Profile of Zamzam Mahdi

Zamzam Mahdi Journalist/News Reporter/Translator
2 years experience 0 projects worked somaliland
$0 earned
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·         Translate Somali to English and vice versa

·         I write and tell the news live

·         Record programs for the radio

·         Editing programs

I was in solid training for the first month. I know how to speak loudly, clearly and in a professional manner and how to present myself too.  I also taught myself how to write like a news reporter, where my trainer would look and correct my work. After I finished the first training, I moved on to the second phase of training (on job training), where I translated fluently between the two languages I applied for and had voice testing. I now speak on the microphone on the radio, translate and even assist writing newspapers at times, since I started the job properly. I thrive to continue being an asset in this ministry and hopefully gain more roles as a staff eventually.

Work History (0)

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Work Experiences

  • Travel Agency

    Fly Dubai Travel Agency

    February 2016 - July 2016

    • Help customers book ticket at a cheaper price
    • Help customers who want a emergency or quick travel
    • We also help book extra supplies, like pushchairs or wheelchairs for anyone with disabilities or young infants
    • Travel agencies are generally more convenient for people to book tickets
    • This taught me to be patient, understanding and kind towards customers

  • Youth Worker

    Froud Youth Centre

    September 2014 - November 2015

    • Worked with two groups: Young teenagers (aged 11 to 16) to help keep them off the streets
    • Activities with autistic/disabled people, of all ages
    • Worked with children and helped them stay in school by changing their attitude
    • Supported the kids with their revision and future visions and plans
    • Helped organise a couple of charity days full of activities for the whole neighbourhood to take part in for a small fee to help raise as much money for Youth centres.
    The young people helped me build up my communications skills with them, and this allowed me to understand them as being a young teenager can be a difficult time. I got to know how to handle disabilities and how to work and deal with them. This improved my attitude towards them and I felt comfortable, as it made me realise and see a different perspective of my surroundings.

  • Sales Assistant

    FatFace Retail

    May 2014 - September 2014

    • I worked in a new flagship store when it first opened
    • Arrived in the early hours of the morning to help with the shop layout, as it was fairly small space and a lot was expected to fit into it.
    • Worked as a customer assistant which was much more difficult then usual as I worked during the Olympics, where we were visited by a lot of tourists so communication was key.
    • Invoice for phone calls
    • Stock deliveries
    • Helped the customers around the shop if they could not find something
    • Worked at the cashier part of the day
    • Prepared, maintained, and digitized records of money that we collected and money we used to buy new products
    • Ensured that a professional and healthy work environment is maintained in the shop
    • Helped sort the days takings and made sure everything was in place before we closed again.

Education

  • Islamic Studies

    Gollis University

    October 2016 - July 2019

    Learning about the religion has given me an opportunity to help others with both modern and religious problems, as I can give my knowledge, view and perspective into the dilemma, thus always being able to find the best solution considering both in and outside the religion. You\’ll be surprised with the amount of people that come to me for my religious input and knowledge. Learning about the religion can open doors for you that you never knew could be opened. I am a young, bright and full of aspiration female and student, therefore I look forward to continuing my education further, to reach my potential and increase my knowledge as much as I can. This is all just the beginning.

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