Language Specialist - Slovak

Booking.com

Place of work
Piet Heinkade 61, 1017 Amsterdam, Netherlands
Contract type
full-time
Salary offered (gross)
2500 EUR gross/month

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

You will provide support in managing the quality of the Slovak 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.

B.Responsible

Support Booking.com BV’s strategy hotel availability and supply within Slovakia.
Providing attractive and creative translations from English into Slovak for website copy and promotional materials, including newsletters, to appeal to the Slovak market;
Maintaining the quality of the Slovak version of Booking.com, including conducting website checks and maintaining language specific tools, such as glossaries and style guides;
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.
B.Skilled

University degree or equivalent in a relevant field;
Native Slovak speaker, accompanied by excellent knowledge of English;
Experience in translating and/or writing attractive, localized website copy for the Slovak market;
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.

Employee perks, benefits

B.Offered

A dynamic working environment with a culture that is open, innovative and performance oriented;
Internal trainings and various possibilities of personal development in our fast growing company.

Information about the selection process

If you are interested in this position, the next step is to apply on our website: https://workingatbooking.com/vacancies/language-specialist-slovak/
The next page will begin a language and competency test which is Step 1 of the recruitment process. This should take no longer than 1 - 1.5 h to complete.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)

Language skills

Slovak - Proficiency (C2) and
English - Proficiency (C2)

Administrative and economic skills

Business correspondence - advanced
Typing - advanced

Computer skills - user

Microsoft Word - expert
Microsoft PowerPoint - advanced

Advertiser

Brief description of the company

We are the planet’s #1 accommodation site. Our diverse team, 13,000 strong, is united by a single mission: to help travelers, whatever their budgets, easily discover, book, and enjoy the world’s best places to stay. Whether in our Amsterdam HQ or at one of our 187 offices worldwide, we work hard to make more than a million travel dreams come true every single day.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Booking.com BV
Herengracht 597
1017 CE Amsterdam
Netherlands
www.workingatbooking.com
ID: 2988458   Dátum zverejnenia: 5.10.2017