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Currently I’m living in Place A, but I need a representative at Place B who will go there and perform work on my behalf. He will update me on the progress in Place B.

What is that person called?

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What kind of work for you? Many small trivial tasks? Act as your stand-in for important decisions as though it were you? Somewhere in between? 'Personal assistant' for the more trivial. Did a thesaurus give you any ideas? –  Mitch Apr 4 '13 at 12:08
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@Mitch is right: you really cannot choose a word without knowing what kind of work they would be doing. Aide, associate, deputy, drudge, employee, flunky, gofer, hireling, lackey, and subordinate all come to mind. –  tchrist Apr 4 '13 at 13:21

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There is also the word proxy, which is defined as:

  1. A person authorized to act for another; an agent or substitute.
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Representative itself might be appropriate. A possible alternative is agent.

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+1 Agent is best. An agent acts on your behalf, a representative represents you. Someone doing a job which doesn't interact with other people, isn't representing you but is still your agent. –  Ben Apr 4 '13 at 13:40

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