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.


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.

Last updated: April 1, 2015
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Linie K.

Linie K.

Virtual Assistant and Transcription Proffessional

Kenya - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 5

I am a highly skilled and competent individual looking to provide quality and professional administrative assistance, transcription and web research services for you and your business. Having gained and developed an impressive skill set through my work experience as a cyber cafe manager and later as a full time freelancer working on different freelancing platforms. I am well organized, focused, keen on details, honest, hard working and a fast learner who needs no supervision in getting things done. My computer skills include proficiency in Excel, Word, Access, Quick books, adobe photoshop, adobe illustrator, and a lot more. My promise to every client is that I will deliver timely and top quality results on all the projects that I am engaged in.

$5.56 /hr
208 hours
Nicole thea F.

Nicole thea F.

Personal/Virtual Assistant, Graphic Designer, Tran...

Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7

Majored in Bachelor of Science in Information Systems, I learned time management and self-organization. Have knowledge in IS management, business process, project management and quality systems. I also have some experiences on basic web designing esp. on front-end (CSS, HMTL, &PHP). I had several experiences on data entry jobs, transcription: transcribing and proofreading, researching/collecting contact information, and designing. I enjoy editing and designing. I am do graphic designing on T-shirts, logos, newsletters, banners, etc. I am motivated and diligent to learn new things, willing to train, and to develop my skills learned from my schooling. And my goal is to deliver successful work by deadline and to bring my best efforts to the job/project.You can contact me with an assurance of a quick response. I am looking forward to working with you here at Odesk.

$4.00 /hr
172 hours
Christine Krissa Herrera

Christine Krissa Herrera

Virtual Assistant/ Translator/ Data Entry/ Transcr...

Philippines - Last active: 11/09/2014 - Tests: 3

I am a Registered Nurse seeking an entry level job (translator jobs - Tagalog to English or English - Tagalog; Data Entry; Transcription; Virtual Assistant). I can apply my skills that I have learned from being a nurse (interpersonal skills, time management, multitasking)

$3.33 /hr
58 hours
Cyrus Azenga

Cyrus Azenga Agency Contractor

Virtual Assistant/Freelance Writing/Personal Assis...

Kenya - Last active: 10 hours ago - Tests: 3

Am an effective and efficient accountant/virtual assistant/marketer with great skills in Finance, Accounting, Quickens, Quick books, Banking, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Administration support, Research, Internet Marketing, Data entry, transcription and Freelance Writing. I have great communication skills in both written and spoken English. My dedicated professionalism will bring together your vision and ideas into reality. It gives me great pleasure after honest work is done.

Associated with: Swift Network
$5.56 /hr
1,069 hours
Diane Loise Lim

Diane Loise Lim Agency Contractor

Virtual Assistant, Data Entry, Transcription, SEO,...

Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 12

I have been working here in oDesk for 3 years now and have experienced working on different areas like SEO, Google Plus or Places Optimization, Social media Marketing, Virtual Assistant, Lead Generation, Web Research, Audio and Video Transcription, Article and Content Writing. I embrace any job opportunities similar to the ones mentioned above but I am also open to any new working venture as I am willing to be trained if necessary and I appreciate new learning to broaden my knowledge and horizon. I'm flexible in terms of any technical aspect and I can work full time. I work with less supervision and I strive to give an effective and productive result in whatever I do.

$3.50 /hr
3,227 hours
Jessica Olsen

Jessica Olsen

Native English, Virtual Assistant, Transcription

United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 9

I own a business called Olsen Virtual Assistance. I help out business owners that need task/projects completed and just do not have the time to complete themselves. I also take the place of needing to hire another employee. I will give estimates on projects needing completing and will get them done in a timely and professional manner. I work hard for my clients and try to take some of the burdens away from their everyday work they might have to do. You can message me on here or at to get started. I have been working for 2 years being a Virtual Assistant. Handling email correspondence with clients and complaints. I have also been setting schedule books and making calls to remind clients of their appointments. I have been writing documents that the company CEO's have needed done quickly. I work with a few real estate agents, contacting clients and agents about listings. Managing to do list and calendar meetings. Researching listings and using many different websites for tasks. Also keeping social media sites up to date with articles and current events in real estate market in the area. If interested in the list of websites, please message. I have also taken .mp3 and other audio clips and transcribed them in Microsoft Word Documents. I am fast at typing at around 55 wpm. I type everything I hear and if I can not understand from low voice or different language I will note time stamps and will continue when I am able to hear them or understand again. I will also review the tape and my document before sending it back to the client. I always get the job done in a timely manner.

$11.11 /hr
243 hours
Wang Suqin

Wang Suqin

Professional Chinese Translator & virtual assistan...

China - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 4

I'm a freelancer born and raised in China, and I'm also a professional Chinese translator, with 6 years' experience in translation field, I can do perfect translation between English and Chinese. Over the past 6 years, I've translated various kinds of documents regarding different topics for clients all over the world. As an dedicated translator and interpreter, I always pay extra attention to the details, because I know that I build up my reputation on Odesk by the translations I’ll deliver to my clients. I never use machine translation, all my work is done manually in a fast and accurate attitude, as quality and efficiency are always my goals.

$22.22 /hr
187 hours
Rossella Cantatore

Rossella Cantatore

Travel Planner and Holiday Consultant - Talented V...

Italy - Last active: 4 days 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
Amanda H.

Amanda H.

Dedicated Administrative Assistant & Customer Care...

United States - Last active: 30 days ago - Tests: 10

Hi, there! I am a native Floridian, and a freelance administrative support and customer care specialist. I bring the dependability and expertise of an executive assistant to you when and where you need it most, as well as provide stellar support and complaint resolution for your clients. WHAT I CAN DO FOR YOU Want to offer your customers top-notch support? That’s where I come in. Need some online research or data entry done? I’m here to help. Need help with appointment scheduling or calendar management? Let me at it. Bottom line - you save time and become more productive! PERSONALIZED ASSISTANCE I find that the best way to complete a project is to customize my work to your needs. I offer many services to best assist you: Scheduling and Calendar Management Email Writing and Handling Research Projects Data Entry Customer Care Phone Support Travel Planning Social Media Management Purchasing and Order Processing Letter and Report Writing Editing and Proofreading EXPERIENCE = PEACE OF MIND With over 10 years of administrative assistance and customer support expertise under my belt, I can offer you the remote assistance that will allow you to concentrate on running your business, while giving you the confidence of knowing that your needs are being expertly handled. GET YOUR MONEY’S WORTH I believe in getting the most out of any service that is provided to me, and I expect you to feel the same way. That’s why I offer a 100% money back guarantee on all of the work that I do for you. WHAT’S NEXT? Let’s get together and discuss just how I can help you. I believe in promptly responding to all inquiries, and make an effort to do so within the hour. All my thanks (and looking forward to working with you!), Amanda

$15.00 /hr
167 hours
Ana covadonga A.

Ana covadonga A.

Administrative assistant, travel planner and spani...

Spain - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 7

Experienced administrative worker, well organized and customer focus. My studies were in the Tourism field, majoring in languages. Spanish is my mother tongue, I speak fluently English and French, and I have knowledge of Dutch and German. I had different Tourism assignments, but nowadays I work as Service Level Manager for an american IT company. If I can give you any assistance with administrative tasks, translations into Spanish, vacation planning or tourism advice. do not hesitate to contact me.

$20.00 /hr
211 hours