LINGUIST List 11.1156

Sat May 20 2000

Jobs: French Language: Various at Wordstream,MA,USA

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  • Paula Gould, French Language: various levels at Wordstream, MA USA

    Message 1: French Language: various levels at Wordstream, MA USA

    Date: 19 May 2000 13:27:28 -0000
    From: Paula Gould <>
    Subject: French Language: various levels at Wordstream, MA USA

    Rank of Job: various levels Areas Required: French Language Other Desired Areas: University or Organization: Wordstream Department: State or Province: MA Country: USA Final Date of Application: open Contact: Paula Gould

    Address for Applications: OR 48 Grove Street Somerville MA 02144 USA

    Wordstream is a fully funded early-stage Internet company providing revolutionary solutions for delivering multi-lingual content on the WWW. We have several immediate openings in our French Language Development area.

    We are seeking a French Language Manager who will lead the people and processes in our French Language Development area. Responsibilities include: -Assist in the development and refinement of a proprietary universal grammar and corresponding rules; -Identify, acquire and implement domain-specific (eg financial, medical) wordsets to enhance our core database. (Financial and business domain a plus.) -Hire, train and manage the ongoing work of staff linguists and translators. -Collaborate with Japanese, English and Spanish language managers to ensure consistency. Qualifications include: -Leadership, project management and teamwork skills. -Demonstrated understanding of linguistic universals, especially syntax and morphology. -Native or near-native fluency in French. -Strong command of English grammar.

    In addition, we are seeking French staff linguists and translators to be part of our French Language Development Team. Openings exist for full-time permanent and temporary positions. There are positions for various levels of expertise. Native or near-native fluency in French and a strong command of the English language is required. Familiarity with financial and business terms a plus.

    We offer a competitive salary, options and benefits. We are an equal opportunity employer. Please visit our website: Email resumes to; fax: 617-666-2850