Military spouse and administrative professional with fluency in both Korean and English (writing and speaking). Eager to transition to a business setting utilizing strong organizational skills, multi-cultural awareness, and adaptability.
Most recently served as an instructional aide at a Fairfax County public elementary school. Supported 19 children from diverse backgrounds and with a wide range of educational needs.
Prior experience as a Sourcing Merchandiser at Adidas Korea Technical Services. Primary liaison between the U.S. headquarters and Korean vendors, manufacturers, and retail stores. Managed NHL, NFL, and NBA licensed teamwear from development to production. Managed vendors and provided high touch customer service. Worked with suppliers and distributors to negotiate prices for large-volume merchandise.
Experience working as an English-Korean translator at exhibitions, school events, and social gatherings. Also served as a language tutor to adults and children.
Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Degree in Spanish Language and Literature with a minor in English Linguistics from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, South Korea.