Sahar Windawi

Freelance Arabic Translator & Translator

Location:Everett, Massachusetts, United States
2 Skills
Seeking a position as professional Marketing & Public Relations.
Having experience in marketing as a PR manager, so as to implement marketing strategy on the part of public relations. It has a very strong relationship with the press, journalist, and author of the famous printed & visual media. Be able to easily publish product. Able to analyze market demand and implement marketing strategies I’ve learned to the region. Having good communication skills and be supported by capabilities in the areas of interpersonal skills.

Professional Experience

May 2011 – March 2013 : Public Relations & Advertising Manager
Lamasat Publications Dubai
Fashion & Life Styale Magazines
Job Description:

• Represented companies in different corporate events, trade shows and marketing conferences, and industrial meetings
• Interacted with counterparts and built up relationships with them and with marketing suppliers
• Handling the day to day business
• Maintaining and building contacts with the media.
• Confer with production and support personnel to produce or coordinate production of advertisements and promotions.
• Involve maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers via regular meetings, telephone calls and emails.
• Working with the Managing Editor and Finance and Administration Manager on the development of sales and marketing strategies.

June 2010 – January2011: Marketing & Advertising Manager
Media Business Iraq Lebanon
Economical Magazine
Job Description:
• Developing and maintaining marketing strategies.
• Evaluating customer research, market conditions, competitor data.
• Implementing marketing plan changes.
• Overseeing all marketing, advertising and promotional staff and activities.
• Maintaining and building contacts with the media.
• Managing the production of marketing materials, including leaflets and posters - this can involve writing and proofreading copy and liaising with designers and printers.

April 2010 – May 2010: Producer “Beb el Faraj” series
CC Prod Lebanon
Production House
Job Description:

• Plan and coordinate various aspects, such as approving directors and selecting principal cast members.
• Negotiate contracts and guarantee salaries and other expenses.
• Ensure a television production stays within budget and on schedule.
• Heavily involved with the post-production process and may work closely with editing
• Involved with the day-to-day workings, participating in activities such as screenwriting, set design, casting, and even directing.

November 2009 – March 2010: Assistant Producer
Abu Dhabi TV Abu Dhabi
Television Channel

Job Description:
• Tasks delegated by the Producer; takes care of the safety and success of the entire project as the executive’s right hand. Therefore critical that to troubleshoot any production difficulties or problems that come within the area of responsibility.
• Supervision the production team.
• Co-coordinating work.
• Supervise the post-production process, being involved in editing, dubbing and compilation.
October 2009 – November 2009: Assistant Director
Water & Electricity Athurity Corporation Abu Dhabi
Job Description:
• Preparing & interpreting the script.
• Help developing storyboards.
• Managing technical details, such as camera shots and the use of lighting.
• Making decisions about location.
• Liaising with the producer at certain stages, for example, when editing the final 'cut.
• Managing the work of the other production staff and delegating tasks accordingly to realize the final production.
March 2008 - September 2009: Assistant General Manager
SpotVision Lebanon
Media Buyers
Job Description:
• work closely with senior directorial staff to provide administrative support.
• Dealing with incoming emails, faxes and posts,carry out background research and present findings.
• Reporting only to the general manager (GM).
• Organizing and attending meetings and ensure the manager being well-prepared for meeting.
• Maintaining and updating mailing databases.

March 2008: Assistant Producer “Free Lancer”
Independent Production, Lebanon
With Samer Boustany
Advertising for Almarai Dairy Products Company

October 2007-December 2007: Assistant Spot Production “Free Lancer”
LBC Lebanon Lebanon
With Gilbert Alsaid Production Manager

December 2007: Assistant Director “Free Lancer”
LAU Theater Lebanon
With Nagy Souraty for the play “Utopia”,.

Project: Location: Lebanon 2007
Senior Project Eastern Mediterranean University (Short Film Entitled “Lebanon between the Wars)
Graduated as First Place; the documentary was about the situation of the Lebanese people after
the last war in the summer of 2006.
During my studying years worked as a producer, editor and director for many projects, shorts films
and clips.
2004-2007 Eastern Mediterranean University Famagusta, N. Cyprus
Radio, Television & Film Studies

2002- 2004 American University of Technology Halat, Lebanon
Public Relations

2000-2001 University of Balamand North Lebanon,
Business Administration

• Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc. Expert
• Adobe Premiere Expert
• Adobe Audition Expert
• Adobe Photoshop Expert

• Arabic Fluent
• English Fluent
Skills (2) Rating
Arabic Translation