Bilingual Proofreader/Translator

Job ID 2021-0482

Creative Services Stamford, Connecticut


Description

Position at Conair LLC

Conair LLC is looking for an outstanding Bilingual (English/Spanish) Proofreader/Translator with 5 to 7 years of experience in a corporate or agency setting. We are a leading, multibillion-dollar worldwide manufacturer of haircare, health and beauty products, personal care and spa appliances, and upscale kitchen appliances, cookware and tools. Headquartered in Stamford, CT, the company supplies both retail and commercial customers.

** Please note this position is based in Stamford, CT.   Only candidates local to Stamford, CT will be considered.

 What You’ll Do

 This is a dual-function role within the Copy Team (proofread in English, translate into Spanish), a growing shared services provider of best-in-class copy and content writing, proofreading, and translation solutions for the full portfolio of brands under the Conair LLC umbrella. Our iconic brands include Conair, ConairMan, Cuisinart, Waring Commercial, scünci, Allegro, Leandro Limited, Interplak and BaBylissPRO.

 

The Bilingual Proofreader/Translator will provide day-to-day support for our in-house proofreader and translation manager in the following capacities.

 

  • Proofreader duties: Responsible for proofreading, copyediting and editing marketing materials, including product packaging, instruction manuals, recipes, website copy, articles, ads, copy in videos and special projects. Corrects typographical and grammatical errors and errors in composition while adhering to brand style, ensuring consistency and pointing out gaps in logic.
  •  Translator duties: Responsible for translating material (including product packaging, instruction manuals, recipe booklets, videos, contracts, websites, patents, and other material, as needed) into Spanish (for the U.S., Latin America and Europe), as well as proofreading translated copy. Ensures consistency of translation and point outs (and corrects) oversights in source copy, when applicable so as not to repeat errors in target copy.

 What You’ll Need to Succeed

We are looking for an upbeat and congenial team player who can hit the ground running with stellar proofreading, translation, and time management skills in a high-volume, deadline-driven environment.

 Proofreader qualifications and skills:

 

  • Excellent proofreading, copyediting, and editing skills with a good grasp of marketing concepts and practices.
  • Familiar with proofreading symbols.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and on tight deadlines.’
  • Detail-oriented, accurate, highly organized, and proactive.
  • Able to work independently as well as with copywriters, account and marketing executives, and designers.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat.

 Translator qualifications and skills:

 

  • Excellent academic knowledge of English and Spanish.
  • Excellent writing skills and command of grammar in both languages.
  • Flawless, native-level comprehension of English.
  • Experience with Marketing translation/writing and transcreation.
  • CAT tool experience required (SDL Studio preferred).
  • Strong research, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Able to work under pressure and render shorter-than-average translations.
  • Experience with consumer goods and cosmetics a plus.
  • Working knowledge of French a plus.
  • Degree in Translation, Foreign Language Studies or Modern Languages preferred but not required.
  • Covid-19 vaccination is required.
  • We operate on a hybrid work schedule.  Must be able to commute to the Stamford, CT office 50% of the time.

 The Goods

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including medical and dental, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and complimentary lunch, as well as a beautiful working environment in our Stamford, CT offices near Long Island Sound. Our workforce is currently operating on a hybrid onsite/remote schedule.