soldier translator cultural advisor resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

A dedicated professional with over 7 years experience as a Political Advisor, linguist and subject matter expert in cultural and Political matters. Skilled in building working relationships at all levels; problems solving; troubleshooting team operational problems, and ensuring regulations compliance. Strengths include versatility; goal orientated; integrity; situation awareness; and team player. Self-motivated and confident in making independent decisions. Proven success in implementation of policies and practices that ensured unit and program success. Summary of Qualifications Fluent In Arabic, French, German and English Traveled The World Extensively Experience In Sales And Marketing Experience In Managing A Team Strong Leadership And Interpersonal Skills Self-Motivated And Goal-Oriented Strong computer knowledge (Microsoft,SWMS,SUS)

  • Data management
  • Team leadership
  • Team liaison
  • Strong verbal communication
  • Powerful negotiator
  • Extremely organized
  • Process implementation
  • Risk management processes and analysis
  • Conflict resolution
  • Budgeting and finance
  • Project management
  • Self-motivated
Work History
Soldier/Translator/Cultural Advisor, 05/2014 - 02/2017
Northern Tool + Equipment Sioux Falls, SD,
  • Provide expertise in reading, writing and speaking in a number of foreign languages.
  • Provide high-quality translation, interpretation and language-related support to combat troops and military personnel in a variety of operations.
  • Conduct operations to gather information to aid in defense decisions.
  • Interpret foreign language, translate, analyze material and provide other support for operations in intelligence gathering.
  • Acting as interpreters for dignitaries and during interactions with foreign nationals.
  • Translated, articulated, and conveyed the Arabic language and Culture while in a support role which is essential to mission readiness.
  • Provided Cultural support to the unit for their upcoming deployment into area of operation.
  • Maintain a strong work ethic and adhered to a high level of standard which resulted in being recognized as the best interpreter.
  • Conducted training of over 400 advisors and team members in the proper use and function of an interpreter which was essential for their expected deployment into theater.
  • Provided support to training personnel at Fort Polk, LA that were providing training to services before deploying which contributed to the accomplishment of the mission.
  • Translated over 30 military manuals from English to Arabic in order to provide training material to Iraqi Forces which contributed to the completion of their training.
Sales Representative, 05/2013 - 05/2014
T-Mobile City, STATE,
  • Phone Sales, New activations, Customer Service helping customers with their phone issues, Selling.
  • Accessories and upselling Data and Features to exceed my goals.
Translator and Team Leader, 01/2012 - 04/2013
Sysco International Food Group Warehouse City, STATE,
  • Creation Of Food Labels And Translating Them From English To Arabic, Preparing All The Certificates.
  • And Documents Needed For The Orders And Translating Them To Arabic If Needed, Supervising A.
  • Group Of Twenty Employees And Coaching Them On a Daily Basis.
  • Perform Other Duties related to sales.
VIP In-House Representative, 03/2009 - 11/2011
Westgate Resorts City, STATE,
  • Sell Vacation Ownership Packages in a Professional And Ethical Manner ,Maintain a Professional Relationship With Owners & Club Members To Develop Trust And Commitment.
  • Sold over a Quarter million Dollar in a period of 5 months.
  • Maintain Open And Frequent Communication With Owners & Club Members To Encourage Participation In The Owner Referral Program.
  • Attend All Required Sales Meetings And Training.
  • Perform Other Duties As Assigned By Manager.
Cultural Representative/Fine Dining Server, 06/2007 - 01/2009
Disney World/Epcot City, STATE,
  • Serving/Touring The VIP Guests Through All Of The Country Pavilions at Epcot And Explaining All Of.
  • The Cultural Differences Between The Food, Wine, Retail Items, And Other Specific Facts Regarding.
  • Each Country, Ensuring Each Guests Experience Was Memorable And Enlightening.
Arabic, Coaching, Customer Service, English, Features, interpretation, Meetings, personnel, speaking, quality, reading, Real Estate, Retail, Selling, Sales, Supervising, Phone, training material, Translating, Translation
Associate Degree: Politics and Public Relations, Expected in 2020
Hillsborough Community College - Dale Mabry Campus - Tampa, FL
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Politics and Public Relations

Certificate of Translation: , Expected in
Military intelligence School - Fort Huachuca, AZ
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Certificate of Completion: Hospitality Management, Expected in
High Institute of Tourism Arfoud - ,
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Hospitality Management

Certificate of Completion in Tourism Management Real Estate License, State of Florida: , Expected in
Disney University - Orlando, Florida
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Hillsborough Community College - Dale Mabry Campus
  • Military intelligence School
  • High Institute of Tourism Arfoud
  • Disney University

Job Titles Held:

  • Soldier/Translator/Cultural Advisor
  • Sales Representative
  • Translator and Team Leader
  • VIP In-House Representative
  • Cultural Representative/Fine Dining Server


  • Associate Degree
  • Certificate of Translation
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Certificate of Completion in Tourism Management Real Estate License, State of Florida

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