Mariam Salama

Freelance Medical Translator & Content Writer

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Location:San Ramon, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/mariamsalama
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Kudos
3.0
2 Skills
$30
Rate/Hr
Objectives
Acquiring a promising career in translation & Simultaneous Interpretation in a multinational organization, I wish to have an opportunity to make a real difference.

Skills profile
- Arabic – English Interpretation skills
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop
- Excellent in Organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to effectively work under pressure and meet squeezed deadlines
- Excellent Troubleshooter
- Workaholic with an utter sense of loyalty to my job
- Writing articles and reviews
- Creating, editing and proofreading content
- A multi task person ( I love to work multiple things at a time and further achieve in doing them)

Employment History

Simultaneous Interpreter, Translator, and Transcriptionist Brand Vision Company 2011- 2012
- Translating and editing discussion guides and questionnaires (medical & general)
- Transcription of audio reports
- Simultaneous Interpretation of focus groups and marketing sessions for medical products from Arabic to English, from English to Arabic and furthermore from any gulf language for example Saudi accent, or Jordanian accent or Syrian etc… to English language
- Simultaneous Interpretation of medical marketing focus groups for various products

Simultaneous Interpreter, Translator, and Transcriptionist Confield Int’l Mena 2010- 2011
- Translating and editing discussion guides and questionnaires.
- Transcription of audio reports
- Simultaneous Interpretation of focus groups and marketing sessions for medical products from Arabic to English and from English to Arabic
- Simultaneous Interpretation for general and medical marketing focus groups for various products

CSR training & acting as an SP Stream – Global Services (Raya Company) 2011
Customer Service Representative
- Answering customer’s inquiries
- Making subscriptions for various channels of SirusXM radio and selling the appliances upon the client’s request.
- keep records or logs of customer interactions and transactions, recording details of inquiries, complaints, and comments
- Attentively helping clients with all inquiries
- Checking invoices for the customers and clarifying for them any vague payments in the invoice
- Updating customers’ data
- Respond to client requests, coordinate resources and meet/exceed client expectations.

Free Lancer Translator Miracle Christian Channel & Free Copts Channel 2010
- Data entry for various data information of the channel
- Translation of documents
- Translation of online audio reports and publishing the translated documents online

Full Time Simultaneous Interpreter, Translator & Transcriptionist MEMRB for Marketing research 2009 - 2010
- Data processing on Quantum software.
- Data validation for marketing research projects.
- Translator of questionnaires, discussion guides various market studies etc…
- Transcription of focus groups

Private business owner & Sales and Marketing Manager 2004 - 2009

Free Lancer Translator and Transcriptionist AC Nielson 2003-2004
- Translating marketing sessions from Arabic to English.
- Translating marketing sessions from Gulf language to English.

Executive Chairman Assistant / Office Manager Centre Du Fret et Du Transport 2003
- Arranging all chairman appointments.
- Responsible for receiving and replying to all chairman correspondences, E-mails and faxes.
- Creating the entire chairman documentary namely confidential contracts, reports, letters, e-mails etc...
- Reserving airline tickets for the chairman's personal and business trips.
- Accomplishing professional PowerPoint presentations.
- Composition of professional memos.
- Ability to organize, prioritize and achieve benchmarked goals within strict time constraints.

English teacher Futures Languages School 2001 – 2002

- Teaching students English language
- Putting English exams for Arabic speakers

Web Content Manager & Translator LinkDotNet (ISP) 1999 - 2001
- Creating rich web content to be published on clients’ websites
- Writing the content of the company's publications e.g. brochures for new services, promotions and software developed by the company’s development team.
- Authoring manuals for the web sites designed by the company and for all the software programmed by the firm.
- Ability to organize, prioritize and achieve benchmarked goals within strict time constraints.
- Translating, editing and proofreading texts, technical documents and articles to go on the web sites of our clients.
- Creating manuals [soft & hard copies of 300 – 400 pages] for all the software developed by the company.
- Writing the clientele list of the firm and constantly updating it in the hard version and the soft one on the internet through a technical system and furthermore translating an Arabic version of it.
- Designing and editing graphic pictures to go on the net on various web sites.
- Editing, designing and proofreading the content of extranets and intranets, ex: Vodafone.
- Translation of huge websites from Arabic to English and vice versa [300 pages & more] [ref: www.sharjah.com/commerce ]
- Translating web sites to go on the net with English and Arabic versions for e.g. El Raghy website (a gulf organization).
- Being responsible of gathering, updating, editing the content of a huge culture and entertainment website and furthermore designing graphic pictures and animated ones to be published on it with its daily content updates.
- Doing PowerPoint presentations for different promotions done by the company.
- Composition of professional memos.
- Respond to client requests, coordinate resources and meet/exceed client expectations.

Professional Education:

High diploma from Saint Mary’s School

Courses completed:

Adobe Photoshop …. Egypt
Customer Service training …. Stream Global Services … Egypt
Keyboarding course (blind typing) 22 words /minute ….. Luma Vista Adult education …. Concord USA