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Localisation Specialist

Spreitenbach, Canton of Aargau - Explore location Marketing & Communication Full Time

Job description

What you'll need to have

We are looking for a highly motivated translator, passionate about translation, cultures and innovative language technologies:

• University Degree in translation or a related linguistic field
• Excellent command of French, English and German, Italian is a plus.
• Strong communication skills and self-confident approach towards stakeholders
• Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to prioritise tasks
• Ability to work independently
• Flexible team player with excellent interpersonal skills
• Thorough understanding of localisation and translation processes
• Good knowledge of translation-related tools with preferably some translation agency background
• Passionate about lifestyle, home furnishing and modern retail
• Openness to deep dive in the IKEA Concept, IKEA Brand, IKEA Culture & Values and IKEA Tone of Voice to ensure the right representation

Your responsibilities

• Be the primary point of localization knowledge in the country,
• Advising on best practices, processing, budgeting, and planning
• Responsible for linguistic assets such as glossaries, terminologies, etc.
• Manage localisation and translations projects end to end, setting stakeholder expectations while ensuring timely delivery of high-quality content
• Proofreading and coordination of proofreading of various contents
• Consolidate and provide linguistic feedback to the translators/translation vendors to educate them on the tone of voice
• Managing and leading projects that enable the transition to more automation

Our team within Ikea

Our team is the voice of IKEA. We use words, pictures and videos to tell the story about IKEA, to build our brand and inspire people with our offer. We bounce ideas back and forth, we challenge each other and we are crazy passionate about communication. Of course we’re also the ones who make sure to keep all our fellow co-workers informed, engaged and connected in a constantly changing business environment.

Questions and support? Let's connect!

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Please submit your application online and make sure to include your CV, motivation letter and any other relevant documents. We look forward to receiving your application.

We are reviewing the applications continuously and will close this position as soon as we find the right candidate so please apply as soon as you can.