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Language Specialist, Multi-language Communications(Remote Or Hybrid)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Start date
Jan 25, 2023
Closing date
Feb 10, 2023

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Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time
Job Title: Multi-language Communications Language Specialist

Classification: Exempt

Date: January 2023

About Us:

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together.

The Enterprise Communications and Corporate Responsibility team shapes Target's culture, and connects and counsels enterprise-wide to drive the business forward. Through our actions and stories, we build confidence, pride and advocacy for Target while advancing the unique good our company can do for people, our communities, and the planet.

Multi-language Communications (MLC) is part of the Enterprise Communications and Corporate Responsibility team, and helps the enterprise engage with our multilingual stakeholders. MLC is responsible for supporting all non-English language needs across all business functions, regions, and operations, reaching guests, team members, media, communities and vendors.

As a Multi-language Communications Language Specialist you will:
  • Build and own our Linguistic Quality Assurance Program
  • Own vendor quality review processes and assessment of new vendors
  • Manage enterprise collection of language assets (translation memory, term base, style guide, etc.)
  • Own training of enterprise Machine Translation engine
  • Evolve the Spanish language brand voice and update/expand approved Spanish terminology for the enterprise as needs arise
  • Ensure consistent application of brand terminology in Spanish across the enterprise, and serve as a final approver for Spanish language materials
  • Manage and resolve queries from our linguists
  • Support assessment and implementation of new language technology, services and processes
  • Consistently demonstrate behaviors aligned to Target's values of Inclusivity, Connection, and Drive
  • Other duties as assigned

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs

About You:
  • Minimum of 4 years of professional experience in the Translation and Localization industry
  • Minimum of 4 year degree in Translation or Linguistics, or equivalent, M.A. preferred
  • Native fluency in Spanish
  • High-level of expertise with Computerized Assisted Translation tools
  • High-level of expertise with Linguistic Quality Assurance programs
  • Experience in Localization Vendor Management
  • Experience with Machine Translation engines and MT training
  • Team player and effective at collaborating with multiple internal stakeholders to drive results
  • Ability to remain nimble and focused
  • Organized and able to balance multiple competing priorities on a daily basis
  • Keen attention to detail

  • American Translators Association Certification
  • Experience with SharePoint authoring and publishing
  • Experience with website localization

This position may be considered for a Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blend of virtual and onsite at a Target location. A Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that's not a Target location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year. Work duties cannot be performed outside of the country of the primary work location, unless otherwise prescribed by Target. The salary range is :$65,600.00 USD - $118,100.00 USD. Pay is based on several factors which may include, but are not limited to education, work experience, certifications, labor markets, etc. In addition to your salary, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond at

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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