Part-time - Translation Department Project Coordinator Job at GLOBAL LANGUAGE STRATEGIES, Fairfax, VA

  • Fairfax, VA

Job Description


  • Flexible schedule

Part-time - Translation Department Project Coordinator

Global Language Strategies, a woman-owned small business in Northern VA, is seeking a bilingual Project Coordinator to manage multiple translation projects with the capability to deliver them on time with a high degree of accuracy. The ideal candidate must be a US Citizen who is intrinsically motivated, tech-savvy, and organized. They must also be able to multi-task and have a working knowledge of the translation management process.

At a minimum, the Translation Project Coordinator will perform the following duties:

1) Coordinate with clients, translators, and internal teams (translators, editors, transcribers, etc.) to deliver translation projects on time and to the highest standards.

2) Oversee the planning, execution, and completion of translation projects, ensuring that each project meets our stringent quality requirements (ISO 17100:2015) and exceeds client expectations.

3) Serve as the primary point of contact for clients assigned.

4) Support the company's Translation Project Managers with content-checking translated documents or assist them in managing their project portfolios during times of surge.

5) Understand clients' needs, provide delivery status updates, address concerns, and ensure customer satisfaction.

6) Assign tasks to translators, editors, and other team members, such as desktop publishers, if required - manage the entire translation lifecycle.

7) Review translated content to ensure accuracy, consistency, and cultural relevance.

8) Implement quality control processes to maintain high standards.

9) Manage resources effectively, including scheduling and budgeting.

10) Identify and resolve any issues that may arise during the translation project lifecycle.

Minimum Qualifications include:

1) Bachelor's degree in a foreign language, translation management, or other relevant field.

2) At least 2 years experience working in the language services industry; some translation project management experience preferred.

3) Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities.

4) Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

5) Proficiency in using translation management software and other relevant tools; experience with Trados is a plus.

6) Attention to detail and commitment to quality.

7) Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

8) Proficiency in MS Office suite and a power user of MS Word with formatting skills.

9) Languages Preferred: Bilingual in English and Spanish; multilingual fluency is a plus.

Flexible work from home options available.

Compensation: $25.00 - $27.00 per hour

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

About Us

GLS is a SBA 8a certified company focused on the delivery of superb linguist, vetting, training and project management services that meet or exceed our client's expectations. We are corporate members of the American Translators Association and the Project Management Institute with linguists and managers on staff who hold certifications from these same certifying bodies. Our clients praise us for quality, on-time delivery of international programs. We maintain 100% compliance through constant attention to detail and focus on the missions of our clients.

We partner with clients to provide staffing and language services that are on time and within budget. By following industry-standard quality management processes and procedures, such as ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 translation quality management principles, GLS performs on-demand projects in multiple locations. We administer a quality control plan that includes program-level quality assurance and project-level quality control, which results in delivery regardless of the circumstances.



Our work supports US government and private sector institutions that impact global diplomacy and communications.

We are continuously looking for intelligent individuals who are enthusiastic about utilizing their linguistic knowledge and sharing their love of language with others.

If you are an experienced translator, editor, interpreter or language instructor, we'd love to hear from you.

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Work from home, Flexible hours,

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