Interpreter/Translator (Japanese/English) in Mt. Prospect IL

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Mizkan America
Title: 
Interpreter/Translator (Japanese/English)
Date: 
05/16/2020
Job ID: 
1320
Location: 
Mt. Prospect IL
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Instructor
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SUMMARY: Japanese translator/interpreter will provide translation/interpretation services to Mizkan Holdings and ZENB US as a member of Mizkan Holdings Chicago Branch. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, translation of presentation materials (Japanese/English), and consecutive interpretation at meetings, must be flexible to work out of our Chicago ZENB US and Mount Prospect Offices.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Translation of meeting materials (English to/from Japanese) using PowerPoint, Excel, and Word; often with very short turn-around time.

Interpretation at regularly scheduled project meetings between Japan and the US team via TV conference system, often outside of the regular business hours.

Accompany Japanese/US/UK members on the business trip for both domestic and overseas and support communication (interpretation and other communication needs as required).

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum education is Bachelor&##39;s degree in business or linguistics.
  • Excellent bilingual (oral and written) communication skills in Japanese and English. Prefer native level Japanese and near native business English
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office products (especially PowerPoint, Excel, Word)
  • Experience with proofreading and editing.
  • Preferred Experience with translation memory, preferably MemoQ
  • Ability to travel up to 10% (Domestically and Internationally) and work outside of regular business hours
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with individuals and groups at all levels of the organization
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong Computer Literacy skills.
  • Willingness and flexibility to adapt to changing business needs and deadlines.
  • Ability to exhibit a professional business-like appearance and demeanor.

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