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Translator - Remote

  • Location: Des Moines, IA, 50392
  • Salary: 22.65
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 15 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position:  Translator
Location: Remote
Term: 8 Months Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for English to Spanish translations and trans-creation processes within the company, ensuring that all concepts, messages and any content conceived in the English language are effectively recreated in the Spanish language and culturally adapted to the U.S. Hispanic Market while maintaining the designed impact and effectiveness as the original
  • The Spanish Translation Consultant will have thorough knowledge of both the source (English) and target (Spanish) languages
  • Will be responsible to promote a consistent bilingual strategy that enables accurate and consistent translations
  • Will serve as U.S. Hispanic Market linguistic and cultural subject matter expert
  • Some travel required, including overnight stays

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 6 to 8 years work related experience required
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Superior English to Spanish translation, transcreation and copywriting skills (including slang, specialized jargons and nuances) along with extensive knowledge of consumer marketing and distribution for insurance and financial services, particularly with the multiple sociocultural components that make up the U.S. Hispanic/Latino consumer market
  • Experience with TRADOS software or comparable translation software is preferable
  • Must have company product knowledge and be able to support all lines of business with Spanish communications ranging from internal communications to advertising materials
  • Knowledge and understanding of customer relationship management systems and processes required
  • Excellent relationship management skills, project management, vendor management skills, required, along with excellent time management and decision-making skills
  • Must inspire trust and respect in others and be market driven, as well as able to influence people
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, problem-solving and presentation skills required

Preferred Skills:

  • Must be a translator or highly proficient of the English and Spanish language
  • We are not looking for just a bilingual candidate, but a bi-cultural candidate with perfect spelling and grammar capabilities both in English and Spanish
  • Must be able to work independently but, in a team,, accepting that their work will be proofread and corrected
  • Ability to work with other in-country reviewers in Mexico and Chile
  • Ability to handle LatAm Spanish and US Spanish and understanding their differences

Nice to Have: 

  • SDL Trados knowledge
  • Microsoft Word formatting knowledge
  • Financial knowledge

If this sounds like the perfect fit,Apply Today!