Spanish Translation/Copywriter

Job Title: Spanish Translation/Copywriter

JOB ID: 20-03030

City: Houston

State: TX

Genuent is seeking a Spanish Translation Copywriter for our direct client in Houston and Plano, TX. This is a full time, contract to hire position with benefits. Qualified candidates should send their resume (Word Format) along with salary requirements to Ashley Beatty at abeatty@genuent.com or please call (972) 532-3653.

Spanish Translation/Copywriter
Houston or Plano (Remote)


The Spanish Translation/Copywriter will work on requests and is expected to clearly communicate project progress to clients. The ideal candidate must be a creative translator, as well as an excellent writer/proofreader, be proficient in both English and Spanish grammar, and have a deep understanding of Hispanic culture in Texas. He/she is an ambassador for the brand and ensures all Spanish messaging reflects the Reliant voice and is relevant for our audience.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities: 
  • Translate, transcreate, edit and proofread copy for customer and prospect communication efforts including printed collateral, emails, web pages, scripts and in-bill communications.
  • Think strategically to provide compelling solutions that meet the needs of key stakeholders and the Hispanic market.
  • Maintain Client's brand image, voice, identity and communication style in all translations.
  • Help maintain Spanish translation brand guidelines and contribute to improve them.
  • Use his/her knowledge of regional differences across different Spanish-speaking countries and be able to produce translations that are acceptable to the widest possible audience.
  • Make sound decisions about when accuracy and consistency should be the main goal in a translation and when a more creative approach to translation is needed (transcreation).
  • Review Spanish-language content developed by agencies as needed to provide copywriting direction to maintain consistency with brand guidelines and ensure alignment with strategy.
  • Assist creative agencies in producing Spanish-language TV, RD and digital content.
  • Enable cross-collaboration among teams working in Spanish-language content to make sure expertise and key information is shared to improve customer experience for this audience.
  • Balance competing priorities while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Work with SDL Trados and help ensure that our translation memories are updated.
 Preferred qualifications:
  • Certified by the American Translators Association (English to Spanish)
  • Experience in marketing and advertising
  • Experience processing Adobe InDesign files in SDL Trados
  • Experience managing translation jobs with outside vendors
 
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills in Spanish and English
  • Strong attention to detail, organization and time management skills
  • Ability to think strategically to provide solutions
  • Ability to think and act proactively to plan ahead and anticipate setbacks
  • Solid business acumen and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multitask and perform in a deadline-sensitive environment
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of projects Ability to adapt to changing work environment
  • Ability to effectively present information and gain buy-in
  • Sets high expectations of self and work; self-motivated and resourceful
 Experience:
  • At least 3-5 years' experience translating in an agency or in-house group
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