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Language Specialist - Tagalog (Tagalog Translator)

  • Translation, Localization, Interpretation Jobs
  • Marketing and PR, Advertising and Creative Media Jobs


  • Create commercial, localized content for the Philippines market;
  • Provide commercial and creative translations from English into Tagalog for website copy, app copy and promotional materials, including newsletters, to appeal to the Philippines market;
  • Maintain the quality of the Tagalog version of Booking.com, including conducting product checks and maintaining language specific tools, such as glossaries and style guides;
  • Assist with localization projects in cooperation with other language teams and departments, such as language-based research and data collection and analysis designed to optimize the effectiveness of the website and the service offered to customers;
  • Freelance management and support, such as evaluating the quality of translations for candidates, quality monitoring of the freelance translations, providing freelancers with consistent feedback

Specific Requirements

  • Higher education in a relevant field;
  • Native level Tagalog speaker, accompanied with excellent knowledge of English;
  • Experience in translating and/or writing commercial texts;
  • Experience in producing localized website content;
  • Strong customer focus;
  • Strong computer skills, including familiarity with computer assisted translations tools;
  • Flexibility, accuracy, strong analytical skills and ability to multi-task;
  • Pro-active and initiative both independently and in a team;
  • Positive attitude;
  • Experience within e-travel and/or hotel/travel industry

Hard Skills

  • Customer relations
  • Content Creation and Management
  • Advanced language knowledge
  • Advanced writing skills
  • Proofreading and editing skills
  • Document interpretation
  • Simultaneous translations experience
  • Consecutive interpreting expertise

Soft Skills

  • Team player
  • Strategic thinker
  • Multitasker
  • Flexible
  • Attention to detail

We offer

  • A dynamic working environment with a culture that is open, innovative and performance oriented;
  • Internal trainings and various possibilities of personal development in our fast growing company.
  • This 1 year contract position will be based at our Manila office.