How to optimize your resume, cover letter and find more or better translation agencies/companies

Are you struggling to find work with translation companies?
Are your basic marketing materials – your CV, cover letter, portfolio, and profile – attracting the right work and clients for you?

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  • Practical, concrete guidance you can apply immediately!
    Join the 120-minute workshop.
    March 20, 2024 at 16.00 GMT

In this workshop you’ll get tips and steps to develop the following:


✓ A resume that sells – what to include and what to avoid, what translation agencies are looking for, plus some layout tips.
✓ A cover letter (email) that makes project managers want to open your resume and register you in their database.
✓ Resources for where to find translation work.


When done properly, these items can improve your reputation, boost your personal brand, and land your projects with both clients and agencies. They are also a great and economical way to grow your freelancing business.


Over the past decade, Tess has mentored and coached other freelance translators with their marketing. One of the most frequent tasks she's had is to review and help them with their basic marketing material, CV, cover letter, online profiles, and portfolios.


This is a live workshop where you can get immediate feedback and answers to all your questions.


  • What previous participants say:

  • I recommend this workshop! I learned a lot of hands-on tips to improve my online profiles, resumé, and cover letter to apply to agencies. Plus, Tess can review your resumé/profiles and give you feedback!
    Very practical and hands-on advice. I was able to implement changes to my CV immediately and have received good feedback from clients about it.

    The workshop was very practical and informative, I enjoyed the interactive elements of the session and the fact that the handouts are a very good resource to look back at.

  • Tess is very knowledgeable and gives very practical advice. The workshop covers pretty much everything about working with agencies.

What’s included?


March 20, 2024 - 16.00 GMT: Live 120-minute workshop with Tess

Recordings for registered attendees

✓ Certificate of completion



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About the trainer: Tess Whitty

Tess Whitty is a certified English into Swedish translator, localizer, and copywriter, specializing in digital marketing and UX localization, including transcreation and SEO. With 20 years of translation experience, plus a background in marketing, she helps clients to inform, engage, and get their Swedish-speaking audiences to take action. She also shares her marketing knowledge and experience with other translators as a speaker, trainer, consultant, and author. For more information, go to or


Who is this course for?

All translators and interpreters. No previous experience needed.

Join for $60 today

Special price, 50 USD for Plus subscribers


How it works


Join the Spotlight Training and follow the link to your course at your My Courses page:  You will have unlimited lifetime access to the materials purchased. 


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Participation in the Editing and Proofreading for Translators course includes:

  • Access to the workshop
  • Unlimited lifetime access to the webinar video recording
  • certificate of completion eLearning comes with a 7-day no questions asked, money back guarantee.  If for any reason, you are unsatisfied with your purchase and you are within 7 days of purchase, contact the Support Center and request a 100% refund.

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• Windows: Internet Explorer 10 or later, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Firefox 
• Mac: Safari (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
• Mobile: Safari in Apple iOS 8 or later, Google Chrome in Apple iOS 8 or later, Google Chrome in Android OS 4.1 or later

Training materials, links to the live sessions and certificates of completion will be available in your personal training cabinet. If you have not received the link to the training platform or have any doubts, contact the Support Center for details.