IT-EN Translator/Proofreader (ONLY English native speakers)

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The in-house position we offer is for our headquarters in central Italy (P.S. Elpidio – FM – Marche region).
The linguist (IT-EN Translator-Proofreader) will look after the internal translation workflow and will coordinate the work of English native freelance translators and proofreaders.
He/she will be responsible for communicating specific detailed instructions to translators and external proofreaders and managing workflows and processes.
He/she is accountable for the final quality assurance of translation activities.

TASKS:

  • Review/Proofread translation projects completed by native English professional translators;
  • Complete small translation projects and provide language assistance (IT-EN) to clients and colleagues;
  • Assess needs for additional information, e.g. compilation of glossaries, previously translated similar documents, list of acronyms, technical terminology, and translation memories;
  • Manage translation teams and linguistic assets to ensure compliance with Intrawelt productions workflows and that quality and turn-arounds standards are met.
    Exercise sound judgment in keeping supervisor informed of potential difficulties;
  • Inform supervisor of all issues affecting cost, quality and turn-around;
  • Check final accuracy of IT-EN translation projects prior to sending them to client.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree and degree in Translation and/or interpretation or equivalent experience;
  • Perfect command of English (native language) and Italian plus one, ideally two additional languages to mother tongue standard;
  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Acrobat, html, xml);
  • Familiarity with desktop publishing software (Indesign, QuarkXPress, Framemaker);
  • Language skills to include ability to create glossaries, assess quality and completeness of translations;
  • Advanced translation memory experience (e.g. SDL TRADOS) management;
  • Preferably 1-2 years previous proofreading/translation experience in translation services;
  • Ability to prioritize while handling multiple projects simultaneously in a hectic, time-sensitive environment;
  • Detail and service oriented;
  • Clear sense of accountability.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Flexible team player;
  • Superior interpersonal skills;
  • Can mix and relate well to all levels;
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and unsupervised;
  • Flexibility to work overtime required;
  • Professional demeanour;
  • Focused on goals and the overall team and company objectives;
  • Self-motivated and proactive;
  • Can improvise and innovate;

If you are interested in joining us, please send your cv to inhouse@intrawelt.it

It is possible that due to the large number of applicants, only successful candidates will be informed.

Please only apply if you are interested in the IN-HOUSE position offered for our headquarters in Porto Sant’Elpidio (FM), Marche, Italy.

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