In-House Translator - German Speaker

  • Job Reference: SGT
  • Date Posted: 25 January 2019
  • Recruiter: Advancing People Ltd
  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £28,000
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Advancing People Multilingual are working with a well-established client based in Milton Keynes, who due to their continued success are looking to recruit a permanent German Speaking In-house Translator to join their internal team.

The main purpose of this role is to translate technical documentation and other texts from German into English, ensuring that the target text reads like original English, using computer assisted translation tools where directed to optimise the translation process.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To translate technical documentation accurately to a standard fit for publication.
  • To consult appropriate sources and to attain the level of technical product knowledge required to deliver the above technical translations.
  • To translate marketing / advertising / corporate communication texts (e.g. exhibition literature, product brochures, press releases and magazines) appropriately and with sufficient flair as to accurately reflect the source text and also maximize the saleability of the brand in English.
  • To manage a personal work schedule and work flexibly to ensure that quality is assured and all deadlines are met.

Key Attributes:

  • Fluent in German
  • Previous experience in the translation field working with CAT tools is highly desirable.
  • A postgraduate qualification in translation is highly desirable.
  • A keen eye for detail, with an ability to work accurately under pressure in a fast paced environment with constantly changing priorities.
  • Highly IT literate

This is a full time position and a fantastic opportunity to work with a forward thinking and expanding company.

Offering a basic salary of £28,000 and flexible working hours with fantastic company benefits.

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