Closing Date: 21 October 2019
Project: Mabis
Location: Aberystwyth, Bangor, Caerdydd, Llanelwy hneu/or Meifod
Department: Mabis
Salary: 23,639 pro rata @ 60%
Grade: 4
Manager: Uwch Gyfieithydd / Senior Translator
Contract: Hyd at Rhagfyr 2020 i ddechrau / To December 2020 to start
Bilingual Skills: Essential
If you'd like more information about this post, please contact:
Manon Williams
01970 631417

Translator (part-time)

Mabis Iaith


Mabis Iaith provides written translation and proofreading services on behalf of businesses and organisations of all sizes in a variety of sectors. Mabis has been providing written translation and proofreading services on a commercial basis for ten years, and we are looking to further develop our portfolio of services.


Aim of the Role


To provide and co-ordinate translation and proofreading services on behalf of Menter a Busnes and Mabis clients.


Main Responsibilities

  • Receiving, allocating and returning translation work to Mabis Iaith clients

  • Translating papers, reports, factsheets, leaflets, specifications, articles and any other

  • various documents on behalf of all Menter a Busnes' departments as required

  • Proofreading written work completed by external translators carefully, ensuring

  • accuracy and quality

  • Proofreading publications prior to print/publication

  • Coordinating and processing translation requests, ensuring that all enquiries are managed effectively on the internal system within agreed timescales

  • Using translation memory software and assisting the senior translator in maintaining quality and accuracy by updating the memory as required

  • Advising Menter a Busnes Staff on matters regarding translation and copywriting,

  • including enquiries regarding grammar and specialist terms

  • Maintaining up to date information on matters relating to translation and attending

  • any relevant training

  • Maintaining a database of internal and external translation work, and collating information to enable the senior translator to create a quarterly report on the work completed


Skills and Experience



  • Educated to degree level

  • Demonstrable experience working in a relevant field

  • Basic membership of Cymdeithas Cyfieithwyr Cymru (the association of Welsh Translators and Interpreters) (translation from English to Welsh and from Welsh to English) or a willingness to work towards the standard within a given timescale

  • Practical experience of translating from Welsh to English and vice versa

  • Specialist knowledge of both the Welsh and English languages in order to complete

  • accurate translations, with an understanding of the requirements/terms relating to the material

  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to convey information clearly

  • Excellent proofreading skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work together with staff, other

  • translators and Mabis Iaith clients

  • Ability to complete accurate translations in both languages, maintaining quality and a high standard in every aspect of the process

  • Excellent coordination and administrative skills

  • Excellent bilingual verbal and written communication skills (Welsh/English)

  • High level IT skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, databases, translation memory software, E-mail and the Internet

  • Self-motivated and able to manage workloads, taking responsibility for setting and reviewing

  • work priorities effectively within tight timescales, with a clear focus on quality

  • Ability to work as an individual and as part of a team

  • Ability to store data in line with relevant data protection legislation



  • Full membership of Cymdeithas Cyfieithwyr Cymru (Welsh to English and English to Welsh)

  • Knowledge of the principles of bilingual copywriting, from the initial brief through to the final product, coordinating all aspects of the process

  • Experience of creating and implementing marketing campaigns

  • Full driving license and the use of a car




Interviews for this post will be held at Menter a Busnes’ office in Aberystwyth on 23 or 24 October 2019. If this date is inconvenient, please note on your application form.


Aberystwyth, Bangor, Caerdydd, Llanelwy hneu/or Meifod .

More Information

If you’d like more information about this post, please contact:

Manon Williams
01970 631417

How to Apply

Applications for this post can be made by downloading and completing the application form and the equal opportunities monitoring form below.

Please return these forms either

  • via email to:
  • or by sending to:  Human Resources Department, Menter a Busnes, Unit 3, Science Park, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3AH

Closing Date

The closing date for applications is: 21 October 2019 at 10:00

Equality and Diversity Policy

Our Equality and Diversity Policy can be found in the document below.