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Localization Manager

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Bordeaux, France ()

About

BackMarket is the number one European (and soon global) marketplace specializing in the sale of fully refurbished tech devices.

Job Description

Back Market is the #1 marketplace for refurbished electronic devices in Europe and in the US, leading the way in a shift towards a circular economy, freeing the planet from electronic waste. We are proud to sabotage ‘new’ by connecting highly certified professionals to consumers who are looking for a more affordable, reliable and an ecological alternative to purchasing brand new products.  

Back Market is undergoing meteoric growth and has raised over 434M€ already! We have the objective of reaching 650 Back Makers (or Saboteurs) by the end of 2021! 

We are thrilled to have an inclusive, fulfilling and caring work environment in all our offices (Paris, Bordeaux, New-York, Prague, Berlin and Tokyo). This is an opportunity for you to join a talented, humble and passionate team at the heart of innovation. 

Be a part of the movement. Join the refurb revolution.

Back Market is growing! We’re currently present in 16 countries and we operate in 13 languages. This fantastic career opportunity will be critical at this stage of our growth. In a nutshell, you’ll oversee the localization process of a diverse range of content in several different formats while ensuring that translations accurately reflect Back Market’s brand, tone of voice, and UX writing principles.

This role requires a deep understanding of English and the ability to identify potential localization challenges. It also requires an exceptional level of project management and a knack for formalizing processes.

You’ll be part of the Brand team and managed by Vianney, our Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer. You’ll also work very closely with Melissa and Eugena, our Senior Content Designers, Donatienne, our Head of Comms Europe, and Woody, our Head of Comms US.

YOUR MISSION (IF YOU ACCEPT IT): 🏅

  • Driving localization for projects in all platforms (iOS, Android, Web) and touchpoints (CRM emails, videos, blogs, FAQs, B2B communications, marketing & communications assets, social media ) by partnering and working closely with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Working with internal resources as well as external vendors to ensure high quality and fast delivery of translations in 13+ languages
  • Drawing on a deep understanding of Back Market’s brand DNA to ensure that localized content is aligned with the brand’s overarching style, tone of voice, and other writing guidelines
  • Setting prioritization and escalation strategies for your team which support localization excellence at scale
  • Becoming the subject matter expert on our in-house tools and support translators by providing them with documentation and training
  • YOU ARE IN THE RIGHT PLACE IF: ⭐

  • You are fluent in English (knowledge of other languages is a big plus!)
  • You have at least 3 years of experience in managing localization and/or creative workflows in a start-up/scale-upFamiliar with localization tools, processes, and standards
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You have a passion for languages and creative approaches to writing 
  • You are curious and have a deep appreciation of regional cultural differences
  • You are solution-oriented; you can spot and correct localization issues early on
  • You are detail-oriented and extremely organized
  • You are a team player and have a great sense of leadership and coaching
  • You have a proven track record of managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders across different countries and work cultures
  • Last but not least, you like tech and want to help revolutionize the way the consumer electronics industry operates. Screw New!
  • RECRUITMENT PROCESS: 📅

  • Phone interview with Billy, our Talent Acquisition Specialist
  • Interview with Melissa & Eugena, our Content Designers
  • Interview with Donatienne, our Head of Global Communications
  • Interview with Vianney, our CCO
  • WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN US ? ✌🏼

    - A meaningful job: through hard work, you will help avoid thousands of tons of electronic waste and fight against planned obsolescence. It counts!

    - An attractive salary, equity, multiple benefits (meal tickets, health insurance, etc...), parental benefits, relocation package, internal events, etc… 

    - Be in an environment where you can make a difference: you will have the freedom to innovate and adopt new ideas!

    - Grow your career with a flexible career path, Back Market can help you evolve!

    - A booming scale-up: our environment is rapidly growing in Europe, the USA and in Asia!

    - We embrace work life balance which includes flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home. 

    - A lot of fun: you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, open-minded and friendly environment.  

    Back Market is an Equal Opportunity Employer for any minority, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

    Additional Information

    • Contract Type: Full-Time
    • Location: Bordeaux, France ()
    • Experience: > 3 years