Apr 06, 2021

Project Manager

  • Supertext
  • 713 Broadway, Santa Monica, California 90401, USA
Full time Project Management

Job Description

We’re looking for a project manager to join our team in Santa Monica.

Supertext in a nutshell

Supertext is an online copywriting and translation agency that has grown from a startup in Switzerland to a full-service LSP with branches in Los Angeles, Zurich, and Berlin. Our name says it all: we’ve been putting in a good word for our clients since 2005. With our copywriting, translating, localizing, editing and proofreading services in more than 100 languages. Our unique platform makes ordering language services as easy as booking a flight or ride. At our Santa Monica office, we’re looking for a project manager to support our expanding US client base.

You in a nutshell

You’ve been in the language industry for around five years. You have a passion for languages and writing. You’re super organized, a great multitasker, but always focused. You have experience building client relationships and are not afraid to pick up the phone. You understand creative language projects and enjoy coordinating linguistic teams. Communication and teamwork come naturally to you. You’re looking to grow with our startup and give it your all to make things happen.

  • Approx. five years of experience at a major LSP in the US
  • Tech savvy and fast learner of new tools and software
  • Experience with SDL Trados and/or other CAT tools
  • Knowledge of linguist recruitment and quality control methods
  • Native speaker of a language other than English (Spanish, Japanese or Korean preferred)
  • Great writing skills in English
  • University bachelor degree or higher
  • Legally authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis

The job in a nutshell

Supertext USA is the newest Supertext branch and is in the growth phase, so each team member counts. As a project manager, your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following points:

  • Be the first point of contact for clients and build valuable business relationships
  • Be responsible for the entire project life cycle and consult clients
  • Submit quotations for copywriting and translation projects
  • Work together with language managers to implement projects
  • Actively recruit linguists to join our network
  • Play an active role in assuring linguistic quality
  • Leverage Supertext’s unique online system
  • Work with international team of developers and language specialists in Europe

How to apply

Follow the link below to upload your resume with a captivating cover letter. We will treat your application and any information provided in the strictest confidence. Given the current WFH situation, we are considering remote candidates. We look forward to hearing from you.