Job Opportunities

Project Manager

Project Manager

We are seeking a Project Manager with fluent English and German language skills to work in our busy translation company in Nottingham, UK.

You will fulfil the following essential requirements:

  • Excellent English and German language skills
  • Sound IT skills, particularly MS Office
  • Attention to detail and a creative approach to problem-solving
  • An ability to grasp new concepts quickly
  • Very good time management skills and an ability to multi-task
  • Work well as part of a team on larger projects as well as independently
  • High levels of numeracy and commercial awareness
  • Excellent inter-personal communication skills

You will also ideally have one or more of the following:

  • Language qualifications to degree level
  • Experience in a translations environment

The position entails the following main responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinating and delivering translation projects
  • Handling project progress, costs and profit margins
  • Processing of multilingual files, often in multiple file formats
  • Using a variety of CAT programmes and other translation tools, with full training provided
  • Booking in-house and freelance translators
  • Liaising with clients and suppliers to resolve project-related queries
  • Following standard practice to ensure excellent service and customer satisfaction
  • Liaising with Sales and Accounts teams on new quotations and invoicing

As you gain more experience, you will also have the opportunity to:

  • Prepare new quotations and liaise with clients in the absence of the Sales team
  • Handle feedback and complaints from clients in both English and German
  • Optimise internal processes to meet the demands of client projects
  • Gain formal certification in recognition of your CAT tool skills

An attractive salary along with full on-the-job training is offered, plus benefits. A relocation package will also be considered for the right candidate. To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to jobs@astls.co.uk.

Job posted on 09.04.2018; closing date 08.06.2018.

Digital Marketing Specialist

Digital Marketing Specialist

We are seeking a Digital Marketing Specialist to help drive our ambitious growth plans.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Promoting our business through website, inbound content, email, social media and other communication media
  • Devising lead generation and qualification strategies and tactics
  • Developing digital marketing processes in line with business growth strategy and objectives
  • Managing and maintaining the company website, in conjunction with external web designer
  • Refining our marketing strategy and messaging on an ongoing basis in conjunction with Managing Director and Social Media co-ordinator

More specific tasks include:

  • Managing contacts and leads in Hubspot
  • Planning and executing e-marketing campaigns and e-shots
  • Devising and implementing Google PPC campaigns
  • Optimising website content both for organic search and PPC campaigns
  • Writing and/or originating blog posts
  • Obtaining client evidence and originating case studies
  • Refining social media strategy & marketing tactics
  • Planning & organising ad hoc exhibitor attendances at trade shows and promotional events
  • Carrying out other promotional and PR activities

Reporting to the Managing Director you will demonstrate a successful track record in B2B or professional services digital marketing. You will have an international outlook and an interest in cross-cultural marketing and export communications. Experience of using main MS Office programs is essential, familiarity with Hubspot and one or more common CRM databases is desirable, as is the ability to quickly acquire new IT skills. An attractive salary is offered, plus benefits. Part-time and/or some homeworking may be considered. Please apply to aschlich@astls.co.uk

Date posted: 27.03.2018. Closing date: 14.05.2018.

Freelance German to English translators

Freelance German to English translators

We are currently recruiting freelance German to English translators and proofreaders specialising in engineering, IT, financial, legal, medical or marketing texts. If you are an experienced and motivated mother-tongue English freelance translator who fulfils the following criteria and has a solid translation background, you could be joining our freelance team:

  • Minimum 2 years full-time freelance translation experience or 2 years in-house translation experience.
  • Translating from German to English and specialising in engineering, IT, financial, legal, medical or marketing texts, with competency in either Trados Studio 2014-2017 or MemoQ (own licence). Consideration will also be given to exceptional candidates willing to learn and invest in one of these CAT tools.

If you are interested, please send your CV along with a short covering letter and details of rates to jobs@astls.co.uk, putting the phrase ‘Into English Freelancer’ in the ‘Subject’ box.

General freelance translators

General freelance translators

We are continuously building our team of linguists. If you are an experienced and motivated mother-tongue freelance translator who fulfils the following criteria and has a solid translation background, you could be joining our freelance team:

  • Minimum 2 years full-time freelance translation experience or 2 years in-house translation experience.
  • Specialising in engineering, financial, legal, medical or related marketing texts.
  • Competency in either Trados Studio 2014-2017 or MemoQ (own licence).

If you are interested, please send your CV along with a short covering letter and details of rates to jobs@astls.co.uk. Have a look to see a list of the languages we offer.