Translator - German (50%)

  • UEFA
  • Nyon, Switzerland
  • 22 Nov, 2021
Full time Administration

Job Description


In the light of the preparations for the UEFA EURO 2024 in Germany, the German translation team is looking for an additional team member. The German translator will provide translations mainly from English into German that meet the quality requirements of UEFA’s various divisions, in accordance with UEFA’s corporate image and within the given deadlines.


Key Responsibilities

- Translating a wide variety of UEFA texts (football and non-football) into German from English and occasionally from French;

- Proofreading German texts;

- Editing texts written in German;

- Liaising with internal clients and external translators;

- Contributing to UEFA’s internal German language conventions;

- Providing ad hoc linguistic support to internal clients.


Profile of successful candidate

Experience required:

- from 4 to 6 years’ experience as an in-house or freelance German translator working from English and preferably French


- Masters MA in translation or equivalent


- German / Native speaker

- English / Proficient

- French / Proficient

Additional requirements:

- MS Office / Advanced

- Experience of computer-assisted translation tools (SDL Trados Studio)

- Experience with Post-Editing (automated translation) is a plus

- Experience with publications is a plus