Portuguese translator

Client Digital Outsource Services
Reference # Portuguese translator
Published 12/04/2017
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Introduction
Time for a change? Want to work in a new country? Dreaming of that one job you've always wanted? Want to be the envy of your friends? Move to Cape Town and kick start your career here. Cape Town is the place to be and Digital Outsource Services (DOS) is where you want to work. Come to South Africa and see for yourself - DOS is an online marketing company servicing customers from around the world.
This is a very exciting role within the growing Translation Department at Digital Outsource Services. Operating within the e-commerce industry, we provide world-class services to our clients and their businesses. The core element of Digital Outsource Services are our people, as we recognize that the employees are the driving force of the business, hence we ensure that we employ individuals with high-potential allowing them to develop their career and themselves within the business.
We are an international company with offices in London, Cape Town and Malta.
London will also be your first stop where you will complete your training and will start working while our immigration team processes your work visa application for Cape Town.
Full relocation assistance is provided by covering the cost of your flights, accommodation and shuttle service from the airport. You will be accommodated in a fully furnished apartment with easy access to the office and public transport.
Once you visa has been processed and the time comes for you to relocate to Cape Town, once again relocation assistance is provided by covering flights, shuttle service from the airport and 3 months of free accommodation. Our Cape Town office also offers many perks such as a free meal daily, free access to our gym, awesome coffee from our onsite coffee bar and Friday bar. We have over 1 800 multi-national employees as we provide services in the European Region, Canada and Australia. The diverse nature and culture of the company gives us the edge in a highly competitive market, thus making us an employer of choice in Cape Town.
Due to the geographical locations we service, please note that this position entails shift work based on the 24 / 7 operational requirements of the organization and its clients.
Job Functions Copywriting
Industries Ecommerce
Specification
Duties will include, but not limited to:
 Provide first class translations and content, in Portuguese, for use on any medium, including but not limited to:
o Translating from English
o Proof reading
o Editing
o Websites
o SEO content
o Reviews
o Press releases
o Mailers
o Blogs
o SMS marketing
o Direct marketing
o Promotions
 Work with and provide translations and content for various business partners including retention, acquisition, conversion, product and creative.
 Ensure consistency and quality of messaging across all segments
 Ensure translation and content projects are realized on time and to required quality
 Consultation with client to ensure understanding of brief/product requirements
 Ensure correct tone of messaging in terms of brand and medium
 Remain up-to-date with various online and other writing developments which may affect the brand and/or market
 Brainstorm, write and execute, as based on business requirements
Requirements
Requirements:
 Relevant qualification (Diploma or Degree in Journalism, writing or languages)
 Minimum 1 years translation and/or writing experience
 Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills in English and relevant foreign language /languages
 Proven ability to translate oral instructions and written literature from one language to another
 Excellent computer literacy ( MS Office , Internet, etc. ) and typing skills
 A passion for languages and accuracy in translation
 Excellent organisational skills with exceptional attention to detail
 Results and deadline driven
 Proven ability to work in a fast paced, high pressured, deadline driven environment
 Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
 Motivated team player
 Solution orientated
Job Closing Date 03/05/2017
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