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Junior Language Specialist – Korean (Bangkok-based)

Bangkok, Thailand

We are looking for a Korean Language Specialist to join our team and help improve localization of multiple Agoda products in Korean language to provide a great experience to the local audience. In this role you will be responsible for product/content translations, localization ideas, and making recommendations for the overall look and feel of our products.

This role is based in Bangkok, Thailand. Visa/Work Permit and Relocation will be offered to the eligible candidate.

Qualifications:

  • Native Korean-speakers only
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Korean
  • University degree
  • At least 2 years of full-time relevant work experience
  • Travel industry experience would be beneficial
  • Experience with CAT tools preferable
  • Good internet knowledge and comfortable with research
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of Excel and basic HTML is a plus
  • A good team player with an excellent eye for detail who takes initiative to make things better

PLEASE NOTE: We will only review applications submitted with an English CV; you're welcome to also provide a CV in Korean, but this is not required.

More information will be provided to candidates who pass our translation and localization test.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain quality of product translation/localization
  • Provide localization ideas and add a linguistic perspective to development
  • Translate English content (site updates, hotel-related information, press releases, travel articles, promotional emails and newsletters) in accordance with the Agoda brand and language guidelines
  • Recruit, manage and supervise freelancers
  • Ensure freelance translations meet required quality standards
  • Conduct website reviews for inconsistencies and localization issues
  • Analyze language-specific data to optimize website and campaign performance
  • Conduct marketing activities to increase visibility of Agoda and website traffic within the target market
  • Assist with interdepartmental requests

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