eCom Translator (ENG- TR)

Job Title: eCom Translator (ENG- TR)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Istanbul (TR)
Salary: DOE
Reference: 15618944
Job Published: September 06, 2017 01:00

Job Description

Do you have passion for languages and translations?

Do you love working in a multi-cultural global environment?

Are you crazy about sports?

Then please read on…

OLIVER is a global marketing agency.  Our skilled creative talents are dedicated to high-profile clients and are based in their offices. OLIVER have partnered with adidas to deliver the highest quality localizations for all consumer facing content.

With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, adidas has been defining sport culture since the beginning. And they’re not done. Come be a part of shaping the future together.

OLIVER is recruiting a full-time Turkish eCom Translator to work at adidas Turkey, alongside the Turkish Marketing Communications team. The position will be sitting in the client's office in Istanbul.

 Job Title: eCom Translator

What are the key responsibility

  • On a daily basis, you will be translating/trans-creating marketing material from an English copy into local language for e-commerce.
  • Researching and translating compelling copy for assigned projects that is on strategy, original, compelling, distinctive, and appealing for the target audience.
  • The scope of work is all e-commerce content – mainly product descriptions. Our trans-creators are working with a CAT tool and have to maintain and update their translation memory, build glossaries, proofread and edit copy.
  • You will be mentored and supported by a global OLIVER Localisation Project Managers Team, based in Amsterdam, who oversees and manages remotely all the e-commerce translators around the world.

Who are we looking for someone who:

  • has extensive experience, as a translator, content writer or editor (essential)
  • has an advanced experience with CAT Tools (desirable)
  • has a very good command of English and is Turkish native speaker (essential)
  • has good communication skills and is a good team player (essential)
  • is familiar with working with a remote team and tight deadlines (desirable)
  • is familiar with marketing and SEO context (desirable)


3+ years experience in translation in relevant areas

Bachelor degree or above in translation, interpretation or marketing communication


We look forward to hearing from you.

Don't hesitate to get in touch with us via if the above descriptions match with you. We look forward to hearing from you.


Oliver values

Our values are at the heart of everything we do, whether it’s creating a new service for our clients or how we look after our team:


  • Identifies opportunities to deliver greater value for Oliver Marketing
  • Identifies opportunities to deliver greater value for themselves
  • Takes on difficult challenges willingly and realistically
  • Has a can do attitude
  • Shows commitment to the company vision for growth through adding value



  • Identifies a range of solutions to problems
  • Thinks of improvements to things without being prompted
  • Challenges convention by exploring alternatives



  • Demonstrates role model behaviours consistent with our vision and values
  • Leads by example
  • Deals with challenges and problems in a positive and constructive way
  • Encourages others
  • Sets achievable but high standards
  • Demonstrates good leadership skills
  • Uses inspiring communications to motivate clients and colleagues
  • Achieves outstanding results
  • Acts with humility and honesty
  • Demonstrably values the contribution of others
  • Gives honest and direct feedback in a constructive manner



  • Has excellent listening skills
  • Shows the ability to change their opinion/view
  • Acknowledges the contribution of others
  • Views challenges as a learning opportunity
  • Actively looks to develop themselves on the job, and in their own time
  • Does not often make the same mistake twice
  • Is willing to take risks
  • Learns from mistakes and takes action to personally change



  • Acknowledges the importance of tracking results
  • Accepts responsibility for actions
  • Looks for accountability
  • Sets goals and focuses on their delivery
  • Is comfortable with hard and soft targets
  • Shows a strong commitment to exceeding targets
  • Sets own goals
  • Has strong time management
  • Has an analytical approach to objectives
  • Can handle complexity and ambiguity
  • Looks to make goals SMART without prompting
  • Goes “above and beyond” to deliver the goal

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