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Language Captain for French, resident in France

Posted: Nov 11, 2016 09:17 Expiration: Dec 31, 2016 02:00
Description
We are currently working on finding a special linguistic position for our client, a renowned hotels chain, for French. This position is called Language Captain.

Requirements:
- the linguist should be based in France
- the linguist should be very strong in transcreation + travel domain

The role is a combination of Language Expert and Language Lead, with the focus on website content, she/he would be in charge of providing support to the translators (through styleguides, terminology etc) to make sure the web content in the target language is of high grade. She/he could also be involved in the copy-editing as well. We are looking for someone who is able to work with a marketing-related website content, based on the text the client usually posts on the website.

The responsibilities of Language Captain
The Language Captain is to ensure a complete understanding of the linguistic and cultural needs of the target audience. Some of the responsibilities would cover:
• Internal liaison
o Liaise with key internal stakeholders to determine / negotiate the corporate brand voice as it pertains to the specific region / locale.
• Style Guides and Linguistic Instructions
o Create and maintain Style Guide.
o Maintain specific linguistic instructions both on global level and project-related.
o Create and maintain terminology and regular expression lists including brand, product and service guidelines.
o Compile and maintain all reference materials both on global level and project-related.
• Quality Management
o Ensure the highest level of language quality by defining the metrics for quality of deliverables.
o Define and implement linguistic quality assurance process including in-country review if required.
• Query Management
o Manage query management process and maintain query database.

Time scope
The time expectations for the beginning are 15 hours/week, potential start is ASAP (after passing the short test and interview by the client).

If you are interested, please send us your CV and your rate expectations.

Thank you!
The Jonckers team

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