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Rate TBD
Location Ottawa, ON Canada (On-site)
Type of project Specialized Help, Writing/Translation Education / teaching , Translation: English, Translation: French
Duration 18 months contract, Temporary ongoing
Education required College/University
Years of experience Less than 2 years
Type of employment N/A
Area of Specialization Education
Languages required N/A
Workhoppers Ottawa ON
Job Description

Must have education in Translation

Description of position

The position involves translating company documents (marketing, technical, administrative and other) from English to French mostly, with the help of translation software (Logiterm). A large component of this position involves post editing and bilingual revision.

Daily tasks and responsibilities

 Translate, from English to French in many different types of file formats, including .xml and .html, frequently with the use of translation software (Logiterm)

 Add to the translation department’s terminology bank

 Revise and proofread different types of files with and without software and tools; frequent post editing work involved

 Occasionally write in French  Deliver translations (electronic or hard copy)

 Make revision changes requested by coworkers, clients and management

 Consult various references, data banks and colleagues

 Actively participate in meetings and work on both personal and team projects

 Offer terminology, grammar and spelling advice to internal clients as needed

 Obtain required information from internal clients (context, objectives, deadlines)

 Work on numerous projects while meeting varying deadlines

 Work on other tasks related to the position as requested by manager Non-essential functions and tasks

 Assists in other areas as necessary. Typical schedule May be required to work evenings and weekends based on the needs of the business. * Typical shifts and days off will be discussed at the time of the interview, but could change as per needs of the business.


 Education/Training: University degree or diploma or certificate in translation (English to French), with a combination of experience and/or studies is required.

 Permits/Licenses/ Certifications: Translation software training or equivalent, is required. Proven area of specialization, is preferred. Language association membership, is preferred. Certification with one of the provincial professional translator association’s members of the CTTIC, is preferred

 Experience: Translation experience in a structured environment (including practicums), is preferred. Experience working in an intranet or Web environment, is preferred.

 Knowledge/Skills: Excellent knowledge of source and target languages (oral and written) is required. Strong technical abilities: extensive experience using translation software, proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe (PDF), and Google Docs’s skills, are required. Strong technical abilities: Logiterm and Flow Fit, is preferred. Strong attention to detail, discretion, and judgment and project ownership. Ability to adapt to changing priorities while meeting deadlines in a busy environment. Tactful and persuasive communication skills. Energetic; positive attitude; team player. Experience in technical translation, especially in the fields of travel, accounting or retail, is preferred.

 Other: Candidate must successfully pass a written translation test. Other education or training in an area related to retail, is preferred.

***Moving expenses are the responsibility of the candidate***

**Please note that if this position is posted internally & externally, priority will be given to internal candidates. **
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-January 13, 2022


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