Mag. Tora von Collani

Basic

Selbstständig, Übersetzerin (Deutsch < > Englisch), Lektorin (Deutsch), Textability

Berlin, Germany

Skills

Übersetzung Englisch-Deutsch
Übersetzung Deutsch-Englisch
Lektorat von Texten
Translation
Adobe InDesign
Customer Service
English-German
Achaeological documentation
Frontend QA
Intercultural skills
Customer satisfaction
Englisch-Deutsch
Englische Sprache
Deutsch
German language
Deutsche Sprache
German-English
E-Commerce
B2C
B2B
Computer aided translation
Editing
Microsoft Office
Korrekturlesen
Wordpress
Computergestütztes Übersetzen
Computer-assisted translation

Timeline

Professional experience for Tora von Collani

  • Current 4 years, since Sep 2018

    Übersetzerin (Deutsch < > Englisch), Lektorin (Deutsch)

    Textability

    Lektorat: Sach- und Fachtexte; Übersetzungen: Deutsch <> Englisch; Schwerpunkt: Archäologie

  • 3 years and 10 months, Nov 2014 - Aug 2018

    Copyeditor, Project Lead

    SHARIS GmbH

    EDITOR: writing, translating (DE<>EN), proofreading of websites, manuals, presentations, software documentation, localization files, customer communication and requirements -- PROJECT MANAGEMENT: contact person for customers, leading B2B and B2C projects, executing or formulating customer requirements, creating offers, maintaining customers' databases and catalog content, Software Testing -- OTHER: supporting the Management in defining and streamlining processes, planning new functionalities

  • 2 years and 1 month, Oct 2012 - Oct 2014

    Email Marketing Coordinator, Frontend QA, Supplier Relationship Manager

    Wayfair GmbH

    April 2014 - Oct. 2014: Frontend QA (assessing quality of website, giving advice for improvements to various teams) -- Aug. 2013 - Oct. 2014: Email Marketing Coordinator (planning and composing topics, landing pages, design, text for a daily newsletter email; negotiating with suppliers for special offers) -- Oct. 2012 - July 2013: Supplier Relationship Manager (contract negotiation and supplier support to improve sales success; initiation and supervision of adding products to website)

  • 2 years and 10 months, Jan 2010 - Oct 2012

    Sales and Service Consultant

    Wayfair Ltd.

    Aug. 2011 - Oct. 2012: Manager in Training / QA Analyst (email templates; system to assess quality of email and phone team; ensure new processes and system features fit with existing policies and processes; identify training needs, develop and execute training in customer service skills, processes and on product classes; 1-to-1 coaching; customer escalations; recruiting) -- Jan. 2010 - Aug. 2011: Sales and Service Consultant, bilingual (customer service via phone and email)

  • 1999 - 2012

    Organiser, Supervisor

    Tamagawa Daigaku, Tokyo / Neues Siebold-Forum zu Würzburg e.V.

    Organise yearly, three-week German language course with cultural program for students from Tokio University: recruit teachers, supervisors, interpreters; assign tasks, manage budget; plan and organise events; contact person for students, staff, Japanese university; prepare/accompany students for/to events

  • 5 months, Jun 2009 - Oct 2009

    Receptionist

    White's Hotel Goup Ireland

    • Serving German- and English-speaking customers and liaising with other hotel departments • Guiding German guests on various day trips in the West of Ireland

  • 2 months, Apr 2009 - May 2009

    Amusement Arcade Attendant

    Merkur Spielothek

    • Cash and safe administration • Customer service and slot machine maintenance • Preparation and serving of drinks and hot and cold snacks • Maintenance and cleaning of branch

  • 2 months, Jan 2009 - Feb 2009

    Employee

    Universität Würzburg

    Copy editing professional articles

  • 2 months, Nov 2008 - Dec 2008

    Translator

    Stochastikon GmbH

  • 7 months, Apr 2008 - Oct 2008

    Guest Relations Officer

    Iberotel Lamaya Resort

    • developed friendly, efficient customer service and people skills • learned to deal effectively with difficult situations, solving problems before they had a chance to escalate • developed excellent listening and communication skills, becoming adept at people-reading and non-verbal communication

  • 4 years and 3 months, Jan 2004 - Mar 2008

    Translator, Editor

    Stochastikon GmbH

    Editing, translating, researching of and for non-fictional articles, lectures and books, working closely with a team and on my own (English and German). • further enhanced my language and writing skills • developed and practiced exceptional attention to detail

  • 2001 - 2002

    Student Research Assistant

    Büro für Ausgrabungen & Dokumentationen Heyse

    Digging, describing, photographing, drawing, surveying at archaeological excavations.

  • 1999 - 2002

    Student Research Assistant

    Lehrstuhl für Missionswissenschaft

    Library of the Chair of Missiology

Educational background for Tora von Collani

  • 1997 - 2003

    Geisteswissenschaften

    Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

    Vor- und Frühgeschichtliche Archäologie, Klassische Archäologie, Europäische Ethnologie, Kunstgeschichte

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • French

    Basic

  • Italian

    Basic

Wants

Aufträge für deutsches Lektorat
Aufträge für Übersetzungen EN-DE
Aufträge für Übersetzungen DE-EN
Translation jobs EN-DE
Aufbau von Kooperationen

Interests

Foraging
Running
Trophology
Environmentalism
Antiques
Upcycling
Herbalism
Yoga

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