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Junior Localisation Project Manager

Berlin, Germany · Marketing

SumUp’s Content team is looking for a Junior Localisation Project Manager. As part of the Marketing team, you'll play a key role in shaping the voice of SumUp and will be reporting to the Senior Localisation Manager. You’ll help us ensure that our content is not only localised for all 33 languages of SumUp’s current markets, but also consistently implemented and updated across all of our merchant communication.

Our Marketing team is a cross-functional group working in the fields of Acquisition, Brand, CRM, Content, PR and Social Media. Together, we devise innovative strategies to grow SumUp’s brand, attract new customers and keep existing merchants excited about our products. Our Berlin-based team consists of 40+ people from 15 different countries. If you’re excited about empowering small business owners around the world, we’d love to hear from you.

What you’ll do

  • Manage multilingual localisation projects for Marketing, Product, Operations and Legal by using our translation management system supported by Smartling

  • Prioritise requests and track execution

  • Plan and monitor deadlines to ensure the timely and qualitative delivery of content assets

  • Perform quality assurance measures to assure high quality deliverables

  • Recruit and onboard freelance and in-house linguists

  • Educate teams within the business on localisation processes, working closely with content and SEO managers  

  • Provide support to the growing pool of freelance translators and proofreaders, and evaluate their linguistic performance

  • Implement and update all content across channels

  • Support the team in building streamlined processes as well as the optimisation of workflows by facilitating agile project management approaches

You’ll be great for this role if

  • You have at least 1-2 years’ experience in localisation/translation management either in-house or agency.  

  • You have experience coordinating localisation tasks, using translation management systems, CAT tools and project management tools

  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment, dealing with many stakeholders. 

  • You’re a problem-solver and able to work independently

  • You pay great attention to detail, have strong linguistic and cultural sensibility, as well as an eye on language specifications.

  • You’re very structured, able to multitask and coordinate several projects at the same time, and you know how to prioritise your daily responsibilities in an agile environment.

  • You’re fluent in English, both spoken and written 

Why you should join SumUp

  • We’re a truly global team of 2700+ people from 60+ countries, spread across 3 continents.

  • We get together regularly for breakfasts, team events, office parties and sports.

  • You’ll receive an annual budget for attending conferences and external training. 

  • We offer a corporate pension scheme, 28 days’ paid leave, subsidised Urban Sports Club membership and other great benefits.

  • We offer visa and relocation support for you, your family and even your pets.

  • You’ll be based in the heart of Berlin, one of Europe’s leading tech hubs and most vibrant cities.

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we create powerful, easy-to-use financial solutions to help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America and the United States work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful doing what they love. 

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.