Localization Academy

Junior Translation Administrative Coordinator (entry level)

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Job Purpose

Performs a variety of administrative and coordination functions to support the Translation and Resourcing teams to deliver high quality results and on time delivery of translation projects. Applies working knowledge of the translation function and coordination skills to ensure effective resourcing and delivery of translation projects.

This is a great opportunity for recent translation/administration/business relations/project management graduates to start in an entry-level role in the Localization Industry in an administrative role.

Job Overview

Key Responsibilities

  • Process Excellence – Actively learns about translation processes, policies and tools (e.g., Trados Studio) in order to perform their own work efficiently and effectively when coordinating different translation projects. Performs project activities such as file analysis and preparation and sending prepared information to translators.
  • Delivers Quality, Value, and Results – Contacts qualified linguistic resources and applies best practices and processes to translation projects to deliver on time and as per our customers’ quality expectations.
  • Relationship Building – Builds strong relationships with different team members (internally and externally) by demonstrating strong communication skills (e.g., clarifying requirements, providing timely updates).

Skills & Experience

  • Full Professional Proficiency in English (mandatory)
  • Good working knowledge of German (ideally)
  • Degree in Translation, Languages, Administration and similar or experience in Project Management or Administrative Assistance
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Life at RWS – 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 purpose is to unlock global understanding. This means 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 embraces DEI and promotes equal opportunity, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind. RWS is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at RWS are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sex, age, disability, or sexual orientation. RWS will not tolerate discrimination based on any of these characteristics.

RWS Values

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