Freelance Korean Content Manager

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain | Linguistic coordination | Fully remote


The Datawords Group supports major brands in the deployment of their international digital strategy. A true pioneer in this field, Datawords has developed unique know-how across the entire value chain of digital communication (multicultural technologies, creation, video, consulting, strategy, webmarketing, AI, data analytics, etc.).

We are looking for innovative talent to best meet the growing challenges and technological developments of the sector. Our customers include giants in luxury, cosmetics, industry and e-commerce.

Being a part of the Datawords team means:

  • Working on complex and innovative projects for demanding customers.
  • Learning about cutting-edge technologies and understanding the challenges of digital at the international level.
  • Evolving among multicultural teams with diverse expertise.
  • Being in daily contact with employees around the world.

Datawords in a few numbers:

  • Nearly 1,000 employees representing 50 different nationalities.
  • Offices on 3 continents and in 13 countries.
  • 15 main hubs in Paris, London, Berlin, Barcelona, Geneva, Milan, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Seoul, Manila, Tokyo, New York, Miami, Montreal and Mexico City.

To keep pace with technological developments in the field and face up to its increasing challenges through constant innovation, Datawords is looking for an:

Korean Content Manager

For Datawords Office in Barcelona as part of the Korean Content Production Dpt., your main responsibilities would include:

  • Handling projects during Korean holidays and outside of normal work hours in Korean time.
  • Project coordination in a bustling, deadline-driven environment.
  • Working closely with clients in Korean-speaking markets and multinational internal teams
  • Quality control of Korean content in a wide variety of styles, terminologies, and formats
  • Overseeing the creation of editorial briefs and glossaries
  • Ensuring translation adheres to the client’s desired style, tone of voice, and brand image
  • Balancing budgets, negotiating deadlines, and ensuring profitability of projects
  • Training of translators, post-editors, and proofreaders
  • Linguistic Project Coordination in a high-pressure, deadline-driven environment in collaboration with the multilingual and internal production HQ teams in Paris

Desired Profile:

  • Highly adaptable, first-rate writing/editing skills in your native language are central to the role.
  • BA or MA in Translation Studies/Audiovisual Translation or similar
  • Education and professional experience in your native language
  • Great adaptability: appreciation for a young and multicultural work environment
  • Strong work ethic, team player, dedicated to seeing challenging projects through to completion
  • Working languages: Korean (native-speaker level required) high level of English
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Previous experience in translation is highly desirable
  • Linguistic project management, journalistic, or translation background
  • Excellent knowledge of Office tools, interest in new technologies, computer savvy
  • Experience with Trados Studio a plus


  • Job-based in Barcelona, Spain
  • Contract type: long-term freelancer- remote based in Europe
  • Vacancy starting ASAP
  • Full-time, 40 h weekly