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Tara R. | Elance
 
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Tara R.

Versatile Translator, PA, Proofreader, Editor
   Spain
  |   Mancor De La Vall, Baleares

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Having grown up in Madrid with English speaking parents, I am bilingual in both English and Spanish. I am also fluent in French, having studied hotel management with French at university.

I have worked as a PA and office manager in different countries and industries as well as plenty of sales experience so you could say that my experience is fairly varied! I have also done plenty of proof reading and editing in both English and Spanish, helping out with websites, leaflets, books etc.

I have plenty of freelancing experience in English -...

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English Vocabulary Test (UK Version)
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Employment

Various Translation projects
Translator
2013 - 2013
I have spent the last 10 months working on various translation projects including translating for a hotel project, translating web pages and translating interviews for clients.
Homefinder Mallorca
PA and sales administrator
2010 - 2013
* Office Management * Translator * Organisation of viewings for clients * Worked closely with Sales Department * PA to Director * Direct contact with clients both via phone and meetings...
Eynsham Hall Conference & Training Centre
Regional Sales Manager
2004 - 2006
* New business development * Manage top clients * Develop existing business * Work with all departments within the hotel * New contracts for existing and new clients * Work closely with...
Duxton Hotel New Zealand (4 1/2 Stars)
Regional Sales Manager
2003 - 2004
Regional Sales Manager New Zealand (reporting to Assistant Director of Sales and Director of Sales) * Regional Sales for 3 hotels (41/2 5 star) in New Zealand * 20 in person sales calls...
NHS Thames Valley Strategic Health Authority
PA and office manager for Continuing Care Team
2003 - 2003
PA and office manager for Continuing Care Team * Implementation of all paper work and forms for the new project * Organize nursing staff, coordinate with agency for new staff and train *...
Heritage Hotels/Macdonald Hotel Group
PA & Catering project manager to Catering Director
2001 - 2003
* Implementing new breakfast standards throughout the group * Translator * Marketing and PR * Worked closely with the marketing team and Sainsburys for promotions * New catering promotions...
Circus Apartments, Canary Wharf
Guest Services Manager
2000 - 2001
Part of the initial opening team.
British Aerospace, Jerez, Spain
Researcher
1999 - 1999
Helped research, write and produce a book 'Welcome to Jerez' for those moving from Prestwick to Jerez, Spain. Also helped with relocation.

Education

Manchester Metropolitan University
2:1 BA Hons in International Hotel Management
1996 - 2000
Ardingly College
A-Levels
1994 - 1996
Runnymede College
I.G.C.S.Es
1988 - 1994
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