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  1. Catia G.

    Catia G.

    Technical Support - Transcription - Translation

    Portugal - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 5

    These last 14 years my professional work has involved several IT areas (among others): Programming, Sys Admin (mainly Windows Server-based), Project Management and Network Security, Design and Administration. I'm a responsible, organized and expressive person. I'm also available for english audio transcription work and translations (check my portfolio for samples and oDesk test scores).

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Kelly M.

    Kelly M.

    Biologist, Editor, and Data Entry Specialist

    United States - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 3

    Young professional with extensive experience cataloging and analyzing data. - 3 years of experience in data entry at a large university library - 4 years of experience entering and analyzing highly technical data in a scientific field - BA in History and BA in Biology, minor in Marketing; MS in Biology - Served as an editorial intern at a major US publishing house - Lead Biomedical Research Specialist at a major US Research Institution - Well-versed in quantitative analysis of scientific data I am a conscientious worker and pay excellent attention to detail. I am well-read, well-spoken, and very knowledgeable about the sciences.

    $18.00 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Anne J.

    Anne J.

    Office clerk

    Switzerland - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5

    Fluent in English, German and French. Clerk to VP experience in an international financial institute. Experienced in data entry, notes transcription, writing minutes. As I've been working / leading projects with US - UK - Asian partners I adapt to different mentalities and English accents easily. Very good knowledge of MS office and good knowledge of IT logic. Since I chose a career change, I have been taking different jobs/tasks with great dedication, my last position was as call agent for a big credit card provider. Since August 2014 I am traveling around the world on my motorcycle with my partner. To finance our new way of life we are working on the way. On Odesk I'm offering translation and transcription services.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Claire Bouchery

    Claire Bouchery

    Freelance Translator and Editor

    France - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2

    Hello ! I am a professional Freelance Translator in both French and English, the first being my mother tongue and the latter being my native tongue. I was brought up in English speaking countries all around the world, thus giving me an international mindset and cross culture awareness. Competencies: • Translations, Proofreading and Editing • Strong knowledge of French and English languages • Computer-oriented • Organized, priority-focused, dynamic, independent and resourceful • Respond well under the pressure of deadlines

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
  5. Marcel Bosboom

    Marcel Bosboom

    Trilingual Translator and Data Geek

    Germany - Last active: 23 days ago

    - 20+ years of experience in writing/translating/presenting in Dutch, English, and German - Excellent at presentation design and delivery - Reliable and tech-savvy Worked with many different customers in International Law Enforcement, United Nations, Social media, Manufacturing, Retail, Marketing, Government, Education, Pharma. Areas: Finance, Planning, Sales, Marketing, IT, Board, Reporting. Projects: BI Strategy development, Dashboard Design (Stephen Few, Hichert®success), Tableau Software Server & Desktop, Certified Trainer on Tableau Software.

    $23.23 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Deb Slatterie

    Deb Slatterie

    Word Processing, PowerPoint and Online Research Specialist

    Canada - Last active: 23 days ago - Tests: 1

    I worked for 23 years for a Canadian national law firm using MS Office for corporate, patents, and some litigation and immigration work. Skills include transcription, preparation of PowerPoint presentations and marketing materials for audience handouts, changes in SharePoint, Acrobat portfolios, Excel entries, entries into InterAction contact database, and online research (including locating corporate background details and company registrations, and finding email addresses for seminar invitations).

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Julio Cesar Lloves

    Julio Cesar Lloves

    Executive English/Spanish Assistant

    Argentina - Last active: 1 month ago

    Admin Support Specialist, with experience in Project Setup (definition, initation, planning and execution), HR Management, conflict resolution plus analysis and design of workflows and business processes. I have worked for Techint Argentina, Argentina´s Social Security Ministry and Telefonica, among others producing results with short deadlines leading workgroups in Sales Departments, Human Resources offices and Media. If you wish to find an experienced professional to be by your side solving all that tricky little jobs as schedules, appointments, charts, business plans, papers, community management... this is me. What I can do is to deliver solutions for your company. I'd like to work with reliable entrepreneurs or companies in order to create a long term work relationship. Do not hesitate to contact me for further information.

    $17.00 /hr
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  8. Jonathan Dubow

    Jonathan Dubow

    Writer and Editor

    United States - Last active: 23 days ago - Tests: 2

    Precise writing and attentive editing make the difference. I have a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, a Bachelors of Arts in English and Creative Writing, and 4 years experience as a writer, editor and proofreader. I've worked as the sole editor on a range of projects from doctoral dissertations and peer-reviewed articles for publication to full-length memoirs. I've also worked with people to write resumes, cover letters, proposals and grants. I've worked in a university writing center and a community college writing center, taught literature and composition courses, as well as English as a Second Language. I've also worked as a professional fundraiser, and am comfortable with fundraising language and structure.

    $44.44 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Daniella Lori

    Daniella Lori

    Canada - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 3

    For more than a decade I have been a freelance proofreader and editor. I have edited books and articles on topics ranging from Holocaust Survivor Narratives to Perinatal Care. Over the last two years, I have further expanded my work to include copy-editing and formatting support for manuscripts and academic articles in preparation for publication. While my area of expertise is in non-fiction and academic texts, I am always eager to work on something new and different. I enjoy helping others enhance their writing and continue to publish my own academic work, including those developed through my MA and PhD research. I am also an experienced performer and stage manager. I have a Fine Arts degree in acting and numerous credits as a performer, primarily in theatre, but also including work in television and as a voice over artist. As a stage manager, I have worked on professional and amateur productions in England, Scotland and Canada and enjoy applying my stage management skills to non-theatrical project management.

    $23.00 /hr
    0 hours
  10. Angie Allender

    Angie Allender

    Virtual Assistant

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 8

    I am a self-motivated individual with over 25 years of excellent secretarial skills combined with the discipline to work extremely well on my own. I posses strong organisational and business skills involving the ability to disseminate information and knowledge whilst listening and putting into practice advice and instructions. I am an outgoing, hardworking individual who is eager to be challenged. I am extremely determined, self-motivated and self-disciplined and have always sought a successful career that would engage my interests. My experiences through work and the contact I have had with various professionals and business leaders alike, has taught me the importance of being able to build a professional relationship both quickly and long lasting. I thrive on perfection and completion, and would be well suited to a dynamic and progressive office task where innovative hard work is rewarded. Along with a bachelor's degree in education I have many various business skill acquired through over 25 years of secretarial employment. I have worked part-time for a legal firm for over 20 years transcribing documents and have previous experience as a legal secretary. I have employment knowledge in the financial industry and am presently working on obtaining a series 7 license.

    $16.00 /hr
    0 hours