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Virtual Assistants make up to $32,613/yr on Average according to Glassdoor. Job type can vary from part time to full time, in-person or remote, but one thing remains, all virtual assistants require some fundamental skills which I will discuss in this post.
Here are 10 must have skills to become a successful virtual assistant.
Good Communication: Every virtual assistant must be able to communicate seamlessly in the language on the employer, The Ability to communicate is one of the most important skills for virtual assistants.
Organization : A good virtual assistant must be organized and must be able to lead a new client on how they work.
Basic Computer Skills: If you are working as a virtual assistant, you will need basic computer knowledge and must be internet and software savvy.
Savvy researcher: you may be required to research products or services and savvy research skill comes in handy.
Knowledge of G-Suite: google calendar, google docs, google sheet are some important applications a virtual assistant should know.
Social Media Management: Virtual assistants must be able to manage the top tier social media channels, facebook, twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, youtube.
Task Scheduling: A good virtual assistant is able to schedule task, and ensure that tasks do not exceed deadlines
Email Management: Virtual assistants may be required to manage employers email and also use email marketing platforms such as mail chimp to send out email campaigns.
Good Writing Skill : Virtual assistants must horn their writing skill as they will be communicating with clients via email.
Office Suite Applications: Microsoft word, excel, powerpoint are the major office suite applications used by virtual assistants, and a good virtual assistant should be able to use office suite.
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What do you think is the most important skill for a virtual assistant ?