Greta

Freelance Editor, Public Relation Freelancer, & More

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Location:Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/gretavr
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I have a passion for language, understanding of written language and semantics and do proofreading, editing and development of course material in a variety of fields: Customer Services, Hospitality, Management, Sales, Estate Agency, Telephone Etiquette, Business Development. Self-driven, self-motivated, enthusiastic about life and can work 18+ hours a day to meet deadlines. It is a personal achievement to enter my clients’ minds and identify their business objectives, eventually becoming a supportive friend.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

1983: Potchefstroom University, South Africa
BA Degree
Three majors: Afrikaans III; Linguistics III; Zulu III

1984: Potcefstroom University, South Africa
Higher Education Diploma
Diploma in Remedial Education

1989: Potchefstroom University, South Africa
B. Ed Degree (Honors)


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2000 – current:
TRAINING, SALES AND LANGUAGE SERVICES
GvR Management Pty Ltd

Proofreading and editing of learning material; marketing brochures, technical data reports, property publications

Creating and coordinating of curriculums for courses: Recently contracted for PMI, developing training material for First Aid, HIV and AIDS, Safety in the Workplace, PPE, etc.

Development and design of study guides and learner material for the mining industry and property companies

Presentation of development courses: Mpumalanga, North West, Gauteng, Northern Province, Swaziland

Staff training, development and management, including salaries and disciplinary procedures

Creating business plans according to the individual style of the business ensuring quality and profitability

Expanding of businesses

Overall setting of standards concerning the image of the business, the experience of a client from entrance until departure


1995 – 2000:
Baroque Guest House & Art Gallery
English is Fun Publishers
AC Management Services

Daily management of business

Customer Liaison: guests, headmasters of schools, top management and directors

Management, marketing and sales of scholastic publications and web sites

Overseeing, proofreading and development of new publications and products for publishing

Staff training & development