- London, GB
- £7 /hr
- Available now
I offer a translation service from Spanish or Portuguese into English, copy writing, proofreading and transcription services all at reasonable rates. I am also available for PRmore...I offer a translation service from Spanish or Portuguese into English, copy writing, proofreading and transcription services all at reasonable rates. I am also available for PR and Events, administrative and project management assistance.
I have expertise in project management of world film premieres and press film screenings, events logistics, writing marketing literature and translation, with a natural flair for languages and connecting with people from all different backgrounds and countries.
Area Covered: London and Greater London
Work Experience Summary: Highly organised, conscientious and efficient postgraduate with seven years' experience gained across communications, events management and bilingual administration for the entertainment and travel industry sectors.
I've spent the last two years working as a Bilingual Assistant for a Venezuelan family. In my spare time I have tutored a student of Translation at Middlesex University, subtitled a documentary on Columbians living in London and provided a regular proofreading service for a student of nursing at King's College London.
As Press Manager at Entertainment Film Distributors many of my duties were administrative. These included:
arranging all aspects of internal and external meetings including drafting meeting agendas, booking the room and writing up meeting minutes
organising press film screenings including creating and sending out invitations, booking
screening rooms and catering
monitoring, collating and filing press cuttings
creating and maintaining new excel databases of press contact details, preferences and premiere list information
overseeing the storage of electronic press kits and trailers
From my experience at Hosteltrail I have excellent oral and written communication skills in Spanish, Portuguese and English. I am an open and warm person with the ability to communicate with people from any background.
As Press Manager I would regularly speak to a range of different people; from members of the press, film actors\' publicists, Executives at New Line Cinema, Westminster Council to members of the public. I therefore understand that there are different levels of communication required and that it is necessary to adapt register and tone according to the audience.
I have undertaken the coordination of a number of world film premieres each with over 1600 guests reporting directly to the MD of the company. This work included:
bringing the different factions of the overall premiere team together to discuss the strategy
the booking of a sufficient number of Police and Security for the size of event
booking the red carpet, barriers and coordinating any external events
monitoring the progress of the event using Excel spreadsheets in order to highlight any potential problems
coordinating the invitation, RSVP, seating and ticketing process
monitoring the guest list on the red carpet
being available for all enquiries at any hour within a high pressure environment
I have writing and proofreading experience from both my time with Hosteltrail and from my MA in Translation.
I have experience of drafting press releases as Press Manager at Entertainment Film Distributors.
I have an inquisitive mind and I put this into action during an extensive research project into Quechua folklore as part of my MA.
A committed and diligent team member:
Drawing on my career experience I have the organisational skills and hard-working and conscientious attitude necessary to contribute effectively to all types of task.
Most Recent Translation History
November 2011 – September 2012
Translation Tutor Middlesex University
Language tutor to a student of the MA in Theory and Practice of Translation
December 2011 – February 2012
Subtitler and Transcriber Rebecca Ioannou – Freelance Producer
Transcription and subtitling of documentary on Colombians living in London
Translator MarketCast: Film Market Research Company
Various projects translating and quality assessing Spanish language questionnaires
Quechua Folkloric Tales - Middlesex University
10,000 word translation of seven Quechua folktales
Hosteltrail.com - Latin America's major online travel guide
Translation of standard email templates from English into Portuguese
Andes Centrales Expediciones - Argentine-run expedition company based in Mendoza
Translation of Home, Trekking and Expedition pages of website from Spanish into English
Education Summary: Middlesex University September 2009 - July 2010
MA Theory and Practice of Translation
University of Bristol 2000 - 2004
BA in Modern Languages, Spanish and Portuguese; 2:1
Translator/Proofreader/PR and Events Manager