Translation Project Manager - Previous Translation Industry Experience Required

Adecco Creative is assisting our client, a global translation company, in their search for a Translation Project Manager. This is a temp to perm opportunity, working 40 hours per week onsite in the client’s San Francisco offices (easily accessible via BART), and expected to convert to a full time staff position within 6 months to 1 year. Please note that the days/hours for this role are Thursdays - Mondays from 2pm - 10pm.

Qualified candidates are required to have a minimum of 6 months to 1 year of experience within the translation industry, ideally in project management. They must be comfortable working with minimal to no supervision and able to make level-headed decisions quickly. 

The Project Manager will oversee the end-to-end management of multiple translation projects. You will assess, coordinate, assign, monitor, and deliver translation projects within a defined timeline and budget and will work closely with translators, account managers, in-house quality-control professionals, and clients. You must be responsible, efficient and highly organized.

Key Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Collaborating with the sales team to assess and manage complex translation assignments.
  • Assessing client requirements, then clearly communicating these requirements to both colleagues and translators.
  • Negotiating rates and deadlines with translators (previous experience not required).

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 6 months to 1 year of experience within the translation industry, ideally in project management.
  • Proficiency with CAT tools (Trados, Wordfast, etc.) and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Proven track record of working in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Excellent negotiation, relationship-building, time management, organization and communication skills.
  • Ability to work efficiently and calmly in high-pressure situations.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Fluency or proficiency in a second language preferred.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number US_EN_99_173860_11966263