• Project Assistant

    Project Management
  • Responsibilities

    Position responsibilities:


    • Assist Project Managers with certain aspects of the life-cycle of all language/translation projects (place and set up jobs; contact linguists, set up deadlines and negotiate prices)
    • Juggle multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
    • Maintain the database and spreadsheet updated  
    • Formatting using .doc, .PDF, and .xls files; importing images from PDF files to Word document, etc.
    • Billing; contacting linguists to resolve issues such as invoice/word count discrepancies; data entry
    • Organizing documents; scanning hard copies on to the network; printing files for big jobs
    • Complete administrative tasks including project set-ups, creating purchase orders, creating and tracking schedules for individual projects and department
    • Liaise with sales staff to ensure all projects are submitted properly
    • Assistant Department Manager to ensure all projects are assigned


    Essential skills and experience required:


    • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills, other languages would be an asset
    • University Degree (preferably in linguistic/translation related studies)
    • Detail orientation with the ability to multitask
    • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
    • Independence in carrying out assigned tasks
    • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
    • Effective time management


    For more than 25 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 17100:2015 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, e-learning and training, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of next-generation technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world's leading multinationals.


    With annual revenues of over $615 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.


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