In-house Opportunities

In-house Opportunities

Multilingual Translation Checker

We now have a vacancy for a graduate linguist with German and at least one other EU language. Knowledge of other languages would also be of interest.

The role will involve word-by-word checking of translations prepared by in-house and freelance translators.

Applicants must be native-speakers of English and must have degree-level qualifications and good powers of concentration.

Benefits include competitive starting salary, non-contributory pension scheme and private medical insurance.

Eclipse Translations Ltd. is a member of the RWS Group, which employs over 600 staff and has operating companies in the UK, USA, Japan, China, Australia and Germany, with customer liaison offices in France, Sweden and Switzerland. Our office is located in beautiful Northumberland in North-East England, from where we manage a full range of language support services for clients across the world.

Please apply with CV and covering letter to: [email protected].

Project Manager

Main purpose of the job:

Deliver an outstanding service to your customers. Responsible for coordinating translation work within your team to ensure that translations are placed with the appropriate translators, that the translator returns translations on time and that they are checked before being sent to the client on time and within budget.


- Liaising with new and existing clients on a day to day basis and responding to enquiries.

- Liaising with our suppliers to place work and developing good relationships with all of our suppliers.

- Scoping, planning and managing the progress of all of your projects and maintaining up-to-date records in our Translation Management System (TMS) and in accordance with our QMS.

- Preparing quotations for existing and new clients as required by the PM Team Leader.

- Performing completeness checks on projects before delivery where required to check for any omissions or formatting issues.

- Preparation and processing of any complaints received on your projects with the PM Project Lead.

- Any other duties as may be reasonably required from time to time for the benefit of the business as a whole.

Role Profile:

Team work: his role requires you to work with both the production and management team and you are expected to:

- Contribute positively to supporting the team.

- You are expected to demonstrate support to the team at all times.

- Work with the management team to deliver the company’s objectives.

Communication Skills:

- You must be an excellent verbal and written communicator.

Time Management:

- You must be able to prioritise tasks effectively and work efficiently to meet deadlines.

Customer relations:

- You should strive to deliver the best possible quality in your work and deliver outstanding customer service.

- You are expected to develop quality relationships with your customers, suppliers, colleagues and wider community as appropriate.

IT skills

You should be proficient in:

- MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook).

- You will be expected to familiarise yourself with updated software that may be deployed by the company.

Commercial skills

You should be able to:

- Demonstrate an understanding of how margins are calculated.

- Understand company sales targets and how they relate to your role.

- Understand how you can contribute to helping the company achieve its targets.


- You should ensure that your own personal knowledge and skills are continually updated and develop your own skills through relevant and supported delegation.

Benefits include competitive starting salary, non-contributory pension scheme and private medical insurance.

Eclipse Translations Ltd. is a member of the RWS Group. RWS has a long and successful heritage dating back to 1958. Over the last 60 years, the company has established itself as the world leader in translation, intellectual property, life sciences and language support services. Our specialist divisions work together to deliver high-quality, complex services in a reliable and flexible manner to meet the diverse needs of a global client base.

Please apply with CV and covering letter to: [email protected].