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Media Translator (Guangzhou based)
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Media Intelligence




Entry level

Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Location: Guangzhou

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Teresa Li

Job Description

About Media Translator

As a Media Translator, you will be responsible for translating and summarizing information for our clients across industries in Greater China, for instance, ASUS, Philip Morris, Breadtalk, Bulgari, Fosun Pharma, Hays, Nokia, Peking University, Linefriends, Neusoft, SUEZ, Warner Brother and many more. You will have the opportunity to work on insight-based reports.

You will get a glimpse of the very first-hand business news and media insights, 360-degree view of what is going on in multiple industries from local state-owned companies to large multinational firms. You will also have the chance to shine on top-tier clients, influence experiences that touch millions, and grow their analytics competency that is defining cutting-edge branding and consumer analytics. Also you will always be in market trends and staying abreast in the digital market arena!

You will be closely working with your Translator peers and Client Success team to identify clients’ needs and provide best in class service to ensure clients understand their “Outside Insights”.

A typical day of a Media Translator:

-Utilize Meltwater platforms to curate newsletters, including both mainstream news sites and social channels (WeChat, Weibo, Facebook, Twitter, Blog, etc.)

-Summarize, translate, research, and proofread for Client’s reports

-Maintain, update internal & external guidelines, glossaries; participate in client meetings/calls to help present Meltwater’s content curation and translation methodology when necessary

What we would like to see from you

  • Bachelor Degree or above, Major in Translation, Linguistics, English Literature, Language or related field is preferred
  • At least 1 year of English-Chinese translation working experience of in-house or agency side, preferably in the field of media or PR agency
  • Strong ability to precisely translate documents, articles and news with maximal fluency and professional demeanour, free of errors, literal translations and cumbersome expressions that are directly transferred
  • Good command of English & Mandarin (spoken and written); excellent communication skills with ability to communicate with a diverse set of clients and colleagues, at all levels
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, and juggle a diverse workload
  • Ability to work on translation-based newsletters and media reports
  • Ability to handle pressure when delivering to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Have a ‘can‐do’ attitude, positive mindset and always be a challenge taker
  • Inquisitive mind and passionate at media and business
  • Attention to detail, commitment to work
  • Approachable and credible personality who inspires trust in clients, internal stakeholders and team
  • Basic skills in MS Office (esp. PowerPoint and Excel)
About the company

About Meltwater

With 20 years of experience in the field of online media monitoring, Meltwater is a global leader in media intelligence and social analytics SaaS solutions - helping to bridge the gap between Public Relations, Communications, and Marketing departments with an all-in-one solution powered by AI-driven insights. Through Meltwater's platforms, our clients are well equipped to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights - allowing them to strategically manage their brands and stay ahead of their competition. Over 30,000 of the world’s most respected brands rely on Meltwater to help inform their marketing & communications strategies and executive decision making. With over 55 offices and 2,000 employees worldwide, Meltwater is a truly global partner offering best-in-class support through our local customer success teams.

Our Belief in People

For almost 20 years, Meltwater has maintained a very unique culture based on a foundation and belief in people and the potential they possess, regardless of experience. Our motto? When you have the right people in the right working environment, great things happen. There are 2,000 members of the Meltwater family residing in 55 offices across 25 countries around the world. No matter what office you’re in, you’ll be surrounded by the best colleagues you’ve ever had.

Meltwater employees embody the work-hard, play-hard spirit through our 3 core values - Moro (fun), Enere (number one) and Respekt (respect). These founding principles stem from our Norwegian roots and are why Meltwater has been named a Great Place to Work in several markets across the globe. We have high energy, open concept offices that thrive on teamwork and collaboration. We ensure our employees have easy access to management and learn quickly from those around them.

At Meltwater, the average isn’t good enough. Our goal is to build a groundbreaking company where our people aspire to exceed their personal expectations. We only promote our leadership team from within the company, and our goal is to facilitate your long-term professional growth.

We keep our entrepreneurial spirit alive within every team and every department — delighting in hard work and relishing the feeling of accomplishment that comes with it.


Our values are at the core of our culture, and they can be summed up by the acronym MER, which means more in Norwegian. These values are our commitment to our employees and our customers.

  • Moro [‘mo(·)ro]
    Norwegian for “Fun.” We believe that in order to become successful as a whole, we should all enjoy ourselves. That’s why we promote a fun, collaborative working environment.
  • Enere [‘e nðr’e]
    Norwegian for “Number One.” At Meltwater, average isn’t good enough. Our goal is to build a groundbreaking company supported by a thriving culture in which our people aspire to exceed their personal expectations.
  • Respekt [re’spekt]
    Norwegian for “Respect.” We believe it matters how a company or an individual becomes number one. Striving to be the best doesn’t mean sharp elbows: we should all treat our colleagues and customers with respect and humility.
  • MER
    An acronym for Moro, Enere and Respekt, which creates the Norwegian word “More.” We celebrate our victories without losing our drive to improve — whether in reaching personal goals or corporate milestones. Though simple on the surface, our values guide us in everything we do, from how we prioritize our objectives and make decisions to how we clarify expectations and measure our success.

Visit our Careers Page and find out more!


Greater China:https://www.meltwatercncareer.com/

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