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Now Hiring at wintranslation: Indigenous Languages Lead

Are you a native speaker of Inuit or Cree languages? Are you creative and resourceful? Do you enjoy learning new things and solve problems?

Welcome to wintranslation – an Ottawa based translation company with translation capabilities into Canada’s indigenous languages. Our top languages by requests are Inuktitut, Innuinaqtun, Cree, Oji-Cree and Plains Cree.

The individual will help recruit native speakers and translators of indigenous languages and nurture our relationships with our current suppliers. A liaison, a relationship builder who will learn to build win-win partnerships between wintranslation, our clients and the diverse indigenous communities across
North America, you are a great listener, empathetic and always looking to add value to the people and organizations around you.

Responsibilities include:

· Recruit translators including signing service agreements

· Negotiate fees and set up payment methods

· Build partnerships with universities, colleagues and community associations with indigenous affiliations to establish internship placements and referrals

· Undergo training to assist project managers on setting deadlines, file preparations and quality
assurance reviews

Join our team of talented young professionals who enjoy a relaxed work environment. Bus or bike to our centrally located office at Billings Bridge next to the beautiful Rideau River lined with trails for walking and cycling. Close to shops, restaurants and the Billings Bridge Shopping Centre. Be mentored by your friendly colleagues and participate in our weekly office yoga lessons. Enjoy regular visits by our office puppy Toby and periodic lunches out paid for by the company.

This position starts as a three month engagement with 30 hours per week. Eligible for full time employment consideration at the end of the three-month period.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Huiping at

Frédérique Mantha is a graduate from the University of Ottawa, from which she holds a BA in Translation with Specialization in French-Spanish-English. As an Account Manager, she manages several French and multilingual clients. Frédérique also continues to translate into her mother tongue French; she does volunteer translations for TED among other projects. She also dedicates some of her time to writing blog articles and creative content. Before joining the team at her current position, Frédérique completed a Recruitment Internship at wintranslation, having gone through the experience herself, today she effectively manages our growing internship program.

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