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Translation Team Leader

Posted 1 February by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Ended

Translation Team Leader £22K - £23K

Your new company

Successful international company based in the North East

Your new role

  • To oversee and monitor output and effectiveness of a team of content writers/translators whilst providing direction, coaching and guidance
  • Reporting to the Content and Customer Service Managers with both team and individual performance
  • Assigning content / customer service tasks, hosting regular meetings to discuss current and upcoming work, and highlighting any team issues or concerns.
  • Oversee the quality and consistency of translated customer services, as well as content across the website, including product descriptions, blog posts, banner taglines and Landing Pages.
  • To demonstrate a knowledge of key brands, products and trends
  • To help create and establish the company 'voice' - Within the company. It is important that our brand is consistent in line with the companies image on all website locales
  • Be proactive in identifying areas for improvement to keep us ahead of the competition
  • Support the team managers in the development of employees providing ongoing training to all new and current staff members
  • Assist management in HR duties such as holding staff reviews and interviewing for new roles
  • Assist on all ad-hoc translation requirements
  • Collate information to support management with reporting.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Fluency in French and German and English
  • Excellent proofreading skills with the ability to identify grammar, spelling and punctuation errors
  • Proven work experience as a Translator, Interpreter or similar role
  • An excellent knowledge of industry-specific terminology in both French and German
  • Exceptional organization and planning skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to effectively lead a small team
  • Excellent time management
  • Impeccable attention to detail, follow-through and ability to focus in an energetic and dynamic environment
  • A knowledge of Magento and CRM software would be advantageous
  • To actively follow and promote company health and safety
  • To adhere to all company policies and procedures

What you'll get in return

Competitive salary plus benefits

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