Production Coordinator - Languages or Humanities graduate

Closing date
8 Dec 2021

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Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Start Date
Production Coordinator role for Languages or Humanities graduate
(this role is for a 6 month contract)

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.Proofchecking

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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