Localization Project Manager

New York, New York | Freelance | Job ID #65746 |
Posted Last Week
Our client, a global music streaming company, is seeking a Localization Project Manager on a 1-year contract basis



  • This is a fully remote position but you must be location in EST
  • This position has the potential to convert into permanent position


  • Manage localization projects for product, marketing campaigns, CRM, e-mails, and web content, oversee localization and QA workflow, and make sure that every deadline is being kept
  • Ensure work is done within budget and that vendors adhere to their service level agreement
  • Lead meetings and work closely with cross-functional teams of designers, product owners, internal reviewers, engineers, marketers, and others across the company, passionate about company's success
  • You will facilitate communication of localization requirements, share insights, resolve any issues and ensure that we operate in line with our overall localization strategy
  • Share best practices and evangelize our localization efforts
  • Review, prioritize, and track the resolution of bugs that affect localized product content quality and functionality
  • Develop and implement processes to increase efficiency and manage cost and time to market for localized versions
  • Together with your teammates, research and incorporate industry best practices and innovation into our localization and translation strategy
  • Test possible tools and technologies to enable the team’s strategic goals
  • Give input to budget and follow up on costs related to translations
  • Work on project retrospective with our stakeholders
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and presentations
  • Report to our Lead Localization Manager located in our New York HQ


  • Solid experience as Localization Project Manager in a deadline-driven role with accountability for delivering projects with multiple components and multiple stakeholders and collaborators
  • Previous vendor management experience
  • Jira user
  • Experience working with TMS, CMS and other translation and content management tools
  • Experience working with remote team members
  • Excellent track record in delivering global products and understanding of localization challenges
  • Creative as well as strategic thinker who can demonstrate strong organizational and management skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • You’re comfortable with constant change, in your role, around you, in the team. You embrace it and try to make the most of each new opportunity.

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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