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Why Project Seven?

We’re real people, and we talk to you like it. No hiding behind fancy jargon, no overcomplicating things.
You’ll always get real, straightforward answers from us, delivered with compassion and an underlying understanding of your business needs.
We understand what it means to be in business (we are too!), and so we want to make working with us as effortless and enjoyable as possible so you can focus on the things that matter most to your business.
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Our story

Like most small businesses, Project Seven started in 2020 with one person, a tonne of skill and a desire to serve. Now a team of 9 hand-picked professionals, the business has grown quickly as more and more business owners realise the value of delegating time-hungry non-core tasks.
Owner Elina Lechtchinski built the VA business from the ashes of a global pandemic. Originally called Right Hand Woman, Project Seven brings together the collective experience of over 60 years in administration, bookkeeping, customer service and project management. Bringing over 10 years of administrative finesse and a desire to help others succeed, Elina found her purpose. Being part of the small business journey and seeing the growth and development of her clients drives Elina and her team.
Elina’s dedicated and passionate team have infused their services with professionalism, consistency, and a service focus that retains customer loyalty.
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Our story

Like most small businesses, Project Seven started in 2020 with one person, a tonne of skill and a desire to serve. Now a team of 9 hand-picked professionals, the business has grown quickly as more and more business owners realise the value of delegating time-hungry non-core tasks.
Owner Elina Lechtchinski built the VA business from the ashes of a global pandemic. Originally called Right Hand Woman, Project Seven brings together the collective experience of over 60 years in administration, bookkeeping, customer service and project management. Bringing over 10 years of administrative finesse and a desire to help others succeed, Elina found her purpose. Being part of the small business journey and seeing the growth and development of her clients drives Elina and her team.
Elina’s dedicated and passionate team have infused their services with professionalism, consistency, and a service focus that retains customer loyalty.
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About Us

Welcome to Project Seven, your strategic partner in streamlining your business ops and admin. We go beyond traditional virtual assistant services to deliver admin, finance and marketing support solutions that help your business operate like a well oiled machine.

At Project Seven, we understand that running a business requires you to wear many hats which can be overwhelming and time consuming. We seek to understand what makes your business tick, so we can implement critical processes and take on key tasks to optimise efficiency, and keep the engine turning. We’ll be your dedicated team of managers, seamlessly handling everything from bookkeeping and appointment management to social media content development and marketing administration.

 By partnering with Project Seven, you gain access to a wealth of expertise and resources that
empower you to focus on what truly matters – growing your business. As experts in delivering
operational business support, let us level up how you do business.
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Our Values

Warmth
We embody approachability, empathy and inclusivity, fostering strong client relationships.
Partnership
We are proactive - we anticipated needs to drive greater outcomes for our clients.
Professionalism
Reliable, transparent and authentic in our approach, we ensure professionalism at every step.

Meet the Team

Elina

Managing Director
Strategy Design
SOP Creation
Operations Coordination
Reconciliations Back-up
Chief of all the things, Elina is quite partial to a poker game and some dark humour. In between networking and making endless cups of coffee, Elina keeps her hand in the operational side, offering expertise in reconciliation, creating SOPs, operations coordination and strategy design for small businesses.
Fun fact: Can pick locks!

Paij

Operations Manager
Client Management
HR and Recruitment
Marketing Strategy
Psychometric Assessment
2IC and All Things Daily Operations
A massive nerd, Paij loves getting stuck into new hobbies. Much like the time she spends casting glass art, she has a knack for seeing opportunity and crafting the blueprints to make the most of it. Despite being a big-picture thinker by nature, she keeps us all in shape with her eye for detail.
Fun Fact: Used to play competitive roller derby!

Jharna

Finance Client Partner
Payroll setup and processing
GST
AP/AR
MYOB /Xero 
Charts and Financial Dashboards
Every office has its pizza connoisseur and that would be Jharna, our accounts whizz. Clients rely on her for high-level bookkeeping skills and even chasing unpaid invoices for you.
Fun fact: A weapon on the dance floor, badminton court and in the kitchen.

Casey

Marketing Client Partner
Social Media Strategy
Illustration
Content Creation and Planning
Document Formatting
Meet Casey, a vivacious, friendly type with a chihuahua called ‘Taco’ amongst her many pets! A Social Media Society Member, Casey has spent more than 10 years honing her craft and offers up to date skill and knowledge.
Fun fact: Enjoys a bit of crochet. Specifically, cute little horror-movie characters. Freddy, Chucky, and Hannibal are so cute.

Mark

Graphic Designer
High-Level Graphic Design
Marketing Collateral
Brand Identity
We’ve brought Dan on board to respond to the need for brand identity skills and Dan’s your man for all things design and marketing. Partial to spaghetti and coffee (not at the same time…he’s not an animal!) Dan spends his spare time watching anime and playing video games.
Fun fact: Dan isn’t a pet owner, but three stray cats would beg to differ!

Sarah

Operational Client Partner
Reception
Email and Booking Management
Systems and Processes
Travel arrangements
Calendar Scheduling
Sarah is the caring/nurturing type that everyone needs in their lives, and this extends to her professional work as a VA/EA and Project Manager. Whatever it is, she’s got you. Hiking and playing her guitar are Sarah’s favourite pastimes.
Fun fact: Can bust out some funky moves on the dance floor under the right conditions

Justin

Operational Client Partner
Zoho
Calendar Scheduling
Customer Service
Tradie Specialist
Course Management
Systems and Processes
Justin is the Swiss-army knife of the team and “tradie specialist”, bringing over 20 years’ experience business administration, course creation and bookkeeping support to the table. 
Fun Fact: After clocking off you’ll find Justin on a nature walk or enjoying the latest in film and theatre.
Emily Virtual Office Manager Project7

Emily

Operational Client Partner
SOP Creation
Content Writing
EDMs
Email Management
Document Formatting
Emily recently grew a new human and plays ‘stepmum’ to seven hunting dogs. Emily serves our cients with a range of communication skills - you can’t accuse her of being stuck for words (something that came in handy in Hamilton’s theatre scene!)
Fun fact: This girl is an incredibly well-balanced human. Could it have something to do with all the surfing and skateboarding?
Emily Virtual Office Manager Project7

Shahzad

Finance Client Partner
Payroll Setup and Processing
GST
Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
MYOB/Xero/QuickBooks
Audits and Investigations
Shahzad is a night-owl and loves to be up well before the sunrise.
Fun fact: Coming soon.

Elina

Supporting your team and mine, making everyone’s lives easier!
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