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We currently have two 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.

 

WordPress developer (29/07/2021)

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.

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. You are also responsible for monitoring and improving the performance of our own WordPress sites.

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.

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

 

Translation Project Manager (29/7/2021)

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 Glasgow, Birmingham, London, Tunbridge Wells, Paris, Bonn, Munich and Boston.

We now have a new opportunity for a 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. The successful candidate should be a graduate 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,
  • proficient use of CAT tools, including Trados Studio,
  • 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. Proven experience as a Project Manager at a translation agency is essential.

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.

Due to Covid, we are currently working from home full-time so you are required to have a suitable work space at home. In the future, you will continue to be home-based with regular trips to the Glasgow office.

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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