E-mail:-Phone number: +90 -
Address: Zekeriyakoy Mah. Turyapi Sariyer Evleri, Sariyer, Istanbul TURKEY
LinkedIn URL: https://www.linkedin.com/in/senem-yilmaz-a/
Self-employed, Istanbul, Turkey
2000 - Present
English-Turkish Translator (certified) and Interpreter
Have maintained freelance translation career alongside the full-time positions specified within the resume.
Translation experience includes, but is not limited to:
Agun Security, Turkey – Consecutive translation during trainings, ongoing
Reckitt Benckiser, Dubai – Consecutive translation during human rights audit, ongoing
iTS Translation, England – General translations, ongoing
NR Translation, Turkey – Medical translations, ongoing
Sfera Studios, USA
– Subtitle translations, ongoing
– Translation of manuals in automotive field, ongoing
– Translation of corporate publications mostly on business world
Dragoman Translation – Translation of service manual for Honda Motor Company
– Translation in miscellaneous fields
Diageo Turkey, Istanbul, Turkey
2006 - 2011
An English multinational company in fast-moving consumer goods, world's leading alcoholic drinks company
which owns world-famous brands like Johnnie Walker, J&B, Smirnoff
Event & Ontrade Coordinator, 2009 - 2011
Planned and executed events of Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff and Baileys.
Managed the budgeting, logistics, production of materials, operation, evaluation and reporting processes of
Managed agencies and other third parties, ensuring brand-building objectives are delivered and Diageo
guidelines are complied with.
Carried out activation and visibility projects in sponsored on trade channel points, managing the budgeting,
design and production processes.
Managed “Basariya Yuruyenler (Striders to Success)” award ceremony.
Johnnie Walker Event & Public Relations Coordinator, 2008 - 2009
Planned and executed all events of the brand.
Planned brand's Public Relations calendar and managed the relations with Public Relations agency through
implementation of the plan.
Managed “Basariya Yuruyenler” (Striders to Success) award ceremony and "Black Label Unseen" events.
Personal Assistant to General Manager, 2006 - 2008
Organised the General Manager's schedule.
Attended Management Team meetings and prepared meeting minutes.
Made travel arrangements.
Planned and executed company organisations.
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Dragoman Translation, Istanbul, Turkey
2005 - 2006
Project Coordinator (freelance)
Created a portfolio of companies working for/in relation with Formula One and contacted major players in car
industry and introduced Dragoman.
Assisted translation and copy editing team when necessary.
23rd Universiade 2005, Izmir, Turkey
International multi-sport event, organized for university athletes by the International University Sports Federation.
Assistant to Head of International Relations Commission
Assisted the Head of Commission.
Coordinated the communication flow of the commission.
Port Gocek, Fethiye, Turkey
2003 - 2005
Turkey's most upmarket and luxurious marina, operated by Camper & Nicholsons, global leader in luxury yachting
Personal Assistant to General Manager / Public Relations Executive
Assisted the General Manager on his daily tasks.
Made consecutive translation for the General Manager during meetings.
Implemented marina's Public Relations and marketing plan. Handled website and brochure updates.
Coordinated "Port Gocek Regatta" annual yacht races.
Hilton Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
2000 - 2003
Hilton Meetings Coordinator, 2002 - 2003
Provided customer service and meeting bookings.
Guest Service Agent, 2000 - 2002
Handled calls and guest complaints and/or requests. Prepared reports.
Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
English Language and Literature, BA Degree
Ibni Sina High School, Iskenderun, Turkey (scholar)
MS Office programs, Trados, MemoQ, MemSource, Aegisub.
Diageo Way of Brand Building, Brilliant Execution, Athens, 2009
Diageo Way of Brand Building, Brilliant Thinking, Berlin, 2009
Time Management, Pusula Consultancy, 2008
Public Relations, Bogazici Training, 2003
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