Translation Project Co-Ordinator

Based in Auckland, New Zealand

Want to end 2020 on a positive note?  Ready for change?    Are you looking for an opportunity to join an innovative, growing company?  If so – then this could be the role for you!

Listed on the Australian Stock Exchange and headquartered in New Zealand, the Straker Group is a dynamic technology company. We have pioneered the process of humans and machines working together to deliver high-quality translations at scale. Our easy to manage multilingual solutions have been used by more than 50,000 customers around the world and in more than 100 languages.  The backbone of our business, Straker Translations – has established itself as a world-leading A.I data-driven translation platform powering the global growth of businesses. We are seeking an enthusiastic, tech-savvy Translation Project Manager to join our company.

This a great opportunity for someone who is bi-lingual/multi-lingual has a passion for languages, is technically astute, with excellent skills in word and excel and an understanding of file formats and types.  

You will bring to this role – a minimum of 1-year experience within the Translation industry,  experience with CAT tools/TM management and a firm understanding of linguistics/language having completed linguistics or language-related studies/degree.  We provide pleasant working conditions, benefits, advancement potential and support tools for creating a productive and rewarding work environment, based on Auckland’s North Shore. This role will be Tuesday to Saturday – 6 am – 2:30 pm.


  • Fluent in English and one additional language
  • Minimum of 1-year industry experience
  • Linguistics or Language related studies/degree
  • Excellent written communication
  • Able to manage timelines and meet deadlines
  • Strong multi-tasking ability
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Detail Oriented
  • Preferably a touch typist but at least able to accurately type 35+ words per minute
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills and general technical nous
  • Customer obsessed


  • Taking ownership of embedding new customers and responsibility of nurturing ongoing customer relationship once assigned
  • Provide high-quality customer service by responding to e-mails, and/or telephone queries with both existing and prospective clients
  • Prepare quotes for clients – screening the text for complexities to understand requirements and options
  • Work with and assign jobs to contract translators from a wide diversity of cultural backgrounds and disciplines
  • Manage project timelines to ensure a positive outcome for clients
  • Handle client and translator feedback and queries on translation projects
  • Handle technical aspects of translation including DTP and other content formatting requirements.
  • Quality Assurance checks of projects prior to delivery to the clients
  • General administration and office tasks as requested

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If this sounds like the job for you – please apply now!