Mar 22, 2021

Senior Linguist and Project Manager (EN-ES-EN) NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKER.

  • Quicksilver Translate SL
  • Remote (Spain)
Full time Project Management

Job Description

Translation (primarily ES<>EN) in a wide variety of fields, especially academic
· English-language editing, specialized in academic editing (copyediting and proofreading)
· Applying style guides to texts (The Chicago Manual of Style, APA, AMA, European Commission, etc.)
· Basic database management
· Client outreach and engagement
· Hiring and managing interns
· Managing the life cycle of linguistic projects for a wide variety of clients, especially academic, travel & tourism, food, and medical/pharmaceutical

o Analyzing incoming documents
o Preparing quotes
o Setting and following deadlines
o Managing client and provider relationships
o Translation quality assurance
o Project delivery
o Invoicing
o Troubleshooting

· Creating, editing, and manipulating translation memories and term bases
· Product development (brainstorming new types of services and how to improve our current services)
· Last linguistic review on most texts in English going out to a wide variety of clients
· Editing and adding to the company's internal procedure handbook
· Writing blog posts and other promotional material
· Recruiting and selecting new providers


Experience in a similar position (background in academia or publishing preferred)

· Bilingual level of Spanish and English (American English preferred), Catalan is a plus; knowledge of other languages highly regarded

· Knowledge of CAT tools, especially memoQ, preferred

· Ability to work well under pressure and on tight deadlines on a regular basis

· Strong communication skills (written and oral) as well as empathy

· Advanced knowledge of Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

· Knowledge of InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, and Wordpress is a plus

· Teamwork skills

· Takes initiative and can manage ambiguity well

· Experience working with style guides, especially The Chicago Manual of Style