Forward3D is an independent digital marketing agency that helps to run digital campaigns in 45 languages across the world. My role involves localising content such as sitelinks and ad copies, researching and mapping keywords, and translating and creating meta to help brands reach the right target audience. I transform or generate terms to expand the sales and deliver a locally relevant content, by providing back-translations and suggesting ad groups. The languages with which I work are English and French. This role has developed my digital marketing and creative thinking skills, and also has taught me to manage my time and meet deadlines effectively.
Student.com helps international students to find their perfect home abroad. My role involves helping to develop the website, which comprehends descriptions of cities and rooms, by translating English content into French. I check the quality of the content by proofreading senior managers’ and junior freelancers’ translations and transcriptions, verify the accuracy of the original source and report any mistakes to senior managers. This role has improved my translation and communication skills, and also has given me experience in working to deadlines, prioritising workloads and organising my time.
Euro London Appointments is a language-oriented recruitment agency that provides services to companies across Europe. My assignment as a Market Researcher at File Fx was phoning, in French or in English, Belgian advertising agencies and TV production companies. I verified data and amended contact details accordingly. I corrected entries to offer a high-quality, comprehensive directory of creative industries and their staff members. This role challenged my customer service and multilingual communication skills.
The Underwire Festival is a film festival that celebrates female talents in filmmaking. My assignments were welcoming and ushering attendees, being a point of information, and helping the organisers across different London venues. This volunteership further developed my communication and customer service skills.
The London Film Festival is an international festival that celebrates diversity in feature and short films. My assignments involved greeting, guiding and ushering film professionals and amateurs in different film venues across Central London. I also installed devices and informed attendees during a virtual reality event and a Buyers and Sellers meeting. My volunteer role helped me to apply new directives on short notice and to communicate efficiently at all levels.
Clickworker.com engages independent contractors to assist in projects of worldwide companies. My role involved researching and checking information, in French or English, on the Internet like addresses and contact persons. I also classified data by tagging with appropriate keywords and identifying video or image intent. This role helped me to manage time, meet deadlines, and further improve my knowledge of IT.
The Brussels Film Festival is dedicated to feature and short films from the European continent. As part of my role as Programme Assistant, I helped the Director with research projects, translated synopses from French to English, coordinated accreditation, and supported press by helping with photoshoots and the press junket. I was also appointed the first point of contact for attendees and greeted the wide range of guests. This role helped to build my communication skills, and also required administration, organisation, knowledge of languages, capacity for adaptation and teamwork.
Startup Weekend challenges innovators to build a startup from scratch in only 48 hours. My role was to check the list of attendees and greet the guests, which helped to develop my communication and hospitality skills.
Scène sur Sambre is a summer music festival in Belgium. My role involved greeting, informing and serving the VIP guests, and also delimiting the area with signposts and gates. This role required communication, hospitality and customer service skills.
EF Education First offers academic degree and language study abroad programmes. My position involved monitoring client files, translating English content into French and organising language study holidays. I was also responsible for sorting post and stamping letters. This role made me develop my translation, communication, customer service and sales skills.