In-house Translator, English to Dutch

RWS Group

About the job

RWS Netherlands is seeking Dutch linguists to join our international in-house team and build a long-term working relationship by joining us in in delivering high quality translations for well-known multinationals.

We are recruiting linguists for all subject matter fields: life sciences, marketing/transcreation, automotive, engineering, finance, IT, travel, retail and more. We are also interested in all experience levels.

If you think of yourself as someone with experience in the translation industry, strong communication and who is committed to using your know-how to contribute to the client’s success, this opportunity is tailored to you. Together with your team members you will get the chance to manage your own projects and be responsible for delivering translations of the highest quality on time and within budget.

Location: Hybrid role, 1 day at our office in Hengelo, Netherlands, and 4 days from home. RWS pays the commuting expenses to get to the office.

Job Type: The contract is full-time (32-40 hours per week).

Our offer:

• A full-time position at our Hengelo site, located adjacent to the Hengelo train station

• Flexible working hours and the option to partially work from home

• Initial temporary contract with prospects toward a permanent contract

• Solid growth opportunities

• Access to a benefits package including daily work-from-home compensation, full travel (public transportation) compensation and more.

• Participation in retirement plan

• Informal and dynamic work environment including a Nintendo Switch in the cafeteria

Key Responsibilities:

• Translating and post-editing texts into Dutch

• Editing and proofing translations provided by in-house colleagues as well as external vendors

• Managing localization projects

• Providing linguistic support to project managers and your team

• Guaranteeing quality according to our standard procedures

• Contributing to continuous development by making proactive recommendations

Skills & Experience:

• You have native-level proficiency in Dutch and English

• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in translation or a second language (English, German, or French)

• Ability to translate content from English (any other language such as German and/or French is a plus)

• Previous experience of at least 3 years translating from English into Dutch, preferably as an in-house translator

• Computer proficient and open to continuously growing and learning with new tools and applications.

• You have a good eye for detail and can work efficiently.

Life at RWS

At RWS, we’re here for one purpose: unlocking global understanding.

As a unique, world-leading provider of technology-enabled language, content, and intellectual property services, we remove the barriers to communication to make global connection possible. Our unrivalled experience and deep understanding of language have been developed over more than 60 years. As we look to shape the future, our ambition is to create a world where understanding is universal for everyone.

We work with over 80% of the world’s top 100 brands, more than three-quarters of Fortune’s 20 ‘Most Admired Companies’ and almost all the top pharmaceutical companies, investment banks, law firms and patent filers. Our client base spans Europe, Asia Pacific and North and South America. Our 65+ global locations across five continents service clients in the automotive, chemical, financial, legal, medical, pharmaceutical, technology and telecommunications sectors.

If you like the idea of working with smart people who are passionate about breaking down language barriers and giving back to their communities, then you’ll love life at RWS. Our work fundamentally recognizes the value of every language and culture. So, we celebrate difference, we are inclusive and believe that diversity makes us strong.

We want every employee to grow as an individual and excel in their career. In return, we expect all our people to live by the values that unite us: to partner with colleagues and clients, to adopt a pioneering spirit, to be positive in progressing the work we do, and always to deliver what we promise.

RWS embraces DEI and promotes equal opportunity, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind. RWS is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at RWS are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sex, age, disability, or sexual orientation. RWS will not tolerate discrimination based on any of these characteristics

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