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Thanks to all who replied to my posting of last week. Seems like a
million years ago.
For a number of reasons, including the impact of recent international
events, I am not proceeding with this search at this time. But I will
keep your suggestions on file for some time in the future. Thanks again.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gilda Spitz
> Sent: Tuesday, September 11, 2001 10:34 AM
> To: Techwr-l (E-mail)
> Subject: slightly OT? - Translation coordinator
> This may be slightly off-topic, but it falls within the realm of my
> job as a technical writer, so I hope someone can help me.
> In addition to my duties as manager of our documentation department, I
> now have been asked to step up our translation efforts. At the moment
> we translate only into French (outsourced to a translation agency). I
> write and speak French well enough to be able to review the translated
> text, and spot errors and inconsistencies.
> But now we're going to move to Spanish as well, and possibly other
> languages. I think we need to hire someone in the new position of
> "Translation Coordinator". I've heard the term mentioned at STC
> conferences, and I'm doing some research separately from techwr-l, but
> I haven't found too much on my searches so far.
> I'm struggling to come up with a job description, educational
> requirements, etc. Can anyone out there help? Thanks.
> Gilda Spitz
> Manager, Documentation
> Longview Solutions
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