Highly experienced Croatian translator and virtual assistant
Highly experienced (15+ years) native Croatian speaking freelance translator with American high school diploma, Cambridge Council of Europe C1 level English Certificate, Cambridge Business English Certificate Vantage and university degree in economics, field international business.
20 years of working experience in sales, business management, foreign trade, key account management, CRM and customer support.
Translator of various business contracts, financial statements and reports, business presentations, catalogues, web pages, marketing related documents, case studies, investment studies and many other business, accounting and finance related documents.
Other translating fields: paper industry, IT industry (laptops, printers, toner and ink jet cartridges and other office consumables), steel industry (thermal insulated roof and wall steel panels, steel construction), tourism and travel, marketing (leaflets, brochures, catalogues), various business contracts, insurance, banking, work safety, ecology, sustainable growth, food inudstry, food declarations and others.
I have two Cambridge English Certificates: Council of Europe LEVEL C1 and Business English Certificate (BEC) Level Vantage.
Being a native Croatian speaker, my main translating directions are English-Croatian and Croatian-English.
Besides very high command in English, I have also advanced command in German and Itallian.
Other translating directions: Itallian-Cro, German-Cro, Ital.-Engl., German-English.
Besides living in USA for one year, I have also lived in Italy for six months.
Having worked for several years as brand and product manager for Croatia for Fabriano Italy art, office and drawing papers and Epson printers (Epson subsidiary responsible for Croatia based in Italy) and intensive contacts and regular visits to Italy have also contributed to a very good command of italian language.
In the last three years, having been working intensively for several Croatian companies doing business in Germany and Austria and working as virtual assistant specialized for online marketing and sales support, I have gained high command of German as well.
The most important translation project: translation and localization (from English to Croatian) of approximately 100.000 words of e-learning material, practice and textbooks for European business competence licence (EBCL).
I am certified trainer and evaluator for the internationally recognized business management program EBCL (European business competence licence) - more details on www.ebcl.eu.
Flexible, reliable, highly experienced business and office assistant with 20 years of working experience (16 YEARS WORKING EXPERIENCE IN IT INDUSTRY) in international business environment with highly advanced following skills:
Advanced MS WORD, MS EXCEL, MS OFFICE, WINDOWS XP, WINDOWS 8.1, ACCESS, POWERPOINT, accounting and invoicing softwares
Advanced skills in accounting, marketing, sales, business and financial analysis, backoffice support, customer support, CRM, business administration, invoicing, e-mail and file management, translation of business documents and written presentations, consecutive translation of business meetings and presentations, project management, WRITING BUSINESS PROPOSALS, RICH EXPERIENCE IN INTRODUCTION, LAUNCHING AND BOOSTING SALES OF A NEW PRODUCTS OR BRANDS TO THE MARKET.
Strengths: (these are my most important attributes)
flexibility, reliability, experience, punctuality, performance quality, determination to getting the job well done.
Absolute level of customer satisfaction orientation and respect for delivery terms and high sensibility to job and customers requirements.
Accustomed to work under pressure and to meet tight delivery deadlines without jeopardizing the quality.