Gautier Debyser

Freelance French Translator & Salesperson

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Location:Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/gautierdebyser
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GAUTIER DEBYSER


EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
Green Card Holder: Permanent Resident of the United States
Littoral University; Dunkirk, France Jun 07
Major: Business
Concentrations: Marketing Advertising Communication Statistics
English marketing/business

LANGUAGES
• French (native language); English-15 years (fluent); German-7 years; Dutch-2 years
• Writing and reading skills in both French and English

TRANSLATION EXPERIENCE
Freelance Translator, English to French Apr 10-Present
• Translated Ford Transit Connect Electric Driver Orientation Course for Azure Dynamics’ AZDtec University
• Translated Ford Transit Connect Electric Maintenance Safety Practices Document for Azure Dynamics

SALES/RETAIL EXPERIENCE
Server, The Park Club, Kalamazoo, Michigan Aug 10-Present
• Work in a private club setting, serving members, guests, professionals and business owners
• Represent The Park Club at various public events around Kalamazoo, such as "Eat Local, Kalamazoo," a program of Fair Food Matters; CommUniversity tailgating at Western Michigan University
• Collaborate in a team to provide the best service to members and guests

Sales and Marketing Associate, Lorenove, Dunkirk, France Sep-Dec 09
• Worked full time for window and door company, selling items designed for clients’ specific needs
• Developed effective, positive client relationships to ensure long-term, repeat sales and customer satisfaction
• Sold $50K during time there and secured 10+ new clients
• Left position to immigrate to the United States and attain permanent residency

Sales and Marketing Associate, Les Menuisiers Pévécistes Deceuninck, Calais, France Mar 08-Aug 09
• Worked full time for luxury window and door company, selling items designed for clients’ specific needs
• Developed effective, positive client relationships to ensure long-term, repeat sales and customer satisfaction
• Attended company product and sales training seminars. Was mentored by senior sales executive for one month and then earned right to negotiate with own clients
• Sold $400K during time there and secured 80+ new clients

Direct Sales Intern, K par K, Dunkirk, France Apr-Jun 07
• Secured and served 400+ hour internship required for college diploma in business; worked for medium-priced door and window product company, specializing in extended credit lines
• Assisted staff with wide variety of sales approaches, including cold calls, door-to-door, and appointments

Bartender/Waiter, L’Iguane, Dunkirk, France Jun-Sept 06
• Worked in well-known beach restaurant, helping locals and visitors enjoy food, wine, beer, aperitifs, etc.
• Collaborated in serving team, promoting customer loyalty

Sales Assistant, Madison Nuggets, Dunkirk, France Mar-Apr 06
• Sold CDs, DVDs, video games, and accessories in multi-location store while attending university
• Matched clients’ needs and wants to store options; recommended alternatives when needed

MANUFACTURING EXPERIENCE
Coordinator of Steel Container Logistics, Arcelor, Dunkirk, France Jul-Aug 07
• Coordinated supply of 150-ton molten steel units as part of manufacturing team
• Worked full time in temporary position to earn money prior to securing position related to college major

INTERESTS
• Guitar-17 years; Violin-6 years; French Folk Band Member-5 years
Skills (2) Rating
French Translation
Sales