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Facebook Language Manager, Operations in Dublin, Ireland

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

Summary:

Facebook is available in more than 100 languages, 88% of our users are from outside North America and we continue to expand internationally. Excited? Come join a great team and help us to think local and scale global!

As Language Manager, Operations, you will drive language operations and processes to help ensure great user experience across all locales. As we work closely with team members in remote offices and regional stakeholders, it is very important that the candidate be comfortable working with remote teams across different time zones.

This is a full-time position based in the Facebook Dublin office.

Required Skills:

  1. Triage linguistic queries raised by external linguists and help resolve them by doing internal research and liaising with product teams

  2. Work cross-functionally to drive permanent solutions to recurring issues reported by external linguists

  3. Work closely with Content teams, manage their requests, identify opportunities for process improvements

  4. Support languages not supported by internal language managers or language specialists, collecting and sharing feedback from employees with vendors, and improving processes to accomplish these goals

  5. Help drive onboarding of new linguists and run continuous training programs for all linguists

  6. Help maintain and update educational materials for translation vendors

  7. Help implement education of internal stakeholders on best practices for internationalization

  8. Support operational needs for vendor quality monitoring and escalations

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 2+ years experience in the localization industry as a localization project manager, language analyst or similar role

  2. BA or equivalent (in a relevant field such as translation, linguistics, communications etc is preferred)

  3. Knowledge of at least one language other than English

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Native or near-native fluency in a language other than English

  2. Familiarity with Translation CAT and TMS tools

  3. Familiarity with the Facebook translation platform

  4. Cross-functional collaboration experience

Industry: Internet

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