Role: Transcreator

Location: Milan, Italy



Working in partnership with our client, the Transcreator will be translating/trans-creating above-the-line and some below-the line marketing material from an English master copy to be used across all business channels, e.g. press, OOH, retail to digital, HR, brands, etc.


You have a passion for languages and translations and you love working in a multi-cultural global environment. 


You will be working alongside the Marketing Communications team.


Key responsibilities are:

  • Researching and translating compelling copy for assigned projects that is on strategy, original, compelling, distinctive, and appealing for the target audience.
  • Completing translation of both internal and external Communications and guarantee accuracy, quality and consistency in both copy and brand voice.
  • Our team are working with a CAT tool and have to maintain and update their translation memory, build glossaries, proofread and edit copy.
  • Control and improve machine translation quality by assessing NMT output and providing linguistic feedback.
  • You will be mentored and supported by global OLIVER Localization Project Managers in Amsterdam who oversee and manage a whole team of transcreators and translators globally.
  • Getting to know inside-out the brand’s tone-of voice, identity, categories and products.

Project Management

  • Our projects are deadline critical; working on several campaigns at once, staying calm under pressure and often to tight deadlines.
  • Keeping in daily contact with the LPM team with regards to project status or issues, absences, etc. Be responsive during your office or agreed hours unless pre-arranged otherwise.

Client Management and Teamwork

  • Ensuring the client has the expected level of service at all times, on a day to day basis. Flag to the LPM team as soon as any issues or concerns arise.
  • Ensuring communication is frequent, responsive and transparent in terms of expectations.
  • Be professional and diplomatic no matter the level of stress – be constructive and problem-solving oriented.
  • Be proactive with explaining the model to your local market as ‘localizations model ambassador’.
  • It is expected you work in the office as an on-site FTE unless agreed and specified otherwise. Integrate yourself into the office and team. Make yourself visible.



We’re looking for a person who has:

  • Extensive experience as a translator, content writer, copywriter or editor (essential).
  • Excellent command of English and is a native speaker of Italian (essential).
  • Good communication skills and good team player (essential).
  • Proactive and constructive approach.
  • Experience working with a remote team and tight deadlines (desirable).
  • Experience with marketing and SEO context (desirable).
  • Advanced experience with CAT Tools (desirable).
  • A Language, copywriting, marketing, social media or advertising related degree (desirable).
  • A can-do and problem-solving oriented attitude.
  • Flexibility and capacity to manage multiple streams of work at once, prioritising what needed and producing consistently high-level work, even with very tight deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Team spirit; ambition to learn, support and be part of a talented, truly international localisation team.
  • Passion for languages and cultures.


  • 3+ years experience in translation, adaptation or copywriting relevant areas.
  • Bachelor degree or above in translation, interpretation or marketing communication relevant areas.



Lots of agencies say they're different. OLIVER is.

OLIVER believes that agencies work better inside a brand's organisation; delivering more effective work at the speed required to drive modern businesses forward. Using our unique Inside Intelligence methodology, we build specialist, dedicated in-house agencies that collaborate with clients to form better marketing solutions.

Established in 2004, our model is now driven by over 2000 people, working across more than 200 in-house agencies globally. Clients include The Guardian, Unilever, Barclaycard, PepsiCo, AXA, The AA, Adidas, BMW, Post Office, and 3M. OLIVER is part of the Inside Ideas Group (IIG), which also includes a global content agency to Adjust your Set, design, experience, and engineering company DARE and property marketing specialists Aylesworth Fleming.



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