German speaking Translator – Cape Town

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Black Pen Recruitment
  • Post Date: July 5, 2019
Job Overview

Our fantastic Client, a renowned international leader in the e-commerce sector, currently seeks to appoint a German Translator to join their fast-growing Cape Town offices.  Reporting directly to the Translation Services Manager, the German Translator will have critical task of taking all text-related English content and localize them into German. The translator will ensure that business is able to effectively communicate its products to existing and potential customers in relevant regions and will also be responsible for their language quality across all promotions, products, web pages and brands.

Salary: Market related salary

Requirements:

  • Native in German
  • Demonstrates consistent behaviour aligned to Client culture
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills in English and German
  • Proven ability to translate oral instructions and written literature from one language to another

Advantageous Requirements:

  • 1 Years’ translation and/or writing experience
  • Relevant qualification (Diploma or Degree in Journalism, writing or languages)
  • Advanced computer literacy (MS Office , Internet, etc.) and typing skills

Main responsibilities:

  • Provide first-class translations and content in German
  • Translating from English to German
  • Proof-reading and editing
  • Websites and SEO content
  • Reviews and press releases
  • Mailers and Blogs
  • SMS marketing, Direct marketing and promotions
  • Work with and provide translations and content for various business partners including retention, acquisition, conversion, product and creative
  • Ensure consistency and quality of messaging across all segments
  • Ensure translation and content projects are realized on time and to required quality
  • Consultation with client to ensure understanding of brief/product requirements
  • Ensure correct tone of messaging in terms of brand and medium
  • Remain up to date with various online and other writing developments which may affect the brand and/or market
  • Brainstorm, write and execute, as based on business requirements

If you are interested in the position, please send your CV to:

germanjobs@blackpenrecruitment.com

We’re looking forward to hearing from you soon!

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