In House Copy Editor

Based in Te Aro, Wellington, New Zealand

Are you someone that prides yourself on having all your i’s dotted and your t’s crossed?  Does it spark your interest to use your grammar and attention to detail as centric to your role?

Joining us for 2021 will be the best way to start the New Year!

Founded in New Zealand, Straker Translations has become a world-leading translation agency – ranked in the top 60 of more than 27,000 global vendors.  We are a dynamic software-driven company that offers high quality and easy to manage multilingual solutions to more than 50,000 customers around the world and in more than 80 languages.   We have a team of 160 employees globally and are now looking to grow our team further.  We believe in identifying talent and providing opportunities for our team to grow their career with us.

We are on the hunt for an In House Copy Editor to join us in the New Year.   In this role – you will be reviewing content against the client editing requirements and style guide to ensure we can deliver a fabulous end result for our client that they have become accustomed to.    To be successful in this role – you will need to have excellent grammar and attention to detail, the ability to adhere to a strict set of writing standards and strong time management skills to operate within deadlines.

It would be advantageous to have editing experience however we will provide full training and support in this role to ensure you can shine.

This role will be 40 hours per week – Monday to Friday between the hours of 12pm-8.30pm.   There is flexibility in the afternoon/evening hours so this may be split to meet personal/family needs.

Responsibilities

  • Review content against the client editing requirements and style guide
  • Edit content to ensure it adheres to requirements
  • Manage prioritisation of client requests within assigned deadlines
  • Keep documentation of any changes to client requirements – completely up to date at all times
  • Keep client Sales Manager up to date with any changes or concerns

Skills

  • Excellent grammar
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong time management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team

For more info on Straker Translations, please check out our careers page.

If this sparks your interest – we would love to hear from you – don’t wait – please apply NOW.