Basic Info

Salma Magdi

3 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Part-Time English Conversation Trainer at Spread Your English

Experience Details

Part-Time English Conversation Trainer

Education/Teaching, Training/Instructor

Experienced (Non-Manager)

- Plan, prepare and deliver lessons to a wide range of classes and age groups
- Instruct trainees, spot strengths and weaknesses, give corrections and additional exercise, and evaluate performance
- Participate in SYE activities (language exchange groups, conversation café, outings)
- Devise and produce innovative materials, including audio and visual resources
- Assist in placement tests
- Contribute to training sessions


Company Details

Spread Your English

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Education

N/A

Aug 2016 to present (4 months)
Senior Publications Editor at Global Trade Matters

Experience Details

Senior Publications Editor

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Experienced (Non-Manager)

- Manage the Smart Village biannual magazine “The Village Community News” published by Global Trade Matters
- Supervise editorial team and freelancers; plan editorial calendar, deadlines, writing style and fees
- Review submissions and incoming articles for approvals
- Liaise with Smart Village management to follow up on progress and objectives
- Brief in-house graphic design department to adapt design, layout and artwork to content, and branding
- Conduct interviews, surveys and Q&As; cultivate partnerships with organizations, multinationals, governmental bodies, telecommunications and IT sectors, educational institutes, financial and banking districts, healthcare entities, CEOs, top executives, government officials, media sponsors, university professors, and entrepreneurs within the community and externally
- Edit and revise grammar, syntax, punctuation and spelling errors of Global Trade Matters Center for Global Business Excellence publications (post publications, reports, agendas) under supervision of center director
- Document content of think tank events; provide media coverage for Smart Village and GTM events, fairs, conferences, launch parties, premiers, sports events, forums, round-table discussions, luncheons, awards ceremonies, gala dinners, cocktails, seminars, sessions, summits, festivals, fundraising, social events
- Assist CEO and director directly with planning agenda’s overall layout and program
- Perform research and advocacy concerning economic policy, private sector, technology and social welfare
- Attend regular meetings to secure conferences keynote speakers, delegates and special guests
- Develop website and digital media platforms content
- Assist sales and advertising teams in the production process


Company Details

Global Trade Matters

Giza, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Public Policy

N/A

Sep 2014 to Sep 2016 (2 years)
Magazine & News Editor at Misr Holland International Trade

Experience Details

Magazine & News Editor

Writing/Editorial

Experienced (Non-Manager)

- Create entertaining and informative content for "I am Cairo" magazine and "City News" newspaper, particularly lifestyle and travel sections
- Generate topics to be covered in each issue with editorial staff
- Oversee target audience and publication development
- Travel and attend events relevant to project
- Carry out additional tasks to provide coverage, photography, live recording, guests for I am Cairo radio broadcast


Company Details

Misr Holland International Trade

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Entertainment , Travel and Tourism

N/A

Mar 2013 to Aug 2014 (1 year 5 months)
Volunteer English Trainer (volunteer) at Student Action for Refugees Campaign (STAR)

Experience Details

Volunteer English Trainer (volunteer)

Education/Teaching, Training/Instructor

Experienced (Non-Manager)

N/A


Company Details

Student Action for Refugees Campaign (STAR)

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Higher Education

N/A

Jun 2012 to Aug 2014 (2 years 2 months)
English Instructor at Berlitz Institute

Experience Details

English Instructor

Education/Teaching, Training/Instructor

Experienced (Non-Manager)

-Teach to the students’ level by conforming to the Berlitz method of language instruction
-Keep student records and profile cards up to date
-Participate in performance evaluation plan
-Conduct individual counseling sessions for clients
-Integrate learning technology into teaching programs
-Maintain center resource materials


Company Details

Berlitz Institute (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Training and Coaching

N/A

Mar 2011 to Jun 2013 (2 years 3 months)
Copy Editor (intern) at Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Experience Details

Copy Editor (intern)

Writing/Editorial

Experienced (Non-Manager)

-Proofread logos of journals, volumes and issue numbers, titles of articles, names of authors, their addresses and dates of receipts and revision
-Check the correctness of grammar and structure, syntax, punctuation, spelling and style conformity of journals
-Adhere to The Chicago Manual of Style in diverse scientific fields
-Proofread tables and figures against original manuscripts
-Fact-checking and cross-checking citations in text and reference lists
-Review authors’ biographies, covers, call for papers, blue prints and flyers


Company Details

Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Publishing and Printing

N/A

Sep 2012 to Dec 2012 (3 months)
Writer & Copy Editor at EduGate Publishing and Distribution

Experience Details

Writer & Copy Editor

Writing/Editorial

Entry Level

-Copy edit, review and enhance academic and educational material for different age groups
-Work on multiple projects: create teachers’ guides, short stories collection, grammar handbooks, reading comprehension pieces and vocabulary books


Company Details

EduGate Publishing and Distribution

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Publishing and Printing

N/A

Oct 2011 to Mar 2012 (5 months)

Achievements


Student Action for Refugees Campaign (STAR) AUC, Downtown Tahrir • Volunteer English Instructor for refugees and student registration United Nations Online Volunteering Service (UNV) • Researching, writing and editing magazine articles and grant proposals Egyptian Aerosports Institute 6th of October Airport • Pilot trainee and member April 2014 Couchsurfing Community • Member since October 5, 2013 Resala Society for Charity Nasr City Branch • Volunteer at Resala Training Center July – September 2011 • Volunteer in delivering supplies to orphans Jan. 2009 - Jan. 2012

Education

Master's Degree in English Linguistics

Education Details

Master's Degree

English Linguistics

Ain Shams University, Egypt

Not specified

N/A

N/A

Ain Shams University
2016 - 2018 (Expected)
BA in English Literature

Education Details

BA

English Literature

Ain Shams University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Ain Shams University
2007 - 2010
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

Futures Language School

Egypt

2006

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

Futures Language School
2006

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Short Story Writing Course

Sep 2015

Free Writers Centre

-Work on character, voice, atmosphere and plot -Read published short stories for discussion and understanding format -Produce a final draft of a 1000-word narrative

Training/Course Details

Creative Writing Course

Mar 2015

Free Writers Centre

-Introduce various techniques to improve writing skills -Work with metaphor and imagery -Create texts and narratives to given themes and word counts as well as free writing

Training/Course Details

Training & Coaching

Dec 2010

Berlitz Corporate Solutions for Global Leadership Training, Language Instruction and Language Testing & Assessment

-Placement recommendations, counseling and progress report, monitoring and level check -Presentation techniques, feedback & correction techniques, tasks that present new language clearly -Client orientation, training principals, program goals, study tips, and center service and attention -Practical teaching techniques, speaking, pair & group work, role-plays & simulations, and summaries and questions

Training/Course Details

Training & Coaching

Dec 2016

Bridges Foundation (The International Institute for Training Presenters)

- Second assistant to founder and volunteer editor in “Tadabor Beyond Arabic” project (September 2016 - Present) - How to Make Presentations Program (February 24 - 26, 2011) - Answering Questions and Refuting Misconceptions Program (November 11 - 13, 2010) - Lectures on self-development level 1 (April 12 - June 7, 2012) - Lectures on self-development level 2 (October 4 – December 8, 2012)

Training/Course Details

ICDL Package

Jan 2010

YAT Learning Center

N/A

Training/Course Details

Mastering Adobe Photoshop CS4

Jul 2010

YAT Learning Center

N/A

Training/Course Details

Spanish Language

Apr 2016

Cervantes Institute

-Beginners level in speaking, listening, reading, writing -Cultural exchange groups

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English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

German

German

: Advanced

: Intermediate

: Intermediate

: Intermediate

Tools and Technologies

ICDL

ICDL

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

amadeous

amadeous

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Less than 1 year

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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Less than 1 year

Adobe Indesign

Adobe Indesign

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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Less than 1 year

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator

: Beginner

: High

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Less than 1 year

Fields of Expertise

Writing

Writing

: Advanced

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3-5 years

Training

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1-3 years

Key Skills

Executor, Hard worker, Details-oriented, Innovative, Team Player

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