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TraceLink, Inc. Localization Specialist in North Reading, Massachusetts

Have you worked with international companies to help them localize their marketing content, campaigns, and collateral? Are you interested in spearheading a new multi-language initiative? Have you collaborated with native speakers and multiple stakeholders across an organization while liaising with external translation vendors? Are you a stellar project manager who knows how to take a program from discovery to business as usual? Do you have an eye towards language quality? If this sounds like you – and you’re looking to join an exciting, fast-moving company that is at the center of revolutionizing the agile supply chain industry, come help us grow our localization program and international presence.

We are looking for a Localization Specialist to help us take our localization initiative to the next level in the EMEA, APAC, and South American markets. The successful candidate will be extremely process oriented, have a desire to contribute to overall strategy and have an eye toward analytics and ROI. Ultimately, the Localization Project Manager will act as a conduit to support all of our Marketing and Sales efforts across the globe.

Responsibilities

  • Manage marketing localization projects across a variety of languages from beginning to end, by working with cross-functional stakeholders and translation vendors to assign, schedule, and execute.

  • Develop project plans and workflows, track schedules, spend, and quality control.

  • Recognize the need for and contribute to process improvements and tool improvements and remain in lockstep with evolving localization needs.

  • Validate translations of marketing content with internal native speakers via review process and provide feedback to vendors.

  • Track our translation quality over time with the goal of continuous improvement while maintaining and contributing to company-wide glossaries to ensure consistency.

  • High attention to detail, efficient time-management, and strong organizational skills.

  • Understanding of modern project management methods and tools (e.g. Asana, JIRA, etc.).

  • Solid understanding of internationalization best practices and regional nuances (style, tone, etiquette, etc.).

  • Knowledge of content management systems (e.g. Drupal, Wordpress, etc.) to help manage integrations and analytics platforms (Google Analytics) to measure ROI.

  • Experience with MadTranslations or Translations.com/Transperfect a plus.

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years’ experience in localization and best practices with an international company.

  • BA/BS preferably in Business, Marketing, or related.

  • Solid understanding of analytics and KPIs that drive translation strategy and ability to measure those against stated goals.

  • Successfully manage translation requests from start to finish and to help drive the overall strategy for translation.

  • Comfortable working with tight deadlines to ensure that delivery timelines are met.

  • Able to understand and plan for the cascading impact of organizational changes on translated assets.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a library of multi-language assets and the delivery channels necessary to provide those assets to key departments in the organization.

  • Understanding of localization challenges and nuance within a variety of regions.

  • Process-oriented, flexible, and proactive mentality to problem solving.

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ID: 2021-2351

External Company Name: TraceLink, Inc.

External Company URL: http://www.tracelink.com

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