Job Vacancy

Project Coordinator

coloured keyboard - iStock_000058922418_FullBased near the Arena in central Leeds, Web-Translations is an established translation agency specialised in website localisation and marketing collateral, as well as online promotion.

Working with a network of freelance translators and web developers, Web-Translations is committed to providing international online solutions to clients around the world looking to sell in foreign markets.

With 14 years of industry experience, Web-Translations prides itself on building long-term relationships with clients and industry partners, including: South African Airways, Boots, Whittard and Feefo.

Who We Are Looking For

Web-Translations is looking to recruit a Project Coordinator to work within our small, dynamic translation company.

The Project Coordinator will work within the Production department to deliver high-quality, fast-turnaround translations to our growing client base. This involves day to day organisation of projects and ongoing management of customer accounts.

The successful candidate will liaise with clients, translators and other team members to ensure that projects are completed on time, on budget and that the client is always very satisfied with the service they receive. Good account management will ensure sales targets are met.

The role offers good career progression opportunities, annual pay reviews and on-the-job training is provided.

Main Duties

  • Find suitable translators, of a good standard of skill, capable of delivering to tight deadlines
  • Ensure that projects are prepared adequately so that translators are able to do a good job
  • Use Trados and memoQ translation software for translation management and QA
  • Raise purchase orders, sales orders and invoices
  • Account management for a set of clients
  • Coordinate translation projects among translators, developers and designers
  • Correspond with clients
  • Actively pursue sales
  • Manage orders for our livetranslation.com site

Required Skills

  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Fluent in a foreign language
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as on own initiative
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent telephone skills
  • Excellent PC literacy
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Loyal and hard working
  • Motivated team player
  • Tenacious with a good eye for detail

Desirable Skills

  • Experience preferred of using WordPress or another CMS, including basic HTML skills
  • Experience preferred of using Trados, memoQ or other translation software
  • Experience of a sales or customer service role is desirable

The role offers an excellent opportunity to work within a growing company with good opportunities for career progression within the team.

The ideal candidate will be highly organised and a fast learner with a passion for getting the job done.

Required Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level – preferably Business related or in a Language (any)

We Can Offer You

Training Programme

A full 2-week induction begins your 3-month supported training programme, where you’ll get a thorough grounding in all aspects of the business and benefit from the experience of our talented team.

You will have an extensive toolkit and support team to help you achieve at the highest level.

Remuneration

Basic salary £17,000 with shared sales commissions on reaching targets achievable after passing 3 months’ probation.

To Apply

To apply for this vacancy, please email your CV with a covering email telling us why you’re the one we’re looking for to Jennifer Rodgers: recruitment@web-translations.com

Deadline for applications: 9am on Monday 12th November 2018

You must be eligible to work in the UK. No Agencies Please.

United Kingdom

15 Queen Square
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LS2 8AJ

Tel: +44 (0) 113 8150460

Spain

c/Gobelas, 17 - Bajo izquierda
Urbanizacion La Florida
28023 Madrid

Tel: +34 91 622 78 83

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