Translations Terminologist

Facebook - Menlo Park, CA4.2

Full-time
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.
We're looking for a Translations Terminologist to partner with Global Business Marketing (GBM) content teams to help drive more consistent and high-quality translations of marketing content at Facebook. Terminology is the practice of documenting terms and concepts for the purpose of accurate and concise writing and translation. In this role, you would lead tools and process solutions for making this process impactful and efficient, while helping to train and evangelize the term practice within Global Business Marketing. You would also partner with Facebook's Content Strategy and Internationalization functions to establish companywide operating standards.
We're looking for a strong communicator and cross-team collaborator who enjoys connecting people and analyzing process across teams. Ideal candidates will have a background in linguistics or library science, and/or experience with content style and terminology. Do you have an interest or aptitude for using and optimizing content tools (CMSs, reporting tools, databases)? Are you passionate about creating high-quality communication experiences for international audiences? If you love high-level process improvement strategy, have an understanding of B2B technology marketing plus experience managing terms and translations, and you thrive in a flat, fast-moving organization, then this is the perfect role for you!
RESPONSIBILITIES
Partner across GBM (global and regional) and Content Strategy teams to leverage and expand Facebook's existing terminology tools and process solutions
Work directly with Internationalization team to create process solutions that improve translation while also serving source language writers
Analyze and drive improvements to content quality measurement with terminology tools
Integrate with product content strategists to understand and document different concept areas across Facebook
Build and deliver ongoing terminology education programs across GBM teams
Research and write terminology entries
Train and coordinate the activities of term contributors
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
8+ years experience with content, including style guides or terminology
Experience with localization and translation
Experience with terminology or linguistics
Information architecture or knowledge management experience
A degree in Library Science, Languages, Information Architecture or related
Please include a link to samples of your content work that demonstrate your experience with research and documentation, for example, white papers, style guides, or procedural content
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