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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

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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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Danijela Jaredic

Danijela Jaredic

Professor/Translator (ITA, ESP, ENG, SRB) and auto...

Montenegro - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

I'm not one of those people who are being satisfied with the simple things. In life I have learned to respect the deadlines, follow the instructions and use them to get to the best possible result. I do not accept a job solely for financial gain but because I want to improve and perfect my knowledges. From my employer I expect to provide me a totaly freedom, because a perfectionist like me knows very well how to do his job. I like to improve myself everyday, learn unusal and non common things. My biggest passion are languages. I am fluent in Italian, English and Spanish. I'm a professor of Italian and Spanish and I have a strong desire to prove myself. I would like to open language school, which will be dominated by Italian and Oriental languages​​, above all Hindi. I have extensive experience in translation and I'm a person that will meet all your expectations in terms of translation. I speak Italian from the age of seven and the majority of Italian speakers do not believe that I was not born in Italy. This is a brief summary of my experiences and expectations, and you should contact me if you are offering a job in the field of Italian language. My primary interest is the Italian language but I'm also interested in jobs like: data entry, administrative support, blog writing, article writing, virtual assistent, web design, autoCAD modelling etc. My expressed qualities are optimistic spirit, communication skills, accuracy and extraordinary verbal skills.

$22.22 /hr
4,553 hours
4.99
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
C McLaughlin

C McLaughlin

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

Canada - Last active: 9 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
7,087 hours
4.86
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
Tamara Mrak

Tamara Mrak

M.S. in Public Relations and Marketing/ M.A. in Ph...

Serbia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

I have a Master’s degree in Public Relations and Marketing. Public Relations and Communication has been the focus of my work lately, the following areas in particular: • planning, developing and implementing PR strategies; • building brand awareness and establishing the brand/organization as the thought leader or individuals as the subject-matter experts; • liaising with and answering enquiries from media, individuals and other organizations; • fostering community relations; • writing and distributing press releases; • keeping track of and analyzing media coverage; • preparing and/or supervising the production of PR collateral; • maintaining and updating information on the organization’s website and managing social media presence. Having a Master's degree in Philology- Spanish and English language- I am also a foreign language teacher and a professional translator/interpreter. I have a 5-year experience in both children and adult tutoring. I have great organizational skills and I am very devoted, enterprising, responsible and hard-working. I believe in constant improvement and learning. Feel free to contact me for the following fields: - Public Relations - Social Media Optimization - Marketing - Translation - Language lessons/tutoring - Writing/ Editing/ Proofreading - Virtual Assistance

$19.00 /hr
1,492 hours
5.00
Elena V.

Elena V.

English/Russian/Turkish translator; Transcription;...

Turkey - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

/LANGUAGE SERVICES - more than just a translation - ENGLISH, RUSSIAN, TURKISH/ I've graduated from two high schools, in Russia and in the US (as a FLEX grantee), both with the highest GPA's, as well as my BA in Economics. I have 5 years of experience as a translator, including simultaneous interpretation (Rus-Eng, Eng-Rus). I live abroad, had been a TEFL teacher for over 2 years (now studying archaeology) and English is my primary language. Accurate, authentic translations guaranteed! My field of expertise: - MARKETING materials: ads, brochures, slogans, articles; - TECHNICAL descriptions: user manuals, product presentations, quality control; - BUSINESS documents: correspondence, service contracts, customs documents; - EDUCATIONAL materials: children's book 'Finance for Kidz', simultaneous interpretation at seminars and workshops; - SCRIPTS: Russian animated movie 'Masyanya', documentary movie presentation. - Simultaneous interpretation. Turkish translation is being done by my team member, a native Turkish speaker educated and living in the US (BA in Cinema).

Groups: oTranslators
$20.00 /hr
6,061 hours
4.99
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
Jamin C.

Jamin C.

Determined Fast and Reliable

United States - Last active: 1 day 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
6,625 hours
4.72
Yvonne Brassat

Yvonne Brassat

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

I am a mother of 3 boys (15, 14 and 11 years old). Originally our family comes from Germany. In 2004 we moved to the USA (Michigan) because of a wonderful job offer that my husband got. Before we left Germany I was an executive secretary for an advertising company. From 2009-2013 I was a Stampin Up demonstrator. I designed greeting cards for classes, organized and taught card making classes, and did all my paperwork. Mein Name ist Yvonne Brassat. Seit 11 Jahren lebe ich mit meiner Familie (Ehemann und 3 Kinder) in Michigan, USA. Ich bin gelernte Industriekauffrau. Bis zur Geburt meines zweiten Kindes habe ich als Sekretärin der Geschäftsleitung einer Werbeagentur gearbeitet. Es war ein kleineres Unternehmen, welches sich auf Werbung für Medikamente spezialisiert hatte.

$16.67 /hr
136 hours
4.99
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