15 Jan, 2020

Part-time Language Specialist - Swedish or Norwegian

£10.00 - £12.00 hourly
  • Joblink
  • Leeds, UK
Part time & Casual   IT & Digital Languages and Translation

Job Description/Duties

Joblink is working on behalf of a worldwide expert in protecting major brands from Social Media and User Generated Content risks. A dynamic organisation, we use cutting edge technologies to deliver high quality and innovative solutions to global brand names in a fast growing market sector. Providing 24/7 moderation across client social media channels, we remove spam, offensive and unsuitable content, alert our clients should a potential PR crisis or Threat occur.


The Role

The Language Specialist role is part of the Risk Detection Team. The aim of this role is to help us build and maintain linguistic rules in your particular language which will help our technology to keep our client’s online presence free of risks (e.g. bullying, spam, cybersex). Full training will be given on systems used for this role. However, you will need to be comfortable with IT, be analytic and have a fine attention to detail as you will be handling large amounts of data.

Language of interest:  Swedish or Norwegian

General Duties                                                              

  • Constructing linguistic rules which will accurately match text strings that highlight particular forms of behaviour or chat in online environments and social media platforms.
  • Assuring the quality of existing rules to ensure that they are not generating excessive false positive results.
  • Providing assistance to the rest of the Risk Detection Team with client support requests about missing, superfluous or inaccurate filter list words or expressions.
  • Be a pro-active, productive and positive team member



Key requirements

Qualifications, training and experience required

  • Excellent understanding of the mechanics of the language contracted for
  • Good understanding of online communities and social media through regular use (Online gaming experience a bonus)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Key Personal Characteristics

  • A logical thinker and quick learner
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong team work ethics
  • Possessing strong initiative and ability to prioritize tasks and work independently
  • Ability to use initiative and apply common sense
  • Methodical


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