Localization Academy

Project Coordinator (Internship)

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TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language services and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit our website at www.transperfect.com.

Our internship program is ideal for students who are seeking to develop skill sets within the Project Management and Localization field while gaining an insight into what our graduate role has to offer!

Summary:

This will be a paid internship and the intern will form part of our Translation Project Management team. They will primarily be responsible for providing support to our Translation Project Managers in accordance to the standards of our company.

Internship Timeline:

Start Date : January 2024

Duration : 6 Months

Location : Singapore

Working schedule: 2-3 days a week

What we are looking for:

  • Available to work onsite 2-3 days starting from January 2024 until June 2024.
  • Passionate about Project Management, Marketing Localization and the Localization industry
  • A demonstrable interest in Project Management and the aspiration to work in the Localization industry in the future
  • Ideal but not a must; Experience in Project Management or Marketing Localization
  • Ideally students who are studying Translation, Marketing or Project Management related degrees but we also welcome students who are studying other disciplines that is passionate in Project Management/ Localization

About the Job

As a Project Coordinator intern, you will be mentored by a Team Lead within our Project Management team specializing in Marketing localization.

The position of Project Coordinator is a key player at TransPerfect. Project Coordinators execute all language/translation projects from start to finish and serve as a single point of accountability for their successful completion. They are responsible for the entire life cycle of all language/translation projects assigned to them and serve as a single point of contact/accountability.

Individuals in this role are either more inclined to stick to a Project Management-oriented career path (working to become an Executive or Senior Project Manager, for instance) or a Management-oriented career path (working to become a Team Lead or Department Manager, for instance).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for the entire life-cycle of all language/translation projects assigned to the individual with guidance from our Team lead
  • Juggle multiple projects and priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Understand and abide by individual project instructions
  • Liaise with sales staff to clarify project parameters
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with contract translators and proofreaders globally
  • Coordinate with quality personnel to ensure that the translation perfectly complies with instructions and is linguistically perfect
  • Communicate any issues/problems/caveats or additional information to sales staff as soon as that information is available

Qualifications:

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience coordinating projects and assignment of resources a plus
  • Effective time management
  • Passionate about Project Management and Marketing

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