Career Opportunities at Language Connections

career opportunities

Language Connections has a variety of career opportunities available to potential applicants, including open full-time and internship positions assisting in project management, sales, marketing, and administrative functions.

You will have an opportunity to make international contacts, as well as learn about the technology and processes involved in the world of modern language services. We give our interns real responsibilities with direct impact on the company’s bottom line. We value the contribution of every member of our team, and often promote our interns to full-time positions. We also accept applications for linguists interested in working with us – please use the dedicated form at the bottom of this page.

Translator and Interpreter Career Opportunities

All interested translators and interpreters can apply to be a part of the Language Connections team by using the appropriate form.  You can find it by clicking the “Apply as a Linguist” button below.  You may also email your resume to service@languageconnections.com.  Please note that due to the large volume of applications we receive, we request that you do not call.  Also, due to the large volume of applications, we unfortunately can’t respond to candidates unless we have a specific project we think they’ll fit. Our Project Managers will process your resume and be in touch with next steps, if any.  Thank you for your applications and good luck.

FULL AND PART TIME OPPORTUNITIES

Interpreting Coordinator/ Project Manager

Immediate opening – full time

Language Connections Inc. is a Language Service Provider focused on delivering certified professional translation,
localization and interpreting services to clients across the US and worldwide. Language Connections has enjoyed
steady growth over the years and is continuing to expand its operations.
The interpretation department at Language Connections oversees the provision of spoken linguistic services to a
large portfolio of clients in Massachusetts and across the United States. We regularly work in industries including
Academia, the Life Sciences, Law, and Business, and contract interpreters at various experience levels for over 100
languages.
The Role:
As an Interpreting Coordinator/Project Manager you will serve as a point of contact between clients and
multilingual vendors. You are responsible for managing projects of varying complexity, which will include
coordinating interpretation vendors as well as managing project workflows and processes.
The Interpreting Coordinator/Project Manager is also accountable for ensuring quality work from all interpretation
vendors, accurate recording of project finances and data, and maintaining and recording necessary information
regarding client relationships.
Main activities include (but are not limited to):
  • Managing projects: this includes partaking in the process of planning out interpreting services for conferences/meetings/workshops etc., screening and hiring freelance interpreters and interpreting equipment vendors, negotiating rates and deadlines with clients and vendors, maintaining clear prompt communication between all parties, and invoicing.
  • Adopting, creating and implementing systems and protocols to ensure flawless project implementation.
  • Managing and updating information in interpreting vendors’ database on a regular basis.
  • Maintaining accurate records of all financial and project/client relationship information using our Project Management System XTRF (including project scope, revenue, cost, payment status, records of correspondences, vendors’ invoices, etc.).
  • Ensuring clear prompt communication between all parties, with great attention to detail and ability to prioritize.

 

Requirements:
  • BA and/or BS degree is expected; a degree in Business, Marketing, Translation and/or Interpretation or equivalent experience could be advantageous.
  • Superb written and spoken English. Fluency in other languages is a major plus, but not required.
  • Proficiency with computers and common software tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Acrobat, html, xml).
  • Proven multi-tasking skills—the ability to prioritize in high paced environment while handling multiple projects simultaneously, dealing with time-sensitive materials and deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate accurately detailed instructions to multilingual vendors.
  • A detail-oriented, driven, outgoing personality is mandatory, as well as a strong sense of accountability.
What we offer:
  • Thorough training and professional/personal growth opportunities;
  • A flexible, highly autonomous, friendly and collaborative environment;
  • Competitive compensation

 

Please send your resumes to:
leo@languageconnections.com

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

JOB TITLE: SALES INTERNSHIP

Description:

Our team is seeking an intern to help us by promoting and selling our services, as well as developing new and promising leads.

Job Location: 2001 Beacon St. Suite 105, Boston, MA 02135

Employment Type: Full or Part-time internship (unpaid base with commission possibilities)

Work Hours: 20-40 hours a week, M-F, 9:5:00

Date Posted: June 16, 2020

Hiring Organization: Language Connections

Responsibilities

  • Research, identify and generate new leads through cold calling, emails, text, and referrals from current customers
  • Hitting phone call goals per day
  • Provide customer service to prospects and current clients over the phone and in person
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and competition
  • Maintain CRM records for all the accounts and prospects

Qualifications

  • Knowledge or interest in the Language industries preferred
  • A great work ethic and self-motivated attitude
  • A strong sense of accountability

Skills

  • Strong writing skills
  • Excellent communication and phone skills
  • Organization skills
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Education Requirements

  • At least 2 years of college/university education

Experience Requirements

  • Academic or work experience in an international environment is advantageous
  • Experience working in a corporate business would be advantageous

Compensation

(This is currently an unpaid position but we’ll offer commission bonus opportunities.)

Job Benefits

Language Connections offers a fun, collaborative work environment. People love coming to work here, just check out our Glassdoor reviews. Additionally, an intern at our company is given much more responsibility than at most other organizations. We value the input of every member of our team.

*If you’re interested, please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to leo@languageconnections.com.

JOB TITLE: TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING PROJECT MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS

Description:

Our six-month Translation and Interpreting Project Management Training Program is designed for linguistics and translation students who are interested in acquiring expertise in professional translation project management. This is currently an unpaid position, but in the future it may lead to a full time situation for the right individual.

Job Location: 2001 Beacon St. Suite 105, Boston, MA 02135

Employment Type: Full time

Work Hours: 40 hours a week, M-F, 9:5:00

Date Posted: June 16, 2020

Hiring Organization: Language Connections

Responsibilities

Immerse yourself in the day-to-day operations of our business

Qualifications

  • Superb written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of other languages is helpful, but not a requirement for this position
  • A genuine talent for creative problem-solving
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal abilities

Skills

  • Superior organizational skills
  • Proficiency with computers and the most common software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Acrobat
  • Some experience in the fields of translation, interpretation, or linguistics would be an asset
  • Candidates must have a detail-oriented personality and a strong sense of accountability

Education Requirements

  • Students or graduates in linguistics, translation, or related studies
  • Previous academic or work experience in an international environment is advantageous

Job Benefits

Language Connections offers a fun, collaborative work environment. People love coming to work here, just check out our Glassdoor reviews. Additionally, an intern at our company is given much more responsibility than at most other organizations. We value the input of every member of our team.

*If you’re interested, please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to leo@languageconnections.com.

JOB TITLE: MARKETING INTERNSHIP

Description:

Marketing interns gain knowledge and practical experience through hands-on tasks.

Job Location: 2001 Beacon St. Suite 105, Boston, MA 02135

Employment Type: Full or Part-time

Work Hours: 20-40 hours, M-F, 9:00-5:00

Date Posted: June 16, 2020

Hiring Organization: Language Connections

Responsibilities

  • Managing blogs and website content
  • Utilizing social media tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, etc.
  • Training will be provided for using and coordinating various data bases.

Qualifications

  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal abilities
  • Superb written and spoken English

Skills

  • Knowledge of other languages is an asset, but not required
  • Proficiency with computers and most common software (Word, Excel, WordPress, PowerPoint, Acrobat)
  • Superior organizational skills
  • A genuine talent for creative problem-solving

Education Requirements

  • At least 2 years of college/university education

Experience Requirements

  • Academic or work experience in an international environment is advantageous
  • Some experience in the field of marketing and or translation/interpretation/linguistics could be advantageous

Compensation

(This is currently an unpaid position.)

Job Benefits

Language Connections offers a fun, collaborative work environment. People love coming to work here, just check out our Glassdoor reviews. Additionally, an intern at our company is given much more responsibility than at most other organizations. We value the input of every member of our team.

*If you’re interested, please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to leo@languageconnections.com.

JOB TITLE: BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION INTERN

Description:

Language Connections’ Leadership Team seeks a motivated student or recent graduate to participate in the organization’s day–to-day operations that include general office administration, accounting, HR, and involvement in some long-range strategic planning. This internship is an opportunity for an accounting or business administration student to learn more about accounting from a group of seasoned professionals. The intern will also have exposure to all areas of the organization such as sales, marketing, digital media and event planning. The successful intern will perform competition research, assist production team and the president. This position is best suited for someone who has a strong interest in international business administration.

Job Location: 2001 Beacon St. Suite 105, Boston, MA 02135

Employment Type: Full or Part-time

Work Hours: 20-40 hours, M-F, 9:00-5:00

Date Posted: June 16, 2020

Hiring Organization: Language Connections

Responsibilities

  • Conduct a variety of general administrative tasks as assigned
  • Assist with bookkeeping, data entry and office supplies requests
  • Assist with archiving, storage management and event planning
  • Help improve administration procedures

Qualifications

  • Detail-oriented and team player
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and research skills
  • Desire to learn about language services
  • Accounting or Business Administration students encouraged to apply

Skills

  • Knowledge of other languages is an asset, but not required
  • PC and Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and research skills

Education Requirements

  • At least 2 years of college/university education

Experience Requirements

  • Academic or work experience in an international environment is advantageous
  • Experience working in a corporate business would be advantageous

Compensation

(This is currently an unpaid position.)

Job Benefits

Internship at Language Connections offers excellent opportunities to work in an exciting, dynamic and diversified business organization. At the end of the internship, the intern will gain and/or improve skills in the following areas: accounting, office administration, project management, and strategic thinking.

*If you’re interested, please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to leo@languageconnections.com.

Interested in joining our team? Let us know today, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible: