Localization Academy

Internship in Quotes

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Employment type

Full time

Seniority level


Ways of Working


As a member of the Quotes department, under the direction of the Director of Business Support, you will be part of the team that assures effective management of new and existing quote requests. This team not only prepares the files for translation, but also will assess other departments on the costs and time needed to complete the project, and find solutions to the challenges that may arise during the localization project. Upon joining the Quotes department you will be trained in providing quoting metrics, working with different tools, parsing files and creating scripts, working with the company’s CAT tool (WordFast) on a daily basis, and you will be able to expand knowledge on the different types of localization projects (website and software localization, eLearning, etc.).

Position responsibilities:

  • Functional liaison and the building of strong relationships with clients, sales and Client Services, Project Managers and other departments
  • Client communication: act as the main point of contact for client communication on all quotes-related matters
  • Ensure proper administration of requests, assumptions, questions and other needs
  • Assess time/material requirements for completion of projects, including creating, monitoring and updating project quotes
  • Prepare various file formats and technologies for translation using CAT tools
  • Liaise between client and production team, providing production team with all information and technical support necessary for successful completion of project, coordinating input from respective teams
  • Ensure the successful management and completion of quotes through professional project management within timelines, and within iSP quality standards

Essential skills and experience required:

  • Be able to sign an internship agreement with the University you are enrolled in
  • Superb analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English, other languages would be an asset
  • Desire to work in a fast paced environment and be a team player
  • Organized and motivated self-starter with a problem-solving and solution-orientated attitude
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, must be flexible and versatile
  • Financial affinity

TransPerfect provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local law.

We celebrate diversity as one of our core values and we have a clear goal: to be an inclusive workplace where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay and do their best work. Together with passionate, creative and collaborative colleagues, we are working to ensure accessibility is for everyone.

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