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 Post subject: Looking for a Turkish to English Proofreader - full-time
PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 9:04 pm 

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Quality Control / Proofreader / Copy-Editor

Our growing translation agency has an open position for a Native English speaking Quality Control/Proofreader/Copy-editor.

Success relies on your extraordinary attention to detail while working in a fast-paced environment, and an ability to work with our translation team.

Only candidates with at least 2+ years of Quality Control, Copy Editing or Proofreading experience will be considered.


The Quality Control/Proofreading/Copy-editing position is the agency point person for quality control, proofing and copy editing files throughout the stages of the translation process. Our clients expect the highest of quality translations.

The Candidate will work with our agency’s translators daily on materials in varying fields of work and are required to ensure the quality of the translators’ work. This type of work includes, but is not limited to, contracts, presentations, catalogues, tenders, general emails, literary text, as well as any other type of written document.

The candidate must be reliable, committed and enthusiastic with an eye for details.


This person must be detail-oriented, flexible, able to manage changing priorities, and work independently. He or she is encouraged to ask any and all team members any questions they may have about a project.

• Reading documents for grammar, style and brand consistency, and for validating the accuracy

• Validate the accuracy and completeness of changes to all documentation

• Comparing the English texts with the original Turkish texts and making sure the meaning has been portrayed by the translator clearly and correctly.

• Check documents for quality assurance

• Reviews guidelines provided by clients

• Ensure the documents are in alignment with the details and specs in the job request

• Ensuring that deliverables for our clients meet our quality standards

• Works collaboratively with Copywriters, translators, other editors, Web Developers and other team members associated with client translations

• Must be able to pay close attention to detail

• Must be calm under pressure

• Able to meet deadlines and juggle responsibilities

• Able to work independently and prioritize workload

• Familiarity with the production process for translations

• Develop and maintain a strong understanding of our internal process and structures

• Continuously improve and optimize our QA processes and tools appropriately as the projects scale and company grows.

• Side-by-side comparison to make sure that final translations match the original meaning of the text.

• The proofreader will need to be experienced reviewing both digital (interactive) and print pieces, and marking up materials electronically

• Confirms pages are logically arranged and exist in their entirety/ nothing has been left out of the documents.


• Meticulous about details

• Organized and methodical with all files, naming, structure

• Learns and follows established procedures

• Strong communication skills

• Analytical thinking and teamwork-oriented

• Ability to work, communicate, and collaborate effectively on concepts with staff

• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects at one time.

• Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize assignments and meet deadlines.

• Excellent computer skills - MS Office Skills and familiarity with commenting functions in Acrobat Reader.

Working hours are Monday to Friday 9am - 6pm + Saturday until 1pm
Location is Bostanci or there is the possibility to work from home.

Interested candidates please kindly submit your CVs via direct message and I will send you the link to our website to register online.
Looking forward to hearing from you.

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