Katharina Voller


  • Publishing / Editorial experience
  • International working experience (Germany, Canada, USA, China, Netherlands)
  • Multilingual: native German, fluent English, good Dutch, basic French
  • Magister (= Master) degree (American/English Studies + German Studies)
  • Working towards BSc Degree in Psychology
  • Excellent proofreading and writing and over-all language skills in German and English
  • Keen eye for detail while working with tight deadlines
  • Used to working in a deadline-driven, multitasking work environment
  • Highly PC and internet proficient with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel etc.), Adobe/.pdf etc
  • Great communication skills
  • Highly adaptable and flexible
  • Very quick learner
  • Highly self-responsible and very good team-worker
  • Finding quick solutions

  • Analytical thinking

Work History

Work History
Sep 2009 - Present

Freelance Editor and Translator

Jun 2008 - Jun 2009

Freelance Editor and Translator

Oct 2007 - May 2008

Records Management

  • in-house archive services: compiling and managing files and records
  • coordination of related outsourced services
  • compiling, editing and updating guidelines and best practices for records management
Aug 2006 - Jul 2007

Trainee Editorial Department ("Volontariat")

Lexxion Publisher, Berlin
  • full coordination of publications: German and English journals and books

  • proofreading German and English texts, proofing type-set texts

  • translation of articles, abstracts, ads and other marketing material, letters etc.

  • international correspondence with authors, publishers, editorial boards, costumers etc. mainly in English

  • marketing-related tasks such as writing or translating marketing material, researching addresses of potential customers, compiling distribution lists for press releases etc.

  • organization of conferences

  • representation of the Publishing House at Book Fairs (“Frankfurter Buchmesse”) and Conferences

  • general administrative tasks

  • working in a deadline-driven, multi-tasking environment while keeping an eye on details