· University of Cambridge, UK. BA Hons. in Modern & Medieval
Captain/President 2015/16; Cheerleading Sponsorship & Funding Secretary
A Levels: French (A*);
English Literature (A*); History (A)
GCSEs: 5 A*s; 5 As; 1 B
– freelancer: Jan. 2018 - present
Provision of project
management and language services
Nations – Verbatim Reporter: Sept. – Dec. 2017
Short-term contract at
the New York Headquarters in the English section of the Verbatim Reporting Service
during its busiest period.
Worked on high-level, high-profile regular and
emergency meetings on topics such as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the
situation in Syria, the North Korea nuclear threat and the migrant crisis in
Translated and edited
the speeches delivered by delegates, using the written statements and audio
recordings (of the original in the case of French, Spanish or English or of the
interpretation in the case of Arabic, Chinese or Russian) for reference.
Combined the skills of
transcription, translation, editing and fact-checking to ensure the substantive
accuracy of all statements, while maintaining a uniformly high standard of
style under tight deadlines.
Mastered a wide range
of skills not normally associated with linguistics, including a thorough
knowledge and understanding of international affairs, highly developed research
skills, an in-depth mastery of parliamentary procedure, and the ability to work
creatively under pressure.
WorldAccent – Project
Manager: Mar. – Aug. 2017
Project management role
in a small and close-knit London-based agency handling the translation needs of
a wide range of global clients, including Deloitte, IPPF, GSMA and the ETI.
included client liaison to understand project detail, manage expectations
and develop ongoing relationships; reparation
of cost estimates for new projects; source text analysis, word counts, CAT
import and initial processing; selecting and briefing freelance translators;
creating, applying and maintaining translation memories; handling terminology
queries; monitoring project schedules and timely delivery of translations and
other project deliverables and general translation QA and occasional
language-specific proofreading. I also liaised with the in-house studio on
the typesetting aspects of project delivery and was involved in
project wrap-up, including translator performance evaluation/recording and
identifying opportunities for future improvements, as well as developing
the client relationship.
School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine – Centres Administrator: Jan. – Mar.
Working directly with
the Centres Manager as well as with relevant Centre Directors to
provide high-level administrative and communications support and
assistance to the 14 Centres at the School.
maintaining mailing lists and websites; producing and editing promotional
material such as brochures and newsletters; coordinating and attending
Management and Steering Committee meetings as well as other internal and
external events and seminars; working closely in particular with the Malaria
Centre to help coordinate its events, administrative and communications
Nations – Trainee Verbatim Reporter: Sept. – Dec. 2016
Internship (role as
Speechmatics – Commercial
Intern: July – Sept. 2016
Summer internship at a
Cambridge-based tech start-up specializing in automatic speech recognition, as
assistant to the Sales Director.
Focusing mainly on
French- and Spanish-speaking markets, conducting market research and generating
leads through LinkedIn etc.; initiating contact with potential
clients and partners and organising Skype conference calls.
Set up various meetings
with potential clients and partners at the International Broadcasting Convention
in Amsterdam; created databases, market reports and a starter pack for future
interns; helped to train a new intern; began addressing the improvement of the
company’s social media and online presence; enjoyed working as part of a small
close-knit team in a start-up environment for the first time.
Law Firm – Marketing & Business Development Intern: Sept. 2014 – Sept.
a global law firm at their headquarters in Madrid, Spain as assistant
to Head of Marketing and Business Development.
Worked with various
departments within the firm, particularly International Operations but also
Employment, Banking and Real Estate
· Interpreting meetings; translating contracts and
Market and client
research and creating and maintaining databases; initiating contact and maintaining
relations with potential clients and partners.
other legal documents, letters to important clients, book chapters,
newsletters and newspaper articles written by partners of the firm.