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

2,169

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: April 1, 2015
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Maricar S.

Maricar S.

SEO/ Link Builder , Data Entry, Virtual Assistant...

Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

To enhance my knowledge and to share and develop my abilities that will enable me to become more productive and effective not only to myself but also to those whom I provide my services . I am a team player, and the success of your business is my interest. , I'm a fast learner, I'm independent, organized and I can work with little to no supervision. I have been doing SEO/ Link Building for more than 5 years now. I am also a freelance article writer and re-writer.

Groups: BoonEx
$5.00 /hr
9,631 hours
4.97
Nathan D.

Nathan D.

Content Management - AAS, CPT/CFT, CSN

United States - Last active: 3 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
William G.

William G.

Translator/SEO Expert/Virtual Assistant/CS Special...

United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

Native Dutch. Fluent in German and English. Delivering quality results for the following tasks: - Management and execution of multilingual translation projects.(English, Dutch, German) - Online Reputation (Social Media) and Community Management - Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Keyword Research - Webdesign and Technical Support - Management, Monitoring and Execution of Multilingual Customer Support. - Voice Work In my work I always want to give you the best results possible. I am reliable, accurate and I respect your privacy. Discrete and no questions asked. I am working with all kinds of content. I would like to build on good working relationships with professional clients based on professionalism and mutual trust.

$22.50 /hr
393 hours
4.99
Rossella Cantatore

Rossella Cantatore

Travel Planner and Holiday Consultant - Talented V...

Italy - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

Italian is my native language, but I am fluent in English, both written and spoken. I graduated in Business Communication with perfect marks (110/110). My rates reflect my professional experience and my status at oDesk, so please do not contact with the idea of high quality work for pennies. I hope you will consider me to be your virtual assistant for the following tasks: executive assistance, travel planning, translating between English and Italian, event organization, web research, copywriting, and data entry. I'm a passionate traveler and trustworthy travel planner. I have traveled extensively through Europe and US, Canada and Thailand. I also lived in London for one year, working in customer service for a prestigious hotel chain and a fashion group. I'm expert in web research in order to create any type of customized travel itinerary. I will find the best flights, trains, and buses, based on your specific needs. I’ll also do the legwork to find great hotels and attractions at reasonable rates. I know where to look in order to find the best deals available online. Just give me a budget and your destination and I will find the way to get the best out of it! I currently live in Italy and have been pursuing my career in hospitality, through different roles within four- and five-star hotels: - As a receptionist and Guest Relations Officer, I continuously dealt with customers’ requests. - As an Executive Assistant, I gained much experience in administration and event organization. I also wrote material for for the hotel website, brochures, and press releases. - As a Reservation Agent, I handled both individual and group reservations and supported the event office. My goal is to find you the best possible flights and other arrangements so that you can have the most enjoyable and productive trip possible. Faithfully, Rossella

$16.67 /hr
312 hours
4.99
Julieta Cestari

Julieta Cestari

Virtual Assistance and Translations

Argentina - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

I'm an experienced multilingual Virtual Assistant based in Argentina, but I've lived in Italy for a long time. Now I run my own business of virtual assistance and I help international clients to succeed in their projects from very diverse industries. I've worked on a variety of different projects mostly requiring project management and communication abilities. Projects: translations, marketing communication, web writing, web design, community management, online researches, team lead. Public Relations and Advertising degree from the IULM University of Milan. Languages: -Spanish -Italian -English Skills -Project Managment -Translation skills :English-Italian / English - Spanish / Italian - Spanish / Spanish - Italian -Web design -Web Communication & Marketing (Adwords, Facebook Ads) -E-learning Expert, Teacher Programs: - Ms Office (Powerpoint, Excell, Word) - Google Hangouts, Webmeeting - Webdesign (Wordpress) - Photoshop - Wordpress

$19.00 /hr
4,510 hours
5.00
Cindi J.

Cindi J.

Freelance Writer

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

Let me complete your writing and research tasks! I am a research guru who digs until I find what I need. My writing experience ranges from academic to human interest stories and everything in between! I am a contributing writer with Women's Edition magazine in addition to being a small business owner. I have contributed blogs for Pets in Omaha and for a local realtor, in addition to creating newsletters for both private and public entities. Recent experience includes functioning as the assistant editor while writing and contributing to N2Publishing in Omaha, Nebraska. I also contract through oDesk and The Write Stuff. I have my MSW and two decades of professional experience in the social work field. I have a long history of contributing to agency newsletters and creating trainings for co-workers and community members. I am comfortable with Facebook and Twitter and am not afraid of new technology!

$27.78 /hr
19 hours
5.00
Marta Lewis

Marta Lewis

Personal Business Assistant

United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 8

I specialize in 1) editing and copywriting communications, 2) organizing procedures and data, and 3) managing everyday and special-handling tasks for small to mid-size businesses needing an organized, detail-oriented professional. QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY + Bachelor’s degree in Communications + Over 10 years of experience coordinating, planning and supporting daily operational, marketing and client satisfaction functions + High-energy producer and win-win solver + Expert level written and verbal communication skills, proficient in MS Office, and skilled coordination of resource scheduling I am positioned to utilize my extensive administrative, organization, and communication skills to ensure that you and your business thrive. Please see my portfolio for writing samples, recommendations and more.

$20.00 /hr
80 hours
5.00
Greyce R.

Greyce R.

Brazilian (Portuguese translator) with English as...

Brazil - Last active: 30 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

I am Brazilian (Portuguese native) and lived in the USA (Washington DC) for two years(2007-2009), I have traveled all over the States and got certificates in: English as a Second Language (ESL); English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); English for International Communication (TOEIC); Michigan Exit Exam Test; Au Pair In America exchange cultural program (AIFS). Im glad to say that I have worked for the largest language school in the world (as an English teacher) and I have also worked for the largest airline company in Brazil. So be aware you are going to have a very commited, multi talented, creative and efficient person in your team. I understand that to have a final project done, one task is consequence of another and that's why MY DEADLINE IS TO COMPLETE A TRANSLATION IN LESS THAN 24 HOURS. Have it done with quality and with no loss of sence. I have a studio where I am able to produce all the Voice over projects. Some of the projects done through oDesk: * Translation of an interview related to Pilates practice; * Translation of a business website; * Voice Over for global entrepreneurs company; * Technical Translation of a business plan for fish production sales; * Translation of a monitoring software website; * Translation of a medical website for cancer patients; * Answer an interview about being an internatiobal student - Client hired again with another job opportunity that was to write an article about living abroad; * Creative job for a quiz game using emoticons; * Technical Translation of a smoke detector system - Client hired again with another opportunity!; * Voice Over for a Children's Book - Portuguese; * Translation of 2 legal/ corporate documents from Portuguese to English. - Client contacted in the future to hire again to translate another document!; * Article writer about online business; * Administrative / Marketing Assistant for a fitness clothe brand; All the feedbacks received from these jobs you can check below. I look forward to participate in your project soon, Greyce R.

$20.00 /hr
24 hours
4.84
Kari Busard

Kari Busard

Professional Instructional Designer and Training F...

United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

The combination of my education and experience is a solid foundation for a position within Instructional Design (ID). Having completed a BS and MS in Instructional Design, I have a strong foundation of ID methodology, theory, and design principles. I have over 3 years working experience within higher education as an Instructional Designer and educator, in addition to my time learning through higher education. My roles have ranged from my work with The Center for the Application of Information Technologies at Western Illinois University as an Instructional Designer meeting with faculty and building online educational systems, to teaching undergraduate students technology within the classroom, to developing online and classroom training and professional development materials for East Carolina University Office of Grants and Contracts. I also have corporate training development experience with UnitedHealthcare and Manic Media Group, INC, based in Washington D.C.. Within those two positions I managed multiple projects and assumed a lead designer role. I was tasked with implementing best practices, solid design work, and suggesting appropriate design methods while remaining innovative. Within Instructional Design, I am a multipurpose tool. I excel at front-end analysis, developing the foundation for design and development through the ADDIE model, evaluation and measurement, and overall client relations. Furthermore, as a creative individual, I also excel at storyboarding, multimedia development, photography, and various design software programs, such as the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office. I have intermediate to proficient skills with most technologies used in this fiend, to include BlackBoard, Lectora, and Camtasia. Being able to design and develop instructional materials and systems with outstanding design and visual principles, and developing full working instructional design systems that are rich with analysis and instructional design theory, I feel I am a perfect candidate for this position. Furthermore, my written and verbal communication skills are superb, and allow me to navigate a variety of conversations and situations. Having been a non-traditional student, I also understand the demands and needs of online learning students from the viewpoints of the University, the Faculty, and the student alike.

$34.00 /hr
429 hours
5.00