Reversioning Assistant

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Posted: 21 July 2022

Department: Content Management & Delivery

Salary: £22,000 per annum (pro rata)

(Fixed term until March 2023)

Twig launched in 2011 and has grown rapidly. Our resources are now used by millions of teachers and students in over 60 countries and in 20 different languages. Success in the US led to acquisition in 2021 by Imagine Learning, the largest provider of digital curriculum solutions in the US. As part of the Imagine Learning family, there is no limit to what we might do next, and the next few years promise to be the most exciting in the company’s history.

This success didn’t happen by accident.  We hire talented individuals, give them the chance to shine, and recognise the impact they make on Twig and on the lives of students across the globe. We’re here to change the world of STEM education through the application of our company values:

●       Do it better: We’re always finding a better way to solve problems; better than the competition and better than what our audience is used to.

●       Make it magical: Because when something surprises or delights us, we remember it forever!

●       Inspire understanding: Our content creates clear connections – between concepts, between students and teachers, and between learners and complex ideas.

This is where you come in! Working for Twig means getting the chance to use your talents to the fullest, doing work that makes the world a better place in an environment where your contributions get noticed. Want to join us?

The Reversioning Assistant is responsible for supporting the content management team in all aspects of the reversioning process, which includes translation and localisation of films, learning materials and websites from English into Spanish and many other languages.

Key Responsibilities
  • Gathering, preparing and delivering educational materials for the translation process

  • Checking and QCing educational content as part of the reversioning process

  • Using Spanish language skills to add value when working with content in Spanish

  • Creating captions, transcripts and other metadata for educational videos

  • Working in various CMS systems to ensure all content neatly and consistently formatted and properly linked

  • Supporting other members of the team with admin/QC/organisational tasks as required

This role reports to the Head of Content Management & Delivery OR a Reversioning Project Manager. 

Person specification

The following skills and experience are relevant to this role:

Essential:

  • Experience of proofreading or editing
  • Technically literate, proficient and comfortable with spreadsheets
  • Fluent in Spanish (this is a requirement because Spanish content forms a large part of our reversioning workload)
  • An interest in languages more generally, and some knowledge or awareness of translation and the translation industry
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills

Useful:

  • Skills in other languages and/or experience of translation

  • Experience of using a CMS or database

  • Experience of managing projects/working with schedules

  • Experience of education or educational publishing

  • Experience with design software such as Adobe InDesign and Illustrator

What’s in it for you?

Your job will offer diversity and fulfilment as well as professional and personal development.  Twig has an open, fair, relaxed and flexible culture where hard work is recognised and rewarded.  Benefits of working at Twig include:

  • Salaries are competitive

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Health Shield cashback plan

  • Generous holiday allowance including birthday off

  • Office in an attractive location

  • Being part of a lively, fun team

Work Environment

We operate a hybrid working model with three days spent in the Glasgow office and two working from home. The postholder will be responsible for ensuring they have a suitable working space which supports high performance.

Equal Opportunities Statement

Twig is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Think you might fit this role?

To apply, please complete the online application form attaching a CV and covering letter, demonstrating the extent to which your skills, abilities and experience meet the requirements of this role.  


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