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Full-time position as in-house proofreader (Hamburg)


We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and motivated full-time proofreader/translator for our English Communication Consultants Team in Hamburg.

What we are looking for:
• You speak English at a native level and possess excellent knowledge of English grammar and punctuation.
• You have many years’ experience as a translator and ideally as a proofreader/editor.
• You have a fluent command of German and are prepared to live in Hamburg, Germany.
• You have an excellent eye for detail and are exceedingly thorough.
• You are able and willing to work according to tight deadlines.
• Your PC knowledge (particularly that of the latest Office software) is excellent, you are proficient at researching on the internet and you are open to learning to work with our database (Microsoft Dynamics NAV).
• Knowledge of current international financial reporting standards is desirable.
• You have experience working with translation memory systems (preferably Trados).
• Experience in project management and direct client contact would be advantageous.

About the job:
• Proofreading texts translated into English and subsequently providing translators and customers with feedback.
• Translating short German texts into English.
• Adapting English texts according to client requests and copywriting texts in English as per client instructions.
• Consulting with our clients on word choice in English and entering this information in our client glossaries.
• Carrying out terminology work in our terminology database.
• Aligning translations in German and in English for our translation memory.
• You will be actively involved in recruiting new freelance translators and proofreaders for our team.
• Providing support in project management when needed.

What you can expect:
• A dynamic company operating in the market for 14 years and just as innovative now as on the day we started.
• A team that places great value on success and fun in the workplace.
• Good opportunities for further training, both individually and as part of the team.
• An international, bilingual environment.
• Open structures that provide an opportunity to play a part in shaping the future of the company.

To find out more about ENGLISHBUSINESS please visit our website at: Protected content .
If you are interested in the position and fulfil all our requirements, please send your application to: Protected content or phone us at Protected content .

IMPORTANT NOTE: We accept complete digital applications only.

We’re looking forward to hearing from you! Protected content
The EnglishBusiness Team!


EnglishBusiness is a dynamic, innovative company of English communication consultants based in Hamburg, Germany. For over 14 years we have offered our German and international business clients professional and comprehensive full-service support for their English communication requirements. Regardless of what the English communication needs are - English language lessons, business and management skills in English or English translations - our team of more than 80 language trainers, management skills trainers and translators is there to support our clients.

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