Senior Translator

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    Senior Translator

    TransPerfect Montréal, Quebec

    Communications and marketing
    Posted 23 day(s) ago | Still Open
    Permanent Full time As soon as possible


    TransPerfect is looking for a Senior Financial Linguist to fulfill a mandate in Montreal requiring work for English into French Canadian materials. Your particular language skill and subject matter expertise will allow you to translate client-specific documents in corporate areas such as Communications, Marketing, Human Resources, and Insurance. Your mandate will be to service this TransPerfect dedicated client. Working from our client’s office in downtown Montreal, you’ll be in direct contact with this end client but working under the guidance of your remote manager and in collaboration with an onsite Project Manager.


    - Translate documents related to (approx. split): Corporate Communication (40%), HR/policy (15%), Insurance/Finance (30%), Marketing (15%).
    - Maintain and use translation memories and glossaries.
    - Juggle multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
    - Keep the assigned Project Manager informed of project progress and meet pre-established deadlines.
    - Complete all other tasks that are deemed appropriate for your role.
    - Gain a solid understanding of client preferences, update style guides, glossaries, instructions and reference material as needed and address issues as they arise.
    - Perform all work in line with TransPerfect’s quality standards, processes, platforms and ISO regulations.

    Required Skills:

    - Excellent (written and verbal) communication skills and cultural knowledge of target and source languages (English and French for Canada).
    - Excellent knowledge of insurance and financial terminology.
    - Acute attention to detail, spelling and grammar.
    - Ability to learn new skills quickly and being comfortable working with various technologies and interfaces.
    - Ability to support multiple projects and manage shifting priorities, while keeping accurate track record of time allotted to each.
    - Exceptional problem solving/critical thinking skills.
    - Ability to maintain professionalism in all situations, especially under tight deadlines.
    - Positive attitude in the face of change, client-centered mind-set and pro-active approach to problem avoidance and resolution.

    Required Experience and Qualifications:

    - Must be available to start in October-November 2018 (exact date still TBD).
    - Located in Montreal and willing to work form the client’s premises.
    - Minimum Bachelor's degree, Translation Certificate, or their equivalent.
    - Native fluency in Canadian French and near-native fluency in English.
    - 3-years of experience translating and/or proofreading from English to French Canadian for insurance, legal, administrative type of content.
    - Strong MS Office and Adobe software skills (i.e. PDF mark-ups).
    - Experience with other document sharing platforms is considered an asset.


    • Essential - Bachelor's degree
    • Essential - 3-years of exp translating and/or proofreading


    For more than 25 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified...

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