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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Elizabeth Klein

Elizabeth Klein

Professional Editor and Proofreader

United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 11

I hold an MPhil in Psychoanalysis from Trinity College, Dublin and am currently working as the Editorial Director for OmniChannel Health Media. I have also researched and edited cookbooks, travel guides, Young Adult books, art and culture magazines, and academic papers. I worked as Editor-in-Chief for my University's monthly magazine, and hold an MA in English Literature. As an American who has studied in the UK and Ireland for 5 years, I am well versed in the writing conventions and journalistic standards of both regions. I am also familiar with all major citation styles, including the most up-to-date versions of MLA, APA, Harvard, Chicago, and Turabian.

$25.00 /hr
3,099 hours
5.00
Hazel W.

Hazel W.

Experienced ESL Teacher & English-Chinese Translat...

Taiwan - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

I have over 5 years of experience as an ESL (English-as-a-second-language) instructor and over 4 years of experience in English-Chinese translation. I have translated texts in numerous subjects, from academic contents to commercial advertisements , and I mostly specialize in the field of science. I am a self-motivated person with good common sense, who always tries her best to deliver high quality work. :)

$15.00 /hr
32 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
Bing S.

Bing S.

Your reliable English-Chinese translator/Personal...

China - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 10

Translate English to all kinds of Chinese, no matter you need traditional Chinese, simplified Chinese, Taiwanese, or your target readers are people from Hong Kong, I can make it; Article writing; Blog writing; Logo design, Tutor for those who have passion in learning Chinese. If you are going to do business in China and need a personal assistant or virtual assistant, please contact me.

$16.00 /hr
1,730 hours
4.95
Yulia Maltseva

Yulia Maltseva

Project manager, VA, Writer, Copywriter,Translator...

United States - Last active: 29 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 15

Always excited to offer my professional help and promote your business to new quality level! I am inclined to build strong and long term relationships! Experienced in project management, translation (En-RU), original and unique writing and copywriting (Russian only), proofreading and editing Russian texts, perfect administrative support and excellent customer service! WHY ME? I provide reliable and high quality support, enhance new ideas, support to the management decisions and proactive approach to any project based on my excellent education and self development, best practice and accumulated experience! ________________________________ LEARN MORE ABOUT ME: I'm TOP RATED on odesk * 100% Job Success * only 5 STARS feedbacks * all necessary tests - more then 1,5 years as an assistant to the business founder on odesk. I has started as a VA but was promoted as project manager for publishing business. - numerous translation and copywriting projects which turned to permanent assignments behind odesk platform - I am an active and passionate blogger/vlogger http://www.yogabodylanguage.com - it can say more than any feedback! - always reliable and responsible team player ________________________________ I CAN HELP WITH: - Project management, including support of business decisions, hiring, supervising and coordination of the team members and full project management. Experienced in publishing industry. - Creation of unique content, articles, reviews, tracking news and trends, blogging and feeding social net works fb, vk, google+ etc in order to ensure awareness of the company and its services and maintain the interest and loyalty of the client. - Translation and proofreading of translations from English to Russian, research and verification of facts, dates, and statistics, using different reference sources - Proofreading/editing/correction of spelling, punctuation, syntax, grammar and clarity - As a professional yoga teacher, wellness coach and certified detox specialist I can help you achieve best results for personal effectiveness. Would be happy to provide my professional advice. ________________________________ TECHNICAL SKILLS and COMPETENCES: -Project management (extended experience in publishing industry) -Creative and business writing -Above-average editorial skills -Quick research, reading and typing skills -Customer and administrative support ________________________________ ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS and COMPETENCES: - Excellent team player - Accurate, dependable, with a great work ethic; - Possess good time management and organizational skills; - Hard working person ability to handle multiple tasks; - Quick learner; - Reliable and committed to meeting quality standards and deadlines; - Creative and proactive approach ________________________________ SOCIAL SKILLS and COMPETENCES: - Good written communication and presentation skills - Negotiating - Result- and customer oriented - High motivated ______________________________ PERSONAL INTERESTS and COMPETENCES: - non-stop self-education and self-development - Personal experience of Yoga practice over 9 years and 7 years of teaching - Active and passionate blogger/vlogger http://www.yogabodylanguage.com - Languages: Italian/English - fluent,Chinese - basic, Russian - native- Chinese arts, Chinese culture and painting - As a professional yoga teacher, wellness coach and certified detox specialist I can help you achieve best results for personal effectiveness. Would be happy to provide my professional advice.

$15.00 /hr
992 hours
5.00
Courtney Phillips

Courtney Phillips

Expert Administrative Assistant, Writer & People P...

United States - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 10

I have over seven years experience as an Administrative Professional and Personal Assistant, and have proven myself a maestro at everything from scheduling and data entry to client relations, outreach, customer assistance, calendaring, content creation and more! I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Writing. I'd love to use those professional and academic writing skills to move your next project forward, or even just craft you up some professional emails. I like to solve problems, make cool stuff, and find new ways to better myself and the world around me. I think there's always a way to turn a negative situation into a positive one, you've just got to get a little creative! I'd love to meet you. Let's cross that next project off your to do list!

$18.50 /hr
39 hours
5.00
Ariane A

Ariane A

Expert Writer / Professional Voice Talent / Creati...

Philippines - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 6

Ariane is a proficient writer who can adapt to both creative and technical projects. She has experience in corporate, academic and media writing, and is well-versed in marketing, public relations, SEO and social media. Backed up by a B.A. in Communication Arts, 3 years in the field of freelancing, and 2 years in corporate communications, she is more than ready and capable for your writing, layouting and voice talent needs. -- Ariane is also a professional voice talent whose voice has been featured in various radio and television commercials in the Philippines. She has also done automated phone prompts for some of the biggest companies in Manila. Using her excellent English skills, she speaks fluently and passionately, and is flexible enough to do both character and announcer roles.

$17.00 /hr
1,676 hours
4.94
Pedro Borges

Pedro Borges

Writer, translator, love to cook.

Portugal - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6

I have done several jobs over the last few years: writing and translating as well various administrative work and customer support service. Very good command of English language as well my native language Portuguese, good typing skills. I can write about various themes , when needed i can do extensive research to deliver the finest results. Excellent translation skills: English-Portuguese, Portuguese-English. I enjoy learning and deliver professional solutions!

$16.67 /hr
4,542 hours
4.73
Greyce R.

Greyce R.

Brazilian (Portuguese translator) with English as...

Brazil - Last active: 1 month 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
Mariah P.

Mariah P.

Marketing Project Coordinator

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

I have been freelance writing for several years but recently began to devote my entire workday to freelancing opportunities. With extensive experience in writing, editing and proofreading, I am also proficient at PowerPoint creation, Excel and database management. I am able to write on a variety of subjects, and have earned a reputation with my former coworkers as being able to pick up a misspelling or be able to correct sloppy writing quickly and accurately. I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you.

$20.00 /hr
1,488 hours
4.94