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Bilingual Copy Editor & Proofreader—French and Spanish

Toronto, ON
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

We are a leading financial services provider committed to making decisions easier and lives better for our customers and colleagues around the world. From our environmental initiatives to our community investments, we lead with values throughout our business. To help us stand out, we help you step up, because when colleagues are healthy, respected and meaningfully challenged, we all thrive. Discover how you can grow your career, make impact and drive real change with our Winning Team today.

Working Arrangement

Hybrid

Job Description

We’re seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented French and Spanish copy editor to join our marketing operations team and support our global wealth and asset management business. The ideal candidate will ensure the accuracy, consistency, and adherence to financial industry best practices, corporate messaging, and in-house style guides and be able to translate English to all French for a Quebec audience and English to Spanish for a U.S. audience. The copy editor will have a strong command of the French and Spanish languages, exceptional attention to detail, and a thorough understanding of linguistic nuances.

Key responsibilities

  • Proofread and copyedit French and Spanish translations for accuracy, grammar, spelling, and adherence to corporate messaging and style guides
  • Confirm the precision of translated material and make necessary copyedits to ensure accuracy and fluency
  • Ensure consistency in terminology, tone, and style across all translations
  • Collaborate with content creators and marketing to provide feedback and ensure high-quality, culturally appropriate translations
  • Maintain a strong understanding of the French language in Canada, particularly Quebec, and adapt translations accordingly
  • Develop and maintain French language resources, including glossaries and style guides, to support translation consistency
  • Review keyword strategies for web content to be sure the translation captured the essence from an SEO perspective

Requirements

  • Fluency in English, French, and Spanish, with excellent written communication skills in all three languages and a deep understanding of linguistic nuances and cultural context
  • Strong understanding of the French language in Canada, particularly Quebec
  • Proven experience in proofreading and copyediting French and Spanish translations in a professional setting
  • Strong attention to detail and exceptional grammar and spelling skills in French and Spanish
  • Strong organizational and time management skills as well as the ability to reprioritize
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with content and marketing
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, under tight deadlines, and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience in the financial industry or wealth and asset management and/or familiarity with financial industry-specific terminology and corporate messaging is a plus

If you meet these qualifications and are passionate about ensuring the accuracy and quality of translated content, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity to join our team.

What can we offer you?

  • A competitive salary and benefits packages.
  • Flexible work policies and strong work-life balance.
  • Professional development and leadership opportunities.


Our commitment to you

  • Values-first culture
    We lead with our Values every day and bring them to life together.
  • Continuous innovation
    We invite you to help redefine the future of financial services.
  • Delivering the promise of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    We foster an inclusive workplace where everyone thrives.
  • Championing Corporate Citizenship
    We build a business that benefits all stakeholders and has a positive social and environmental impact.

About Manulife and John Hancock

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Asia, Canada, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2022, we had more than 40,000 employees, over 116,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving over 34 million customers. At the end of 2022, we had $1.3 trillion (US$1.0 trillion) in assets under management and administration, including total invested assets of $0.4 trillion (US $0.3 trillion), and segregated funds net assets of $0.3 trillion (US$0.3 trillion). We trade as ‘MFC’ on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges, and under ‘945’ in Hong Kong.

Manulife is an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Manulife/John Hancock, we embrace our diversity. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention, advancement and compensation, and we administer all of our practices and programs without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, creed, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, genetic characteristics, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other ground protected by applicable law.

It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. All information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and Manulife/John Hancock policies. To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact recruitment@manulife.com.

Salary & Benefits

The annual base salary for this role is listed below.

Primary Location

Toronto, Ontario

Salary range is expected to be between

$60,000.00 CAD - $100,000.00 CAD

If you are applying for this role outside of the primary location, please contact recruitment@manulife.com for the salary range for your location. The actual salary will vary depending on local market conditions, geography and relevant job-related factors such as knowledge, skills, qualifications, experience, and education/training. Employees also have the opportunity to participate in incentive programs and earn incentive compensation tied to business and individual performance.

Manulife offers eligible employees a wide array of customizable benefits, including health, dental, mental health, vision, short- and long-term disability, life and AD&D insurance coverage, adoption/surrogacy and wellness benefits, and employee/family assistance plans. We also offer eligible employees various retirement savings plans (including pension and a global share ownership plan with employer matching contributions) and financial education and counseling resources. Our generous paid time off program in Canada includes holidays, vacation, personal, and sick days, and we offer the full range of statutory leaves of absence. If you are applying for this role in the U.S., please contact recruitment@manulife.com for more information about U.S.-specific paid time off provisions.


Requirements

Level of education

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Work experience (years)

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Spoken languages

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