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Position wanted:Translator, journalist, tour guide
Job Categories selected:
  • Architecture
  • Business
  • Creative Arts/Media
  • Education
  • Language/Multilingual
  • Publishing
  • TEFL/ESL
  • Tourism/Travel
  • Translation
Employment wanted:
  • Part Time
Language Skills:
  • Spanish - Very good
Minimum Yearly Salary expected:24 EUR
Currently Living in:Spain
Country of Citizenship:Spain
Available from:Immediately
Able to Relocate:Yes
Objective and Resume Summary
Writer for a range of magazines, notably the celebrity and lifestyle publication Hello!

Over 15 years experience in translating from Spanish to English, primarily for major media groups, including the largest such corporation in the Spanish-speaking world, Grupo Prisa - owner of news media, TV channels, and educational and general-interest publishing houses.

Contributor to Time Out guidebook, Madrid (2003 and 2005)

Editor and publisher of Mallorca-based arts, culture and lifestyle magazine Contemporary Balears.

Designer, editor, writer of the above publication’s website (Entry removed to protect privacy)

Film reviewer and feature writer for Screen International
My Key Skills:Translator, spanish, journalist, tour guide
Education History, Qualifications & other additional information
Level of Education:Masters
King’s College London
MA in Medieval Studies, Department of English  — 2011-2012.
                                                                                      
St. Patrick’s College Maynooth, Ireland
BA in Anthropology and Geography  — 1986-1999.
Work History & Experience
Years of Work Experience:More than 15 Years
Translator, Grupo Prisa
Madrid — 2000-2013

Translator for all corporate communications and financial reports for the various companies that make up the largest media corporation in the Spanish-speaking world. This includes texts for news media (El País), radio and television broadcasters (Canal +) and educational and general-interest publishing houses (Santillana).

Writer and subeditor, Hello! Magazine
Madrid — 2000-2006, plus ongoing work to present

Full-time writer and subeditor at one of the world’s leading celebrity and lifestyle magazine titles. This was a fast-paced and deadline-driven position, to which I continue to dedicate three months each year.

Writer and editor, Contemporary Balears magazine and website (Entry removed to protect privacy)
Mallorca, 2006-present.

Founding editor and writer for a Mallorca-based arts, culture and lifestyle magazine and, subsequently, developer of the corresponding website.