Localization Academy

Sourcing Specialist

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Position Summary

We are looking for a truly dynamic team player to join our OPI Team in San Jose, Costa Rica. This person will be Responsible for sourcing, screening, processing, and qualifying new freelance linguists in a timely, organized, and cost-effective manner for Lionbridge’s federal and commercial clients (government, insurance, utilities, financial, etc.) This position reports to the Resource Manager.

What You Will Do

  • Recruit new linguist candidates, using both traditional and creative methods to attract quality individuals.
  • Recruiting activities include researching languages, searching linguistic and ethnic communities on the internet, networking with like-minded organizations, placing ads in periodicals, and working with Lionbridge subcontractors.
  • Meet qualification targets for priority languages provided by the Resource Manager. Identify and arrange new sourcing and networking events.
  • Educate candidates about Lionbridge, our clients, and our expectations for their work. Arrange for qualified candidates to undergo appropriate in-house language assessment and ensure results are received in a timely fashion.
  • Handle initial rate negotiation within a stipulated price point.
  • Send and explain application paperwork required for both in-house and security background investigation purposes. Collect paperwork in a timely fashion and review for errors.
  • Work with candidates who speak rare Latin American indigenous language and Spanish, but not English, to get them through the qualification process in a timely manner.
  • Monitor progress of all candidates throughout the onboarding process and check in with them regularly.
  • Additional duties as required.

To Be Successful You Will Have

  • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively via telephone and in writing
  • Strong organizational skills, with ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Self-motivated and able to complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability and willingness to function in a fast-paced and time-sensitive environment
  • Demonstrated ability to innovate and use creativity in a business setting
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, web browsers

In Return, You Can Expect

  • Ongoing career opportunities at a repeat Forbes & Newsweek-listed “Best Employer for Women”, “Best Employer for Diversity”, “Best Remote Employer”, “Best Large Employer”, and “Most Loved Workplace”.
  • Incredible opportunities to learn for one of the most competitive team.

Lionbridge partners with brands to break barriers and build bridges all over the world. For over 25 years, we have helped companies connect with their global customers and employees by delivering translation and localization solutions in 350+ languages. Through our world-class platform, we orchestrate a network of passionate experts across the globe who partner with brands to create culturally rich experiences. Relentless in our love of linguistics, we use the best of human and machine intelligence to forge understanding that resonates with our customers’ clients. Based in Waltham, Massachusetts, Lionbridge maintains solution centers in 24 countries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.