The Content Agency at Booking.com is looking to expand their network of freelance translators who can translate and edit hotel and travel-related content from English into Dutch for our website.
You will be required to take an unpaid translation test of 500-1000 words. This test is aimed at assessing your translation capabilities in the target language and will not be used for our website.
Please note that if you are currently employed by Booking.com, you are not eligible to work as a freelance translator at the same time.
Professional training in translations (please include information on your training and qualifications in the CV)
Native speaker of Dutch
Able and willing to translate a minimum of 5.000 words per week
High level of English
Experience in translating texts from English into Dutch
Experience in using CAT tools preferred
Uninterrupted internet access
Able to apply received feedback
Willingness to take an unpaid translation test. Your test translation will not be used on our website
Proof of self-employment and / or all required tax documentation - precedence will be given to candidates who are available immediately and able to provide proof of self-employment and / or tax documentation within 48 hours*
Experience in translating and localization of texts in such fields as : hotels, destinations, regional content, travel, marketing, advertising and websites
Experience in creative and commercial copy-writing (guides, brochures, inspirational materials) is a plus
Reliable, independent, professional, detail and quality-oriented, with excellent communication skills
Please note, if you are a resident of the European Union or the Netherlands, we strongly advise that you acquaint yourself with the tax law requirements for freelance translators.
Prompt payment and self-billing invoicing
Extensive translation resources
Free translation system no need to purchase additional software
Comprehensive administrative and technical support
Potential long-term cooperation
A paid probation period to coach you in Booking.com’s writing style and to evaluate your translation potential
Detailed feedback on the quality of your work
Please submit your application in English.