LINGUIST List 28.1581

Fri Mar 31 2017

Jobs: English; German; General Linguistics; Translation: Translator, Adecco Personaldienstleistungen GmbH

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 29-Mar-2017
From: Federica Marucci <>
Subject: English; German; General Linguistics; Translation: Translator, Adecco Personaldienstleistungen GmbH, Berlin, Germany
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University or Organization: Adecco Personaldienstleistungen GmbH
Job Location: Berlin, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: Language Manager (f/m)

Job Rank: Translator

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Translation

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            German (deu)



- Review vendors to ensure localization quality and monitor language quality data
- Develop a good understanding of market expectations for localization quality and how products fit in the market
- Form a critical part of the in-country team with Marketing, Product and PR to drive localization of products
- Work closely with local teams to develop specific terminology for new features and products
- Work with localization project managers and other teams to identify and address linguistic issues. Maintain language references such as terminology databases and the style guide
- Ensure quality of high-priority products and highly visible materials through quality assurance and bug fixing, taking a hands-on approach as necessary
- Understand challenges in the localization process and lead broad language quality improvement initiatives at the language and team level, as well as upstream

Minimum qualifications

- BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience
- Knowledge of localization industry (CAT tools, TMs, glossaries, processes, etc.)
- Experience as an German translator, linguist, copywriter, writer or editor
- Ability to speak and write in German and English fluently and idiomatically

Preferred qualifications

- MBA or Master's degree
- Experience within creative, localization or the online marketing/advertising industry
- Ability to relate to ambiguity, work independently and be able to chart direction of projects
- Detail-oriented, quality-focused and proactive, with strong ability to manage projects
- Excellent communication skills, ability to interact with remote teams, and manage multiple and diverse stakeholders across businesses and leadership levels

You can expect an internationally friendly team as well as a modern job in the centre of Berlin.
We are glad about the sending of your application in English per email

Application Deadline: 07-Apr-2017
Mailing Address for Applications:
Federica Marucci
Alexanderstra├če 7
Berlin, Berlin 10178
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Federica Marucci
Phone: 0049 (0) 30 536075 18

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