Production Coordinator - Languages or Humanities graduate

20300.00 - 20300.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
5 Nov 2021

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Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Production Coordinator role for Languages or Humanities graduate
Salary = GBP20300 + Bonus (typically circa GBP3,000) + Medical + Pension
Our client is a specialist translation company based in Central London.
They are looking to employ a candidate with strong business skills to work in the prodcution operations team.
* A 2.1 or 1st class degree from a UK University,
* Candidates with a Liberal Arts / Humanities or Languages background would be preferred.
* A Level Grades must be ABB minimum.
* The position is not suitable for candidates for whom English is their second language (as
* English must be to mother tongue standard when proof reading).
* Fluency in a second language is not required.
Job role
The role will include the following tasks:-
Job management
* Enter job details into the Job system, maintaining up to date information as the job progresses.
* Based on the client's requirements and the job's characteristics, calculate the time required to complete the work and issue delivery dates as required in conjunction with the Sales Team.
* Forward job details and liaise with translators.
* Monitor job deadlines and ensure that translators return work on time.
* Identify job issues and keep the Team Leader informed.
* Liaise with translators and clients to ensure swift and smooth resolution of queries.
* Forward completed work to the Client as prescribed in the Job System.
* Prepare and issue sales invoices based on the details in the Work-in-progress System once the job has been completed.
* Maintain the Job file, ensuring there is a complete document audit trail.
Translator selection
* Based on the job requirements; use the Translator Database to select appropriate translators, ensuring the maintenance of target profit margins.
* Contact the translators and ascertain whether they are available to meet the job deadline.
* Identify specialism requirements.
* Issue Purchase Orders and instructions to translators.
* Check completed translations for sense, omissions, typos, numbers etc and correct where necessary.
* Liaise with translators to resolve any issues raised by the proofchecking

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