SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Zirtual, the leading online service that matches U.S-based virtual assistants with busy professionals and small teams, today announced that it will be hiring more than a hundred full-time employees throughout the Pacific Coast. With the exception of California, the company will be opening virtual assistant positions principally in Nevada, as well as Washington, Oregon, and northern Idaho to serve its Zirtual for Teams clientele.
Zirtual has been providing a network of top-tier virtual executive assistant services since its launch in 2011 and has grown extensively in recent years due to its fusion of well-educated, highly trained Zirtual Assistants (ZAs) and remote work opportunities. The company makes a point to employ individuals with exceptional communication and administrative skills who understand how to collaborate with a team and also thrive working independently.
"We're one hundred percent committed to surpassing our clients' expectations," says Zirtual CEO and founder Maren Kate Donovan. "It's a very specific psychographic who are as detail-oriented and motivated by delivering extraordinary customer service as our ZAs."
The majority of Zirtual's employees are women who simply prefer working remotely outside of an office environment. Many have held previous positions in the corporate world and now prefer to work from home. All ZAs are thoroughly vetted through a seven-step hiring process and receive employee status as well as benefits.
The Zirtual for Teams ZA position is designed to support small teams through managing the minutia of their workloads so team members can focus on their big-picture projects and do what they do best. Instead of being swept up in day-to-day details, the team delegates tasks to a dedicated ZA who executes such duties as scheduling meetings, managing reports, and maintaining business documentation, among other administrative assignments.
"The Zirtual for Teams ZA position is an extremely important new part of our organization," says Donovan. "Many of our clients are entrepreneurs and innovators who are able to finally make headway with their dedicated ZA as their point person supporting the team. Our ZAs literally change their lives."
The Zirtual for Teams ZA position is ideally suited for individuals who have the ability to juggle multiple requests and deliver projects in a timely manner with superb accuracy. Zirtual emphasizes that high emotional intelligence (EQ) is a significant asset, as understanding both verbal and non-verbal cues is indispensable in managing differing personalities among teams.
As opposed to standard ZA requirements, a ZA who works for the Teams division will need project management and Excel capabilities as well as one to two years previous work experience in an administrative or team office environment.
Along with benefits and full-time employment, the Zirtual for Teams ZA position will offer a competitive pay of $14 per hour. For more information on Zirtual and the position, visit: https://www.zirtual.com/jobs/.
Zirtual (www.zirtual.com) is a services marketplace that matches busy professionals and entrepreneurs with vetted and trained, U.S.-based virtual executive assistants ("Zirtual Assistants," or ZAs). From solo entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 executives, Zirtual's clients choose from various monthly plans to have their own dedicated Zirtual Assistant. ZAs offer services to help professionals save time and boost productivity by performing a wide range of tasks, including different forms of online research, responding to emails, scheduling, event coordination, and much more. Zirtual also partners with various services in its Zirtual +Plus network to offer solutions for client needs from housekeeping to bookkeeping, meal delivery to content creation — all at special rates for Zirtual clients. 89% of ZAs are women and are primarily stay-at-home moms who value the flexibility to raise their families while engaging in the workforce. Zirtual is headquartered in downtown Las Vegas, financed by Tony Hsieh (CEO of zappos.com), VegasTechFund (www.vegastechfund.com), and Mayfield Fund, and is now a part of the Downtown Project effort. For more information about Zirtual and its services, please visit: www.zirtual.com.