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Senior Translator, Greater China

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Shanghai

Meet with the team

The Client Insight team of Meltwater plays a vital role that helps our clients see the outside insights of their media performance. By leveraging multi-channel datasets, CI team focus on unveiling media insights in the market where our clients are operating. We deliver intelligence reports based on holistic views of different media outlets and social media. We also help to analyze media impacts, draw out brand trends, monitor competitors and showcase the results to clients for an integrated media strategy. We are proud of ourselves for being a partner to grow with our clients’ business.

About Senior Translator

As a Senior Translator, you will be mentoring a team of 5 junior translators and responsible for translating and summarizing media information for our clients across China, with the opportunity to work on insight-based reports (on different frequency levels).

Having the opportunity to work with Meltwater's clients across Greater China, you will be able to get a glimpse of the very first-hand news and media insights 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!

In this role, you will be closely working with Media Analyst team and Client Success team to identify clients’ needs and provide best in class service to ensure clients well understand their “Outside Insights”. From tracking impact and sentiment analysis in real time to digging out insights of competitors’ online footprint, we help our clients to grab the bigger picture of their industry as a whole.

Work with great people

Isaac Zhang
Managing Director, Client Success, Shanghai
"Joined CA Shanghai in 2014, promoted to be MD in 2016 - one of the quickest ever MD promotions in APAC. He likes collaborative, fun and energetic team that everyone gives 120% effort day in day out."
Joey Lee
Managing Director, Client Acquisition, Hong Kong
"Joined as Summer Intern in 2014 and promoted as MD in 2017. The accelerated career path here allows him to grow fast and dream big. "
Chloe Wei
Managing Director, Client Success, Beijing
"The first ever Mainland CS hire, joined in 2012 and promoted as CS Beijing MD in 2017. She launched the new CS efforts in Beijing and keep raising our bar higher to succeed in China market!"
Zoe Wang
Managing Director, Client Acquisition, Beijing
"Joined us in 2016 after graduated from University of Edinburgh. She promoted to MD in just 2 years and is currently leading a fast growing team that is looking for entrepreneur partners."

Skills & Requirements

What we would like to see from you

  • Bachelor Degree, Major in Translation, Linguistics, English Literature, Language or related field is preferred
  • At least 1-2 year of English-Chinese translation working experience in in-house or agency side, with project management and international experience is a plus
  • Proven leadership skills and capabilities on task assignment and project coordination
  • Fluency in English & Mandarin (spoken and written)
  • Strong ability to precisely translate documents, articles, and news with maximal fluency and professional demeanor, free of errors, literal translations and cumbersome expressions that are directly transferred
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate with a diverse set of clients and colleagues, at all levels
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills and the ability to handle pressure when delivering to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Inquisitive mind and passionate at media and business
  • An approachable and credible personality who inspires trust in clients, internal stakeholders and team
  • Flexibility and a positive ‘can‐do’ approach
  • Proficiency in MS Office

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive, comprehensive remuneration package

  • Gym Allowance with other cultural team activities

  • Global Business travel life insurance

  • Well stocked kitchens

  • Global meeting at cool destination

  • Overseas management training and conference

  • 20 paid holidays

  • Comprehensive Medical insurance for you

  • Fun and international working environment

  • Personal Laptop

  • Work visa is available

About the company

Founded in 2001, headquartered in San Francisco, Meltwater is the global leading AI-powered media monitoring, social listening & PR Analytics software. With over 2000 employees and 55 offices across America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa, we help over 30,000 companies globally to make better, more informed decisions based on insights from the outside. We are dedicated to provide our global products with local insight.

We have won several Top Employer awards worldwide and most recently been accredited as “Asia's Best Multinational Workplaces 2018”, “Best Companies to Work For in Hong Kong 2018”, “Best Companies to Work For in Greater China 2018” by Great Place to Work™. We're looking for exceptional candidates to contribute to our exponential growth in Greater China.

We also operates the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), a nonprofit organization devoted to nurturing future generations of entrepreneurs.

Our Culture

Our culture is based on a fundamental belief in people and the potential they possess.

  • We create a fun, ambitious, collaborative and international working environment where everyone is driven by a growth mindset
  • We are proud of our entrepreneurial spirit - we organically built our business by developing our own leadership and nurturing talent
  • We celebrate our victories but don’t rest on old laurels —whether in reaching personal goals or corporate milestones.

Check out our career site to learn more - https://www.meltwatercncareer.com

April Tang | Hiring Manager

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