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Booking.com, part of the Priceline Group, is the planet's #1 accommodation site.
 
New York City    Posted: Thursday, March 07, 2019
 
   
 
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We are looking for an enthusiastic & aspirational Localization Specialist to join our Content & Translations Agency. As a Localization Specialist you will work with the local Language team to collaborate closely with various stakeholders such as copywriters & localization team to provide the best experiences to millions of our customers who search & book accommodation through the Booking.com websites, apps & newsletter.

You should have a strong passion for both travel & language, & be able to provide high-quality translations with the commercial sense to help maintain & improve the quality of our products. Our diverse team across the world is united by a single mission: to help travelers, whatever their budgets, easily discover, book, & enjoy the worlds best places to stay.

Share your passion & join our talented team to help make nearly a million travel dreams come true every single day!

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide commercial & creative translations from International English into American English for website copy, app copy & promotional materials, including newsletters, to appeal to the American market
  • Create commercial, localized content for the American market
  • Maintain the quality of the American version of Booking.com, including conducting product checks & maintaining language specific tools, such as glossaries & style guides
  • Assist with localization projects in cooperation with other language teams & departments, such as language-based research & data collection & analysis designed to optimize the effectiveness of the website & the service offered to American speaking customers
  • Translations support, such as quality monitoring of translations & providing consistent feedback


Requirements:

  • Higher education in a relevant field
  • Native level American English speaker, accompanied with excellent knowledge of English
  • Experience in translating website content and/or writing commercial texts
  • Strong customer focus
  • Strong computer skills, including familiarity with computer-assisted translations tools
  • Flexibility, accuracy & ability to multi-task
  • Strong analytical skills with logical thinking
  • Pro-active & initiative both independently & in a team
  • Positive attitude
  • Experience within e-travel and/or hotel/travel industry
  • Must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

What we offer:

  • A dynamic working environment with a culture that is open, innovative & performance oriented
  • Internal trainings & various possibilities of personal development in our fast-growing company

This full time position is located in our New York City office.

 
 
 
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