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Translation and Localization Project Manager
Title:Translation and Localization Project Manager

JTG is seeking a Translation and Localization Project Manager

The Translation and Localization Manager Project Manager will oversee and perform project management on new and established language-related contracts. The PM will manage a team of freelance Linguists, Editors, Graphic Designers, and Quality Control Specialists, as well as manage operational aspects of ongoing translation contract-related tasks. The Translation and Localization Project Manager will provide exceptional customer service to JTG clients and exercise great communication skills with vendors and clients, mainly by phone and email, and in person, as required.

Location: Hybrid (Reston, VA, and remote)
Availability: Immediate
Job Type: F
ull-time salaried with benefits

Responsibilities: The Translation and Localization Project Manager’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage 5 – 20 ongoing projects simultaneously
  • Ensure databases are updated in a timely fashion
  • Provide estimates according to contract requirements
  • Manage and recruit linguists, vendors, and in-house resources
  • Deliver projects and assignments to clients on time
  • Work with vendors and internal team members to provide high-quality, on-time deliverables
  • Demonstrate effective communication with clients
  • Select, manage, and monitor external vendor teams
  • Exhibit a strong mindset toward production processes and quality assurance


  • 3+ years of related project management experience
  • US citizenship with the ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Translation workflow experience
  • Experience using CAT tools, especially Trados
  • Experience with translation standards
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to learn quickly, troubleshoot, resolve issues, maximize system functionality, and provide input on process automation
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work under deadlines, and juggle multiple tasks/assignments
  • High level of motivation and initiative
  • Ability to work approximately one weekend a month, on a rotating schedule

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with programs such as FrameMaker, InDesign, and WordPress
  • Proficiency in a second language

Education: Bachelor’s degree or higher


Founded in 1995, JTG is an Employee-Owned Company that is specialized in language services, training, and analytics. JTG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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