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Fi, Candidate

"I recently applied for a position through Oriel Partners and found Auria to be very helpful and supportive throughout the process. Auria had a really good understanding of what her client was looking for and took time to ensure that there was a good fit on both sides. It was a pleasure working with her."

Operations Director, Holtby Turner Executive Search

"We have been very impressed with the candidates Oriel Partners have presented to us during our contract PA assignment, they were carefully selected and ‘spot on.’ Olivia has worked very hard to ensure great communication throughout the process and has always gone the extra mile offering valuable, pragmatic advice and a very professional service. I can’t recommend Oriel Partners more, they have exceeded expectations and have secured a candidate who we feel is a perfect company fit as well as fulfilling our remit with regards to skills and ability. They will be our first port of call when we next come to recruit for an administrative role."

Senior Operations Executive, Sutton PR

"Oriel Partners did a great job in helping us find a new EA on very short notice. Auria and Olivia came to our office to meet me and get a feel for the company, and I felt like they were very attentive to our needs and genuinely interested in finding us a candidate that suited the business. They’ve been flexible, helpful and we would certainly work with them again!"

Head of HR, GAN plc

"I recently used the services of Oliva at Oriel Partners in our search for an Office Manager/HR Assistant.  Olivia immediately came across as professional, personable, flexible, responsive and very easy to work with.  She seemed to immediately understand our requirements and took the time to visit our offices to gain an understanding of the environment and culture within the business. I was very impressed with the overall quality of all candidates; Olivia knew them all well and they were a good fit for our vacancy. I felt that it was a true partnership with Olivia where we were working together to find the perfect candidate. I would highly recommend Olivia and Oriel Partners."

Private Secretary, Duke and Duchess of Wellington

"Auria and Oriel Partners helped us fill a key role working for a UK peer. It was easy and enjoyable, with minimum fuss working with Auria. She really grasped the importance of personality, as well as skill, in finding the right person for us. I will definitely use Oriel for our future recruitment needs."

Emily B, Candidate

"I have recently placed a dream job in London, all thanks to the amazing work provided by Oriel Partners. Olivia is an amazing recruiter who is not only incredible at her job, an extremely professional and friendly person making the whole process of finding a new role so much easier. The whole process from start to finish was efficient and stress free, which I was worried about as still in employment whilst searching for my next job. I will be recommending to anyone who is looking for a new role and wants the process to be a positive experience."

Phoebe S, Candidate

"It has been an absolute pleasure to work with Olivia at Oriel during my job search. I felt like she really took the time to get a feel for what I was looking for and had a fantastic insight into how I could make best use of my skills and experience. The calibre of clients Olivia works with has been consistently brilliant and she has offered great pre and post interview support."

Amy E, Candidate

"I recently moved back to the UK from Zimbabwe in December 2018. Both, completely different environments when it comes to not only looking for a job but one that just fits. Within an hour of me showing interest in one role, I was contacted by Oriel Partners. They we're on the ball from the start! We met the following day for a meet and greet and I had an interview for the advertised job role, two days later. They took the time to get to know me, gauged as to what I was looking for and recommended roles they thought I fit best. The fear of job hunting in a new city was washed away. Thank you for your support Auria & Olivia. "

Niké O, Candidate

"It has been an absolute pleasure to work with Olivia at Oriel during my job search. I felt like she really took the time to get a feel for what I was looking for and had a fantastic insight into how I could make best use of my skills and experience. The calibre of clients Olivia works with has been consistently brilliant and she has offered great pre and post interview support."

Jenna H, Candidate

"Oriel Partners is without a doubt the best recruitment agency in London! I was looking for a support role within a relaxed but professional company with a wonderful working environment and culture. Olivia was able to provide several interviews with brilliant companies that ticked all the boxes. Thank you so much for taking the time to really listen and understand what I was looking for. I know how much the recruitment process can leave people feeling doubtful, drained, upset and uncertain - well look no further than Oriel Partners - they know exactly what they are doing, and I trusted them during the entire process! Olivia really took the time to make me feel good about myself as I was lacking in confidence during my job search and interview process. This genuine and caring approach was such a big stand out with Oriel Partners. Thank you again."

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Virtual Assistant Recruitment in

As companies around the world begin to embrace remote working, virtual assistants have never been more in demand. As well as enabling you to operate in an agile way, you’ll have access to a much wider pool of talent by hiring virtually. We work with some of the best VAs out there today and can match you with the perfect fit for your business.

  • Flexible — From part-time VAs to permanent positions, we cover all requirements.
  • Versilitle — Our candidates are highly skilled and can assist with a variety of responsibilities.
  • Consultative — We listen attentively to your needs before introducing our candidates.
  • Experienced — Our client base comprises boutique firms and larger high-end brands.
  • Transparent — We communicate openly while respecting confidentiality.
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Initial consultation with the client

To get a clear understanding of your ideal candidate, we’ll arrange a consultation with you to find out exactly what your needs and requirements are. We’re happy to meet at your office or another meeting space (we can also host a virtual meeting if it’s more convenient).

Initial consultation with the VIRTUAL ASSISTANT client


Following the initial consultation, your senior VA recruitment consultant will advertise the VA role within our extensive network of potential candidates as well as externally. We understand that time is a valuable commodity and will shortlist appropriate candidates quickly.



Every potential candidate undergoes a comprehensive interview process with us first; we focus on their skills, motivations and ambitions. We’ll only forward the most appropriate CVs and these are specifically tailored to align with the requirements of the role in question.

Interviewing potential VIRTUAL ASSISTANTs


As soon as you’ve found the perfect VA candidate for the position, we’ll reach out to them, secure a response and arrange the necessary documentation. Alternatively, we can continue the search on your behalf and present you with a revised shortlist.


VA Recruitment FAQs

Common questions companies requiring a VA ask us about our service. For more information about our process, please get in touch.

What are the main benefits of hiring a virtual assistant?

Virtual assistant wanted? Virtual PA required? Hiring a virtual assistant can help you decrease office space costs and allow you to focus on your firm’s core operations. All our virtual assistants are highly trained and skilled when it comes to using remote collaboration and video conferencing applications.

What sets Oriel Partners apart from other virtual assistant recruitment agencies in the UK?

Some virtual assistant recruiters are more akin to job boards, listing roles and forwarding CVs to clients without conducting necessary checks and interviewing. At Oriel Partners, we treat our virtual assistant candidates with the same care as our in-house PAs.

Is it possible to hire a virtual assistant who can come to the office occasionally?

Absolutely. Whatever your requirements, we’ll do our best to find someone who fits. Our network is made up of a wide variety of virtual assistant candidates; some operate entirely remotely whereas others are flexible and can travel to your office when needed.

Is it possible to hire a virtual assistant with a specific set of skills through your virtual assistant agency?

Yes, some virtual assistants are former personal assistants and executive assistants whereas others come from different backgrounds and have experience in marketing and social media too. We hire for all verticals and support positions, so do get in touch.

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Virtual Assistant Opportunities

Feel free to take a look at some of the virtual assistant roles we’re advertising at the moment and get a feel for the type of information we typically include in our job descriptions.

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We would love to hear from you and see how we can help. Please either fill out our contact form or get in touch directly using the details below. Please be assured that all enquiries will be handled in the strictest of confidence.

For candidates, please send a copy of your CV to info@orielpartners.co.uk

0207 101 9229

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