German Speaking Ecommerce Translator

German Speaking Ecommerce Translator

Job Title: German Speaking Ecommerce Translator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Desborough, Northamptonshire
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000
REF: 896743
Contact Name: Nikki Woodgate
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

We are recruiting for a fluent German speaking Ecommerce Translator to join our client, a leading international fashion retailer based in Northamptonshire. This is an exciting opportunity to join a motivated and passionate team, and we are looking for an individual with a background in marketing, copywriting and editing, that has experience in translating content and digital marketing materials from English to German, for trade customers and consumers.

You will be a bright individual with a creative mindset that enjoys working in a fast paced and energetic team environment. You will be organised and outgoing with excellent communication skills, and the ability to quickly form effective working relationships.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the translation of the company's Ecommerce websites and digital marketing materials for trade customers and consumers
  • Translate website content and digital marketing materials for all client brands from English to German
  • Amending and uploading of the translations within the CMS system.
  • To provide copywriting, editing and proofreading expertise in German while exercising good judgement about language, organisation, and content
  • Ad-hoc support of additional marketing translations including brochures

Skills and experience required:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a course of study requiring extensive writing and editing skills
  • Minimum of two years of previous translation editing/copywriting experience
  • Experience with working in projects for e-commerce websites preferable, especially fashion retail
  • Previous experience within the creative/advertising/marketing area would be beneficial
  • Comfortable with digital work on an in-house CMS would also be beneficial
  • Fluent written/read German with excellent spoken/written/read English
  • Proven excellent knowledge of German grammar and idiomatic expressions
  • Excellent knowledge of professional terminology and writing conventions
  • Demonstrates exemplary attention to detail and ability to exercise good judgement
  • Proven ability to apply knowledge and experience in a time-pressured, deadline-intensive environment
  • Proven skills in proofreading and editing
  • Organised and able to manage own workload effectively


  • Monday to Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm, Friday 8.30am - 3.00pm

Salary and benefits:

  • £20,000 - £25,000