Working languages:
English to German
German to English
Spanish to German

AnkeSR
Translator*Banker* Business Manager

Spain
Local time: 04:49 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: German Native in German
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+ German native translator (Dipl.Uebers.)
+ German professional banking qualifications (Bankkauffrau)
+ British postgraduate Dip in Management Studies (DMS)

= Thesis on Scottish Whisky.

- Freelance translations since 1994.

- Lived and worked 10 years in Spain and 10 in the UK. Direct work experience in banking/finance, international sales and marketing, import/export, international communications.
Owner/Manager of private holiday rental business, widely experienced in the travel and tourism sector as well as real estate.

Working with international direct clients as well as agencies incl major banks/financial institutions, management companies, NGO's, lawyers, estate agents, property-related businesses, local Spanish social security, etc.


Working closely with a great team of true professional and native translators I also offer language services for any language combination and topic, mainly for the European market. Please do not hesitate to contact me for a free quote.

BANKING, FINANCE, COMMERCE, TRADE, SALES, MARKETING, IMPORT, EXPORT, LEGAL, CONTRACTS, AGREEMENTS, COMMERCIAL CORRESPONDENCE, COMPANY INFORMATION, PRESS RELEASES, MANUALS, INSTRUCTIONS, CVs, JOB DESCRIPTIONS, COMPUTER RELATED TEXTS, TRAVEL/TOURISM, GASTRONOMY, MENUS, FOOD, ESTATE AGENCY, BUILDING OF (Spanish) HOUSES, HOUSE RENOVATION, ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, WHISKY, MAKING OF WHISKY, etc.


PROFESSIONAL TRANSLATIONS by a TRUE PROFESSIONAL!!!

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CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION:

2000-2001

Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies (DMS), Institute of Management, Newcastle College
Finance, HR, Marketing, Managing Operations


1993/94-1999

German degree equiv. to MA /BA (Hons) in Translating, English and Spanish
Combined with Business/Banking/Financial, legal and technical studies
University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, Germany
University of Sunderland, England
Thesis: The world of Scotch Whisky

1996
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
Additional Paper: Translation from & into German
City of Sunderland College


1992-1993
Higher Diploma (Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
Foreign language correspondent in English
Foreign language correspondent course in Spanish
Interpreter Institute Duesseldorf, Germany

1992
Second Level Single Subjects Certificate
English Commerce
London Chamber of Commerce and Industry

1989-92
3 year training as qualified Commercial German banker at
BfG: Bank AG, Duesseldorf, Germany (now SEB Bank) BANKKAUFFRAU
German banker exam at Chamber of Commerce and Industry/Bankers Association

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Since 1994 Freelance Translator

Since 2007
Director and Partner of Noway Brains SL, Spain
Rentals & Sales on the Costa de la Luz
Translations & Language Services
Property Development

Holiday rental websites: costaluzdirect.com

Since 2003
TranslationCommunication
Global freelance linguistic services

Freelance translator and interpreter, trilingual secretary
E.g. financial/banking, website translations, rental contracts, building work, recruitment, travel and tourism, real estate, etc

Some of my projects (agency and direct clients):


• Hotel website for small retreat in Bali, ESP/ENG>DEU
• Food labels for fruit drinks, ENG>DEU
• Rental contract for holiday accommodation, Andalus Bagus, DEU>ENG
• 12.000 words, Project management translation for world largest environmental organisation ENG>DEU
• Holdiday rental website, casabelinda.com DEU, ENG, ESP
• Job description Funds Manager, application forms, related business letters, ENG>DEU
• Legal project, complaint, orders, summons (30K words), ENG>DEU
• Business and financial information for multi-flow internet payment scheme, ENG>DEU
• Detailed job description for several managers in self-storage company, ENG>DEU
• Private hospital records ESP>DEU
• Manuals/Instruction/Guidelines for employee skills review assessment, ENG>DEU
• Proofreading financial news ENG>DEU
• Website for naming stars/registry-Greek myth and zodiac topics, ENG>DEUU
• Proofreading (22.Kwords) Online shopping for Ayurveda products, ENG>DEU
• Certificate of Incorporation ENG>DEU
• Website of Software company for the financial/insurance sector ENG>DEU
• Online Shopping website, food and beverages, ENG>DEU
• Software company presentation/website ENG>DEU
• Proofreading of management consultancy firm, ENG>DEU
• Technical texts, cement mill components, ENG>DEU
• Website text for company offering business opportunities, ENG>DEU
• Instructions for watch repair ENG>DEU
• Translation of professional CV for private client, DEU>ENG, DEU>ESP
• Powerpoint presentation translation on Mergers & Acquisitions, ENG>DEU
• Psychometric test instructions, psl, hi-fen agency, ENG>DEU
• Proofreading psychometric test, psl, hi-fen agency, ENG>DEU
• Product/company information, Ecocork, natural cork, ESP>DEU
• International Investment company, financial terminology support, translation, proofreading ENG>DEU
• Marriage certificate, DEU>ESP
• Patient tests, computer application for Cogtest, ENG>DEU
• Powerpoint presentation financial/insurance,, Luxembourg, ENG>DEU
• Small text on bonds and equity market for Swiss bank, ENG>DEU
• Advertisement for jewellery business, Costa del Sol, ESP>DEU
• Marketing flyer for communications business, DEU>ESP
• Website translation Greenstone models, DEU>ENG (site under construction), Spain
• Product information sheet, water repellent, ENG>DEU Bicultural Agency, Spain
• ~ 80.000 words, proofreading/editing SAP translation ENG>DEU, Rheinisch SL, Spain
• 35.000 word financial/banking translation for major Swedish bank (e-learning programme on trading, payments, financing, CRM, Custody, Cash Management, etc), ENG>DEU, Languagearmy, Sweden
• Writing of articles and translation for local tourist magazine
• 10.000 words financial/accounting translation for Financial Management company
• 9.000 words tourism/travel translation of website including legal and technical issues
• Ongoing tourism/travel/accommodation website translation, www.costaholidays.com
• Interpreting and translating for Spanish/British builders on the Costa de la Luz and their customers.
• Supervision of own house building conducted by Spanish builders team
• Legal rental contracts
• Legal papers
• Financial documents/ Annual reports
• Holiday accommodation website
• General business correspondence
• Hotel business correspondence
• Language consultancy (e.g. mortgage interview, job interview, schooling, etc)
• Etc.


2003
International Communications Adviser, UK
Regional Language Network @ ONE NorthEast,
Government Regional Development Agency

• Working with internationalising companies, global players, Top 200, to embed awareness of international communication skills as a significant business tool.

2002 (temp)
Export Sales Account Manager, UK
Spartan UK Ltd, Gateshead, UK

• Management of export sales business to Europe including in-house translating & interpreting


Jan 2000 – 2002
Sales Office and Contracts Manager, Assistant to MD, UK
ELA Medical UK Ltd (Sanofi-Synthelabo), Newcastle upon Tyne

• Management of company sales office - pacemakers and defibrillators
• Contracts management ( UK Hospital tenders)
• Full secretarial and administrative support and back up for the UK/European MD
• International communication

1999
TRILINGUAL International PA/ Assistant Sales Manager in Sales & Marketing for German, English and Spanish speaking countries,UK
Felix Schoeller, Paper Mill, Wooburn Green

• Administrative and secretarial sales & marketing support to Sales & Marketing Director
• Translations of reports, correspondence, marketing material, etc.


1999 (temp)
RBS, Royal Bank of Scotland, - Hays Recruitment-, Edinburgh, UK

• Temp position in custody department
• Various admin tasks

1993-1998
Business/Office Manager in family retail/catering/restaurant business (part-time during studies)
H.G. Sayn, Hilden, Germany

• Office Management/Marketing/Sales Support, etc.

1989-1992
Banker trainee (Banking and Financial Services)
BfG: Bank,( now SEB Bank) Duesseldorf, Germany

• Trainee programme and College study of banking and financial services
• Passing the German Bankers’ exam
• Working in all banking departments



REFERENCES

Available upon request
Keywords: Banking, Finance, Annual Reports, Financial documents, Financial statements, Financial presentations, Travel, Tourism, Psychometric test, Construction, Computer, CV House Renovations, Commercial, Legal, Contracts, Import, Export, Marketing, General, Language consultancy, Computer Software, Games, Whisky, Scotland, Tartan, Tweed, Distilling, Scotch, Malt, Grain, Single Malt, Single Grain Traducciones, Uebersetzungen, translations Spain, Andalucia, BANKING, FINANCE, COMMERCE, TRADE, SALES, MARKETING, IMPORT, EXPORT, LEGAL, CONTRACTS, AGREEMENTS, COMMERCIAL CORRESPONDENCE, COMPANY INFORMATION, MANUALS, INSTRUCTIONS, CVs, JOB DESCRIPTIONS, COMPUTER RELATED TEXTS, TRAVEL/TOURISM, GASTRONOMY, MENUS, FOOD, ESTATE AGENCY, BUILDING OF (Spanish) HOUSES, HOUSE RENOVATION, ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, WHISKY, MAKING OF WHISKY,


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Sep 14, 2020



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