Translator/Language Teacher/Executive Assistant
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
-A highly organized, responsible, reliable, and detail-oriented professional with years of experience providing thorough and skillful language and administrative support to senior executives in a business environment.
-A dedicated and focused professional who is able to prioritize and complete multiple tasks and follow through to achieve goals.
-An independent and self-motivated professional with excellent research and writing skills who is able to grow positive relationships with clients and colleagues at all organizational levels.
-Native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and Taiwanese; advanced speaking and listening skills in Cantonese; advanced speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in Japanese; introductory study of Spanish and Korean
-Proficient computer skills on PC and MAC, including programs such as Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook, FrontPage, PhotoShop, Acrobat, QuickBooks, etc. and social media
-Experienced and interested in designing product brochures, catalogs, pricebooks, event flyers, business cards, print and online advertisements, marketing literature, and web pages for both professional and personal purposes
-English to Mandarin and Mandarin to English translation skills
RECENT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Executive Assistant & Technical Translator - Sept. 2007 to Present
-Provide administrative and business support to CEO and support other members of the executive management team.
-Facilitate and negotiate terms and agreements with suppliers, vendors, distributors and providers for service at special events.
-Update and maintain calendar for CEO, coordinate and set up meetings, conference calls, travel arrangements.
-Enhance communication between manufacturing department and executive team, fostering teamwork and collaboration.
-Handle accounts payable and receivable, prepare bank deposits, control inventory, and maintain equipment and technology.
-Plan and coordinate business development events, holiday parties and more.
-Conduct Internet research on competitors and potential clients and report findings to CEO; develop and maintain databases.
-Answer incoming calls and in-person inquiries from clients and colleagues and provide information and referrals.
-Act as liaison and maintain communication among senior executives, middle management and administrative staff.
-Write correspondence; proof and edit press releases and other documents to ensure accuracy and consistency.
-Coordinate preparation and timely dissemination of company reports and slide presentations for meetings.
-Translate business documents and correspondence into the required language, Chinese or English, ensuring accuracy and completeness of the translated document.
-Provide simultaneous and consecutive interpretation of technical documents of high complexity from Chinese to English and English to Chinese in a professional manner.
-Localize graphics and screen-shots for inclusion in documentation.
-Translate, proofread and review product installation guides, product warranties, company policies, management forms, client correspondence, and marketing literature.
-Perform documentation management tasks using industrial proven documentation management tools.