This role will oversee and manage the Adaptation and Translations team, which enables Condé Nast’s global content sharing strategy. Through collaboration with editorial, global content management and content operations teams, the Director, Global Adaptation & Translation, will ensure the success of translation and localization of globally syndicated content across all Condé Nast brands.
Develop and evolve the Translations and Adaptations strategy, working cross-functionally with Editorial, Audience Development and data teams to ensure an audience-driven approach that will help global teams meet KPIs
Lead global translation and adaptation operations including managing the use of budgets and resources efficiently
Track performance of globally-shared content and provide insights to continuously improve content sharing strategy
Identify opportunities for growth and innovation in translation processes and tools, e.g. translation automation, application programming interfaces (API), etc.
Support the Global Workflow Team in setting and improving adaptation workflows, tools, and processes
Serve as a connector across teams in multiple timezones to ensure completion of projects within established timelines and to remove any blockers preventing the translation and adaptations teams from operating ideally
Skills & Requirements:
A strategic thinker with strong analytical and organizational skills
Experience in translations, journalism or related fields
Proven experience in training and managing a team, having demonstrated leadership and growth mind-set
An ability to grasp new concepts quickly, take initiative and work independently with an eye for detail
Passionate, curious and willing to collaborate, test and learn
Previous experience working with APAC markets is a plus