Translation Co-op

Dormez-Vous Centre de Sommeil

This is a Full-time position in Toronto, ON posted March 20, 2017.

About Sleep Country Canada:

At Sleep Country Canada / Dormez-Vous? We are crazy about sleep! Don’t believe us!? We happen to be Canada’s #1 specialty retailer with over 230 stores nationwide and growing.

Working at Sleep Country Canada (SCC) / Dormez-Vous? (DV) is more than just a job, it’s your opportunity to realize your full potential! We trust you to make the right decisions- you will be motivated and empowered every day to make a positive difference to your team, the customer experience, and the growth of our business.

At SCC/DV, we work hard but most importantly, we play hard! We are driven by a shared set of core values that focus not only on providing the best customer service, but also on recognizing, developing, and caring for our own associates (that means YOU!). At Sleep Country/Dormez-Vous?, we realize there is more to success than work and working with us will allow you to be a part of a strong, vibrant, and fun work environment.

Do you have what it takes?


Can you? o Translate from English to French a variety of written materials such as internal announcements, marketing and advertising content, producto Use Wordfast to draw on existing translations and produce new translationso Use, maintain and add new terms to the Wordfast glossaryo Analyze the form and content of source texts and determine the level of language to useo Perform on-line research in term banks, dictionaries, glossaries and Websiteso Liaise with authors, as required, to ensure consistency of message and to convey correct intent and meaningo Follow established standards with regards to quality, grammar, terminology, style and usage and ensure that translations met established standardso Maintain a log of work performedo Perform other related duties Do you have? o Enrolment in a University program specializing in Translation or French language studies.o Familiarity with the language and culture of Quebec,o English to French translation techniques and standards; revision methods, techniques and standards;o Written and oral French at a superior level; written and oral English at a superior level; reference documents, online translation tools, writing styles, technical terminology; terminological research methods, techniques and standards; and terminology banks/databases.o Very good French writing skillso Very good understanding of spoken and written Englisho Strong communication skills, both written and spokeno Excellent online research skillso Ability to effectively manage deadlines and multiple translation requestso Strong customer service skillso Professional translation experience is an asset but not requiredo Experience writing (in French) or translating (from English to French) marketing or sales material an asset but not required

Department Details:

From your first day in the Translation department, you will be translating texts intended for our Associates and/or our Customers in Quebec! You will have a chance to work on a variety of translations required by different departments and develop your skills through practice as well as training and coaching provided by an experienced translator. An interest in and passion for translation, an open mind and desire to learn, good communication skills, and attention to detail will be your keys to success in the position of Translation Assistant!



The compensation for this position will be an hourly rate.

Work Term:

This is a co-op position for 180 hours

How to Apply:


Interested to join our team? Please visit our career section of our website and apply online now! Also, If you know of someone else who might be interested, please send this opportunity to a friend!

Visit for more details! (Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.)

Sleep Country Canada is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please indicate this on your application and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any questions, suggestions or required documents regarding accessibility in a different format, please contact us at (416) 242-4774.

(We recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and we therefore encourage applications from Aboriginal Peoples, women, members of a visible minority, and persons with a disability.)

A Better Career Starts Here!

Skills Required

  • Level of education: None
  • Work experience (years): None


Salary: N/D

How to Apply

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