Localisation Specialist with Russian (1 year contract- can be prolonged)

Employer: Booking Holdings
  • Marketing
  • Radio - Television
  • Public Relations
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 0 - 1 years of experience
  • Updated at: 24.03.2023
    Job remote: On-site
    Short company description

    Booking Holdings Romania is a Center of Excellence based in Bucharest, Romania and was created to support the increasing business demands of the Booking Holdings Brands. The Center of Excellence provides access to specialized and highly skilled talent, leading industry best practices, and collaboration opportunities across all of our Brands.

    As part of our Booking Holdings Romania team, you will have the opportunity to be a part of the world’s leading provider of online travel, with a mission of making it easier for everyone to experience the world through six-primary consumer-facing brands: Booking.com, Priceline, Agoda, KAYAK, OpenTable and Rentalcars.com.


    As part of the application process you will be asked to complete an online language test in Russian. Passing this assessment is a prerequisite for moving to the next stage of the process, so please make sure you take time to complete it! Please also check the Spam folder, as sometimes our automated email can end up there.

    What you’ll bring:

    Native level spoken and written Russian accompanied with excellent knowledge of English;
    Experience in translating and/or writing attractive, localized content for the Russian-speaking market;
    Flexibility, accuracy, efficiency, experience in working with deadlines, prioritization skills, strong analytical skills and ability to multitask;
    Strong customer focus;
    Strong computer skills, including familiarity with computer-assisted translation tools (experience with MT post-editing would be a plus);
    Proactive and initiative taker, both when working independently and in collaboration with a team;
    Currently located in Bucharest;
    Experience within e-travel and/or hotel/travel industry would be a plus.


    What you’ll be doing:

    Providing accurate, attractive and creative translations from English into Russian for website/app copy as well as promotional and communication materials to appeal to the Russian-speaking market;
    Maintaining and managing the quality of the Russian version of Booking.com, including conducting website/app checks and maintaining language-specific resources, such as glossaries and style guides;
    Assessing the quality of external and internal linguists’ translation work and providing relative parties with consistent feedback;
    Providing custom language services, as requested by central solutions team and other departments, such as providing localized marketing content, language-based research and data collection and analysis designed to optimize the effectiveness of the website and the service offered to Russian-speaking customers and partners;
    Following quality guidelines/manual and time tracking processes to ensure KPIs are met.

    Other info

    In return, we’ll provide:

    A dynamic working environment with a culture that is open, innovative and performance oriented;
    Internal trainings and various possibilities of personal development in our fast growing company.
    Please submit your application including your CV and cover letter in English language.

    Pre-Employment Screening:

    If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable law, a pre-employment screening may include employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the position.