At Decathlon, first and foremost, we are interested in your personality and character.
Who we are
Decathlon arrived in Canada in 2018, with its first store opening in Brossard, Québec. Today, Decathlon Canada has over 1000 teammates, 11 stores, two distribution centers, and an e-commerce platform that services our mission: make the benefits of sports accessible to as many people as possible.
Do you want to make a difference in the lives of people around you? Join our team!
Responsibility. Vitality. Authenticity. Generosity.
Why join our team?
Do you like to be active, alone or with family and friends? That's all it takes to work for us! You don't have to be an Olympic athlete. And as Decathlon is growing, there are many career development possibilities along the way! At Decathlon, there is no limit to your professional or personal ambitions.
We are looking for an English Localization Specialist, Translator, Copyeditor (40h/week) who will be largely responsible for translating and revising product descriptions. What you will be doing
Revise, translate and localize content from en_GB to en_CA and fr_FR/CA to en_CA using various platforms (content types include technical sports product descriptions, structured data, meta-descriptions, metadata, and video subtitles)
Revise and translate HR and other internal documents
Play a key role in the proofreading of material translated by external translation agencies and guarantee cultural appropriateness and locale accuracy
Research terminology and contribute to the design and maintenance of a local term base, glossary, and writing style guide
Contribute to quality control by routinely performing quality checks and compiling feedback for translation agencies
Revise, translate, proofread a variety of content, working closely with a number of teams and stakeholders (e-commerce, communications, design)
Cover for head copywriter during holidays and absences (tasks can include translating and adapting tips and advice articles created in France and Great Britain for the Decathlon Advice platform, creating editorial content for Decathlon Canada's website and for advertising campaigns, and drafting newsletters)
Assist with other localization-related tasks and priorities as needed. Priorities can change quickly and frequently.
Native proficiency in Canadian English
Intermediate proficiency in Canadian French (both written and spoken)
2-years experience in FR > EN translation and/or copyediting
Bachelor’s degree in translation or a related field (writing, communications, etc.).
Proven time management and the ability to meet deadlines
Excellent writing skills and a high-level command of the English language, especially the rules of syntax, terminology, punctuation and grammar
Experience with translation software and systems (CAT tools), and the ability to quickly learn how to use new work tools
Working knowledge of SEO principles and trends