German - English Content specialist

Better Students is looking for a German - English Content specialist to join our team in Timișoara for an indefinite period. Applicants need not have their fixed residence in Timisoara. Remote applications are also welcome. 

Who we are:

Better Students is a leading publishing company for supplementary instructions to high school students in several European countries. We provide students the guidelines and tools they need to earn better grades and to achieve academic success. Currently, we help more thanstudents annually.

For our upcoming website aimed at high school students in English speaking countries we are searching for a German - English Content specialist with a keen interest in English literature and culture.

As a Content specialist your responsibilities will be to:

  • Handle projects of translation from German to English 

  • Editing and translating from German our educational products (such as analysis guides for literary works, movies and speeches)

  • Make sure that each product meets high academic standards while also keeping in mind that it has to be accessible to our target audience

  • Manage the production of educational products along with our editorial team and our talented writers and reviewers

We expect you to:

  • Have a bachelor's or master’s degree in German literature / language / translation

  • Extremely high level of German. Preferably took the Abitur and also attended German Primary School

  • Be fluent in English (C1 level is mandatory)

  • Have excellent writing and editing skills in English and German

  • Ensure translated content conveys original meaning and tone

  • Edit content with an eye toward maintaining its original format

  • Be highly interested in literature, writing and common educational practices to ensure that our products fully match the needs of our customers

  • Be an avid reader of both fiction and nonfiction

What you get:

  • A competitive salary

  • The chance to become part of a dedicated team with a hands-on approach to product quality

  • The chance to share your own creative and innovative ideas in an open culture work environment

  • The chance to work with colleagues from all over Europe

  • Coffee, tea and healthy snacks to make your working hours more relaxing

  • We provide remote employees with the equipment they need to create a great remote work environment

  • Remote employees will also meet with us once a month and have a chance to do certain activities with us. All travel costs will be covered by the company

  • Continuous learning and development opportunities

  • Access to a lot of fun events and other social activities in the workplace

  • Due to the current COVID-19 situation we offer a safe environment such as limiting exposure to other people in the office by having separate offices, working through rotation and the possibility of remote work.

Sounds interesting? If you decide to apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, diplomas and any relevant transcript of records here:

Application deadline: 1st of October 2021.

Prior to a potential interview, you will be asked to take a written test that you can answer online.