Claire Loveridge (BA Hons)

8 Mallow Gardens
Telephone: +44 (0)16 35 86 18 39
Thatcham Mobile: +44 (0) 78 79 47 29 29
Berkshire RG18 4ES E-mail:
United Kingdom    

High quality, customer focused freelance translator with many years business experience and a degree in French and Russian, with excellent language skills and English mother tongue. Specialist areas - internet, websites, technology and business.



Projects include:



BA (Hons) degree in French and Russian with Business Studies from Swansea University, Swansea, UK
Part of the degree was spent studying at the Moscow Institute of Physics & Technology, Russia. I also took a sabbatical from my studies to spend time studying with the Alliance Française in Paris.


• Desktop PC & Laptop
• Off site daily backup
• 2 Mb ADSL Internet connection
• Printer, scanner and photocopier

• MS Windows XP
• MS Office 2003
• Anti virus software
• Wordfast
• Adobe reader


2005-date Established practice as a part-time translator
2004-date Web on High Limited, Business Manager
  All aspects of business management for a web design company, including:
• Personnel management (payroll, PAYE, stakeholder pensions, contracts etc.)
• Facilities management (Health & Safety, risk assessments, office insurance etc.)
• Financial management (budgets, profit & loss, credit control and contracts etc)
• Project management of new websites to be developed (copy writing, editing, proofreading of text, developing terms and conditions)
2003-2004 ARC Training, Business Manager
  Security management training company, primarily dealing with Russian delegates from a large oil company in Moscow,
• First point of contact with the company using Russian skills as required
• Ensuring all documentation such as welcome letters, hotel information and announcements available to delegates in Russian.
• Developed and maintained relationships with other international and UK clients, often relying on my language skills.
2000-2002 IBS (Public Services) Ltd, Marketing Assistant
  Software development company.
• Assist in all aspects of the marketing mix including design and development of brochures, publicity material, and advertising material,
• Copy write direct mail pieces and internal marketing communications
• Provide a logistics and administration service for all marketing events
1997-1998 Experian Limited, Customer Service Officer
  Credit reference agency, dealing with financial records and reports.
• deal with enquiries from consumers relating to the Data Protection Act 1998
• liaise with credit providers to ensure correct credit information
1996-1997 United Parcel Services, Customer Service Agent
  Call centre.
• take bookings, track and trace parcels,
• investigate customer complaints and liaise with depots
• deal with French and Russian customers
• deal with customs in Russia and France
1999-1999 Career Break
  Traveled through Australia and South Pacific, undertaking several temporary positions in Australia to fund further travels.

I have also spent time over a number of years living and working in France and living in Russia.


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