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French Freelance Content and Localization Manager

Inkitt

Inkitt

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Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Inkitt is building the Disney of the 21st Century, standing at the forefront of technology and entertainment. Leveraging AI and predictive algorithms, Inkitt discovers unknown stories and turns them into blockbuster hits, producing a new $1M ebook every 4 weeks and selling directly to consumers through its Galatea app. Inkitt has become the 11th most bestseller-generating publisher in the world, boasting a 40x higher hit-rate than traditional publishers. Recently raising a Series C and backed by some of the top VC’s such as: Khosla, Kleiner Perkins, and NEA Ventures, our recent expansion into GalateaTV is only the beginning of our journey to becoming the next-gen entertainment powerhouse.
As our French Freelance Content and Localization Manager you will help make Galatea unputdownable by managing the localization and release of content for our French-speaking readers. You will work with French editors to ensure our translations are of a high standard and continually check and optimize the quality of all French content in our Galatea app.

What You’ll Do:

  • Assemble and manage a freelance roster of French editors and ensure they deliver high quality translations, on time and within budget
  • Monitor the quality of translations to identify issues at an early stage, and provide all freelance editors with relevant feedback to ensure the best outcome possible
  • Schedule new releases and upload manuscripts into our Galatea studio for release
  • Manage the translation of buttons and menus and run regular quality checks to ensure the app will delight our French readers
  • Work with our marketing team to localize ads
  • Monitor our social media channels for feedback and find ways to implement it

What You'll Bring:

  • You live and breathe books
  • Native French speaker and fluency in English
  • At least 3 years experience as an English to French translator of fiction, preferably within the fantasy/romance genre
  • Proven track record of successful project management and the ability to get things done fast, without compromising on quality
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills with the ability to plan complex timelines
  • Experience managing freelancers
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize and make decisions
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent documentation and tracking skills
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves in a startup environment
  • Strong communication and people skills enabling you to give constructive criticism and drive excellence
  • Interest in the fantasy/romance and erotica genres is a big plus

What We’ll Offer:

  • 401k plan, designed to help you save for the future
  • Health benefits tailored to your needs, including medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Professional coaching after two years with us
  • Team-building events, including our annual Tulum trip
  • Unlimited access to our Galatea app
  • Unlimited budget for self-development books
  • Charity donation of your choice at your one year anniversary
  • Free lunch in office everyday
  • Class Pass membership for US based employee and gym access for Berlin employees
  • Dog/cat friendly offices in Berlin and San Francisco
At Inkitt, we strive to build a company culture and provide employment opportunities based on diversity and inclusion. We believe every author should have an equal opportunity to succeed, as should our team members. As a growing team from 20+ countries, we welcome everyone to apply.
We look forward to hearing from you!
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