Language Specialist - Slovak

Place of work
Piet Heinkade 61, 1017 Amsterdam, Netherlands
Contract type
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
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 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 BV in attracting visitors to the website.


Support 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, 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.

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


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:
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)

Other knowledge

Business correspondence - advanced
Typing - advanced
Microsoft Word - expert
Microsoft PowerPoint - advanced


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 BV
Herengracht 597
1017 CE Amsterdam
ID: 2988458   Dátum zverejnenia: 5.10.2017   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   2500 EUR gross/month