EVS Translations: recruitment
Did you know that the translation services industry offers a range of careers and that working as a professional translator is only one of them? This 3-part series looks at the kinds of careers available and what it’s like to work at EVS Translations. If it’s translation, specifically, that you are interested in, then visit us again for the second part, which focuses on professional translation as a career. In the third part, you can meet our global head of HR, Martina Radina.
Working in the translation services industry
The global demand for translation shows no signs of slowing and global turnover for this industry continues to rise. As more businesses seek to enter new overseas markets, the translation services industry grows and diversifies to provide clients with the right solutions. It’s no longer just about translating a document, but multilingual translation, subtitle creation for visual media, production of print-ready materials (including brochures), website localisation and more. In addition to translation and interpreting opportunities, then, a variety of positions are now offered by translation service providers. If you’re interested in a career that combines knowledge of languages with business or IT skills, then you might be interested in:
Sales & marketing
- HR & administration
EVS Translations at a glance
EVS Translations is a leading translation company with its headquarters in Germany and offices across Europe and in the US. The European leader for financial translations and a major provider of translations to the finance, legal, pharmaceutical and automotive industries, it provides language solutions to many high-profile companies around the globe.
What does this mean for employees?
Working for EVS Translations means you are joining a successful and hardworking international team. One day you might be on the phone to your colleague in the US office, the next on a conference call with teammates in Germany. You might be coordinating a team of 15 staff that is producing a user manual for a well-known global automotive manufacturer, or getting involved with digital media content. Each of the teams at EVS Translations is committed to offering high-quality translations as part of a service that provides value to clients. They work according to streamlined workflows and also have some fun in the process: EVS Translations Bulgaria recently took part in a corporate fun run and last year EVS Translations Atlanta held its own wine tasting event for existing and prospective clients. See our blog or Facebook page to find out more about the activities of our talented staff at EVS Translations.
As EVS Translations continues to grow, it looks for candidates who:
work well as part of a team
can work under pressure to meet deadlines
are interested in contributing to the overall development of the company
have knowledge of a foreign language (not always essential, depending on the role)
like to share their knowledge with their international colleagues
What EVS Translations offers its employees
Of course, working at EVS Translations is not a one-sided relationship. As the company grows, so too does its network of offices and job openings. There may be opportunities to move to one of the international offices or develop skills in another area of the business. Flat hierarchy, respect for employees and flexible work time models are definite pros, and the supply of free coffee at each office is always appreciated. Pension plans are available for every employee and many additional social benefits that vary depending on the office location. You can look forward to working in a first-class team sharing its knowledge and experience worldwide. When you’re new on board, you will have a mentor at your side during your induction phase and you will be made to feel welcome from day one!