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Experience

Mar 2016Present

Freelance Interpreter

Absolute Interpreting & Translations Ltd

Providing Bulgarian-to-English interpreting services upon request.

My job is to ensure that all messages are clearly communicated and understood by all parties involved. 

Successfully completed Assessment and Training for interpreters.

Jun 2016Jul 2016

HR Intern

First Online Solutions

General HR duties: Induction of the new colleagues; Recruitment process; Writing job ads for different positions; CV reviewing; Phone interviews; Meeting arrangements. 

HR Administration: Reporting requirements and documentation, including personal details of all new staff members; Updating and accurately maintaining data of all existing employees.

Projects: Optimising the procedure of the induction of the new colleagues; Researching different recruitment channels for IT and call center positions.

Oct 2015May 2016

PR Assistant

Bloc Beatz Records

Primary responsibilities: Supervising social media outreach; Delivering content via social media or direct mail; Telephone handling, meeting and greeting customers; Coordinating and delivering email campaigns.

General administrative duties (faxing, filing, copying, phone calls): Creating and delivering press releases, media relations content, case studies, white papers, executive bios, corporate newsletter content, social media content, and speaking proposals; Developing fresh story ideas.

Sep 2015Mar 2016

Sales

Quivers, UK

My role was to sell test tube drinks in various nightclubs in Birmingham. This self-employed job involves hard work, confidence, communication skills and a high-level of responsibility.

The job has given me relevant experience for Events Management, as the hours are unsociable, it involves meeting new people, and every night is an event. 

Oct 2014May 2015

Data Assistant/ Promoter

Gatecrasher Group, Birmingham

Providing information on promoted events; Advertising and publicising events; Providing guestlists; Organising publicity for events; Maintaining and updating records, including data entry, scanning and filing of documents and database.

Apr 2015May 2015

PR Assistant

free@last, Birmingham

free@last offers a variety of support and projects that provide opportunities for people to come together and learn new skills, have fun and improve their quality of life.

My role in this organisation included planning publicity strategies and campaigns, building relationships with the social media; Writing and producing presentations and press releases, articles, publicity brochures.

Sep 2014May 2015

Volunteer

Kids Adventure, UK

Responsibility of the charity accounts; Involved in grant applications; Committee meetings; Fundraising; Attending respite breaks with disadvantaged children and providing one on one support.

Jun 2014Sep 2014

Lifeguard

Aquapolis Ltd.

Ensuring the safety of the guests at the water park; Providing safety information to people using the water slides; Controlling and reporting unruly behavior and evict individuals not adhering to behavior
protocols; Checking safety of water slides and pools.

Education

Sep 20142017

BA (Hons) Media & Communication (Journalism)

Birmingham City University

On this full-time course, I am taking modules which include: Journalism, Public Relations and the Media, Event and Exhibition Production, Specialist Reporting, Journalism in Practice, Television Location Production Skills, Live Newsroom, Magazine Production, Journalism in Context, the Media, Gender & Identity.

Sep 2009May 2014

Secondary Education

Fourth Language School Frédéric Joliot-Curie

Vocational Diploma of Completed Secondary Education, with a specialization in Foreign Languages, Excellent 5.73 out of 6.00
Graduated with a specialization in Foreign Languages including Spanish and English, Mathematics, Computer and Natural sciences, Philosophy Cycle. Received full success scholarship from 2009 to 2014.

Skills

LanguagesAdvanced English, conversational Spanish and Russian, native Bulgarian.

Technical skills: InDesign, Avid Media Composer, Podio: Project Management Software, Microsoft Office, Wordpress, Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, Canva, etc.

* Multimedia

* Liveblogging

* News Writing

Effective oral and written communication skills; Strong attention to details; Positive attitude;

Understanding of Human Resources Softwares.

Certifications

2013

Certificate of Achievement

BCWC

National Finalist in the 2013 Bulgarian Creative Writing Competition in English, hosted and organised by US Peace Corps.