Translating with Alpha CRC:
Where language matters
Job title: English into Finnish Translator
Location: Cambridge, UK
Some relocation assistance may be provided.
Contract type: Permanent, full-time, in-house
Do you have a passion for translating from English to Finnish?
Do you love working on a wide variety of source materials and for different international clients?
Do you know how to adapt translations to different brand tones of voice?
Do you enjoy working with translation technologies and have strong organizational skills?
If you can answer “yes” to all of the above, this position as an English to Finnish translator at a world-leading localization provider could be for you.
Our lovely Finnish team is looking for a new colleague: a dedicated translation professional, an all-rounder who can competently handle a variety of linguistic tasks such as translating user interfaces, web content, Q&A documents, product descriptions, corporate communication, mailings, press releases, instruction manuals, brochures and subtitles for videos.
Translate a variety of text types and subject matters
Review and post-edit machine-produced translations
Conduct terminology research
Create and maintain translation memories and Termbases
Create and maintain style guides
Participate in occasional meetings with client contacts
Make occasional visits to clients for product demos or briefings
Translators must master Finnish at mother-tongue level
Excellent grammar and fluent writing style
Translation qualification and minimum of three years’ experience
Willingness to learn new things and to go the extra mile
Ability to review work of others, edit and provide feedback
Ability to work under pressure without impacting quality
Good time management and versatility
Professional approach and commitment to quality
Able to work autonomously as well as within a team
Good eye for detail and ability to pay attention to multiple references
Client orientated and a team player
Familiar with MemoQ, Trados, Smartling, Memsource and other CATs
Ability to translate/transcreate marketing-type messages
Experience translating for the ecommerce and finance sector
About Alpha CRC
Alpha has been at the forefront of the translation, localization and now globalization industries since 1987, and is now a global top-ten localization provider. We’ve built an in-house production model for the world’s most demanding companies.
Alpha is a warm, lively and welcoming firm with over 30 nationalities represented in its 18 offices. Every individual adds their own personality to our culture, and allows us to paint a bright, vivid and multi-faceted picture of the world, in micro, in each place. In the end, being part of the team is about more than work. We have activities ranging from paintball to cookery contests, or book exchanges to film watching, which take place across all our 15 countries.
We service an impressive range of internationally known clients in various sectors.
Working in Cambridge
Known the world over for its prestigious university, Cambridge is a beautiful historic city that attracts millions of visitors. However, it’s also a youthful, multicultural hub and home to some of the world’s leading hi-tech firms.
Compact and accessible, there’s no shortage of pubs, bars and cafes in which to meet friends and colleagues. From museums, parks and galleries to nightclubs and restaurants, the UK’s most bike-friendly city is full of things to see and do, as well as being only a 50-minute train ride from one of the world’s most famous capitals: London.
How to apply
Send your CV with a letter of motivation
For successful candidates, unless you already have the right to work in the UK, Alpha will act as your sponsor. You will need to obtain a visa before entering the UK; this is a relatively straightforward process.
If you have copywriting talent as well, you might be writing blogs for our clients, not just translating them. Successful candidates will be passionate about translating, have good time management skills, and be interested in IT, technology and the world.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
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Work Location: One location