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LINGUIST List 18.1882

Thu Jun 21 2007

Jobs: Eng/Various Langs/Gen Ling: Lang Production Project Mgr, Rosetta

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        1.    Kanika Shipe, English & Various Languages & General Linguistics: Language Production Project Manager, Rosetta Stone, Ltd., Harrisonburg, VA, USA


Message 1: English & Various Languages & General Linguistics: Language Production Project Manager, Rosetta Stone, Ltd., Harrisonburg, VA, USA
Date: 20-Jun-2007
From: Kanika Shipe <kshiperosettastone.com>
Subject: English & Various Languages & General Linguistics: Language Production Project Manager, Rosetta Stone, Ltd., Harrisonburg, VA, USA


Organization: Rosetta Stone, Ltd.
Department: Language Production
Web Address: http://RosettaStone.com

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng) and one of the following:

Arabic, Standard (arb)
Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
Danish (dan)
Dutch (nld)
English (eng)
French (fra)
German, Standard (deu)
Greek (ell)
Hebrew (heb)
Italian (ita)
Japanese (jpn)
Korean (kor)
Latin (lat)
Portuguese (por)
Polish (pol)
Russian (rus)
Spanish (spa)
Swahili (swh)
Swedish (swe)
Thai (tha)
Vietnamese (vie)
Welsh (cym)

Description:

Rosetta Stone, the language learning software, INC 500 company, continues
to experience uninterrupted growth. Our company culture is characterized by
a fun, open atmosphere dedicated to changing the world - by making language
learning something affordable, convenient and success driven. With offices
in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Northern Virginia, Colorado, UK,
Japan, and over 80 kiosks located nationwide, we have assembled passionate
language enthusiasts, creative/bright software developers, practical
administrators and successful sales and marketing professionals. Our
mission to become the world's leading language learning company gives our
employees the opportunity to help the world communicate by creating and
delivering a product to customers that is like no other - something our
employees have a great passion to do.

We are currently seeking a Language Production Project Manager for our
Language Development Department. This position will be responsible for
ensuring that the Language Project(s) assigned are delivered on time and to
the required quality bar.

Responsibilities:
- Collaborate with team members in scoping and planning of Rosetta Stone
Language Production projects
- Manage projects to meet deadline, quality and budget requirements
*Manage freelance translators, editors and voice talent:
i) Negotiate contracts and review job specifications
ii) Monitor performance and manage quality assurance reviews of
product translation, editing and voicing
iii) Collaborate with production teams and manage implementation of
project-specific procedures and solutions
- Ensure efficient use of project budget and human resources to maximize
efficiency and profitability
- Ensure that project-specific issues are resolved quickly and
effectively, and facilitate clear and effective communication between
internal and external project stakeholders.
- Contribute towards the continual improvements in the effectiveness of
the Language Production Project Management Team
Requirements
- Project management experience, preferably in a localization or
translation environment
- Fluency in English and ONE of the following languages: Swedish,
Norwegian or another Scandinavian language (native-level); Italian
(native-level), Polish, Thai, Pashto; Farsi (Persian), Dutch, Swahili, or
German
- Excellent English written and oral communication skills
- Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills
- Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
- Strong organizational skills
- Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
- Experience in managing software-based projects an asset
- Familiarity with project management software such as Microsoft Project
is an asset

Rosetta Stone, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age,
disability, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state,
or local laws.


Application Deadline: 01-Aug-2007 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: kshiperosettastone.com

Contact Information:
Associate Recruiter Kanika Shipe
Email: kshiperosettastone.com
Fax: 540-526-9382


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