Localization Academy

Associate Language Specialist – In-house (Life Sciences) (m/f/d)

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Job Purpose

RWS Germany is seeking German linguists to join our international in-house team and build a long-term working relationship by joining us in in delivering high quality translations for well-known multinationals.

We are recruiting junior translators or recent graduates in Linguistics / Translation / Languages to join our In-house Translation team.

If you think of yourself as someone with experience in the translation industry, strong communication and who is committed to using your know-how to contribute to the client’s success, this opportunity is tailored to you. Together with your team members you will get the chance to manage your own projects and be responsible for delivering translations of the highest quality on time and within budget.

Job Overview

Our offer:

  • A full-time position
  • Flexible working hours. The position can be based fully remote (anywhere in Germany), 100% office-based in Leipzig or Stuttgart, or in a hybrid role.
  • Permanent position for entry level, with a training and development program.
  • Solid growth opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Translating and post-editing texts from English into German.
  • Helping with the coorination of localization projects.
  • Guaranteeing quality according to our standard procedures.

Skills & Experience

  • You have native-level proficiency in German and English
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in translation or a second language (English, or French)
  • Ability to translate content from English (any other language such as French is a plus)
  • Interest in pursuing a career in the localization industry, preferrably working with Life Sciences content.
  • Computer proficient and open to continuously growing and learning with new tools and applications.
  • You have a good eye for detail and can work efficiently.
  • You are open to feedback and you like working in a team.

Life at RWS

At RWS, we’re here for one purpose: unlocking global understanding.

As a unique, world-leading provider of technology-enabled language, content, and intellectual property services, we remove the barriers to communication to make global connection possible. Our unrivalled experience and deep understanding of language have been developed over more than 60 years. As we look to shape the future, our ambition is to create a world where understanding is universal for everyone.

We work with over 80% of the world’s top 100 brands, more than three-quarters of Fortune’s 20 ‘Most Admired Companies’ and almost all the top pharmaceutical companies, investment banks, law firms and patent filers. Our client base spans Europe, Asia Pacific and North and South America. Our 65+ global locations across five continents service clients in the automotive, chemical, financial, legal, medical, pharmaceutical, technology and telecommunications sectors.  

If you like the idea of working with smart people who are passionate about breaking down language barriers and giving back to their communities, then you’ll love life at RWS. Our work fundamentally recognizes the value of every language and culture. So, we celebrate difference, we are inclusive and believe that diversity makes us strong.

We want every employee to grow as an individual and excel in their career. In return, we expect all our people to live by the values that unite us: to partner with colleagues and clients, to adopt a pioneering spirit, to be positive in progressing the work we do, and always to deliver what we promise.

RWS Values

Get the 3Ps right – Partner, Pioneer, Progress – and we´ll Deliver together as One RWS.

For further information, please visit: RWS  

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