Krisztina Toth-Benedek

Krisztina Toth-Benedek

Linguistics and Communication Sciences Graduate


A Communication Sciences and Linguistics graduate, fluent in Spanish, German, English and Hungarian seeking to use my wide range of skills – such as customer care and strong people skills - in a dynamic, fast growing organisation.
I draw upon my planning experience to deliver assignments within set timeframes and to a high quality standard. Looking for a position where creative and proactive thinking and text and project designing skills are required.

Work History

Work History

Administrative Assistant

Apr 2014 - Jul 2015
Cooperative State University of  Mannheim

Public relations work, including being the firs point of contact for students, replying inquiries in Spanish, English, German and Hungarian, welcoming visitors, collecting and distributing mail.

Updating and managing the department's website in English and German.

Booking of classrooms, managing the department's diary daily.

Liaising with universities in Europe and overseas in English, German and Spanish to find new partners and to ensure bilateral agreements are respected. Managing the already set up exchange programmes.

Maintaining contact with students and professors on various social media websites.

Arranging excursions and setting up events for students, collecting and handling the money required (also matching expense reports of professors, etc.)

Educational Trip to Mexico

Nov 2010 - Mar 2011

Educational Trip to perfect my language competence and to widen my cultural horizon. Itinerary included Mexico City and the south of Mexico, Oaxaca and Tulum.


Jun 2008 - Nov 2010
Various - in Aberdeen and Edinburgh

Working as a nursery practitioner with children under five.

Managing the educational programme of the groups assigned to me.

Ensuring the continuous linguistic development of bi- and trilingual children.

Being a liaison between management and parents, often in Spanish or Hungarian to ensure customer satisfaction.



Master of Arts - Linguistics and Communication Sciences

Sep 2013 - Aug 2015
University of Mannheim, Germany

Applied linguistics and communication sciences studies in German, English and Spanish.

Modules included: Mediatextology, Communication on and offline, Work psychology, Competence in foreign languages (English and Spanish), The psychology of Marketing.

During these studies I developed high level of competence in Excel, SPSS, PowerPoint and gained experience in preparing presentations.

Language of instruction: German, English and Spanish

Master of Arts - Philology and Educational Studies

Sep 2002 - Aug 2008
University of Szeged, Hungary

Literature studies in Hungarian, English and Spanish.

Modules included: Hungarian and world literature, comparative studies of audiovisual and written media, Text classification (styles and genres) , teacher training for secondary school.

Language of instruction: Hungarian and English



IT - Excel, SPSS, Power Point, Outlook, Word

As a communication sciences graduate I have carried out various research projects where the use of Excel and SPSS were necessary to analyse results. During my studies I reached high level proficiency in PowerPoint and in giving efficient presentations.

Organisational Skills

Have gained experience in managing demanding workload during enrollment weeks and by setting up job fairs, where the ability to prioritise and keep constant communication between the university and the partner companies were the key to success.

Strong Interpersonal Skills

Living in four countries have taught me how to be open, flexible and how to communicate clearly on four different languages.

Social Media

Advertising and keeping contact with students and professors on social media, demonstrated at the State University of Mannheim, using WhatsApp, Facebook, E-Mail and Twitter.

Database Management

Completing an online course at Stanford University on database management (SQL).



DSH Prüfung - German language certificate

Mar 2013 - Mar 2014
Universität Mannheim

Highest level of degree of the German language with a result of 94%

Pitmann Business IT Diploma

Sep 2009 - Nov 2009
Pitmann Training

Basic HR Knowledge, Typing, basics of business communication and MS Softwares


Spanish - C2, German - C2, English - near native competence, Hungarian - mother tongue

Personal Traits

Determined, open-minded, flexible and with a passion to anything new.

Personal interests: scuba diving, languages, coffee