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We're hiring: Senior Translator NL-EN

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We're looking for a Senior Translator NL-EN to join our growing team of creative word nerds! As the Senior Translator you translate a wide variety of texts, ranging from speeches to news articles, policy documents to entire websites. In addition to translation work, you negotiate deadlines, coordinate freelancers, help build a pool of quality talent and review NL-EN translations done by third parties.

Are you a meticulous Dutch to English translator with a big picture view and an eye for detail? Are you driven by results, have a love of words and possess an affinity for managing projects? Want to be part of a friendly, talented and diverse team of content creators? Then get in touch!

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Translate from Dutch to English a wide variety of texts such as presentations, speeches, policy documents, web articles and press releases
  • Brief external translators on various multilingual projects
  • Review NL-EN translations done by other translators and freelancers, ensuring results conform to a high standard and to the expectations of the client
  • Work closely with Project Manager and Editorial Manager to scope, plan and execute translation projects
  • Build and maintain ongoing relationships with external translators
  • Serve as go-to person for all questions related to translation projects
  • Maintain and enrich an in-house terminology database and style guide
  • Come with ideas on how to streamline processes and refine workflows
  • Help develop, market and expand EdenFrost’s translation services

Key skills

  • Native English speaker and at least an intermediate level of Dutch
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Dutch to English translation
  • Passionate and vigilant about producing flawless English translation that stays true to the Dutch source text
  • A zero-tolerance approach to Dunglish
  • Solid time management skills: able to prioritise and balance multiple tasks, clients, requests and deadlines – and be flexible to change
  • Project management skills including the ability to scope new requests and manage timelines
  • Experienced in - or not intimidated by - working with project management and time-tracking software
  • Positive, collaborative and results driven
  • Strong communication, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of SEO is a plus

What we offer

  • A small, professional, creative, motivated team    
  • A challenging, rewarding job    
  • A charming, centrally located, informal office    
  • A competitive salary and personal development budget

How to apply

To apply, please send a motivation letter and CV to Ed at The position is for 32-38 hours a week and is not offered on a freelance basis. Work takes place at the EdenFrost office.

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