TransPerfect

Project Assistant

ID
2018-9730
Category
Administrative/Clerical
US-WI-Milwaukee

Responsibilities

Project Assistants are responsible for assisting Project Managers by performing specific project tasks assigned to them. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Setting up projects including:
  1. Entering data in a project database
  2. Entering data and uploading files to a project workflow system
  3. Preparing paperwork
  • Assisting in basic file preparation including activities such as extracting, cleaning up extractions, cutting and pasting, road-mapping and word-counting.
  • Working with project vendors
  1. Assisting in lining up vendors to meet the requirements of the project
  2. Creating purchase orders
  3. Assisting in preparing guidelines and resources for vendors to perform their work
  4. Compiling lists of questions and answers from vendors
  • Assisting in account maintenance including:
  1. Writing minutes of kickoff and debrief meetings
  2. Assisting in maintaining records on specific processes and client preferences
  3. Creating and updating style guides and glossaries
  • Filing projects upon billing.
  • Using required tools and following required processes.
  • Reporting on activity as required.

Qualifications

  • Associate's degree or higher (willing to consider college students pursuing an Associate's or Batchelor's if able to work the required hours)
  • Efficient, detail-oriented, and organized person who can be responsive to a deadline and results driven environment.
  • Ability to balance one's own workload and be able to respond effectively to competing priorities.
  • Ability to understand and abide by project instructions
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to calculate percentages

Preferred Experience:

  • At least one year experience in an office production environment
  • Experience with data-entry type work
  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Overview

Iverson Language Associates, Inc. (a part of the TransPerfect family of companies) provides strategic solutions for managing document translation.

 

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 9001:2015 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 $550 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held 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.

 

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.

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