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From websites to personal letters, a professional translator can help you reach out to potential customers in their own language or learn what someone else is trying to communicate to you. Some of the most common translation languages are Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, but you can find a professional translator for any language into English, or vice versa.

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  1. Sigbjørn Hovda

    Sigbjørn Hovda

    Norwegian senior translator and marketer

    Norway - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    Specialised in the fields of marketing, IT, finance and business with particularly strong expertise in technology, consumer electronics, software/video games and investor relations. I also provide marketing services ranging from cold calling, prospecting to copywriting, sales presentations and closing of sales. Typical projects: - Press releases - Marketing brochures - Product descriptions - Website texts - Ads - Software user interface - Newsletters - User manuals - Financial reports - General business communication (e.g. letters, internal/external policies, notifications) - Forms/surveys Key accounts include: - Acer - Cisco - Electronic Arts - Dell Computers - JVC - Microsoft - MSC Cruises - Olympus - Panasonic - Samsung - Sony - Ubisoft

    Groups: Certified Translation Professionals

    $60.00 /hr
    40 hours
    5.00
  2. Erwin Rommel De Guzman

    Erwin Rommel De Guzman

    Excellent Manager for Language Translations, Business and Sales

    Philippines - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 3

    Offering an impressive 12-year leadership background in local and international leadership markets, and looking forward for bigger scopes of responsibilities in Operations Management, Marketing Analysis, Productivity Strategies and Team Leadership. Exceptional understanding of operations and team management in Administration. Provide comprehensive case studies and analysis in cross-cultural environments. Fluent in English, and Japanese.  Senior Supervisor - Administration  Operations Team Management Studies  Japanese Support Team Leader  Leadership & Team Development  Market Research & Case Studies  Ryder Research Team Leader  Linksys Team Leader

    $8.89 /hr
    592 hours
    4.99
  3. Jolanta K.

    Jolanta K.

    Polish Translator & Researcher

    Poland - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    Native Polish Translator, Interpreter, Researcher and Recruiter Services provided: - translation to Polish - software translation, website translation, business translation, travel, insurance, market research questionnaires. - proofreading - interpreting - face to face and telephone interpreting, interpreting business meetings - market research and telemarketing - B2B and B2C, qualitative and quantitative research - business research in Poland - media research, researching statistical data, telephone research - communication with clients, potential clients or suppliers based in Poland providing cultural insight - product sourcing, looking for suppliers in Poland - searching business directories. I've been using Alibaba.com website for 6 years. - attending conferences Qualifications: - postgraduate diploma in conference interpreting - postgradudate diploma in translation - MSc in Environmental Management from a UK University - MSc in Geography from a Polish university - fully FPC (Financial Planning Certificate) qualified - UK qualifications Job experience: - translation, interpreting and proofreading of websites, software, market research questionnaires and surveys, business meetings, travel. - sales support in the insurance and banking industry - market research and telemarketing I am looking for long term relationships with quality employers. More information on: http://businessinpoland.pl.tl/

    Groups: oTranslators

    $22.22 /hr
    1,565 hours
    4.99
  4. Chiara D.

    Chiara D.

    Italian proofreading and transcription, localization and voice-talent

    Italy - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 12

    I'm a native Italian speaker 31 years old woman. I speak and write an outstanding Italian and I've good a great pronunciation. I'm also very fluent in spoken and written English. My previous experiences are as translator from English to Italian, Italian proofreader and transcriber, video testimonial, sales agent, teleseller, amateur subtitler, and voice-over. I've got excellent phone etiquette and a professional polite and friendly voice tone. I've got advanced knowledge of audio and video editing, basic Office use and CRM programs. My spoken Italian is clear loud and accent-free, great for voice-over. I've previously created italian subtitles from anglophone audio and italian subtitles from written english for animation series. I'm currently enrolled in some videogame companies' "candidate's pool" having succeeded in various proofreading/localization tests. "First Certificate in English" (FCE) accomplished ------------------------------------------------ 31enne madrelingua Italiana, ottima presenza audio e video. Precedenti esperienze nell'ambito di traduzioni dall'Inglese, correzione di bozze, trascrizioni in Italiano, sottotitolaggio e ruoli di testimonial/agente di vendita/telemarketing. Conoscenza di programmi di editing audio e video, pacchetto Office e CRM

    $10.00 /hr
    359 hours
    5.00
  5. Imri Ofri

    Imri Ofri

    Law Graduate, Hebrew Teacher and Translator

    Israel - Last active: 10/02/2013 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    Hello, my name is Imri I'm a law Graduate and a lawyer. I currently work in a law firm in Israel that specialize in civil and commercial law. During my law studies, I worked as a research assistant for ine of my professors in the area of property law. My research assistant job required me to translate various kinds of documents regarding my research. In my early days, I used to give private lessons in Hebrew to high school students, preparing them for their final exams.

    $25.56 /hr
    21 hours
    4.99
  6. ERICA OHENE-BEKOE

    ERICA OHENE-BEKOE

    Entrepreneur/Market Research Analyst / Business Development

    Sweden - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    Versatile, flexible and innovative entrepreneur with combined years of professional and academic experiences, in Research, strategic marketing, Business development, corporate/project management, International Relations, public relations & Event Management skills. . Highly motivated, detail oriented, very organized, and a dedicated team player with excellent analytically and well developed written and verbal communication skills. . Proficient knowledge in the field on sustainable development and project management Specialties: Skills: Business Development, Research, International Relations, project management and strategic marketing,Results-Based Management & Corporate Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation, strategic management, public relations & Communication, Event Management, problem solving, capacity building, risk management Computer Proficiency: Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Google Internet search engines . Ability to adapt to my environment/ field of work (however challenging); and my determination to successfully, effectively and efficiently execute every task entrusted upon me. With these experiences, I feel that I am well qualified for this position based on the teamwork, leadership, and organizational skills.

    $30.00 /hr
    40 hours
    4.66
  7. Jaime H.

    Jaime H.

    Proofreading, *Customer Service, English, Spanish, Translator*

    Colombia - Last active: 10/31/2014 - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

    Over the last several years, I have had the joy of building a successful career as a freelance business services provider. For a Colombian-American, having returned home after a very long time, this has truly been a blessing in my work life. I have had the opportunity to work with many different entrepreneurs around the world in a wide variety of projects that include some of the following: Translation Tourist guide Customer Service Translation & Localization Social Media Marketing Telemarketing General Project Management and Administration Virtual Assistance Data Entry Appointment Setting ...and other expertise.

    Groups: oTranslators

    $11.11 /hr
    1,426 hours
    4.82
  8. Manami I.

    Japanese Creative Writer / Translator / Quality assurance

    Japan - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    Multi-skilled. Over 8 years of experience in various fields of the service industry worldwide, which includes translation, product development, healthcare, and customer service. Creative. Started up own company from zero. Web Marketing, Design, Clients database, Product development, Marketing strategy, Sales, Accountant, Publishing and Writing by my own. Language expert (Japanese & English) Throughout my years of experience, I made sure to include different aspects of the service industry to both enhance my language and communications skills, as well as my cultural background developed to a more creative approach in translation and education.

    $23.00 /hr
    4,610 hours
    4.99
  9. Erik Osmar Huidobro

    Erik Osmar Huidobro Agency Contractor

    Marketing / Sales / Languages / Data Entry / LeadGen

    Peru - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 13

    - Proactive, results oriented. - Self-directed and technical office manager for sales teams and lead generation call centers. - Experienced in translating and interpretation from English and French to Spanish. - Worked exclusively in English for the past 10+ years in technical, management and sales environments.

    Associated with: Creative Solutions

    $27.78 /hr
    672 hours
    5.00
  10. Larry Colinares

    Larry Colinares Agency Contractor

    Executive Professional Real Estate Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 35

    I am an Executive Professional Real Estate Virtual Assistant from the Philippines, who has been serving the US and Canadian professionals over the past few years. Real Estate is my niche and passion and as a matter of fact I am a Real Estate Agent here in Manila and work with the Biggest developers and used to be an Executive Assistant in one of the Real estate Brokerage firm. I have worked with Real Estate Investors and Realtors in the USA and Canada and as a result I have a very good understanding of the US and Canadian Real Estate Market. I am also an Investor and Trader. Invested in Stocks (Locally -Philippines Stock Exchange) and Trade in Forex (Foreign Exchange). I also conduct seminars to Forex and Stocks for Free. Other Role: ✔ Project Manager ✔ FOREX Trader / Trainer ✔ Stocks Trader / Investor ✔ Customer Service Representative (Inbound-Outbound) ✔ Telemarketer (B2B, B2C, Cold Calling, Warm Calling, Appointment Settings, Telesales) ✔ Real Estate Expert (FSBO's, Expired Listings, Short Sales, VA) -Buyers -Investors -Realtors ✔ Add Postings Over the last few years, I’ve been managing teams from the call center industry and here on oDesk. One of my main goals is to help provide cost-effective solutions for you and your business. I have more than 2 years of total experience in customers of working in this industry I handled Customer Service, Telemarketing & Telesales (Appointment Setting, Cold and Warm Calling), Virtual Assistant, and Data Entry Professional with several US, Canada, UK, Australian and Asian companies including Real Estate industry, Insurance Company, Banks, Telecommunications Small to Medium size of Business and in US Government. As a customer Service Representative / Telemarketer I can do the following, Selling, Assisting and Dealing with clients. I am good in Both Written and verbal skills. I am also knowledgeable in Microsoft office applications ie; excel, word, PowerPoint presentation. Selling is my passion and I love dealing with people, I handle Inbound and Outbound Business to Business call, Business to Customer and Cold Calling. Flexible in my office hours (PST or EST) positive, can multitask and explorer type of person. I aim to join a highly competitive industry in the world and maximize the company’s output and productivity by providing great customer service to meet the company's stated missions and goals. Thank you so much and wish to speak to you soon. Regards, Larry Colinares VA / Telemarketer / CSR / Data Entry / Appointment Setting / Real Estate Expert Project and Team Manager

    Associated with: 24/7 Contact Center Solutions®

    $7.50 /hr
    3,660 hours
    4.86