Skills & Services

I can help with some of those tasks that don't seem to find their way off of the to-do list:

  • Updating documentation such as contracts
  • Compiling existing information into easy to use spreadsheets
  • Data entry
  • Market research
  • Database updates
  • Sourcing products and suppliers
  • Investigating software options
  • Transcription services from audio and video
  • Online market research
  • Competitor research
  • PowerPoint presentation preparation
  • Recruitment from job advertisement to CV filtering and telephone interviews.
  • Arranging candidate interviews
  • Preparation of job specs and adverts
  • Posting job ads
  • Inbox management of applications and enquiries
  • Collation of job ad responses
  • Requesting customer testimonials
  • CV writing
Day to day admin:

  • Email inbox management and filtering
  • Crafting email invitations
  • Responding to email enquiries
  • Setting appointments/diary management
  • Setting up conference calls
  • Accommodation and travel booking
  • Recording conference call minutes
  • Typing up handwritten notes
  • Scanning and filing expenses
  • Preparing and issuing meeting minutes
  • Preparing and issuing meeting agendas
  • Creation of reports
  • Create and send invoices
  • Social media management
  • Web content updates
And more... please ask if you have a specific task which isn't on this list. If you'd like to know more about how I work with existing clients, you can find case studies in my blog.
With a background in Marketing over the last 15+ years I can offer marketing support in the shape of the following:

  • Database cleansing
  • Social media account set up
  • On going social media management
  • Copywriting for web and print
  • Blog writing
  • Editing
  • Proofreading
  • Press release copy and submission
  • Content management system updates
  • Event venue research
  • Sourcing suppliers for event support
  • Email campaigns - preparation, segmentation and send/reporting
  • Briefing suppliers
  • Website content updates
  • Integrated marketing campaigns
  • Implementing marketing processes/CRM touchpoints
  • Directory listings
  • Sourcing suppliers for website and digital advertising
  • Sourcing and briefing photographers
  • Sourcing designers
  • Planning and coordinating photoshoots
  • Overseeing photoshoots
  • Ordering and filing imagery
  • Project management of signage installations
  • Implementing loyalty schemes
  • Project management of logo and branding projects
  • Overseeing production or branded merchandise and clothing

I have experience with a variety of web CMS platforms from Wordpress to Magento, Wix, Prestashop and Joomla.

I have used numerous email campaign systems including Mailchimp, Dotmailer and ForFront.

For anything specific which I can't help with I am lucky to have a network of suppliers and contacts I have built up over the years who I can call upon for advice and introduce to clients if the project requires.

Please ask if you have a specific task in mind which isn't on this list. If you'd like to know more about how I work with existing clients, you can find case studies in my blog.

As a Virtual Assistant, I can provide services to support your in-house marketing team. I have experience client-side and agency-side, from marketing to social media and project management and marketing projects (websites and events to print projects).

Industries in which I have worked in marketing teams:

  • Recruitment
  • Software
  • Consultancy
  • Non Profit
  • Healthcare
  • Aesthetics/Skin Care/Beauty
  • Coaching - various
  • Manufacturing
  • Catering Equipment
  • Education
  • Marketing/digital agency
  • Automotive
  • Estate Agency
  • Youth work/volunteering
  • Professional Services
  • B2B Distribution

And more… please just ask.

If you feel that you could benefit from the freelance support of a virtual assistant with a marketing specialism to help your marketing function to keep on top of things please get in touch. I will happily work on a project basis, or on going. I offer pay as you go rates invoiced at month end. I have experience of covering marketing campaigns during periods of recruitment, holiday cover, maternity leave and supporting during busy seasons with strategy, tactics, project management, campaign planning, content collation, production and deliverables.

Services offered are discreet, I have professional indemnity insurance and an up to date DBS check.

Virtual Assistant Gemma Gibbard

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