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Managing Editor

San Francisco, California, United States

Managing Editor

San Francisco | California | United States

Lionbridge enables more than 800 world-leading brands to increase international market share, speed adoption of products and effectively engage their customers in local markets worldwide. Using our innovative cloud technology platforms and our global crowd of more than 100,000 professional cloud workers, we provide translation, digital marketing, global content management and application testing solutions that ensure global brand consistency, local relevancy and technical usability across all touch points of the customer lifecycle. Based in Waltham, Mass., Lionbridge maintains solution centers in 28 countries.

Employee Sub-Group: Regular FT Hourly
Work Schedule:
Location: San Francisco , California
Position Title: Managing Editor

Req: 23205

  • Their core responsibility is Quality. They are expected to:
    • proofread using the following guidelines:
    • Proofreaders read each translation for clear, comprehensible language, confirm all numbers and proper names, check for typos, omissions, and poor grammar, format the document to client specifications, ensure that Lionbridge Legal house style is observed, and query translators, when necessary. Proofreaders create templates for translators when necessary. Proofreaders with foreignlanguage skills will check the translation against the source text to confirm that no basic translation errors, such as missing text, positive/negative confusion, etc., have occurred. No editing is to be done without approval from the translator.
    • Assist Senior Managing Editors with hiring and training part- and full-time Proofreaders.
    • Oversee workflow and ensure that Proofreaders are performing their work according to Lionbridge Legal house style and all project- and/or client-specific requirements.
    • Answer Proofreader questions, check Proofreader work for consistency and accuracy, and troubleshoot any problems/issues that arise.
    • Arrange the execution of all PM/Sales side-requests; such as templates, and formatting quotes to the clients.
    • Create, review, and notarize certifications.
    • Investigate client complaints and requests.
    • Provide translator feedback when necessary.
    • Assist Senior Managing Editors with organizing and executing monthly proofreader meetings.
    • When necessary, perform Senior Managing Editor duties in the event that the Senior Managing Editors are absent.
    • Work directly with Project Managers and Sales to ensure that all jobs move from translators and through the proofreading department with maximum efficiency.
    • Facilitate TMS to note the receipt and return of documents into/from the Proofreading Department.

    Ensure that client deadlines are met, and that staffing levels are sufficient for upcoming jobs.

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