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- Oct 2008 - Jun 2012
The University of Bath, UK (2008-2012)
BSc (Hons.) International Management and Modern Languages– German Anticipated degree class: First
Modules I have already taken include Business Economics, Business Law, Business Accounting, Marketing and Organisations and Individuals. The second semester of this year I will take Financial Management and Report Performance, and Market Analysis as an optional module. Half of my modules are taught in German. German Comparative Employee Relations is one of them.
Institute for International Communication, Dusseldorf, Germany (September 2009)
A language certificate for Business German, Level C1
National High School of Finance and Business, Sofia, Bulgaria (2003-2008)
Equivalent to A level results: A’s in Bulgarian and Literature, English, German, Accounting Theory, Marketing Project.
“A” achieved in mathematics for each year of study.
A certificate for professional qualification as an accountant.
A decree for the specialising in Economics and Management from the Federal Ministry of Education, Art and Culture, Republic of Austria.
Educational Training Firm “Naslada” (ECO NET project between Austria and South Eastern Europe) (2007)
Gained insight into how teams can develop strategies to deal with problems through participating as a team member in the accounts and marketing department of the firm.
Prepared annual finance reports used by all of the personnel.
Conducted a survey and helped the firm to successfully and permanently improve its image.
Brand Management Assistant, Siemens Enterprise Communications GmbH & Co. KG, Munich, Germany (from July 2010)
Bar tender/waitress at bar Cargo/ByTheWay, Sofia, Bulgaria (Summer 2009/Summer 2008)
Proved highly adaptable and flexible whilst working as part of two teams of ten or more in different cafeterias where I developed my communication and customer service skills through interacting with personnel and clients.
I was responsible for the smooth operation of customer service in a whole area of the cafeteria (the bar).
Babysitter (Sept. 2007- March 2008)
I was responsible for the health, safety and entertainment of two children aged 3.
I taught them short poems with a careful and methodical approach. I also planned different arts and crafts activities and exercises weekly for the children.
Proved myself able to work well on my own initiative and improved my time management skills, as I had to balance this with lengthy daily studying.
Assistant Accountant, VIP Account Agency, Sofia, Bulgaria (Summer 2007)
Helped the current accountants with processing invoices, expenses and reconciliation of accounts.
Worked quickly and accurately on a number of accounting software programs.
Achieved all of my data inputting targets to a high standard, demonstrating that I am able to work accurately under pressure.
Events Officer of Bulgarian Society at the university (2009 - current)
Encourage the new members (primarily Bulgarian students) to overcome the cultural shock and integrate into the new environment.
Organise events – I was in charge of managing the society’s stand at the Society’s Fair, which led to the enrolment of 30 members and improved my time management.
Act as an Intermediary between committee and society members to effectively communicate the promotion of new event ideas- e.g. holding a barbeque to welcome new members into the society, Bulgarian Film Nights.
International Fair of the Educational Training Firms in Prague (2007)
Took leadership in delegating various tasks between team members.
Negotiated event sponsorship (600 levs budget) from local businesses.
Established communication with potential future business partners, which have later led to signing of contracts.
Motivated team members, supervised and coordinated their tasks.
KulturKontakt Project in Linz, Austria (2006)
One of a team of six members, chosen from 30 candidates to present to an audience of foreigners the features of the Bulgarian educational system.
Allowed me to exercise presentation and communication skills.
Languages & Culture
Bulgarian (native), English (fluent), German (advanced), Spanish (beginner).
Lived in Bulgaria, the UK and Germany, been to many other countries in Europe – understanding of cultures developed vastly.
Familiar with Microsoft Office software – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access; Internet.
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