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My Career
Since 2000 freelance translations for various customers
Translations of non-fiction books from English into German
2001 appointed/sworn in by the Regional Court Leipzig to do certified translations in English and French
2000 – 2005 Sales Manager at the Theater am Potsdamer Platz Produktionsgesellschaft mbH, Berlin
Translations in the fields of marketing, media and press on theatre, music and performing arts
1997 – 2000 Sales Manager at the Stella Sales Holding, Hamburg
Regional sales responsibility for musical theater production
Study tours to: the USA, Alaska/Canada, Syria, Venezuela, Zimbabwe etc.
1995 – 1997 Area Sales Manager at the Hamburg Airlines Luftfahrtgesellschaft GmbH
Regional sales responsibility for international airline, public relations
Interpreting at the representations abroad
1995 IATA - UFTAA Diploma Advanced Course
(International Travel Consultant)
1993 – 1994 Business experience in the USA
Interpreter, guide and travel consultant at Go America Tours, Inc.
Local Services Departments of Miami and New York
Organising, supervising and guiding tours within the USA, translating and interpreting
1993 Qualified Travel Agent (IHK Baden-Wuerttemberg)
including certificate to work as a professional trainer
1991 to 1993 Commercial training at BBZ Maurer in Freiburg/Breisgau
Internship at H.H.Reiseservice Giller GmbH, Berlin (travel agency with IATA licence)
Study tours to: the Bahamas, Brasil, Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Syria, the USA, Zimbabwe etc.
1990 – 1991 Travel agent, interpreter and tour guide at Rail Tours Mochel Reisen GmbH in Lahr
(tour operator specialized in international railway cruises)
Organisation and supervision of tours and travels, catalogue production, international correspondence,
Tours to: the USA, Alaska/Canada, Sibiria, Eastern Europe etc.
Postgraduate program of tourism, including history, geography, history of art, history of music
at Verkehrshochschule Dresden (university of applied sciences)
1988 – 1990 Interpreter and tour guide at the Europäisches Reisebüro GmbH, Incoming Department
Specialization on study tours (history, cultural heritage, music history) with international clients, multilingual groups
1988 university graduate as Diplomsprachmittler Englisch/Französich
(advanced degree in translating and interpreting English and French)
from Universität Leipzig

Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
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