Language Specialist Job Description

Language Specialist Job Description

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Language specialist provides training to other team members on the use of translation memory and CAT tools.

Language Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Technical enablement to clients developing applications on a cloud platform
Solutions to complex problems on various technologies
Advice to clients on the right technologies to implement
Setup of development environments to replicate client problems
Communication with clients using the appropriate level of technical language via phone, email and instant message channels on a daily basis
Communication on the business value of cloud computing to facilitate the successful assessment of the platform
Ability to identify budget, timeline, decision making processes, and create buying vision with customers
Full training and the opportunity to become SMEs on all the services offered by Windows Azure
Access to the latest Microsoft Software and tools
The facility to work from home for up to half the week

Language Specialist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Language Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: V3, ITIL, ESL, CPR, B2, CCNA, ASLTA, HSK, LEAN, BLS

Education for Language Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the language specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Linguistics, Business, Education, Translation and Interpretation, English, Communication, Foreign Language, Computer, Writing, Guidance

Skills for Language Specialist

Desired skills for language specialist include:

English
CAT tools would be an advantage but full training will be given
Cultural standards associated with source and target languages
Based on practical experience
Internet searching and tools
Major text type conventions for applicable languages
Translation Memory tools and linguistic technology
SQL and Data Analysis
XML feeds
Microsoft Office Suite

Desired experience for language specialist includes:

Experience in localization in the consumer internet space is a plus
Understanding of agile framework is a plus
BA/BS in Linguistics/Translation/language / culture related discipline
Empowerment to help you contribute back to the development community including Blogging and speaking events
Opportunity to work with world-class international teams
Challenged on a daily basis

Language Specialist Examples

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Language Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a language specialist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for language specialist
  • Supervise the creation, validation and distribution of French dubbed and subtitled elements to broadcasters
  • Handle the internal distribution of all foreign-language-related files to any and all departments requiring such files
  • Update unit and shared databases with all relevant information on specific titles for on-going and future reference
  • Report any circumstances requiring urgent or specific attention at the earliest opportunity so that client expectations can be managed
  • List duties
  • Provide details of the project (project value, project size etc…) to entice candidates
  • Use language outside applicants will understand (no acronyms)
  • Make sure it is easy to read
  • Review and analyze participant needs based on intake notes
  • Select the most appropriate language trainer, or research and recruit new language trainers for specific programs within the required ILS timeframe
Qualifications for language specialist
  • In ADP we have 34 nationalities in the center with 18 languages spoken!
  • Copywriting creative mind
  • Dutch Speaker
  • 3-5 years in the field of language dubbing and subtitling
  • Conversational French with a working knowledge of film and video terms is required
  • Fluency in French and/or Latin Spanish a plus
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Language Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of language specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for language specialist
  • Provide translations from English into Bahasa Indonesia for website copy, app copy and promotional materials, including newsletters, to appeal to the Indonesian market
  • Provide commercial and creative translations from English into Greek for website copy and promotional materials, including newsletters, to appeal to the Greek market
  • Correspond with language trainers
  • Proactively recruit new language trainers
  • Negotiate fees with trainers on specific programs
  • Maintaining the trainer database
  • Coordinate and manage special Language Department projects
  • Fulfill other duties and work on other projects as needed and requested
  • Responsible for performing analysis and research of card related data (both credit and debit) in addition to reporting on dispute trends, losses and decreasing bad debt
  • An ability to identify, communicate, and champion process improvement opportunities that will benefit internal and external customers
Qualifications for language specialist
  • Degree in Applied Linguistics, Translation and/or equivalent experience
  • Our requirement is that you are an extremely proactive and professional individual, with experience in Shared Service Centre environment (client services, financial department, reporting)
  • Knowledge and experience in film and television production and post production
  • Must be authorized to work for all employers in the United States
  • An advanced degree in a language or a related field
  • Recent teaching experience (secondary and/or college)
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Language Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a language specialist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for language specialist
  • Providing attractive and creative translations from English into Japanese for website copy and promotional materials, including newsletters, to appeal to the Japanese market
  • Provide commercial and creative translations from English into Spanish for website copy, app copy and promotional materials, including newsletters, to appeal to the Spanish market
  • Provide a global reach for increasing recoveries by investigating payment dispute trends in all orgs and businesses
  • Communicate effectively with internal customers and payment processors to make informed decisions about liability risk
  • Assist in the development, testing and providing timely feedback on new tools for use in increasing bad debt recoveries and determining liability
  • Assist with escalations on complex inquiries related to credit card disputes supporting stakeholders from a variety of internal and external parties including customers, banks, merchants and internal teams
  • Maintain individual accountability for performance metrics and goals, ensuring ever-increasing levels of productivity and accuracy against established benchmarks
  • Reviews, researches and initiates the resolution of dispute inquiries from cardholders, financial institutions, merchants and internal departments in compliance to SOPs, banks and payment processors
  • Report classification results and communicate them throughout the organization
  • Drive daily production goals along with monitoring and maintaining quality control of existing data
Qualifications for language specialist
  • Native fluency in Indonesian
  • Native fluency in Traditional Chinese
  • Planning - Sets priorities, determines short and long term goals
  • Ensure the Customer is aware of what steps are necessary to diagnose and resolve the problem
  • Ability to effectively manage time and individually prioritize multiple tasks of competing priority delivering projects and tasks on time with proven organizational and analytical solving skills
  • Ability and willingness to work on one weekend day a month, and outside of the "standard" work day as needed
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Language Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a language specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for language specialist
  • Providing attractive and creative translations from English into Bulgarian for website copy and promotional materials, including newsletters, to appeal to the Bulgarian market
  • Providing attractive and creative translations from English into Ukrainian for website copy and promotional materials, including newsletters, to appeal to the Ukrainian market
  • Providing attractive and creative translations from English into Russian for website copy and promotional materials, including newsletters, to appeal to the Russian market
  • Providing attractive and creative translations from English into Arabic for website copy and promotional materials, including newsletters, to appeal to the Arabic market
  • Provide translations from English into Icelandic for website copy, app copy and promotional materials, including newsletters, to appeal to the Icelandic market
  • Edit/proofread content (news articles, videos, real conversations)
  • Follow corporate authorization and approval guidelines
  • Planning, preparing and delivering Danish lessons for a range of employees
  • Providing them with appropriate individual tasks for the second part of the day
  • Cooperation with other teachers
Qualifications for language specialist
  • Experience working in payments with credit card disputes & investigations
  • Previous bankcard industry or related experience preferred
  • Knowledge of chargeback rules and regulations preferred
  • Experience with SQL/OBIEE
  • Contribute or lead special projects which increase operational efficiency while maintaining focus on positive customer experience and improving financial recoveries
  • Ability to take initiative to identify and solve problems
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Language Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of language specialist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for language specialist
  • Providing attractive and creative translations from English into Lithuanian for website copy and promotional materials, including newsletters, to appeal to the Lithuanian market
  • Providing attractive and creative translations from English into Hungarian for website copy and promotional materials, including newsletters, to appeal to the Hungarian market
  • Providing attractive and creative translations from English into Serbian for website copy and promotional materials, including newsletters, to appeal to the Serbian market
  • Providing appropriate feedback on students’ oral and written work
  • Revising, writing and producing new teaching materials, among other things for our digital platform Evoco.moko.lt
  • Basic administration, such as keeping student registers and attendance records
  • Planning, preparing and delivering yearly exams in Danish
  • Transition of accounting governance responsibilities from CEE / NWE / RCA
  • Accounting advisory for business and transactional centers
  • Analytical reviews and reconciliations
Qualifications for language specialist
  • Some working experience in online retail operations or other Internet application fields
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently independently within a team
  • Italian language fluency, written and verbal
  • Excellent communication skills – with the ability to clearly communicate with subtitle techs and assistant techs
  • Strong organizational/administrative skills including writing, basic excel and proofreading
  • Ability to work flexible hours (Monday through Friday)

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