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Production Coordinator (Languages, Liberal Arts, Humanities graduate)

Production Coordinator role for Languages, Liberal Arts or Humanities graduate

Salary = £22400 + Bonus (typically circa £3,000) + Medical + Pension

Location: Central London, fully office based role.

Our client is a specialist translation company based in Central London.


They are looking to employ a candidate with strong business skills to work in the production operations team.


  • A 2.1 or 1st class degree from a UK University,
  • Candidates with a Liberal Arts / Humanities or Languages background would be preferred.
  • The position is not suitable for candidates for whom English is their second language (as
  • English must be to mother tongue standard when proof reading).
  • Fluency in a second language is not required.

Job role

The role will include the following tasks:-

Job management

  • Enter job details into the Job system, maintaining up to date information as the job progresses.
  • Based on the client’s requirements and the job’s characteristics, calculate the time required to complete the work and issue delivery dates as required in conjunction with the Sales Team.
  • Forward job details and liaise with translators.
  • Monitor job deadlines and ensure that translators return work on time.
  • Identify job issues and keep the Team Leader informed.
  • Liaise with translators and clients to ensure swift and smooth resolution of queries.
  • Forward completed work to the Client as prescribed in the Job System.
  • Prepare and issue sales invoices based on the details in the Work-in-progress System once the job has been completed.
  • Maintain the Job file, ensuring there is a complete document audit trail.

Translator selection

  • Based on the job requirements; use the Translator Database to select appropriate translators, ensuring the maintenance of target profit margins.
  • Contact the translators and ascertain whether they are available to meet the job deadline.
  • Identify specialism requirements.
  • Issue Purchase Orders and instructions to translators.


  • Check completed translations for sense, omissions, typos, numbers etc and correct where necessary.
  • Liaise with translators to resolve any issues raised by the proofchecking.
Production Coordinator (Languages, Liberal Arts, Humanities graduate)





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