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					                                              Jenna LANE

Date of birth 23/05/77                                          10c Montagu Row London W1U 6ED
British                                                                jenna_m_lane@yahoo.co.uk
                                                                             Mobile 07801 491 965

Enthusiastic professional with strong international background, also possessing excellent
verbal and written communication, organisation, language and IT skills seeks translation
and interpreting work.

TRANSLATION EXPERIENCE
I have always enjoyed translating current affairs articles and at Business school I translated many
Economics articles.
     2011 Transcribing 2 Colombian cultural videos and translating
     2011 Financial translation
     2006-2007 Translations for Greenpeace
     2006 Translated 5 pieces for BBC World Service Trust including 30 000 word report
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/trust/researchlearning/story/2006/12/061205_amdi_drc.shtml
(Reference also attached)
     2005 Translated ancient French opera for Australian opera singer
     2004 Translated 2x French Curriculum Vitae
     2003 Translated a French book comparing birdsong to music for postgraduate student
     2003 Translated French patent into English for Fashion company in USA
     2001 Went to Madrid business convention as interpreter

EMPLOYMENT DETAILS

Oct 2011   – Feb 2012       Temp Administrator         International Grains Council           London
           Edited daily, weekly and monthly Market reports on International Grain Production
           Managed translation of these reports
           Assisted with event organisation e.g. Food Aid Council meeting including liaising with
            international government representatives
           Sold subscriptions and increased renewal rate
           Provided telephone and online support to subscribers: government members and
            businesses

Aug – October 2011        Tenancy Progressor (Temp)             Knight Frank              London
        Created tenancy, compiling and sending out all relevant paperwork
        Ensured that all ID, signed documents and funds in place prior to start of Tenancy
        Organised pre-tenancy work with service providers
        Liaised with Property Management
        Ensured that files, databases and spread-sheets are up to date.

May – Jun 2011 I went to the Arctic with Greenpeace as a volunteer.

Oct 2010 – Feb 2011 I went to Colombia to improve my Spanish, I volunteered for a
school foundation and Red Cross. This is a link to some of my activities out there.
http://www.vanguardia.com/santander/bucaramanga/video-91341-un-corazon-londinense-que-se-
llena-con-amor-santandereano
Jan 2007 – Sep 2010         Property Management             Goldschmidt & Howland            London
Goldschmidt & Howland are High End estate agents, Knight Frank competitor
         Coordinated start and end of tenancy, liaising with contractors for pre tenancy works
         Managed deposit releases (5 offices) including advising landlord and tenant so that they
           complied with legislation requirements and timescales; processing those that had to be
           referred for arbitration
         Rent collection – liaising with tenants and landlords for rapid resolution

      Previously House Sales Secretary, Team Secretary and PA to New Homes Director
          Managed Director’s diary, submitting expenses, minute taking
          Project managing new homes activity including dealing with developers and investors
          Managed marketing activity and processing for payment
          Valuable contributions made at strategy meetings for new development on the Bishop’s
            Avenue

Nov - Dec 2006               Accounts Temp                    Rendall and Rittner                  London

Oct – Dec 2006           Temp Office assistant                Focus Information Services          London
(Focus assists foreigners to settle in the UK)

Nov 2004 – Sep 2006 Course Coordinator                  Alliance Française              London
Running private/corporate department:
    Promoted, consulted and sold individual French tuition to corporate and private clients inc.
   Calyon, Bank of England, Deutsche Bank, BNP Paribas, Total, Time Warner, Save the Children.
   Revenue £400, 000+
    Developed client database and interrogated to produce analytical reports
    Calculated and processed individual tutor wages using database (150 clients)
    Attended French Chamber of Commerce networking events

Jun – Nov 2004               Lettings Coordinator           LC Property Services           London
Managed the lettings application process for independent lettings agency that specialises in French
corporate relocation including lease negotiation and rewriting.
Clients included Calyon, Christian Dior, Bouygues

Jan – Apr 2004 Interpreter and Assistant Project Manager Raleigh International CHILE
Voluntary position for youth development charity.
Facilitated and encouraged participants’ integration into Chilean society

Jul 2002 – Dec 2003          Personal assistant                 R.N. Enterprises             Atlanta, USA
Assisted entrepreneur in his small businesses and at home.
        Home Equity Funding - Preparation of lease agreements and contracts, property research,
           client evaluation, Service staff liaison (multi-million dollar properties), advertising planning,
           reception and PA duties.
            Led market trial for property services amongst French and Hispanic communities.
            Established basic office filing systems and wirelessly networked the office for hi-speed
               internet connection and file sharing.
        Household – Homeschooling, assisting with their charitable foundation, staff supervision,
               overseeing renovation work, housesitting.

Feb – Jun 2002         Project Manager    Somersault Marketing Theale, Berkshire
      Implemented international telemarketing and direct marketing strategy at Manager and
      Director level, to communicate technological, new developments and product and service
      offerings.
EDUCATION

1996-2000      BA (Hon) 2:1 International Business Studies with French and Spanish.
               University of Hertfordshire
               Placements: - One semester study at the Jean Moulin Lyon III University, France
               - 6 month work placement at Infocom System, Barcelona Spain. Gathered
               financial information from a variety of sources. Compiled and translated reports to
               aid clients in investment decisions.

1995           A Levels       Spanish (B) French (C) English Literature (E)

LANGUAGES
Fluent French and Spanish, basic Italian.
I have taught Spanish and French to young people and organised French speaking dinners for young
professionals.
Set up my own business organising French and Spanish classes for Save the Children employees.

IT SKILLS
Advanced Word and Excel, Outlook, Internet, intermediate Access and Powerpoint, Photoshop, quick
to familiarise myself with in-house systems and processes.

INTERESTS
Member of Royal Institute of International Affairs, United Nations Association
Volunteering, pilates, swimming, rollerblading, horse riding and sailing (inc transatlantic voyage).

				
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