Assistant Match has an existing client that focuses on streamlining business practices to be as productive as possible. Using a targeted, course driven curriculum they are needing assistance for social media community management. This is a small company that is ready to explode with growth and is looking for a dedicated Community/Launch Manager. The position is looking to start at 5-7 hours a week and could easily grow with the right person.
Job Description / Requirements:
· Manage aspects of a Facebook group by admitting new members
· Moderate group to align with community standards
· Invite targeted people to join the group
· Join other communities to promote the group
Assistant Match is searching for a virtual assistant to work with a global consulting firm. This role will start with assisting the CEO 10 hours per week, and may grow to take a larger role assisting the company as a whole.
Some of the responsibilities will include:
Managing systems for easy access / synching of schedules and calendars (outlook, teams, android, across time zones)
Researching information, reference material, images, tools
Identifying, testing and implementing digital solutions to enhance productivity the company while enhancing customer experience
Organizing content and Formatting Word and Power Point documents
Creating and formatting Excel spreadsheets
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Working with clients as a virtual assistant can be rewarding and provide you with more flexibility in your schedule. Set your client and yourself up for success by making feedback a priority!
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Many small business owners need help with tasks that will require someone with a background in web design or web maintenance, social media management, graphic design or even email marketing, however there are still plenty of outsourced tasks that require administrative experience.
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