A Virtual Assistant is an independent contractor that specialises in offering remote administrative services, usually from their own home office.
Tradie – you’re up to your eyeballs in paperwork, invoices, quoting, customers not paying and you’re not getting enough time to get on the tools.
Sole trader or partnership – you’re running the business yourself, trying to cover sales, marketing, reception, admin, accounts, compliance and there’s just not enough hours in the day to get it all done.
WAHM – you’re an entrepreneurial small business owner juggling your growing business along with your family and your home. You’re spending more and more time staying on top of admin tasks to instead of interacting with your customers and creating your unique product.
Small/Medium business – you run a tight ship but your Office Manager is going on leave soon, you’re concerned about the impact of the office work being unattended.
Executive – your role is growing and you need someone on call to execute your events, manage your diary, plan your travel and itinerary, create that PowerPoint presentation or keep on top of your emails.
Maybe your business has grown but you’re not quite ready to hire another staffer, you’d appreciate the flexibility of having someone on hand for a few hours each week/fortnight/month.
Maybe you’re in need of some promotional activity to bring in new work but you don’t know how to design a flyer or create a campaign on Facebook.
Maybe you have a project in mind to kick-start a new phase in your business’ growth but you don’t have time to do the research.
Maybe your business is new and you need some help to get systems in place and a website and social media up and running.