Summary

I am a highly motivated, detail-oriented person with a track record of hard work. The determination in my studies has enabled me to develop a large sense of organisation, rigor, and independence with my work. I enjoy seeking out new opportunities and projects in my professional and personal life. My strongest assets are: my ability to learn and adapt quickly, my analytical skills and my can do attitude. I am committed to pursuing a career following my introduction to the industry as part of my University internship. I am seeking a challenging and varied position that will enable me to capitalise on my professional experience, with opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Languages

Italian (native), English (Full Professional), French( Full Professional), Spanish( Full Professional), German ( Minimum Professional)

Skills

Skills

Communication, presentation and networking

Throughtout my studies I have developed oral communication skills, contributing to Mock conferences as a speaker and interpreter and to debates in class. As Student Ambassador of the project Routes into Languages I was assessed on my presentation skills on a number of occasions and received feedback confirming that I am a confident presenter.This is something I  enjoy, I am experienced in communicating with a variety of people. Regularly living in international environments has trained me to help other people of different cultural and linguistic backgrounds on how to communicate with each other.

Team and Leadership

I am an active team member and will contribute to a team's ideas and outcomes. I recognise it is important to work together as a collective and try to encourage those who may not be as confidetn as others.  At the London Metropolitan I was both event manager and speakers manager in various mock conferences. As Project manager I was able to communicate professionally and effectively with a wide variety of people , establishing and maintaning positive relationships with fellow professionals. Moreover I was able  to manage projects from launch to handover and provide the required pre- and post-sales support.t o participate in DTP/layout activities (not necessarily involving either the source or target languages) as requested by the client or as instructed by management . I could  perform any other tasks with creativity and flexibility  as required by management to facilitate the smooth running of a small business (e.g. database work, administrative activities, etc.) Working as an effective team is also essential to the success of the perfomance of my booth.

Motivation and ambition

I am able to perform well in high-pressure environments as I am very competitive with a strong motivation to succeed. An example of this is the way I was able to balance work and study with my sporting interests while at university. Traning several times a week ehile also meeting all assignment deadlines required motivation,prioritisation , promptness in finding a solution and  organisational skills.

Innovative and problem solving

Resolving customer queries or complaints was an important role at CPSL Barcelona as Project manager. I was able to manage projects from launch to handover and provide the required pre- and post-sales support. To liaise with clients, other in-house and freelance translators with regard to project planning and work scheduling. o participate in DTP/layout activities (not necessarily involving either the source or target languages) as requested by the client or as instructed by management.To perform any other tasks as required by management to facilitate the smooth running of a small business (e.g. database work, administrative activities, etc.) in order to ensured  that the project information was correctly mantained.  As Event manager, Speaker's manager and Chef d'equipe I often had to take the initiative to resolve situations and ensure the best outcome.

Technical Skills

ECDL(European Computer Driving Licence),SDL TTRADOS, Lucas, Spitfiles, SmartQA.

Education

Education
Sep 2015 - Oct 2016

MA Conference Interpreting

London Metropolitan University

The MA Conference Interpreting is a professional master course aiming at training conference interpreters. The programme includes lectures, seminars, presentations, practical interpreting and simulated events such as mock conferences.

Sep 2011 - Jul 2015

Bachelor of Arts with honours in Europeam Languages (French,German and Spanish)

University of Salford, Greater Manchester

French, German, Spanish with Translation from/into English, Cultural Studies.

Apr 2014 - Jul 2014

Study Placement Erasmus

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germersheim (Germany) 

Fachbereich 06 Translations-, Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaft (FTSK)

Jan 2014 - May 2014

Study Placement Erasmus

Université de Clermont Ferrand Blaise Pascal, Clermont Ferrand (France) 

Accountability, Economics, Marketing and Financial Analysis into French, German and Spanish.

Sep 2005 - Jun 2011

Diploma della Scuola Media Superiore 9/4100  

Liceo Ginnasio Aristosseno

Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science, Philosophy, History ( Italian, English, German, French), Latin( Literature, Grammar, Translation), Literature( Italian, English, French, German) Law, Economics, Art and Geography.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2013 - Jan 2014

Project Manager Assistant 

CPSL Barcelona, Spain

Ability to work under deadlines . Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with a wide variety of people .To proof-read text translated by other in-house and freelance translators prior to delivery to the client. To carry out research activities to gain a better understanding of the nature of the text he/she is translating at any time.To participate in DTP/layout activities (not necessarily involving either the source or target languages) as requested by the client or as instructed by management.

Oct 2013 - Oct 2013

Voluntary Translator English into Spanish 

IPPCA(Indigenous Peoples' Biocultural Climate Change Assessment Initiative) 

I was part of the IPPCA's voluntary translator's team in order to translate IPPCA's website Content Management into Spanish.

Jul 2013 - Sep 2013

 Voluntary Freelance Italian into English Translator Watching America 

Watching America ( United States)


Oct 2012 - Jul 2013

Student Ambassador- Routes into Languages

Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester (United Kingdom) 

As a Student Ambassador, representative of the University to visitors and other stakeholders, I play a key role in supporting the smooth running of the recruitment events. Student Ambassadors are a critical part of the role of R&A, working to enable prospective students to make informed decisions about progression to HE. Mostly used for front of house duties at University recruitment events, such as Open Days and Visit Days. I was also asked to assist with clerical duties to support during the recruitment cycle and to give advice and guidance during the Clearing process.

Jul 2012 - Aug 2012

 Stall salesperson 

Michelangelo Grande,Taranto,Italy

As a stall salesperson qualities like: persuasiveness, adaptability, verbal and written communication, negotiation skills, resilience and tenacity, stress tolerance, planning and strategizing were appreciated by my employer. Qualities that made me stand out. My job required me to source and develops client referrals, prepare sales action plans and strategies, plan and conduct direct marketing activities, make sales calls to new and existing clients, negotiate with clients, present sales contracts, ensure customer service satisfaction and good client relationships.

Jul 2011 - Aug 2011

Tourist guide

Castello Episcopio, Grottaglie,Italy

As a tourist guide in the "Castello Episcopio", a castle situated in my hometown, Grottaglie I was asked to manage and coordinate the tour in the building. I was expected to be knowledgeable with regards to the tour destinations and some of its history. In order to make the tourist enjoy the activity to the max I was required to coordinate and manage all the activities during the tour. During my job, it was relevant to work and decide in matters relevant to the tour and the tour group, as well as being able to answer question.

Interests

Powerlifting athlete - time management, conistency, commitment and motivation are the key  skills in order to to be successful in the sport.

I enjoy travelling as I have a keen interest in other cultures and ways of life. I thoroughly enjoyed travelling across Europe in my gap year . I feel I learnt the importance of independence and understanding the ways of others.

References

Available on request