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We currently have open positions as listed below. However, we are a growing company and are regularly looking for new talent to join us. Please feel free to send us your speculative application so that we may review it as soon as the next opportunity arises.

About us

The Translation People specialises in providing business to business translation and language services for its international client base through a global network of strategic partners. We are renowned for excellent customer service and our use of cutting-edge technology to streamline processes, improve efficiency and lower costs. In recent years, the company has achieved strong and continuous growth and has expanded its operations worldwide. We operate from our head office in Manchester, with additional offices in Birmingham, London, Glasgow, Tunbridge Wells, Paris, Bonn, Munich and Boston.

 

Translation Project Manager (01/06/2022)

The Translation People specialises in providing business to business translation and language services for its international client base through a global network of strategic partners. We are renowned for excellent customer service and our use of cutting-edge technology to streamline processes, improve efficiency and lower costs. In recent years, the company has achieved strong and continuous growth and has expanded its operations worldwide. We operate from our head office in Manchester, with additional offices in Birmingham, Glasgow, London, Tunbridge Wells, Paris, Bonn, Munich and Boston.

We now have a new opportunity for an experienced Project Manager with good customer service and sales skills to join our Glasgow team. You’ll be managing a portfolio of international key clients and will be responsible for maintaining client relationships and further develop business with your clients. The management of translation and localisation projects from quotation stage to final invoicing is also required. The Project Manager is responsible for liaising with the production team on the client’s requirements and for providing the best and innovative solutions to the client.  

We are looking for a Project Manager with English to native standard. Proven experience as a Translation Project Manager of at least 1 year is essential. The successful candidate should hold a degree in translation studies, modern languages or similar. You should share our passion for language and delivering a high-quality service.

Key attributes for this post are:

  • organisational skills,
  • a desire to exceed client expectations,
  • a keen eye for detail,
  • adaptability,
  • a high level of IT,
  • good communication skills.

You should have a professional attitude, be self motivated and able to work equally well unsupervised or as part of a team.

Whilst your administrative and organisational skills are of paramount importance, your attitude and approach are of equal value. We are looking for a hardworking and conscientious individual with a positive outlook and cheerful personality; someone who is calm under pressure and who strives to deliver the best possible service to their clients.

We are operating a hybrid model with some time each week spent in the Glasgow office and some time at home. You are required commute to the Glasgow office weekly and also have a suitable workspace at home.  

 

File Engineer (freelance, remote) (01/06/2022)

 The Translation People specialises in providing business to business translation and language services for its international client base through a global network of strategic partners. We are renowned for excellent customer service and our use of cutting-edge technology to streamline processes, improve efficiency and lower costs. In recent years, the company has achieved strong and continuous growth and has expanded its operations worldwide. We operate from our head office in Manchester, with additional offices in Birmingham, Glasgow, London, Tunbridge Wells, Paris, Bonn, Munich and Boston.

We now have a new opportunity for a File Engineer to support our busy teams across Europe. As a leading translation services company, we use a broad number of translation industry applications for processing translation files and improving the productivity of the translation process.

Responsibilities include

  • Preparing tagged file formats for translation in CAT (Computer Aided Translation) tools, in particular Trados and Memsource
  • Post-processing of translated files
  • Troubleshooting and bug fixing
  • File format conversion
  • Analysis and review of CMS applications for website translation

The File Engineer is responsible for liaising with the Project Management team on the client’s requirements and for supporting our teams in providing the best and innovative solutions to the client.  

Skills and experience required for this role:

  • A minimum of 2 year’s experience in a similar role
  • Proven experience with Trados and preferably Memsource
  • Practical knowledge of markup formats such as XML and HTML
  • Good knowledge of JSON, CSV and XLIFF
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • A keen eye for detail

You should have a professional attitude, be self motivated and able to work as part of a team.

Whilst your administrative and organisational skills are of paramount importance, your attitude and approach are of equal value. We are looking for a hardworking and conscientious individual with a positive outlook and cheerful personality; someone who is calm under pressure and who strives to deliver the best possible service to their clients.

 

WordPress developer (19/04/2022)

The role

We now have an opportunity for a WordPress developer with good customer service skills to join our team. As a WordPress specialist you manage varied WordPress and WPML localisation projects for our clients from initial consultancy and quotation stage to final sign-off. Work on other CMSs such as Drupal or Sitecore may also be required. You are responsible for liaising with our international key clients and their technical teams on their website localisation requirements and for providing the best innovative solutions to our clients. In addition, you prepare web content for our linguists and carry out subsequent integration of the translations. Setting up continuous localisation workflows for WordPress sites or other CMSs may be required.

We are looking for a WordPress developer with English to native standard with at least 1 year of proven experience in a similar role. You should share our passion for delivering a high-quality service to our clients.

Key attributes for this post are:

  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experience in working with PHP and MySQL
  • Strong knowledge of WordPress and WordPress plugins, especially WPML
  • Experience in creating custom WordPress templates
  • Understanding of website performance tests
  • Familiarity with internationalisation and localisation practices for the web
  • Experience in being client-facing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills

You should have a professional attitude, be self-motivated and able to work equally well unsupervised or as part of a team. Whilst your communication and organisational skills are of paramount importance, your attitude and approach are of equal value. We are looking for a hardworking and conscientious individual with a positive outlook and cheerful personality; someone who is calm under pressure and who strives to deliver the best possible service to their clients.

Due to Covid, we are currently working from home full-time, so you are required to have a suitable workspace at home. In the future, you will continue to be home-based with regular trips to one of our offices.

 

 

How to apply

If you wish to apply for any of these positions, please email your CV and a covering letter to [email protected].

 

 



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