Working languages:
English to Greek
Greek to English

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Stelios Valsamakis
Translator, writer, archaeologist

Athens, Attiki, Greece
Local time: 10:29 EEST (GMT+3)

Native in: Greek (Variant: Modern) Native in Greek
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, Transcription, Training, Copywriting
Expertise
Specializes in:
LinguisticsAnthropology
ArchitectureFolklore
GeologyJournalism
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaComputers (general)
Education / Pedagogy

Rates
English to Greek - Rates: 0.02 - 0.05 EUR per word / 5 - 8 EUR per hour
Greek to English - Rates: 0.02 - 0.05 EUR per word / 5 - 8 EUR per hour
Preferred currency EUR
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Payment methods accepted MasterCard, PayPal
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Experience Years of translation experience: 3. Registered at ProZ.com: Feb 2018.
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Credentials English to Greek (National and Capodistrian University of Athens)
Greek to English (National and Capodistrian University of Athens)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Google Translator Toolkit, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Wordfast
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Bio

Efficient, accurate and detail-oriented with innate drive to provide exceptional service. Fast learner and highly effective in fast-paced work environments.  Excellent at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure. Solid experience managing all levels of large-scale projects.


Sales Representative                                                                                                         09/2016 to 09/2017
Seven Group (www.sevenspot.gr) Athens

Video club and sales store. Sales, customer service.
Politely assisted customers in person and via telephone.
Described product to customers and accurately explained details and care of merchandise.
Communicated all store initiatives and promotions to customers to generate return business.
Ensured superior customer experience by addressing customer concerns, demonstrating empathy and resolving
problems on the spot.
Designed displays to make store experience interactive, engaging and reassuring.
Achieved sales goals and service performance requirements through new customer sales.
Earned management trust by serving as key holder, responsibly opening and closing store.

Tour Leader                                                                                                                     04/2014 to 06/2015
Topdeck Travel (www.topdeck.travel) Athens

Supervised and coordinated 10-day trips to Greek Islands for groups of travelers visiting Greece. Language of
communication: English.
Communicated with travel agencies, hotels and restaurants.
Confirmed booked tickets, reservations in hotels and restaurants.
Gave tours of archaeological sites and historic monuments in Athens, Mykonos, Paros, and Santorini.
Informed travelers of activities and places to visit.
Facilitated travelers' vacation by resolving service-related problems in hotels and restaurants in a timely manner.
Consistently received positive feedback from guests on performance reviews.
Collaborated with company employees to ensure the delivery of efficient, high-quality service.

Reservations Coordinator                                                                                                             06/2011 to 10/2014
Patriko Residence (www.patrikoresidence.gr) Chania, Crete

Processed and confirmed reservations.
Communicated with customers, travel agencies and travel websites.
Uploaded hotel information and photographs on travel websites.
Organized hotel's content on travel websites.
Documentation of important files.
Created a reservation database, with records of names, dates of arrivals and departures.
Verified customers' credit and established how the customer would pay for the accommodation.
Promoted the hotel brand through online advertising and social media.


Education

Master of Science: Prehistoric Archaeology                                                                                                                      In Progress
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens - Athens, Greece

Bachelor of Science: Archaeology                                                                                                                  2016
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens - Athens, Greece

Department of History and Archaeology.
8.29 /10 GPA.


Certifications

ECPE:
University of Michigan. Certificate of Proficiency Level in English.

DELF B1:
École française d' Athènes. Diplome D 'etudes en Langue Francaise.

Vellum Diploma in IT Skills:
University of Cambridge. Proficient in Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, MS Internet
Explorer, MS Outlook.


Keywords: greek, history, archaeology, linguistics, computers, editing, writing


Profile last updated
Mar 2



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