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Typical Virtual Assistant duties

What does one of our Virtual Assistants typically do every day?

Being a Virtual Assistant is different for everyone, and changes with each client's needs - but here's a basic overview of what you might expect to be responsible for as a Virtual Assistant:

  • - Communicating via our website, email, Whatsapp, text, phone or video
  • - Sorting email and generally managing inboxes
  • - Managing and arranging calendars
  • - Writing, formatting and editing documents
  • - Handling general administration
  • - Sorting expenses, invoices or other documents
  • - Arranging travel and booking accommodation
  • - Communicating with customers or suppliers
  • - Posting to social media
  • - Using systems, software and apps including CRM systems
  • - Making calls, following-up and representing your client's company
  • - Doing data entry
  • - Taking minutes and transcribing audio
  • - Researching services, suppliers or companies
  • - We also have lots of clients who require basic support with marketing, writing, and social media.

Here are some traits that make a great Virtual Assistant:

  • - Working with between 3 and 6 clients at the same time
  • - Switching between different tasks and responsibilities
  • - Being proactive and seeking regular work from clients, rather than waiting to be asked
  • - Being available to respond throughout your working hours
  • - Responding quickly to emails, texts, chats or calls
  • - Making sure work is done to a high standard and quickly putting right any issues

Is becoming a freelance Virtual Assistant right for you?

Use your experience to earn $11-$17* per hour from the comfort of your own home.

What are the benefits of being a Virtual Assistant with Time etc?

No need to go out and find clients, we'll bring them to you
All the help you need, any time - you're never on your own
Do all the work in one place in our dashboard
No worrying about getting paid - we guarantee your payments

Do you meet these requirements?

You have at least 8 years relevant experience
You have experience working from home
You're available during the working day
You're happy with fees of $11 per hour to start
You're based in the US
You have a PC, Laptop or Mac

It might not be for you if...

Being a Virtual Assistant isn't right for everyone.

You need a full-time or guaranteed income
You're looking for a temporary income
You don't want to build long-term relationships in order to receive work

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As a freelance Virtual Assistant, once you're up and running you'll also need to hold Professional Liability insurance.

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