Language Specialist - Taiwan - eCommerce TH-Bangkok

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London, England
31 Aug 2016
28 Sep 2016
Stefania Cook
Job function
Marketing & PR
Full Time
Contract Type

Language Specialist - Taiwan - eCommerce TH-Bangkok


This American dotcom, a top 5 player in their industry, operates a global network that includes more than 250,000 partners worldwide. Our client provides a first-rate reservation service in 38 languages that uniquely combines local knowledge and local connections to provide the best hotel deals to both business and leisure travellers.


Our client's Product Development Department is looking for a Language Specialist, to take ownership of website content in your native-level language to provide a great experience to local audience. In this role you will be responsible for content translations, localization ideas, making recommendations for the overall look and feel of our client's products.

In addition you will work on targeted strategies to increase the comany's brand visibility and optimize marketing efforts in the Taiwan market. You will report to our Foreign Language Operations Manager.

This position is based in Bangkok, Thailand.


  • Maintain quality of website content translation/localization
  • Provide localization ideas and add a linguistic perspective to development
  • Translate English content (site updates, hotel content, press releases, travel articles, promotional emails and newsletters) closely following company brand and language guidelines
  • Recruit, manage and supervise freelancers
  • Ensure freelance translations meet required quality standards
  • Conduct website reviews for inconsistencies and localization issues
  • Analyze language specific data to optimize website and campaign performance
  • Conduct marketing activities to increase visibility of Agoda and website traffic within the target market
  • Assist with interdepartmental requests
  • Ad-hoc administrative duties


  • Native level language skills
  • University or College Degree
  • At least 2 years full-time work experience, preferably in Travel/Advertising/Publishing
  • Solid Chinese copywriting experience
  • Good English skills and translation skills
  • Good internet knowledge and comfortable with research
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Able to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Excel and basic HTML knowledge is a plus
  • A good team player with an excellent eye for detail who takes initiative to make things better

Next Step:

If this role sounds like it's for you please send us your CV right now. Our client will be starting interviews imminently.

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