohio Responsibilities: - Live Chat support, Tickets; - System/Server/Control Panel administration; - Nagios monitoring; - Internet research and work with technical documentation. Operating Systems: * RedHat/CentOS,Fedora * Windows server 2003/2008 * VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo Containers); Advanced theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Windows server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo); - Security: Advanced knowledge of Linux security, Firewalls ( IPtables, CSF, APF, BFD, Fail2Ban), Encryption ( SSL), SSH, Host Security Auditing; - Software: Apache servers (versions 1.3.x/2.2), DNS (BIND 9), QMail, Sendmail, exim, LAMP, Plesk/Exim/Cpanel (installing/upgrading/maintaining), Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, OsCommerce applications, Yum/RPM usage; - Database Administration: SQL Server 2003/2008, MySQL, MS access. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b(^_^)d Internet Marketing Specialist || Web Analyst DCoM Soft, Inc. December 2009 – August 2010 (9 months) Responsibilities: - Internet Marketing strategy and tactics - Information architecture and Web site content planning - Research of partners - Internet Market Research - Research Usability Design - Online promotion of company's web-based products Skills: - Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) - Paid online Marketing / Pay per Click Management (PPC) - SEO Copywriting/Editing - Social Media Optimization and Marketing (SMO/SMM) - Experience running USA-targeted social Marketing - Writing press releases - Social networking (Twitter, Facebook, Google follow etc) - Google Products, AdWords/AdSense, Google Analytics, Webmaster tools, Google Merchant, etc. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ \(^_^)/ Customer Relations Representative || Advanced Technical Agent Ecommerce, Inc. May 2007 – October 2009 (2 years 6 months) Responsibilities: - Sales, billing and technical support in solving problems reported by clients; - Chat, helpdesk system, correspondence; - View, Adaptation, "repair" clients' sites; - Basic server/service diagnostic and reports to sysadmin department; - Internet research and work with technical documentation; - Work in team. Basic theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Linux / Unix OS, Windows server 2000/2003, Windows XP/98; - Servers: Apache, bind, sendmail, ProFTP, MySQL, SQUID / SOCKS, MSSQL, Samba; - Easy coding: PHP, PERL / CGI, HTML, JavaScript, CF, ASP,. NET, C + +; - Widely used protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP, IMAP, FTP (s), TCP / UDP, etc); - HSPHERE control panel (versions 2.3 and 3).

$34.88 /hr
1,222 hours
5.00
Felisilda B.

Felisilda B. Agency Contractor

Technical Support/Customer Service/Virtual Assista...

Philippines - Last active: 04/15/2013 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

To find myself in a job that offers challenges and opportunities while working in my area of expertise in line with Customer Service and Technical Support, where my experience can be utilized to improve customer satisfaction. I am time flexible, can do multitasking, reliable, trustworthy, and has the willingness to learn new things. Furthermore, I am passionate to work hard and can do it under minimal supervision.

$5.56 /hr
152 hours
5.00
Carlo marco D.

Carlo marco D.

Customer Service/Technical Support/Real Estate/Vir...

Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

Multi-skilled and multi-talented freelancer here. These are all my skills: -REAL ESTATE -Running comps, Analyzing properties, Preparing contracts, etc. -Investors - Wholesale, Owner Financing, Lease Options -TECHNICAL SUPPORT -Resolving ISP or Internet issues, some computer issues, network troubleshooting and proper cabling -CUSTOMER SERVICE -Product queries, handling complaints, order processing -TELEMARKETING -B2B, B2C, Sales, Merchant -VIRTUAL ASSISTANT -Appointment setting, follow up calls,emails and chat -DATA ENTRY -Transferring files from/to Excel, Spreadsheet and Google Docs -LEAD GENERATION -Lead researcher (Very Good Quality of Leads) -VOICE TALENT -any kind of voice talent, no matter how long it is as long as its ENGLISH I'm looking for a long-term relationship with my client.

$5.56 /hr
3,173 hours
4.69