Localization Academy

Translation Project Manager Internship

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A dynamic language services provider in Harrow-on-the-Hill (London), is seeking a recent graduate for a paid internship in Translation Project Management.

We are the specialist marketing translation agency for major enterprise tech clients such as Palo Alto Networks, Oracle, Juniper, Mandiant, Verizon, DigiCert, and Dolby, localising end-to-end marketing campaigns from websites to social media, e-mails, banners, brochures, datasheets and white papers. Our clients are marketing professionals in large tech companies and account handlers in marketing/advertising agencies.

Founded in 2003, Zeitgeist has grown exclusively by word of mouth. You will join a small team of highly talented transcreation professionals in a relaxed, yet hard-working environment.


  • Assist project managers on projects for the agency’s key accounts, ensuring they are successfully completed from a quality, timeline and financial perspective.
  • Proactively communicate with team members by e-mail, telephone, audio and video conference, or face-to-face.
  • Help set and fulfill client expectations, including foreseeing roadblocks or delays
  • Engage and motivate a team of linguists, supporting them every step of the way to ensure they deliver the best quality on time.
  • Select the best resources for each job, ensuring you know each linguist’s profile and the strengths that best match project requirements
  • Organise DTP for localised content, liaising with artworkers and performing mechanical QA
  • Identify business opportunities and account growth from existing clients

Required Qualifications

  • University degree, preferably in languages, translation, marketing or business studies
  • Professional fluency in written and spoken English and at least one additional language
  • Excellent computer literacy in MS Office applications
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise, and stay calm and positive under pressure
  • Taking pride in delivering outstanding service to demanding clients
  • Great attention to detail
  • Previous experience with CAT tools and/or TMS platforms (memoQ, XTM, etc.) and Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) is a bonus