Job Opportunities

Below are job opportunities from companies within our network.

If your company has a job opening and you would like to post it, please read the following:

The French-American Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest is able to advertise job opportunities on our website, in our newsletter, and on our social media. If you are a member of the FACC PNW, this is a service that comes at no cost to you. If you are interested in becoming a member, you can find more information here. If you are not a member and would like to post a job opportunity, you can find more details and pricing here.

If you are sending us a job opportunity, please send the following to coordinator@faccpnw.org:

  • Position description (ideally 1 paragraph long, no more than 200 words)
  • Link to any online resources regarding the position
  • Point of contact for applicants or link to the online application
  • Link to the company website and logo
  • Position qualifications

Please email info@faccpnw.org when the position has been filled, and we will remove it from the website. Merci!

 

Canadian Consulate General in Seattle Seeks Bilingual Receptionist

 

The Canadian Consulate General in Seattle is seeking to hire a Receptionist who will be responsible for operating the central telephone switchboard in both official languages, English and French, providing general information to visitors regarding the Consulate General, responding to Consular inquiries and providing support to the Administration Program.

Summary of Duties:

Under the general supervision of the Mission Administration Officers, the Receptionist operates the central telephone switchboard and auto-attendant in both official languages; provides concise and accurate information in both official languages to visitors and callers concerning the Consulate General of Canada, services we provide and Canada in general; responds to consular inquiries, controls access to the Consulate General of Canada, ensures that the reception lobby is in good order and upholds the security policy; provides general administrative support for the Administration Program, including such tasks as data entry, scanning, filing, and basic internet research; manages the training function of the switchboard and performs other related duties. 

For requirements, more position details, and how to apply, click here for the English flyer and click here for the French flyer.

French Localization Specialists Sought

An NLP company in Bellevue is seeking 25 native fluent French speakers to join their company as French Localization Specialists for a 4 month contract focused on a speech recognition project. This project should be extended but is initially only slotted for 4 months. This project will be focused on the localization of software for an IoT speech recognition product similar to Siri or Alexa. You will be working to ensure correct localization from French to English and vice versa.

Must have skills: Native French speaker; MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and additional computer skills; Previous experience working in OR familiarity with databases; Someone who has experience in localization or writing, specifically knowledge of grammar and sentence structure in French; Previous editing experience; Testing mindset; Comfortable learning new technology.
Bonus skills technical skills include: SVN (version control sharing database) and JIRA; SQL query writing experience; XML; Knowledge of localization processes and issues; Previous linguistics experience.

Position qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate has familiarity with French history, culture and customs, visits his/her native country at least once in a year and communicates regularly with friends and family living in the native country.
  • English (speak & read) skills. This person must have been in the US for at least 6 months.  Reason for the 6 months is that they need to be in a position to identify the difference between Miles and Kilometers as an example. Another example would be in the US there are 3 sets of numbers for the telephone (xxx) xxx-xxxx vs. the French template.
  • Knowledge of localization processes and issues.  Our definition of this is;

    • Strong Attention to detail strong desire to accuracy, Understanding of how to translate common terms in French or German.  Individuals do not need to have previous Localization work experience but it’s a huge bonus.  

  • Good knowledge of smartphones (currently uses a phone) and social media platform terminology.
  • SharePoint and Jira experience bonus.
  • Excellent grasp of grammar and spelling and possesses a wide vocabulary.
  • Working knowledge of Windows OS, MS Office (Word, Excel) and ability to learn new software applications.
  • Ability to think logically, creatively and imagine the perspective of a variety of users.
  • Ability to organize, maintain consistency and identify minute differences across large sets of data.
  • Ability to write concisely in an easy to understand manner.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Someone who likes to work in a team
  • Not afraid to ask questions, rather have someone ask a lot of questions vs. think they know how to do it.
  • Self-Motivated
  • Good communications, interpersonal and organizational skills,
  • Ability to think Logically, creatively and from the perspective of a variety of users.

Team (selling points) or What about the role would be attractive to the ideal candidate:  

  • Flexibility once you know what you are doing.  Work hours can be adjusted based on how you do. Create own schedule however must work 40 hours every week.
  • Team makes it fun, close group, all from different countries, pot lucks are awesome, really enjoy working with each other.  If you have a question about anything, team will assist.
  • Team spirit is awesome

For more information, contant Whitney Munk; whitney@transcend-solutions.com, (435) 512-1250

Link to application here: https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1708915&B_ID=91 

Customer Service – French Bilingual

French Customer Specialist
Seattle (Georgetown), Washington

 

Overview:
Rylem Consulting is a leading resource in the Northwest for talent management. We help dynamic companies- Fortune 500 companies as well as innovative and exciting startups- identify and recruit game-changing talent. We currently have a fun direct hire position for a Customer Care Specialist at a gold standard of pet insurance company.

 

Job Description:
Rylem is looking for a full-time Customer Care Specialist who will be a self-motivated, client-focused individual to provide exceptional service to both existing and potential customers. The ideal candidate is a pet lover whose passion transmits through the phone line. We are looking for someone with initiative, drive, and the determination to succeed.

 

Requirements:

  • 1 years' experience providing customer service over the phone
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Must be pet friendly
  • Strong preference given to candidates with veterinary clinic experience, including both patient and customer care.
  • Fluency in French 

 

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical/dental/vision benefits through Rylem
  • On-site childcare depending on availability
  • Stock Options
  • Open, casual, pet-friendly and fun office environment
  • Free dog walking services during business hours
  • Free pet health insurance (1 dog or cat)
  • Paid time off to volunteer at nonprofit organizations
  • Free parking

Please send resumes to Angier@rylem.com.

Universal Cells Seeks Scientist – Genome Editing of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

Universal Cells is seeking a highly talented and motivated research scientist to join their team. The individual will be responsible for targeted gene-editing of pluripotent stem cells, their genotypic and phenotypic characterization by PCR and flow cytometry, and differentiation into hematopoietic cells. Functional assays may also be performed.

Requirements:

 

  • A Ph.D. in biochemistry, genetic, cell biology, or a related discipline.
  • Cell culture experience.
  • Strong organizational, time management, and problem solving skills with attention to details.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit. Willing to work on a small team in an exciting environment to deliver the next generation of stem cell therapy products.

Desired qualifications:

 

  • Experience with culturing human pluripotent stem cells and cell differentiation.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Experience with T cell and lymphocyte functional assays.
  • Experience with quantitative PCR and flow cytometry.

The full job description and details about applying can be found HERE.

Entry level French speaking Game Testers at Nintendo of America in Redmond Sought!

Position: French Game Tester 
Pay Rate: $11.55 per hour
Location: Redmond, WA 
Length: Project based, open ended contract 
Schedule: 9AM - 5:30PM Monday through Friday, overtime as needed

Aerotek is looking to hire entry level French speaking Game Testers at Nintendo of America in Redmond!

An individual in this position will work with other testers to assess pre- released Nintendo video games to identify all errors within the game for correction prior to the release of the game to the public. Must be a gamer!

This includes: 
- Identifying spelling and grammatical errors 
- Locating errors, flaws, and glitches 
- Documenting those errors in order to be corrected 
- Working with a team of fellow testers as well as supervisors

Interested applicants do not have to be fluent in French, but must be comfortable keeping up with subtitles. 

If you are interested or have any questions, send your resume to ajuarez@aerotek.com!

Seeking Teachers at Ecole Bilingue de Seattle/North Seattle French School

Ecole Bilingue de Seattle/North Seattle French School is a new bilingual French-English elementary school in Seattle. Currently in our 3rd year, we are always looking for talented, dedicated teachers and assistant teachers as we grow into a full preschool/elementary school. If you are passionate about bilingual education and want to join a creative team of educators,  visit our website and send your information to positions@northseattlefrenchschool.com!


 

Booking.com Needs Bilingual Customer Service Agents

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