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Portuguese Interpreter

Anywhere

Portuguese Interpreter

  • Anywhere

Freelance Portuguese-English Over-the-Phone Interpreter

Project Summary

Lionbridge is seeking self-starting freelance Over-the-Phone Interpreters for ongoing interpretation projects across industries such as Legal, Healthcare and Government. Over-the-Phone Interpreters for Lionbridge are responsible for handling calls on demand to correctly identify and provide meaning in conversations between speakers of two different languages.

 

What You Will Do

  • Accept and take ownership of on-demand incoming calls and conversations
  • Identify the meaning of conversations across two different language types while remaining current, courteous, and professional on sensitive subjects across differing cultures and locations
  • Receive projects typically presented in the from of three-way calls, lasting roughly 10-30 minutes each during regular US business hours
  • Receive training on and use appropriate industry terminology, displaying common industry procedures and practices

 

To Be Successful You Will Have 

  • Advanced abilities in Portuguese and English (spoken)
  • Exceptional memory retention, note-taking, and communication skills in the appropriate language(s)
  • The ability to complete and pass a language assessment in the languages you will be assigned to
  • Prior experience in Interpretation or Language Services is a plus, but not required

 

In Return, You Can Expect

  • Opportunities to partner with an energetic international team of localization and interpretation experts, learning new skills and technologies along the way
  • A remote working environment where you work in spaces best suited for your comfort and productivity
  • Flexible Scheduling: Recommended minimum of 16 hours per week
  • To build your portfolio of completed linguistics and language services projects for world-leading organizations
  • The opportunity to learn new industry skills and competencies to advance your career in linguistics 

 

Lionbridge partners with brands to break barriers and build bridges all over the world. For over 25 years, we have helped companies connect with their global customers and employees by delivering translation and localization solutions in 350+ languages. Through our world-class platform, we orchestrate a network of passionate experts across the globe who partner with brands to create culturally rich experiences. Relentless in our love of linguistics, we use the best of human and machine intelligence to forge understanding that resonates with our customers’ customers. Based in Waltham, Massachusetts, Lionbridge maintains solution centers in 23 countries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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