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Maka is a dynamic and growing international language consultancy with high standards and a commitment to doing business with integrity. Our excellent reputation has been built on the quality of our services, a quality we are able to achieve through recruiting only the best.

“The best” are qualified, skilled, passionate, committed, respectful, productive, professional and friendly.

We work as a partner to our clients with their best interests, ours, and yours always at the fore, we go that step further to get the job done.

If you like working with the best and take pride in putting your talent and experience to great service then we’re interested in hearing from you.

Maka is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity and inclusion is part of our culture and critical to our success. We recruit people in all languages from all corners of the globe and from all walks of life. Our differences make us whole, and then some. Join our global team.

Choose a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life.
-Confucious

Positions Available

Trainers

Maka offers customized, in-company and executive level language courses, workshops and coaching. We hand pick our language trainers to match based on their experience, qualifications and personality. We hire trainers from varied multinational backgrounds with work experience from across the globe.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • University degree
  • Teaching certificate
  • Dynamic teaching methods & tools
  • Relevant business experience
  • Up-to-date with current affairs
  • International life experience

Translators

Our prestigious clients trust us to communicate their brand message and uphold their reputation in all corners of the world. At Maka, account and project managers, translators, and reviewers work as a team to ensure the highest quality across our workflow, from briefing to after-sales service, for optimal results.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent communication & writing skills
  • 5 years FT experience or
  • 2 years FT experience and translation degree
  • Native language speaker
  • Critical-thinking & knowledge-acquiring capabilities
  • Culturally informed in target language or
  • Residing in native language country
  • Demonstrable experience in specialization
  • Software efficient
  • Willing to provide short on-demand test translations

Interpreters

Our interpreters often get a front row seat to some of the most interesting events and game-changing meetings and negotiations of the year. We carefully select those unique interpreters able to align their expertise, personality and presence to the occasion, client’s message and register in often challenging but rewarding circumstances.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Extensive vocabulary & knowledge
  • Excellent cognitive skills
  • 5 yrs exp. & verifiable credentials or
  • 3 yrs exp. & foreign lang. degree or
  • 2 yrs exp. & interpreting degree
  • Fluent in two or more languages
  • Experience in both countries of expertise
  • Master of subject field
  • 2 yrs of booth exp. for simultaneous

Account manager / International business development

Maka is a premium language consulting agency providing training, translation, interpreting and related services to international companies in Italy and globally. Our objective is continuous growth, adapting our business and services to the changing market and customer needs while providing an exceptional service. Maka business development people work with our talented team to deliver personalized solutions to bring real value and return on investment to our clients through a consulting sales approach. Our offices are relaxed, our style is smart-casual, our clients are prestigious, our sector in growth, our competitors cut throat, and our team is highly professional but a little wacky. In the words of Muhammad Ali, we “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee,” We’re looking for a sales representative to join our team.

ROLE

  • Identify potential clients
  • Identify new business opportunities
  • Promote & sell our services & bring in new business
  • Sell education, training & related services
  • Sell translation, interpreting & related services
  • Drive overall growth
  • Develop customer knowledge awareness
  • Find creative solutions to customer needs & provide value propositions
  • Initiate key relations & networking opportunities
  • Monitor services & outcomes
  • Develop & manage long term customer relations
  • Support existing clients
  • Develop sales strategies & plans
  • Work across functions & in a team
  • And lots of fun, difficult, and challenging duties inherent with the position

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & REQUIREMENTS

  • Proven sales track record in services
  • Experience selling education/translation/services/management consulting
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Outstanding written communication skills
  • Experience in CRM software
  • A love of languages, people, & travel
  • Fluency in English & in Italian
  • Be organized, & professional but personable, with a sense of humor
  • Able to embrace diversity & change
  • Studies preferably oriented towards bus/mktg/int. relations
  • Drivers license

Copywriter / Content creator

Love to write, write to sell? Persuasive and creative? Maka provides premium English language copywriting and content creation for websites, e-commerce, socials, brochures, and more as part of our multilingual language services for our Italian and European clients going global. Through a consulting approach we work closely with our clients and in a team to match brand voice to growth expectations, and enjoy doing it.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Native English speaker (Italian fluency a plus)
  • Excellent communication & writing skills
  • 2+ years experience
  • Degree, ideally in communications, marketing, digital marketing, journalism
  • WordPress, CMS experience appreciated
  • SEO skills
  • Residing in native language country
  • Demonstrable experience in specialization
  • Attention to detail
  • Willing to provide short on-demand test copy
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