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Content Strategist & Translator – German

TE Connectivity

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At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.

Job Overview

The Digital Content Team needs a fluent, professionally trained or certified German Translator, Copy Writer, and SEO Analyst (native fluency highly preferred). As the enterprise expert for German language use for global business purposes, this individual will be responsible for ensuring the quality of content translated or written in German that is published on TE.com.

The successful candidate will be a quick learner who is comfortable managing multiple projects, working with complex technologies, collaborating on a fast-paced, results-focused global team, and working closely with the translation-service vendor and Subject-Matter Experts from teams across the organization. The successful candidate will be tasked with reviewing and approving translations, translating English text into German, and analyzing keyword performance and making data-informed content optimizations to strengthen the performance of the LatAm website.

This full-time employee will report to the Global Manager, Content Strategy, Operations, Production, and Analysis. This individual will work closely with marketing, technical, and business teams based in Latin America and Spain as well as other key teams located worldwide across the enterprise. This individual will be part of global team of translators and SEO analysts in German, Spanish, and French as well as in Chinese and Japanese.

Responsibilities:
• Review all German translations for TE.com, recommend suggestions to resolve translation errors and improve readability while ensuring the translation is contextually accurate and culturally appropriate.
• Work closely with the translation vendor to maintain the accuracy of the enterprise translation memory, while ensuring translations are aligned to business priorities, search engine opportunities, and the established enterprise editorial style (i.e., voice/tone).
• Maintain the German glossary and partner with the translation vendor to update the enterprise translation memory.
• Collaborate with Subject-Matter Experts to ensure proper translation of technical language.
• Translate English copy into German (possibly also, translate German copy into English) to support UX and other business initiatives.
• Audit the German website and resolve copy display issues resulting from translation process and other errors.
• Analyze SEO gaps and opportunities and recommend German keyword improvements, including webpage optimizations.
• Monitor and report on performance of TE.com German website, related to SEO improvements.
• Address content issues affecting the customer experience on TE.com German website.
• Perform necessary technical testing of digital improvements affecting the TE.com German website.
• Partner with Business Unit Marketing Teams on localizing content for German markets, to include advising on cultural references and image selection.
• Conduct competitive audits and recommend best practices and improvements based on data and analysis.
• Attend meetings as required, and perform other efforts directly related to core responsibilities.

What your background should look like:

Qualifications:
• At least three years of experience translating business communications for an established company, preferably working in complex digital environments.
• Trained as a professional translator, who has either passed a state exam or holds a BA in translation. Prefer ATA-certified translator.
• Expert-level understanding of German grammar, with keen understanding of best practices for creating compelling, insightful, conversational copy.
• Experience in SEO analysis and optimization for business communications.
• Background in business communications and marketing, preferably within a diverse, global B2B organization; experience writing/editing about technology and engineering highly preferred but not required.
• Prefer native German speaker or non-native German speaker with expert proficiency and significant experience living/working in a Latin American country.
• Proficient written and verbal communications skills in both German and English.
• Forward-looking growth mindset, focused on quality over quantity, with a firm understanding of using data to inform strategy to optimize impact and efficiency at scale.
• Experience with these technologies: Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe Analytics, Eloqua, SEMRush, and Clay Tablet (or equivalent translation service platform).

Competencies

Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

ABOUT TE CONNECTIVITY
TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

COMPENSATION
• Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: (subject to change dependent on physical location)
• Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.
• Total Compensation = Base Salary + Incentive(s) + Benefits
BENEFITS
• A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k), disability, life insurance, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off and voluntary benefits.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets

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