May 24, 2022

Translation Project Coordinator

  • Language Insight
  • London, UK
Full time Project Management

Job Description

Language Insight is a fast-growing translation and language services provider. Our experienced teams work on projects covering a wide range of sectors, and are dedicated to delivering high-quality translation, transcription, interpreting and various other language solutions to clients all over the world.

After four consecutive years of sales growth and the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade in 2019, we are now looking to expand our Project Management teams in the UK to help support our Market Research clients.

Language Insight is looking for two enthusiastic and motivated Project Coordinators that are looking to start their careers in the Translation Industry. The right candidates must be proactive, display a professional attitude, have a willingness to learn, and put clients first.

Both positions are based in our London office.

What does the role involve?

The Project Coordinator will support our Market Research clients with a variety of language services and will be responsible for handling multiple projects throughout their life cycle. This role will help ensure Language Insight remains one of the market leaders in the translation industry, enabling us to support clients across the world.

As part of the Project Coordinator role, you will:

  • Develop an understanding of the Translation Industry
  • Manage the full cycle of language services for our Market Research clients, ensuring that quality control measures have been adhered to.
  • Develop trusted relationships with clients, colleagues, and linguists.
  • Work closely with the team to offer support and share ideas on best practices.
  • Manage and distribute the workload among internal and external linguists appropriately.
  • Monitor the status of each project.
  • Ensure projects maintain a high level of quality and professional standards in line with our ISO 9001, 17100 and 27001 accreditations.
  • Ensure all admin is up to date at all times, and profit margins are healthy.
  • Use Translation Management Software and CAT tools to manage translation assets, such as glossaries, termbases, etc.
  • Ensure complete handovers are shared with your colleagues at the end of your shift.

The two Project Coordinators will work in two different teams: Quantitative and Qualitative and the main difference between the two roles will be the type of projects you will be managing.

Qualitative Project Coordinator

While you will be working on some translation projects, the majority of projects that you will manage will be Transcription projects.

The working hours for this role will be 0900 – 1730 Monday to Friday.

Quantitative Project Coordinator

You will be managing Translation, Overlay and Link Checking projects.

The working hours of the Projects Coordinator will be 0900 – 1730 Monday to Friday for the first 6 months. After training is complete, working hours will change to 0900 – 1730 for four days a week, as well as one day a week where they will support the US team between the hours of 1400 – 2200 UK time. Working from home for the late shift will be available on the day and the day after (2 days a week working from home)

What skills are needed for this role?

  • Experience in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and CAT tools.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Exceptional customer service.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Ability to think outside the box.
  • Ability to work in a team, as well as independently.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in the Translation Industry is desirable.

If you are interested in this role please fill out the form below and attach your CV, or send your CV and cover letter to