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
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Kari Busard

Kari Busard

Professional Instructional Designer and Training F...

United States - Last active: 5 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
Pandora H.

Pandora H.

Project Management / Internet Marketing

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 19 - Portfolio: 7

My primary focus is offering a range of project management services to Internet Entrepreneurs and Internet Marketing Agencies. My on-site experience in high level administrative, project management, and internet marketing have allowed me to take these skills to remote clients and offer a large range of skills that are an asset to clients who need long term professional assistance. My core skills are: - Team Leadership and Management (Day-to-Day Managing, Project Tracking, Reporting, Hiring) - Digital Data Management and Organization (Solutions for Shared, Organized File Systems) - Project and Business Planning (Proposals, Budgets, Service Packages) - Marketing and Campaign Strategies (Research, Demographics, Digital Marketing Solutions) - Client and Customer Service (Email, Voice, Helpdesk) - Process and Procedure Development and Training (SOP's, Training Guides & Videos) I have a full suite of office software applications including: MS Office 2010 Adobe Creative Suite CS4 Teamviewer 9 Skype Google Drive Dropbox

$26.00 /hr
551 hours
4.98
Yulia Maltseva

Yulia Maltseva

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

United States - Last active: 21 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
Marta Lewis

Marta Lewis

Personal Business Assistant

United States - Last active: 4 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
XinYin Qin

XinYin Qin

Translator, Sales/Marketing Expert,MBA,ERP Expert

China - Last active: 10 hours ago - Tests: 74 - Portfolio: 59

Professional Translator. Professional Business and Technical Translation Expert. Best Skills on Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese translation. Good Culture Background knowledge : China Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. Best Skills on Marketing and Outbound Sales Best Network and Resource to Expand Your Business in China mainland. Include Online Business Promotion & Offline Business, Such as All Kinds of Out-Sourcing Marketing , iOS or Android App marketing and etc. Low Cost, High Quality Customer and Considerable Market Share Get For You. Market Research Expert for Web Research, Sourcing, Cold Calling Help you to find most valuable information and supplier in China. A Good Sourcing Agent in China. Customer Service Expert A Best Virtual Assistant. Best Assistant to Localize Your Business in China Mainland & Hong Kong. Database Expert, Best Skills on SQL Server 2012. Business Intelligence Professional

$20.00 /hr
2,523 hours
4.96
Jamin C.

Jamin C.

Determined Fast and Reliable

United States - Last active: 10 hours 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
6,604 hours
4.72
Courtney Phillips

Courtney Phillips

Expert Administrative Assistant, Writer & People P...

United States - Last active: 6 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
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
4,512 hours
4.99
JEWEL AHMMED

JEWEL AHMMED

Wordpress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Web / Email Serv...

Bangladesh - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

I am expert in Wordpress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Web / Email Server Linux & Windows, Website Migration / Transfer Etc. I developed many high quality web applications using these. I have 4 years work experience in using PHP & MySQL database. Also, I have worked with many types of Web Server & Mail Server. So, I have strong knowledge about all Server/Hosting related issue. I will provide the Quality, the Communication, and the Service that you need for your project to be successful. Effective communication with you by Phone, Email, and Skype is an essential part of building a long-term working relationship. I look forward to building a good working relationship. Thank You. JEWEL AHMMED

$15.00 /hr
225 hours
5.00
Pedro Borges

Pedro Borges

Writer, translator, love to cook.

Portugal - Last active: 2 days 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
4,496 hours
4.73