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Senior Communications Strategist – Translator (Russian / French)

Moody’s London Full-time

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Moody’s (NYSE: MCO) is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions. Our data, analytical solutions and insights help decision-makers identify opportunities and manage the risks of doing business with others. We believe that greater transparency, more informed decisions, and fair access to information open the door to shared progress. With over 11,000 employees in more than 40 countries, Moody’s combines international presence with local expertise and over a century of experience in financial markets. Learn more at moodys.com.

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Department

Moody’s Shared Services are the front line professionals including Finance, Technology, Legal, Compliance and Human Resources, that operationally support our business units. Exceptional Shared Services teams are vital to the international success of our business.

The MCO-wide translations pod manages the centralized intake for translation demand globally, reporting and tracking. Translators will be responsible for translations required for analytical documents in EMEA languages. This is a new hire in support of the translations strategy and process as initiated via the MIS Design Center.

The new hire will focus solely on translations of rating methodologies, research, rating action PRs, non rating action PRs, and internal translations as needed (legal documents, commercial needs, etc.), in addition to performing quality checks on other translations as needed. The new hires will ideally have bilingual capabilities (combination of English + 1 EMEA languages) and a background in financial journalism or similar.

Role/Responsibilities

  • Translate ratings methodologies, research reports, press releases and other relevant material into Russian and / or French; occasionally, translate Russian and /a or French material into English.
  • Timely and accurate translations; abiding by and adhering to MIS research standards; Address flaws on a grammatical and technical level
  • Ensure that final documents are accurate, clear and flow well in the target language.
  • Assist in workflow of translated materials with support functions
  • Foster strong relationship with internal customers, managing expectations with regards to translation services.
  • Exercise judgment when problems are identified, proposing solutions to help further enhance the translation process and escalating when necessary.
  • Maintain a highly efficient communication with analysts to ensure that consistent translation approach and terminologies are adopted.
  • Apply Trados and other technologies, where applicable, to increase efficiency.
  • Execute ad hoc projects.

Qualifications

  • Degree holder in English, Translation or Business-related disciplines.
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English, French and Russian
  • Sound knowledge of PC operations, including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, and word processing.
  • Familiarity with Trados or other CAT tools or machine translation will be an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of financial terminology.
  • Strong sense of responsibility, able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Self-motivated with eye for details and a good team player.
  • Good communications skills & customer service-oriented approach.
  • At least 3-5 years of work experience in similar fields.
  • Work experience in research in financial institutions will be an advantage.

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