World Writers are looking for a Transcreation Executive

World Writers are looking for a Transcreation Executive

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Company Background

World Writers is a transcreation agency with offices in London, Paris, Amsterdam, New York, Singapore and Shanghai. With over 3,000 copywriters and translators across the globe, our ‘in-market creatives’, we manage copy transcreation, translation, consultation services, local client liaison/approvals, voiceover recordings and production - our goal is to make marketing communications work brilliantly in every market. We are also the only established transcreation company to be part of an international design and implementation company, Tag. As Tag we can offer our clients a full offering from transcreation to typesetting, production, delivery and fulfilment. We can create, manage and deliver a global campaign for our clients in every media and every market. For further information visit: www.worldwriters.com or www.tagworldwide.com.

Responsibilities: 

 

Overall: 

  • On a day-to-day level manage - and take ownership of – the adaptation of one-off ads as well as complex international campaigns either working independently or with other members of the World Writers team.

Specifically:

  • Take briefs from agencies/clients, ensure that all information necessary to carrying out the job is obtained
  • Brief copywriters and evaluate copy provided by writers against the brief, request and manage internal revisions as needed
  • Provide production support (print/TV/radio/etc.) if required
  • Present proposals (via phone/e-mail for the most part) to clients 
  • Manage client’s requests for revisions with copywriters, agencies and assessing any revisions against the original brief. Obtain local client approvals
  • Administrative: Open job numbers, prepare estimates/obtain approvals, send POs

 

Requirements: 
 

Minimum 1 year experience of project management/account handling within 

i) communications agency (ATL, BTL, TTL and/or interactive)

ii) the marketing services department of an advertiser (client-side)

iii) possibly a production facility or other relevant advertising industry supplier

iv) translation/transcreation agency 

Education: the successful candidate will have a college/university degree

i) The candidate with previous/current work experience will have a track record of:

ii) successfully handling complex and multifaceted project with many moving parts – possibly related to the adaptation and/or production of international communications materials 

iii) working to (often) quite tight timings under pressure

iv) building working relationships with clients and partner companies, often without any or much face-to-face contact

v) The candidate should have experience working on international business and have experienced the complexities working internationally can create

The candidate should also have:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills 
  • Language: English (verbal and written) fluency is a mandatory, native speaker of another language is advantage.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • An enthusiastic team player
  • A hard worker (we are often extremely busy)
  • Diplomatic and calm under pressure
  • Extremely organized and thorough (crisis prevention instead of crisis reaction where possible) 
  • Flexible and, of course, reliable
  • Eligible to live and work in China

 

The successful candidate will find themselves in a fast-paced multi-lingual environment in an innovative company going from strength to strength with opportunity for career advancement if they prove themselves.

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