French-to-English translator

Espresso communication is seeking a French-to-English translator for a one-year contract position with the possibility of extension. The incumbent will work on a broad range of material, including medical, human resources, and administrative texts.

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The successful candidate will have an impeccable command of the English language, excellent computer skills, a strong sense of priorities, and an aptitude for terminological research.

At Espresso, we value team spirit, whether we’re at work or having fun. Above all, we’re a close-knit, people-first agency that offers a stable, flexible, and respectful work environment.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Translate texts in various fields from French to English
  • Revise texts written in English or perform comparative revisions
  • Carry out the general and terminological research necessary to complete the tasks above

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • At least three years of relevant experience
  • University degree in translation or a related field
  • Perfect command of English and excellent understanding of French
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Attention to detail, thoroughness, and curiosity
  • Proficiency with computers and ability to work independently
  • Ability to work on several projects at once
  • Knowledge of memoQ or another computer-assisted translation tool

Benefits

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Group insurance program
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Employee and family assistance program
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Continuing education, lunch-and-learn events, and social activities organized by our Comité du bonheur (adapted for remote work)
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Flexible work-from-home options, which will extend beyond the current health crisis
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Three weeks of vacation upon hire
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Above all, an open and welcoming environment where opportunities abound

Given the current situation, the recruitment process will be carried out exclusively by video conference.

Start date: July (remote work for the time being)