In-house French Translator (Feb ’19)

Location:Preston
We are Language Insight and we are a leading Translation and Language Services Provider, with headquarters in Lancashire, England, and offices in London and New York.
Role:
We are currently looking to recruit an In-house French Translator. You will support your language team for Transcription, Translation, QA and Edits job, maintaining high quality standards and ensuring deadlines are met. Areas of expertise will include Market Research, Healthcare, Legal, Finance, Entertainment, Retail, among others.
Tasks include:

Transcription
• Performing full proof-reads on files completed by our freelance transcribers
• Performing spot-checks on files completed by our freelance transcribers
• Meeting deadlines and quality standards, raising any issue in due time

Translation
• Translating any type of document (quantitative and qualitative Market Research screeners, questionnaires/discussion guides and stimuli/profiles; reports; presentations; etc.) from English into your native language
• Translating in formats such as XML or Excel platform outputs
• Translating open ends and other types of responses from your native language into English
• Meeting deadlines and quality standards, raising any issues in due time

Quality Assurance
• Proofreading any type of document (quantitative and qualitative Market Research screeners, questionnaires/discussion guides and stimuli/profiles; reports; presentations; etc.) from English into your native language
• Proofreading open ends and other types of responses from your native language into English
• Implementing or checking edits required by the client at later stages of a translation project
• Meeting deadlines and quality standards, raising any issue in due time
• Ensuring the quality of the file as a final product

Skills and experience required:

• MA in translation
• Experience translating English into French and vice-versa
• Proofreading experience, able to pay close attention to detail, meticulous and committed to achieving high standard of quality
• Ability to translate 2000 words per day and proofread around 10 000 words per day
• Willingness to assist in recruiting and training new staff
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and CAT tools. Knowledge of ConfirmIT and HTML is preferable
• Flexibility to meet deadlines at all times and adjust to the company’s requirements

Desired Experience:
• Experience translating in XML format, working with embedded code
• Medical market research experience
• Project management skills
• Team leadership skills

If you believe you have what we’re looking for, send your CV and a short paragraph of why you would be perfect for the role to [email protected]