As a language specialist you will provide support in managing the quality of the Latvian language on the Booking.com website. Besides having a strong business feel and being passionate about language and translations, as a Language Specialist you would have to find ways to maintain and continuously improve the quality of the language in order to support Booking.com BV in attracting visitors to the Booking.com website.
This full-time position for a temporary contract will be based in our Riga office.
- Providing attractive and creative translations from English into Latvian for website copy and promotional materials, including newsletters, to appeal to the Latvian market;
- Assisting with localization projects in cooperation with other language teams and departments
- Freelance management and support, such as evaluating the quality of translations for candidates, quality monitoring of the freelance translations, providing freelancers with consistent feedback;
- Maintaining the quality of the Latvian version of Booking.com, including conducting website checks and maintaining language specific tools, such as glossaries and style guides;
- Support Booking.com BV’s strategy for availability and supply within Latvia.
- Fluent in English and Latvian, both written and spoken;
- Experience in translating and/or writing attractive, localized website copy for the Latvian market;
- University degree or equivalent in a relevant field;
- Strong computer skills, including familiarity with Computer Assisted Translations tools;
- Flexibility, accuracy, strong analytical skills and the ability to multi-task;
- Strong business focus;
- Pro-active and positive attitude;
- Strong sense of initiative, both when working independently and in collaboration with a team;
- Experience within e-travel and/or hotel/travel industry and familiarity with social media is a plus.
How we support you:
We also offer what we call the “Booking Deal” which gives you many benefits when joining our team.
- Gross monthly salary starting from EUR 950
- Bonus Plan
- Convenient office location
The hiring company SIA Booking.com (Latvia) is one of Booking.com BV’s and/or BookingSuite BV’s support companies in Latvia. SIA Booking.com (Latvia) is looking for a Language Specialist - Latvian (Temporary) . Booking.com BV is the company behind Booking.com™, the market leading online accommodation reservation service in the world. BookingSuite BV is the company which operates Booking.com’s™ newly established Accommodation Marketing Services division. All references to “Booking.com" refer to Booking.com BV.