Job in Brief

  • Role: Swedish Translator
  • Location: Whiteley, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Job Description

Working alongside STP’s translation teams and project managers, you will translate and revise content for a wide variety of clients, and subject areas ranging from information technology to technical and commercial texts. You will be trained for and use a host of translation environment tools, as well as learn machine translation post-editing, and benefit from being at the cutting edge of technological developments in the translation industry. Your daily tasks will include:

  • translation and revision (English into Swedish) of a wide range of text types
  • other linguistic tasks such as glossary creation, transcreation or content authoring
  • quality control
  • collaboration with other linguistic teams and departments across STP

The role is based at STP’s headquarters in Whiteley, Hampshire, in the south of England. The office is commutable from the vibrant coastal cities of Portsmouth and Southampton, and is under two hours from London by train. Gatwick Airport is also only 90 minutes away by train.

Skills and Experience

Essential:

  • undergraduate or postgraduate degree in translation or languages
  • native speaker of Swedish
  • fluency in English
  • positive, helpful and flexible attitude
  • ability to learn new skills, technologies and workflows quickly

Desirable:

  • degree in English, Nordic languages or Translation Studies
  • excellent IT skills
  • knowledge of computer-assisted translation (CAT) tools

Company Description

Sandberg Translation Partners Ltd (STP) is an ISO 17100-certified translation company with a strong reputation for reliability, service and linguistic quality. We have 20 years’ niche experience of the Nordic translation market, and translate more than 50 million words every year – mainly for other translation companies. Our core languages are Danish, English, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Norwegian and Swedish, but our rich database of trusted freelance linguists allows us to cover many other combinations on request. Our work environment is both stimulating and supportive, with structured training to help our in-house staff continuously grow and develop their s