Localization Vendor Coordinator

Location: SPOKANE Valley, WA

Department: Translation & Localization

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Glyph Language Services is currently seeking an energetic, systematic, curious and business-minded devotee of quality to fill the role of Localization Vendor Coordinator.

As a Glyph Localization Vendor Coordinator you will support the Senior Vendor Manager in the critical function of recruiting, selecting, qualifying, performance-rating, and development of external resources, including freelance linguists and agencies. You will work with cross-functional teams to ensure on-time, high quality delivery.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Recruiting, screening and onboarding new vendors to fulfill production requirements
  • Negotiating pricing and setting contract terms with existing vendors
  • Supporting continuous improvement in quality, capacity, and pricing
  • Determining corrective measures for translation quality that falls below Glyph standards and establish followup measures
  • Maintaining vendor records in TMS
  • Working closely with management and Project Managers to project new resource needs, resource quality and feedback, and other resource-related matters
  • Serving as the face of Glyph to vendors and developing strong vendor relationships through excellent communication

Preferred Qualifications

  • Effective, professional, precise communication in English, both written and oral
  • Demonstrated ability in negotiations and pricing discussions
  • A business-focused approach to analyzing data and recognizing trends
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, G Suite
  • Proficiency in memoQ or other CAT tools preferred
  • A minimum of one year of experience coordinating and evaluating resources providing professional services in a fast-paced organization
  • Experience in the Translation industry would be helpful

About Glyph Language Services, Inc.

Glyph Language Services offers comprehensive translation and localization services for eLearning, web, corporate communications, software and multimedia projects. Glyph delivers language services that empower its clients to grow globally through a combination of strategic vision, industry-leading tools and practices, top-flight linguist talent, cultural savvy and a deep focus on customer needs. Glyph was founded in 2001 in Seattle, WA and is now based in Spokane, Washington.

Glyph is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. Glyph is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


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