Lude-Hena Gilles

Freelance Editor & Proofreader

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Location:Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/lude-henagilles
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LUDE-HENA GILLES
Address: 171 A Laval St.
Ottawa, ON K1L 7Z3
Phone number: 613-421-1494
Cell: 613-218-6650
Email: ludegilles@hotmail.com
SUMMARY
? Seven (8) years experience in translating, drafting, editing and proofreading documents (English ? French);
? Eight (8) years experience in administrative support at the senior management level;
? Ability to organize daily workload, establish priorities and meet tight deadlines without supervision;
? High attention to detail;
? Ability to set and organize time and priorities
? Excellent communication skills -- oral and written;
? Professional demeanor and good team worker;
? Excellent organizational, planning and prioritizing skills
? Flexibility to adjust priorities and to adapt to changing requirements;
? Ability to take responsibility for implementing projects, achieve goals and deal with constant change;
? Ability to work very well under pressure
? High degree of tact, discretion and judgment;
? Strong interpersonal skills. Team player;
? Well-organized and resourceful with the ability to thrive in situations requiring quick learning of new skills.
COMPUTER SKILLS
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, PowerPoint, Access)
Internet savvy.
LANGUAGES
English, French, Haitian Creole (written and spoken).

OVERVIEW OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS / PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
TRANSLATION / QUALITY CONTROL / PROJECT MANAGEMENT
? Recognized as a valuable asset for ability to draft and translate (French/English), proofread and edit confidential documents.
? Received and coordinated translation documents from other departments; forwarded them to external contract translators to have them translated and returned in a timely manner.
? Reviewing and editing French documents (internal and external).
? Writing and editing a variety of written materials in various styles and formats.
? Maintaining a roster of translation consultants and/or companies and assigning word as needed.
? Tracking translation documents and progress for reporting purposes.
? Assessing service arrangement with external providers.
? Hiring contract translators; checking references and conducting phone interviews.
? Meeting multiple tight translation deadlines.
? Managed multiple projects simultaneously (special event coordination etc.).
? Maintained file accuracy.
? Developing and maintaining accuracy of files, contacts and budget lines.
? Managed and keep Chicken Farmers of Canada lexicon up to date.
? Review of translator invoices.
? Provided support for Upper Management, Marketing and Cyber Session Teams.
? Writing and editing correspondence, including reports and letters (in both French and English).
? Planned and coordinated large conferences and events for several language groups.
ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
? Reporting to director all budget lines, emails.
? Answered phones in friendly professional manner.
? Screening calls to director.
? Filtering emails and faxes.
? Give general information to callers and visitors.
? Maintaining paper and electronic files.
? Data entry.
? Ordering supplies for all programs within company.
? Verifying and reconciling supplier/translator statements.
? Answering multi-line systems (Meridian).
? Creating PowerPoint presentations.
? Minute-taking.
? Scheduling conference calls.
? Using Outlook, scheduling meetings and managing senior calendars.
? Managing calendars and organizing travel arrangements and itineraries for individuals and groups.
? Using Word to transcribe, draft, edit and proofread documents.
? Filing.
? Maintaining confidential client admission and discharge files (electronically) as well as office inventory.
? Liaising and networking with a wide variety of internal and external individuals and organizations throughout the nation.
? Coordinated special events and conferences as well as travel itineraries and hotel accommodations for convention attendees.
? Creating and maintaining Excel spreadsheets (with hyperlinks to documents), tracking employee/client and children’s files.
? Imputing and maintaining attendees’ information on Access database.
? Recording and maintaining daily cash fee receipts.
? Compiling and preparing weekly and monthly statistic (census) reports.
? Originating and preparing business correspondence, memos, mailings and updated forms.
? Assisting in quality control of online conferences.
? Monitoring tracking data, alerting management and employees when time was depleted.
? Welcoming and greeting guests at reception area.
? Sending packages by mail using various online postal services (Canada Post, USPS, UPS and FedEx).
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada Interpreter (on call)
2010-present
Chicken Farmers of Canada (NFP) Translation Coordinator
2008-present
Florida Baptist Convention (NFP) Ministry Assistant / Translator
2003-2008
Walk the Walk, Inc. (NFP) Office Manager
2001-2002
Conceptis Technologies Inc. Web Administrative Assistant
2000-2001
Toronto Dominion VISA Office Clerk
1999
Diner’s Club En Route Customer Services Representative
1998
Amis-Lou Daycare Day Care Coordinator
1996-1999
EDUCATION
? Southern Wesleyan University
Major: Political Science / History
? École Sigma
Flight Attendant Certificate
?Emmanuel Christian School
High School Diploma

* References available on request
Skills (2) Rating
Editing
Proofreading