Transcreation Manager

Wunderman Thompson

Department: Creative

Location: Praha, Czech Republic

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.


Hi language lovers!

Wunderman Thompson is looking for a Transcreation Manager based in Prague to join our wonderful team in an exciting new global account.

The Transcreation Manager will report to our Transcreation Lead. They will be responsible for handling Transcreation projects from beginning to end, working with our team of copywriters/transcreators, as well as production teams, maintaining style guides/terminology, managing copy approvals, and helping in process improvements.

In a nutshell, we’re looking for a brilliant and ambitious individual with strong project management skills, a passion for languages and the ability to work in a truly global team.

We have a lot of opportunity for growth, so if you think you are the right fit, please read on:

What you'll need?

Project management skills

  • Scoping Transcreation Projects based on project requirements and complexity, offering timings to clients/Account Management teams.
  • Briefing linguists on project requirements, allocating required tasks and negotiating rates based on project scope.
  • Managing delivery of multilingual projects across multiple project assets.
  • Linguistic Quality Assurance on Transcreation deliverables.
  • Admin and project tracking using JIRA and other tracking systems.

Language quality focus

  • Updating and maintaining glossaries and style guides across all markets
  • Continuously tracking and sharing feedback on linguists’ performance to improve quality of delivery.
  • Helping with linguists’ recruitment, helping to test and onboard new talent.
  • Educating the wider teams/clients on Transcreation Best Practice.
  • Discussing Transcreation process improvement with internal teams and clients.

Working global

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with linguists and translators.
  • The ability to work seamlessly with other WT teams located in different parts of the world/time zones.

Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree (minimum 3 years) or equivalent
  • 2-+3 years of experience in managing Translation/Transcreation projects
  • Experience working with online CAT tools
  • Experience in Translation/Transcreation workflows in an agency environment
  • Great organisation skills, able to multitask and experience managing multilingual projects at scale
  • Great oral and written communication skills in English, as well as great client management skills

Bonus experience

  • Experience working with post-production teams within an agency environment
  • Degree in Linguistics/Modern Languages/Translation or similar qualifications
  • Knowledge of 1 or more foreign languages
  • Project Management qualifications
  • Experience working with Project Management systems

What reward will you get from us?

  • 💰 a competitive salary
  • 🏝 5 weeks of vacation + 4 sick days
  • 🍲 catering allowance and 🍹 refreshment in the office
  • ⏱ flexible working hours and home office
  • 🏋 MultiSport card to access sports facilities
  • 🎓 free language lessons and the professional system of internal education for your potential to grow
  • 🏢 Campus with its restaurant, café, parking, showers, and many different working places for inspiration
  • 🙏 an Informal, friendly environment supporting diversity
  • 🎂 birthday gift
  • 🐕🐩🐕🦺 we are a dog-friendly company

 

If you see a match🔥, let us know and apply now! Or, if you know someone who would be suitable for this position, let them know!

Would you like to know more about daily Prague´s agency life?
Check out 
👉Czech Republic Careers (wundermanthompson.com)👈 website.

 


 

At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect.  As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

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