Traineeship – Translation Management






Milengo GmbH is one of Europe’s leading language service providers, offering translation and localization services to clients in over 70 countries. We currently have about 80 employees working at our headquarters, which are located at the heart of Berlin, Germany.

We are in the process of expanding our Translation Management team, and are searching for candidates who would like to further develop their professional skills in this area.

We are currently seeking a full-time Translation Management Trainee to start immediately.

Translation Management Trainee

The Translation Management Department acts as a go-between for Milengo and external translation service providers. This department’s day-to-day work consists of contacting translators via e-mail and phone, allocating projects, planning and managing translation resources, and scheduling delivery deadlines.

During your traineeship, you will support our Translation Management team and gain a great deal of insight into the translation industry and agency workflows.

This traineeship is suitable for secondary school graduates, as well as candidates with a third-level qualification, who are interested in working in the translation industry in a project management capacity, but who have had little or no professional experience in this field so far.

Over the course of this year-long traineeship, we will help you to build up your professional expertise and gain confidence in flexibly finding solutions to translation management-related issues.

The experience you will gain at Milengo will be indispensable to your future career, especially if you are planning to work in translation management or project management.

This traineeship is designed to lead into a permanent Translation Manager position.

Your responsibilities:

  • Managing and setting up multilingual, CAT tool-supported translation projects
  • Commissioning translation services in coordination with the Translation Management team, while factoring in translation quality and costs
  • Communicating and working in close cooperation with other departments
  • Offering in-house and external translators support with projects
  • Coordinating, managing, and carrying out quality assurance measures on translation projects

Your qualifications:

  • Secondary school leaving certificate
  • Strong command of written and spoken English and German
  • Efficient task and time management, as well as excellent communication skills
  • Strong MS Office skills
  • A self-motivated, analytical, and pragmatic approach to work
  • Prior experience with localization tools is advantageous
  • An avid interest in new software and technology

What we offer:

  • Step-by-step training with regular feedback from your head of department
  • The opportunity to work independently and gradually take on new responsibilities
  • A comprehensive onboarding process that will familiarize you with the work carried out by each of our departments
  • A unique insight into translation industry and agency workflows
  • Opportunities for personal development and growth
  • A friendly, motivated, and multilingual team at an exciting, international company.
  • Decision-making processes that are highly efficient, as we are always open to implementing new ideas and suggestions
  • An English-speaking work environment in which you can also speak other languages such as German, French, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, and Russian with your colleagues
  • Company social activities – regular company lunches, yoga lessons, and social events such as bowling and karaoke nights

Please note that this is a full-time position in which you will be expected to work about 40 hours per week, and that you will receive a salary of € 1.593 gross per month.

This traineeship lasts one year and is designed to lead to a permanent position at our company.

Is this the challenge that you’re looking for? Then please e-mail your completed application, naming your earliest possible start date, to hr@milengo.com.

To give you a quick overview of the application process, we have created this guide for applicants. We hope it gives you all the relevant information for your decision and are looking forward to your application.

We look forward to getting to know you!

Please note that this is a full-time position in which you will be expected to work about 40 hours per week, and that you will receive a salary of approx. 1.593 EUR gross per month, or more, depending on your qualifications

This traineeship lasts one year and is designed to lead to a permanent position at our company.

Is this the challenge that you’re looking for? Then please e-mail your completed application, naming your earliest possible start date to hr@milengo.com.

We look forward to getting to know you!