Bilingual Translator (French & English)

Date: Apr 10, 2024

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA, L4W 5N1

Company: CAA Club Group

About Us

Echelon Insurance provides Personal and Commercial Specialty Insurance solutions to protect Canadian families and businesses across Canada, through our trusted network of Broker partners. Echelon is a member of the CAA Club Group of Companies and is an equal opportunity employer who offers a professional environment that champions collaboration, trust, and growth to drive success. We cultivate a great working dynamic to help us deliver what is best for our associates, Brokers, and Customers.

Who we are

Get ready to drive your career forward. Life at Echelon is fast paced, performance-driven and rewarding. We value our Associates' career growth and ongoing professional development – and we regularly recognize their achievements and outstanding results.
We are caring. We are leaders. We are innovators. We are collaborative. 
We work hard and play hard. We're about doing what's right and feeling good about it. 

Position Details

What You Will Do 

  • Translate a wide range of documents (memos, presentations, e-mail) as well as manage complex projects of confidential nature from English to French

  • Tailor translated material based on audience and distribution channel

  • Translation of other media (videos, podcasts, web material)

  • Review complex or specialized materials and edit translated material done by outside agencies

  • Proof internally created promotional materials and advertisements; edit for consistency, accuracy, spelling, and grammar

  • Develop and maintain strong internal relationships with key stakeholders 

  • Assist departments in complying with the French language requirements

  • Support Translation Services Manager in updating and maintaining the bilingual terminology data base, glossary, and lexicons

  • Support in planning, scheduling, and monitoring translation projects and ensure deadlines are met

  • Participate in brainstorming sessions for Marketing-related translations

  • Responsible for researching evolving best practices in translation and making recommendations on how to improve engagement for our Quebec-based Associates

  • Helping to review and update Echelon’s Intranet with French content

  • Work with the Translation Services Manager to support the planning of internal events to ensure our Quebec audience receives the same experience as other regions

  • Helping to translate event related materials (i.e., invites, presentations, signage, gifts, promotional materials)

  • Support our Translation Services Manager in preparing speakers for events (speaker notes, dry-runs)

Who You Are 

  • University Degree in Translation or related field

  • 3-5 years of corporate translation and event support experience

  • Fluent in French and English

  • Experience working with large scale translation projects and stakeholder management

  • Knowledge of WordPress, CAT tools (MemoQ, Trados, etc.), MS Office, and social media 

  • Previous insurance experience a strong asset

  • Experience translating video subtitles a strong asset

  • Active member of the OTTIAQ an asset

What’s In It For You

  • Competitive total compensation and benefits package  

  • Annual shared success program based on performance 

  • Annual merit increases based on performance 

  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan with a matching contribution component 

  • Complimentary CAA Membership 



Our Commitment

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Echelon Insurance will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. As an organization we are focused on safety, which includes the safety and well-being of our Associates. Therefore, you must be and remain fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.