• Project Assistant

    Project Management
  • Responsibilities


    The position of Project Assistant is a key player at TransPerfect. This position reports into the Production Department Manager.

    Position responsibilities:

    • Complete administrative tasks including project set-ups, creating purchase orders, creating and tracking schedules for individual projects and department.
    • Organizing documents; scanning hard copies on to the network; printing files for big jobs
    • 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
    • Assist Project Managers to review documents with a strong focus on names, numbers, missing text, punctuation/spelling, grammar, adherence to instructions, proper use of glossaries/memory/reference materials, formatting or any other significant issues
    • With the guidance of a Project Manager, manage simple projects: Placing jobs, setting up jobs; contacting linguists, setting up deadlines, and negotiating prices
    • Perform other special projects or duties when required.
    • Ensure customer satisfaction at all times


    Essential skills and experience required:

    • 0-1+ years Project Management experience; preferably within a localization, technical or corporate environment
    • Superior written and spoken communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task
    • Ability to prioritize and schedule tasks and work in a team environment.
    • Must be willing to learn new things, be open to challenges and thrive on success
    • Strong computer skills
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications


    Valued but not required skills and experience:

    • Experience with a translation or localization company a plus
    • Fluency in a second language or any level of linguistic skills


    For more than 20 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 9001:2008 and EN 15038:2006 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, multicultural marketing, 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 revenues of over $400 million and more than 3,000 full-time employees, TransPerfect is the largest privately held language services provider in the world. And with more than 85 client service locations on 6 continents, TransPerfect offers 24/7/365 client service and production capabilities. We attribute our growth to the skill, aptitude, and commitment of our high-caliber employees. Put simply, we hire the most talented candidates and give them the guidance, resources, and opportunities they need to grow their careers in a thriving industry.


    TransPerfect offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off, company-sponsored life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, flexible spending account options, and a proactive and accessible HR department that focuses on the staff’s health and happiness.


    TransPerfect is an equal opportunity employer.


    For more information on the TransPerfect Family of Companies, please visit our website at


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