Translator, Linguistic Services*

Reference # TLS_-_10-12-18
Open Date October 12, 2018
Location Montréal

Purpose of Role

The incumbent of this position shall translate various internal (non billable) documents for all BLG offices.

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of this role are:

  • Translate, from English to French, press releases, brochures, stories for the intranet, thought leadership pieces, legal newsletters, technology advisories, various tip sheets, bios, letters, proposals, internal policies, course descriptions provided by BLG, internal communications and presentations, etc.
  • Carry out terminology research.
  • Assist in updating the terminology database.
  • Proofread documents.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with in-house partners, translation firms and colleagues.
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned by the team manager.

Key Competencies Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in translation
  • 1+ year of experience, preferably in a professional services environment
  • Advanced language skills in both French and English
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Good working knowledge of translation tools, especially LogiTerm
  • Strong team spirit and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Interest in terminology research
  • Ability to meet deadlines, particularly short turnarounds in a fast-paced environment
  • Legal education is an asset
  • Ability to perform well under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail

Application

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Everyone at BLG is required to carry out the duties of their role while upholding the important principles of our respectful workplace policies, and treating everyone with respect, regardless of position. At BLG, valuing diversity and inclusion is key to a respectful workplace.

BLG is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace.  We welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

* Please note that relatives of current BLG employees and Partners are not eligible for consideration.

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