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Sabina Zarzycka | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 22, 2015

Sabina Zarzycka

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Overview

Results-driven native Polish speaker with over five years experience making travel arrangements and nine years involvement in the UK not-for-profit sector. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint) and in-depth knowledge of various aspects of administrative work.

I am an enthusiastic all-rounder who comes with strong business foundation and great people skills that can be applied to variety of settings. I'm a keen and fast learner - I don't just settle for what is safe and familiar, but wish to grow through interesting...

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Apr 8, 2014|Customer Service|Private|Completed
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Feb 10, 2014|Customer Service|Private|Completed
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Jan 2, 2014|Travel Planning|Private|Completed
Nov 19, 2013|Customer Service|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Spreadsheet monitoring usage of funded voluntary placements and giving overview of...

Skills (10)

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Travel Planning
Travel Planning
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Customer Service
Customer Service Test
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Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Excel 2010 Test
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Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2010 Test
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UK English Basic Skills Test
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Data Entry
Internet Research
General Office Skills
Office Skills Test
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Translation English Polish
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Computer Skills Test
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Service Description

I pride myself on quite diverse background and broad range of skills that include, but are not limited to, providing solutions around:

* Travel planning
* Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, document conversion, template creation)
* Web research
* Data entry
* Expenses tracking
* Setting up online filing systems
* Email management
* Photo editing
* Translations (English-Polish, Polish-English)
* Recruitment / shortlisting
* General office work/administrative support
* Languages:
- English (fluent)
- Polish (mother tongue)
- Spanish (lower intermediate)
- Russian (basic)


Areas of expertise and achievements:

Administrative, financial and quality management of Youth in Action and Lifelong Learning mobility programmes funded by European Commission (range of transferable admin and organizational skills, including experience in grant writing and reporting);

Vast experience in travel booking and awareness of the most cost-effective ways of making practical project arrangements;

Accuracy and competence in financial systems, including experience and understanding of international banking;

Top student in Secondary School of Economics over the four years with A* (6.0) grade in Polish language;


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Employment

Everything is Possible NGO, Leeds, UK
International Programmes Coordinator
2010 - 2012
Overseeing setup and management of all aspects of Lifelong Learning & Youth in Action mobility programmes, ensuring the arrangement of all the administrative, financial and practical procedures...
Everything is Possible, Leeds, UK
Administrator
2007 - 2010
Financial support to all run programmes, including making international payments to partners overseas or invoicing them for funding due to EiP; Making travel arrangements (as well as other...
Depaul Trust Aldo House, Bradford, UK
Volunteer Coordinator
2006 - 2007
Responsible for international EVS long-term volunteers, offering support, monitoring progress and arranging practical side of their placements; involving service users in local volunteering,...
Depaul Trust Aldo House, Bradford, UK
Night Project Worker
2005 - 2006
Offering support, training advice and life skills guidance to 7 homeless young people in residential setting (ability to work under pressure, conflict resolution skills, lone working)
Everything is Possible, Leeds, UK
Short-term Coordinator & Volunteer Mentor
2004 - 2006
Responsible for delivery of hosting activities to international volunteers, providing mentoring, on-arrival training and language support when required; liaising with partners overseas on making...
EVS Depaul Trust Aldo House, Bradford, UK
Volunteer
2004 - 2004
European Voluntary Service funded by British Council and European Commission

Education

Oscar Lange's University of Economics, Wroclaw PL
Bachelor's Degree in International Relations
1997 - 2001
Secondary School of Economics in Glogow, Poland
profile: finance and accountancy
1993 - 1997

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Travel planning
Flights
Itinerary
Excel
Word Processing
Personal Assistant
Nonprofit
Customer Service
Powerpoint
Publisher
Polish
Translation
Virtual Assistant
Email Management
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