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.
- 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.
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.
The Jonckers team