What is a Virtual Assistant?

About Efficient PA

A Virtual Assistant (VA) is an experienced industry professional who works remotely, providing assistance with a wide variety of business support tasks and administrative support functions using the latest technology. 


The services of a Virtual Assistant are very much in demand during the current economic climate. More and more businesses are opting in to the benefits of hiring a VA using online services to maintain their profit margins as they recognise there are a great many benefits to hiring a Virtual Assistant.

By outsourcing their admin, businesses are able to concentrate on increasing revenues for their business.


For some, it may mean they benefit from increased leisure time or family time.  We are there to free up your busy time, to make time for you.

To learn about the benefits of working with a Virtual Assistant, visit our Benefits page.

Efficient PA is owned by Jane Mellor, with 30 years experience as a Secretary, PA and Marketing Manager within the engineering sector. 

Jane’s Efficient PA business is supported by a valuable team of associates with a wide range of skills.  More information available on request.

About Jane:

As a busy working mum, Jane graduated from University with a BA (Hons) in Business Studies.  Jane complimented her degree by adding a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing to her achievements.

Jane is passionate about her VA business  and is keen to add e-marketing to her skill set, which will benefit her clients.  

Always keen to keep up with new trends, she is currently studying for the Chartered Institute of Marketing's CAM Diploma in Digital Marketing.


Jane plans to complete the Diploma in Digital Marketing.

Through continuous professional development (CPD), Jane's goal is to achieve the accolade of Chartered Marketer.