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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Jake A.

Jake A.

Virtual Assistant/Blog Writing/Data Entry/Social M...

Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5

My main objective is to assure my clients to give an outstanding results, long term relationship, and professionalism to my work. From Microsoft application, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, to Photo/Video editing, to Blog-writing/Blog-commenting, article writing/submission, data entry, Social Media manipulating and marketing such as (Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo and Linkedin), and Online Purchasing and Ordering (Lazada, Ebay, Amazon). Team player, hardworking, fast learner, exciting to work with, passionate and eager to learn new things. I can communicate well in English language to assure good service to clients. My priority is to leave my clients 100% satisfied with my work.

$3.50 /hr
53 hours
5.00
Maricar S.

Maricar S.

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

Philippines - Last active: 1 day 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
9,636 hours
4.97
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
William G.

William G.

Dutch Translator/SEO/Community Management/Virtual...

United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - 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
407 hours
4.99
Julieta Cestari

Julieta Cestari

Virtual Assistance and Translations

Argentina - Last active: 2 days 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
4,540 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
Martina P.

Martina P.

Italian native translator

Italy - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 1

I'm Italian mother tongue, fluent in English and Mandarin, with good (and continuously improving) knowledge of Spanish. As an Italian native, I can also count on the benefits of a strong background in etymology and linguistics, thanks to my classical studies at high school, where I was specifically introduced to Latin and ancient Greek. I got a degree in languages at the University of Venice, where I learned to translate from English and Chinese to my mother tongue. I spent 2 years working in China for an Italian company where, among other secretarial duties, I was responsible for the translation of company documents from Italian to both English and Chinese, including: business emails, supply contracts, product brochures, quality manual, work procedures and instructions, etc. I also have several experiences teaching English as a second language. I've been working as a freelance since 2012, mainly in the translation field, and recently joined oDesk.

$20.00 /hr
165 hours
5.00
Ariane A

Ariane A

Expert Writer / Professional Voice Talent / Creati...

Philippines - Last active: 13 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
Kari Busard

Kari Busard

Professional Instructional Designer and Training F...

United States - Last active: 12 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
Amiee H.

Amiee H.

Transcriptionist - VA - Superlative Service

United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 9

Stop here for a fantastic transcriptionist who makes YOU look good on paper! Whatever you've recorded - dissertation interviews, lectures, brainstorming sessions, conferences, meetings, workshops, video sales pitches and tutorials, voicemails, an upcoming presentation or your next eBook - I can get your audio into written format and ready to travel onwards toward its final destination. Your audio content is a reflection on your project and so is the transcription of it. Choose someone who works as hard as you do: - Dedicated, full-time transcriptionist with professional software and equipment - Native English speaker who fears no dialect of her mother tongue - Fantastic spelling, grammar and formatting skills - Friendly and accommodating, with sharp ears and fast hands - My transcriptions look great with or without the audio - I care about your privacy and will sign an NDA to that effect My goal is to deliver to you high-quality transcripts that inspire us both. You can trust me to treat your project with kid gloves while delivering 100% of the time on your expectations. Check my portfolio to see examples of how great your content is going to look. I am often open to negotiating flat fees for bigger projects or regular clients. Please know, however, that my rate is quite fair for the industry. Poor recordings, more than two speakers, additional editing or excessive formatting can cost a little or a lot more, depending on your needs. I can give you an accurate estimate if you send me your audio. I look forward to speaking with you!

$20.00 /hr
135 hours
5.00