Translation Specialist


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Hudson’s Bay

Lead a Brilliant Career.

Bring your authentic self to work every day, and help our customers express themselves, style their home, and live their life in a way that reflects who they truly are.

As a brand, we celebrate the differences that make each and every one of us unique because we believe that people shouldn't fit archetypes.

So why should your career be anything less than extraordinary?

What to Expect :

The Specialist, Translation translates all documents assigned to Linguistic Services, from English to French and occasionally from French to English, conveying the original message as faithfully as possible through a judicious choice of concepts and with due regard to cultural aspects.

In doing so, the successful candidate must ensure the accuracy of content, quality of form, and correctness of terminology.

Additionally, when the material is of a marketing nature, adapt the content (rather than translating it) to target the market better.

What you will do :

Translates or reviews a wide variety of documents (memos, letters, announcements, forms, manuals, marketing and selling strategies, visual merchandising guidelines, product knowledge, HR programs, video scripts, press releases, systems, packaging, marketing flyers and other promotional material, website merchandise descriptions and marketing content, credit and rewards documentation, etc.

for associates, customers and more

Adapt the French file layout in the original format / software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.)

Inputs and updates all required project information in the Translation Management System

Review translated work done by internal translators or freelancers and provide feedback

Proof external vendors’ material and provide constructive and educational feedback

Creates new terminological records and updates the terminology database

Contacts requesters to ask information when needed, and answers questions from internal or external clients

From time to time, completes any other tasks to support the leadership or the project management team

What you will bring to the team :

University degree in translation (English to French)

1 to 3 years of experience as a translator

Experience in marketing translation (an asset)

Excellent knowledge of the source language and mastery of the target language are a must

Very strong communication skills

Versatility to deal with a great variety of texts

Ability to evaluate and prioritize tasks

Proficiency in various software : Google Workspace, Microsoft Office, Computer-Aided Translation tools (MemoQ, SDL Trados, Logiterm), Adobe Creative (InDesign and Illustrator), translation management systems (FlowFit)

Interest for new technologies

Knowledge of most recognized terminological data bases, dictionaries, specialized vocabularies and translation-related on-line resources

Knowledge of most recognized French language standards sources

Diplomacy with colleagues and external clients

Sense of urgency.

Producing high-quality work within very tight time limits

Working under pressure

What’s in it for you?

A people-focused culture of belonging where Reconciliation & Inclusion are integral to what we do

Employee Resource Groups that offer a unique opportunity to connect with diverse colleagues

Leadership coaching and development opportunities at all levels

Benefits package inclusive of parental leave top up, retirement savings, Living Well Program, and more

A generous Associate discount of up to 40% off of top brands

Work-life balance through a hybrid work model and flexible paid-time-off

The Fabric of Hudson’s Bay

Hudson's Bay has established a reputation for quality and style through an unrivaled assortment of products and categories including fashion, home, beauty, food concepts, and more.

Hudson's Bay operates under the HBC brand portfolio. Founded in 1670, HBC is North America's oldest company. Hudson’s Bay helps Canadians live their best style of life by operatingfeaturing Marketplace, one of the largest premium life & style digital platforms in Canada, with a seamless connection to a network of Hudson’s Bay stores from coast to coast.

At Hudson’s Bay, smart, high-performing team members will challenge you to learn and grow every day. We value ambitious work and great ideas grounded in data and insights.

We strive everyday to provide our customers with an experience they will value with our products, services and dedication towards adapting to the ever changing environment of retail.

This role will actively support our DE&I framework by identifying opportunities to increase and promote diversity in our teams, products and brands.

They will lead with inclusion to nurture our OneTeam culture by removing barriers for our Associates and communities.

We’d love for you to join us in our mission to help Canadians live their best style of life! Stay connected with us on , , , , and .

Thank you for your interest In Hudson's Bay. We look forward to reviewing your application.

Hudson's Bay provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Hudson's Bay welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used

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