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Badoo.com

Badoo.com

Badoo.com

Badoo is the largest Social Network for Meeting New People locally in the world. There are 180 million members are already connected and more than 100,000 new members join every day. Badoo is not o...

Professional

Location:
London, United Kingdom

Posted:
2 Apr 2014

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Compensation details:

As well as enjoying competitive salaries, Badooers have the added benefit of private healthcare, generous holidays, as much free food as you want, company pension, gym subsidy and an extra chocolaty cake on your birthday. You’re also safe in the knowledge that you’re working at one of the world’s most exciting tech start-ups.

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Industry:
Internet
Tech
Esc Factor:
Entrepreneurial
Exciting Brand
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French Localisation Manager

On the look out for an enthusiastic, passionate and tech savvy French Localisation Manager!

London, United Kingdom

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:

As well as enjoying competitive salaries, Badooers have the added benefit of private healthcare, generous holidays, as much free food as you want, company pension, gym subsidy and an extra chocolaty cake on your birthday. You’re also safe in the knowledge that you’re working at one of the world’s most exciting tech start-ups.

Job Type:
Full-time
Level:
Mid Level
Escape Factors:
Exciting Brand
Function:
Social Media
Writing/Editing
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French Localisation Manager

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, creative, and tech savvy French Localisation Manager to join the Badoo Localisation team in the London Office, a key function within the Product team. This person will adapt product content into French to ensure Badoo’s ideas and products feel and sound natural to French speaking users, as well as coordinate a diverse range of localisation projects.


Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Localise content for web and mobile applications to reflect local jargon, phraseologies and nuances to ensure successful launches across French speaking markets
  • Review, proofread and test translations within the context of the application/ feature to continuously improve copy quality
  • Oversee localisation projects assigned from planning to implementation
  • Carry out regular linguistic QA and maintenance of in-house content and investigate language-specific issues
  • Work collaboratively with the Localisation team to drive efficiency of the localisation process
  • Communicate effectively with Product and Engineering teams and other internal departments


Essential Experience:

  • Fluent level of French verbal and written work and a good command of English is required
  • Experience in copywriting and writing for the web
  • Understanding of local social media scene and target audience (you try and use all the local social networking sites); ability to recognize market patterns specific to product intent, language localisation, and colloquial speech
  • Highly committed Internet and mobile user - you will need to live and breathe the product and industry
  • BA in Copywriting, Translation or Journalism or equivalent language-related degree (or 2-3 years of relevant work experience)


Personal Characteristics

  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to multitask and work on multiple localisation projects at once
  • Ability to effectively prioritise tasks and manage deadlines
  • Adaptive and willing to learn new things quickly as this is a very dynamic and fast-paced work environment
  • Team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills, positive attitude and ability to work on own initiative

We offer:

As well as enjoying competitive salaries, Badooers have the added benefit of private healthcare, generous holidays, as much free food as you want, company pension, gym subsidy and an extra chocolaty cake on your birthday. You’re also safe in the knowledge that you’re working at one of the world’s most exciting tech start-ups.

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