Archive: Job post for virtual assistant

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Here’s the job position that I posted on oDesk. Got good results!

Subject: Virtual assistant needed for appointment setting, following up after events, managing social media, etc.

Job Description
I am looking for an administrative assistant to help me manage my calendar, follow up with people after events, draft sales letters / proposals, manage social media, analyze data, and handle miscellaneous research requests. Proficiency with Google Calendar, Microsoft Excel/OpenOffice.org (especially pivot tables / data pilots and charts), Google Analytics, Facebook, Twitter, and WordPress is required. Evernote, HTML, CSS, and some Javascript experience is a plus. Drawing skills and experience with illustration software (ex: Gimp, Inkscape) is also a plus.

Contractor requirements
You need to be able to speak, read, and write perfect English (native speaker preferred, but not required). You must also be familiar with the following software: Microsoft Office / OpenOffice.org, Dropbox, and Skype.

How to apply
To show your attention to detail, please start and end your application with the keyword “Orange”. In the rest of your cover letter, please reply back with your experience with the software and tasks.  Please include references that I can review as well as samples of e-mail correspondence you’ve written to schedule appointments or follow up on events.

About the company
I
‘m working on learning more about business. So far, consulting is going great, and I think I might have another viable business idea. I need help so that I can make sure things get done!

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