Outstanding teaching, writing, editing, translating, and research skills. Excellent project management skills. Fluent German and
Portuguese, some Russian, French, and Spanish. Excellent interpersonal and administrative abilities.
SUMMARY Outstanding teaching, writing, editing, translating, and research skills. Excellent project management skills. Fluent German and Portuguese, some Russian, French, and Spanish. Excellent interpersonal and administrative abilities.
MONTPELIER BRIDGE NEWSPAPER •••••/••••• to present
*ADVERTISING SALES REP. Sales and marketing. Writing sales sheets and promotional materials. Ad copywriting. Customer service. Working with graphic artists.
FREELANCE EDITOR AND TRANSLATOR 1/••••• to present Edit academic and trade books, and medical and technical journals.
ENHANCED DESIGNS 9/••••• to 1/••••• *FREELANCE COPYWRITER. Write website copy for clients of web ••••• 6/••••• to 1/••••• *FREELANCE WRITER. Research and write articles on subjects in the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences for online encyclopedia. Some HTML coding.
CAPITAL CITY PRESS Barre, VT, •••••/••••• to 7/••••• Editorial Services 4/••••• to 7/••••• *TECHNICAL WRITER/TRAINER. Created and tested user documentation for proprietary editing software. Worked closely with software developers and users. Recruited and trained freelance editors.
*MANUSCRIPT EDITOR. Copyedit technical and medical journals. Coordinate work flow with freelance editors, typesetters, and proofreaders. Create and update journal style books and procedures manuals. Knowledge of SGML coding and both paper and disk editing procedures. Style guides used include CMS, CBE, AMA, and APA. Journals include: Journal of Clinical Investigation Cellular Signalling Journal of Biotechnology Advances *PRODUCTION EDITOR. Project management, liaison with authors, publishers, and editors. Coordinate, recruit, and train freelance copyeditors. Journals include: Journal of General Internal Medicine Studies in Applied Mathematics
Composition Services •••••/••••• to 4/••••• *PROOFREADER. Proofreader for printer of international scientific, academic, and professional journals. Journals from Elsevier Science, Cell Press, and many others.
INNER TRADITIONS INTERNATIONAL Rochester, VT, 7/••••• to present *Freelance Translator/Reviewer. Translate (German to English) books on natural and herbal medicine. Also write reviews on books from German, Swiss, and Austrian publishers for potential publication in the U.S. (See Publications List below )
BUSINESS LANGUAGE CENTER Vienna, Austria, 2/••••• to 9/••••• and 3/••••• to •••••/••••• UNIVERSITY of GRAZ INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE CENTER Graz, Austria, 7/••••• to 9/••••• *EFL (English as a Foreign Language) TEACHER/SEMINAR LEADER. All areas and levels of business English, including Insurance, Finance, Marketing, and Sales. Developed and presented seminars for such clients as UNYSIS, 3M, IBM, Coca Cola, and SONY. *EDITOR/ WRITER of TRATTNERHOF TRATSCH, a bimonthly English-language newsletter (circulation •••••). Responsible for all areas of writing, editing and production. Assigned freelance articles, and supervised circulation staff.
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION for MIGRATION Vienna, Austria, •••••/••••• to 1/••••• *ESL (English as a Second Language) TEACHER, Neuhaus, Lower Austria. Taught intensive, residential •••••week English courses for U.S•••••bound, Eastern European refugees. Designed and implemented evening program consisting of employment and housing workshops, intensive language practice, and cultural orientation sessions. Coordinated and led teacher-training workshops. *SITE SUPERVISOR/CULTURAL ORIENTATION INSTRUCTOR, Maria Schutz, Lower Austria. Supervised instructors and support staff. Served as liaison between students and site management.
BORDERS BOOKSHOP Ann Arbor, MI, 1/••••• to •••••/••••• *BOOKSELLER. Sales, customer service, special orders, newspaper coordinator.
MERRIL LYNCH, PIERCE FENNER and SMITH Boston, MA, 3/••••• to 8/••••• *OPERATIONS SPECIALIST for Regional Operations Center.
PUBLICATIONS (as translator, German to English): Miracle Medicines of the Rainforest, Dr. Thomas David, Healing Arts Press, ••••• Advanced Aromatherapy, Kurt Schnaubelt, PhD, Healing Arts Press, ••••• Advanced Bach Flower Therapy, Dr. Gotz Blome, Healing Arts Press, •••••
EDUCATION Vermont College of Norwich University: History (Latin American and European), Literature and Writing (•••••, B.A.) (Thesis: The Literature of Conquest, Exploration and Travel) University of Oregon: English/Russian (•••••) Bennington College: Literature/Theater (•••••) Bennington College Writer’s Workshop: Fiction Writing with Nicholas Delbanco and Fredrick Busch (Summer, •••••) Numerous teacher-training seminars in Austria.
OTHER EXPERIENCE Freelance Translator: The Johnson Company, Montpelier, VT, ••••• Translated (Portuguese to English) marketing material and business correspondence for environmental consulting/engineering firm. International Council of Shopping Centers, NY, NY, ••••• Translated and proofread (English to Portuguese) marketing and educational material. Freelance translator, teacher, editor, musician and guitar instructor. Vienna, Austria, Boston, MA and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Editor. Edited NADIR, a literary journal, ••••• (volunteer). Advertising sales. New York Press Association, Albany, NY (1/••••• to 3/•••••, temporary position).
OTHER SKILLS Fluent German and Portuguese. Some Russian, French and Spanish. Excellent verbal and written skills. WordPerfect (DOS and Windows), AMIPRO, WORD for Windows (several versions), HTML, BBEdit.
INTERESTS Literature, linguistics and languages, educational theory, investments and financial markets, gardening, hiking, bicycling, writing and performing music, fiction and nonfiction writing, travel, Latin America, Brazilian language, music and culture.