Your role:


We’re in business to save our home planet. Your role will contribute to this mission by taking care of the translations needs and web & marketing content production in alliance with external agencies and freelancers.


Key accountabilities:


Translation

• Coordinate translations for our European key market languages, categories and across all marketing channels.

• Provide translations for any language needs.

• Create a translation calendar based on the yearly marketing calendar and provide to network of translators.

• Lead network of translators and provide them with guidelines.

• Oversee and manage translation software.

• Monitor and work within the budget related to this function.

• Driving quality of translations to ensure message is aligned with the ‘Patagonia way’


Brand Marketing & Channel Merchandising

• Coordinate translations for all Brand Marketing (PR, Advertising, Social Media) and Visual Merchandising (Retail, Partner, COOP, SIS).

• Work closely with marketing team to review source language (English) options and work with the translation vendors to make translation recommendations.


Web/marketing Content Production

• Work with the US web team and the EU marketing/enviro team to plan and coordinate site updates and web projects.

• Bring global and EU specific campaigns live in a meaningful way with optimized content

• Coordinate the local Front-End Developers to adhere to timelines & keep workload in control.

• Responsible for communication to stakeholders in relation to delivery.

• Perform QA (content and technical) on Patagonia.com/eu (all locals) and ensure accountable team(s) do the final testing before release.


E-shop Content Production

• Suggest changes and/or necessary content and web updates.

• Optimize seasonal and campaign content per consumer touchpoint

• Coordinate product copy updates for EU throughout the year.

• Plan and coordinate seasonal online collection changes including QA.

• Oversee and coordinate SEO updates for EU.

• Strategically plan and drive production of E-com EU specific content based on seasonality, weather and inventory position, including copy needs.


Emails Production Support

• Support the design, production, and planning of EU emails.

• Perform QA on emails.

• Ensure that EU marketing team does the final email check in time leading to emails are sent as planned.


Pre-requisites:


In order to succeed in this role, it is expected that you will be/have:


• Master’s Degree and/or educational background in translation and/or communication.

• 3 years’ experience in leading translation and editing, preferably in the outdoor / sports industry

• Experience in e-com content coordination.

• Understanding of e-com, social media and web content platforms.

• Good writing skills and grammar knowledge.

• Attention to detail.

• Fluent Spoken and written English and one of the following languages: German, Italian, French.

• Organizational and project management skills

• International and especially European experience preferable.

• Ability to work on own initiative.

• Strong linkage with the Patagonia business and mission statement.


Patagonia is committed to equal employment opportunities and diversity


Employee Conduct:


It is the responsibility of every employee to contribute to a positive work environment through cooperative and professional interactions with co-workers, customers and vendors.


Please make sure that your CV and cover letter are in English.

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