Language Scientific Translation Career Opportunities

Language Scientific, a well-established, highly specialized localization company is seeking qualified candidates to join our growing team in Boston. Language Scientific has enjoyed steady growth over the years and is continuing to expand its operations. If you are looking for translation career opportunities in project management, sales and marketing, or as a linguist, please view these opportunities below.

Current openings are available for the following positions:

Client Support Specialist

The Client Support Specialist is a critical member of the Sales Team, with a wide range of responsibilities, from generating quotes for clients, maintaining client communication within Enterprise Accounts, understanding clients project submission process, answering general client questions and providing support to all Sales Team members. This individual will play a key role within Language Scientific and will gain experience across various aspects within a fast-paced business environment. A driven, proactive team member will be afforded opportunity for significant advancement in role and responsibilities.

What we offer:

Challenging, varied projects
Competitive salary with full benefits, including health and dental coverage, disability insurance, paid vacation, 401k and holidays, etc.
A flexible, highly autonomous and collaborative environment
Lots of training and growth opportunities

Position responsibilities:

• Fully manage project set-up for Enterprise clients, including file analysis and timeline creation.
• Assist Sales Team members with client quotes, business reports, RFPs and presentations, etc.
• Create client price lists
• Meticulously review client-facing documents
• Attend weekly Sales meetings
• Collaborate with the sales team to provide lightning quick responses to our clients’ inquiries and requests for quotes.
• Assist Quoting team with file analysis, project scoping, timeline calculation, etc.
• Proactively seek additional projects, duties, and responsibilities to benefit LS as a whole.

Essential skills required:

• Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
• Great interpersonal skills
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Superior skill in problem solving and analytical thinking
• Strong sense of urgency
• Ability to execute in a fast-paced environment
• Effective time management
• Proactive and positive attitude
• Proficient in MS Office

How to Apply

If your qualifications match our requirements, please email us your resume and cover letter to info@languagescientific.com. In the subject line of your email please insert: “Client Support Specialist.” No calls, and no recruiting agencies, please.

Senior Translation / Localization Project Manager

Language Scientific has an opening for an experienced Senior Project Manager to join our team at our headquarters in Medford, Massachusetts. The candidate must have project management experience in the Translation / Localization Industry, preferably on the agency side, and a keen interest in Quality Management processes. The successful candidate will be a highly organized, self-motivated person who has the ability to manage multiple projects ranging from short-turnaround translation of clinical trial data received in non-editable (scanned) pdf files to complex long-term multimedia localization projects without ever compromising quality or customer focus.

Project managers must be bilingual and have at least 3 years’ project management or translation experience. Proven communication, organizational, and computer skills are also required.

Responsibilities:

    • Owning the project from initial planning to delivery
    • Assembling teams of freelance translators and editors for each project
    • Working with vendors to ensure quality implementation and strict adherence to timeline on all projects
    • Assembling and verifying project files for final delivery to our clients
    • Training, Supervising and Mentoring junior Project Managers
    • Provide customer service and vendor support
    • From time to time traveling to customer sites to help evaluate customer requirements, provide technical support to account managers during sales presentations, etc.
    • Implementing and continuously improving quality management procedures
    • Setting and controlling project budget
    • Troubleshooting as needed

Requirements:

      • BA or BS or equivalent; MA or MS are preferred
      • Proven project management skills in the T&L industry, preferably on the agency side
      • Proven multi-tasking skills, ability to work under deadlines
      • Fast at learning new technologies and skills
      • Good at interacting with people
      • Creativity and problem solving aptitude and attitude
      • Intermediate level user of Microsoft Office tools
      • Advance command of Trados and/or other CAT tools
      • Experience with DTP and graphics tools such as Quark, InDesign, FrameMaker, etc.
      • Knowledge of several languages is a plus
      • Translators background preferred and localization knowledge a plus

What we offer:

      • Challenging, varied projects
      • A flexible, highly autonomous and collaborative environment
      • Competitive salary with full benefits, including health and dental coverage, disability insurance, paid vacation and holidays, etc.
      • Lots of training and growing opportunities
      • Flexible work schedule
      • Support for H1B and Green Card applications is available for qualified local (Boston-based) applicants

How to Apply

If your qualifications match our requirements, please email us your resume and cover letter to cv@languagescientific.com. In the subject line of your email please insert: “HR-PM.” No calls, and no recruiting agencies, please.

Junior Translation Project Manager

Language Scientific has an opening for a Junior Project Manager to join our team at our headquarters in Medford, Massachusetts. The successful candidate will be a detail oriented, highly organized, self-motivated person who has the ability to manage multiple projects with varying deadlines without ever compromising quality.

Project managers must be bilingual and be interested in a career in translation project mangaement. Proven communication, organizational, and computer skills are also required.

Responsibilities:

      • Owning the project from initial planning to delivery
      • Assembling teams of freelance translators and editors for each project
      • Working with vendors to ensure quality implementation and strict adherence to timeline on all projects
      • Assembling and verifying project files for final delivery to our clients
      • Providing customer service and vendor support
      • Implementing and continuously improving quality management procedures
      • Setting and controlling project budget
      • Troubleshooting as needed

Requirements:

      • BA or BS or equivalent; MA or MS are preferred
      • Proven multi-tasking skills, ability to work under deadlines
      • Fast at learning new technologies and skills
      • Great memory, common sense and instinct
      • Good at interacting with people
      • Creativity and problem solving aptitude and attitude
      • Intermediate level user of Microsoft Office tools
      • Experience using Trados or other CAT tools is a plus
      • Experience with DTP and graphics applications such as Adobe InDesign and FrameMaker is a plus
      • Knowledge of several languages is a plus
      • Background in translation and some experience with web and/or software localization are big pluses

What we offer:

      • Challenging, varied projects
      • Lots of training, support, and growth opportunities
      • A flexible, highly autonomous and collaborative environment
      • Competitive salary with full benefits, including health and dental coverage, disability insurance, paid vacation and holidays, etc.
      • Lots of training and growing opportunities
      • Flexible work schedule
      • Support for H1B and Green Card applications is available for qualified local (Boston-based) applicants

How to Apply

If your qualifications match our requirements, please email us your resume and cover letter to hr@languagescientific.com. In the subject line of your email please insert: “HR-PM.” No calls, and no recruiting agencies, please.

Business Development Executive

Language Scientific, a well-established, highly specialized globalization company, is seeking a junior business development professional to join our growing team in Medford, MA. We have a team oriented environment and unlike some sales teams, our environment is very collaborative and not cutthroat. This is a position where hunger, motivation, closing business and a long term career view is important. Language Scientific (LS) offers training for the right candidate and will develop or continue to develop your skills in all aspects of B2B professional sales including lead development, presentation, listening, networking, and contract negotiations.
We specialize in providing medical, engineering and technical globalization services in all the major European and Asian languages. Our clients range from Fortune 500 pharmaceuticals to start-up technology companies. Our technical specialization and customer-centered attitude have earned us the trust of many of the world’s best technology, bio-medical, and pharmaceutical companies.

Job Responsibilities

We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic person to develop, manage, and grow new client relationships using a consultative sales approach.

      • Identify and reach new clients through referrals, cold calling, campaigns and various other means.
      • Achieve individual revenue targets and other sales performance metrics determined by the sales manager.
      • Work closely with peer salespeople and the sales manager to meet team goals.
      • Develop on-going relationships with clients to anticipate and provide value.
      • Participate in regular training to improve sales methodology and communication skills.
      • Communicate key client project information to internal operations.
      • Create tailored proposals and client quotations.
      • Participate in relevant trade shows and conferences.

Ability to speak a foreign language is not required.

Minimum requirements

      • BA or equivalent
      • Excellent listening and interviewing skills to drive the sales process
      • Ability to recognize value-add opportunities, offer creative solutions for mutual gain and close
      • Creativity, intelligence, and problem solving aptitude and attitude
      • Consultative B2B sales experience, including experience developing and growing new accounts, including both handling inbound and outbound calling
      • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
      • Dedication to providing the highest level of customer service
      • Solid computer skills; full command of MS Office programs
      • SalesForce.com experience a plus

What we offer

      • Uncapped earnings potential with competitive salary
      • Lots of training and growth opportunities
      • Incentive sales contests
      • Full benefits, including health and dental coverage, disability insurance, paid vacation and holidays, 401k etc.
      • Flexible work schedule
      • A flexible, highly autonomous and collaborative environment

How to Apply

If your qualifications match our requirements, please email us your resume and cover letter to hr@languagescientific.com. In the subject line of your email please insert: Business Development Executive. No recruiters will be used for this position.

Contact Us

Please call us at 1-617-621-0940 or email us at info@languagescientific.com to find out how Language Scientific can help you meet your translation requirements.