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Melissa Reed

Speaker Trainer, Presentations, Pitch Coaching

Can work in or around Karlsruhe, Stuttgart, Frankfurt am Main, Strasbourg, Mannheim

  • 49.0069
  • 8.40342
  • Suggested rate €550 / day
  • Experience 2-7 years
Propose a project The project will begin once you accept Melissa's quote.

This freelancer is available part-time (2 days per week) but hasn't confirmed their availability in over 7 days.

Part-time, 2 days per week

Propose a project The project will begin once you accept Melissa's quote.

Location and workplace preferences

Location
Karlsruhe, Germany
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Karlsruhe and 50km
  • Around Stuttgart and 50km
  • Around Frankfurt am Main and 50km
  • Around Strasbourg and 10km
  • Around Mannheim and 30km

Preferences

Project length
Would prefer:
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
Would prefer to avoid:
≥ 6 months
Business sector
Would prefer to avoid:
Public Safety
Company size
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people
  • 1000 - 4999 people
  • ≥ 5000 people

Verifications

Freelancer code of conduct signed
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Verified email

Languages

  • English

    Native or bilingual

  • French

    Conversational

  • German

    Basic

Categories

Skills (13)

Melissa in a few words

I can help you become a great storyteller. I can help you hone your message and get clear on what you need to communicate.

And those butterflies in your stomach when you get onstage in front of others? We will work on that as well.

I am an experienced speaker trainer focused on speech preparation, alleviating performance anxiety, and US market entry. I offer 1:1 sessions and group sessions.

My current and former clients are located in Germany, Ukraine, France, Singapore, Canada, and China.

Experience

IT Firm

Digital & IT

Speech Coach  - As a freelancer

Singapore, Singapore

October 2021 - December 2021 (2 months)

Prepared CEO of prominent IT firm for public appearances. Fine-tuned speech for maximum effectiveness, brevity, and clarity. Media skills addressed: staying on message, pivoting, anticipating questions, and "reading the room."
Business Coaching Coaching Presentation Media Skills Speech Coaching Vorträge

Tech Startup

Digital & IT

Speech Coach  - As a freelancer

Québec, Canada

September 2021 - November 2021 (1 month)

Worked with CEO of tech startup in pre-seed stage on messaging and public presentation. Prepped for investor meetings and public appearances.
Coaching Brand Building Branding Speaker Start-up Speech Coaching

North Carolina ChildFirst

Public sector

Learning and Development Consultant  - As a freelancer

Fayetteville, United States of America

January 2014 - October 2018 (4 years and 9 months)

Design training simulations for a public entity in the forensic field. Sourced, hired, and trained applied theatre artists for multi-stage training event. Completed formative assessment of participants with trainers.
Training Simulation Writing Law Enforcement Forensic Training Learning and Development Human Resources

Education