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LOCALIZATION PROJECT MANAGER

Job type

FULL-TIME

Date Posted

JANUARY 2022

Location

LONDON/REMOTE

Timezone

UK/EUROPE

THE ROLE

We’re looking for a talented PM with a can-do attitude, a willingness to learn and the desire to make your own opportunities as you grow with us.

As a Project Manager in our London Client Services team, your role is varied and rewarding. You’ll work closely with our in-country resources and internal experts to ensure a deep understanding of your clients’ needs and deliver an excellent customer experience on each and every project. If you’re a super organized, collaborative problem-solver with a passion for marketing and localization, we’d love to hear from you.

THE OPPORTUNITY

  • Your remit will include responsibility at project level for financial management, timeline planning, briefing, risk management and commitment to quality, communicating directly with clients and resources.
  • You’ll handle a complex workload covering our full range of marketing localization project types, including: print and interactive media, audiovisual, digital marketing and creative and brand. And work across a wide range of clients, from start-ups to well-established brands. 
  • Ensuring a well-planned approach and a happy client will involve collaborating with the wider account team made up of Program Managers, Account Directors, Resource Network Managers and internal experts.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

YOU’LL HAVE…  YOU ARE…. 
1-2 years’ experience managing complex marketing or localization projects. An able and experienced multi-tasker, able to handle a complex workload while remaining flexible and open to change.
Excellent project management skills, including strong and demonstrable planning, prioritizing and organizational skills, ideally with multilingual audio production experience. Able to work well in a dynamic environment both independently and in a team with a minimum of supervision.
Good understanding of the concepts and features of industry applications: CMS, GMS, Translation Memory, Terminology Management, Machine Translation, InDesign and tagged file formats. Highly responsive to customer needs with a solution-led focus.
Minimum qualification: BA or equivalent experience. Numerate, literate, computer literate and with good linguistic appreciation – a second language is preferred.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

The salary for this role is £27K – £30K per annum, depending on experience. We operate a hybrid working model, so this role can be based remotely, with time in our central London office as needed for training, team, company and client meets. Or you can choose to work more regularly from our office.

We offer some great company benefits, including life assurance, pension, season ticket loan, wellbeing grant, home working allowance and remote working setup grant. If you’re an avid cyclist, we provide a cycle to work scheme and our central London office has bike storage, lockers and showers.

In an environment of continuous learning and development, we motivate all Wordbankers to gain autonomy, mastery and purpose in their roles. Learning and knowledge-sharing is in our DNA, and as well as offering integrated learning time off, we organize regular activities through our working culture groups across sustainability, diversity and inclusion, wellbeing and happiness. Our volunteering team and policies support paid time off for in and out of hours volunteering activities.

Visa sponsorship is available. 

We want everyone in the Wordbank family to feel respected and valued. Which is why we’re proud to be an Investors In People Gold company − proof we practise what we preach.

HOW TO APPLY

If this sounds like you, please apply with your CV and covering letter to recruitment@wordbank.com.

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WHO ARE WE?

We’re Wordbank, a global marketing and localization agency with offices in London and Denver. For thirty years we’ve helped brands like Netflix, adidas and Maserati discover, define and deliver their stories with local language content their customers love and share. And we do this by connecting the right words to the right people, in the right language, on the right channels.

People are at the heart of everything we do. Our London-based teams are made up of multilingual Programme and Project Managers, Quality Control experts and agency-experienced digital experts. Our Creative and Brand team includes a mix of in-house and freelance designers, creatives and content writers. And our on-the-ground network of culture and language professionals deliver sector expertise, market knowledge and channel specialism.