Jobs & Career: Certified Translator (Ger/Eng)

Our translation service is looking for a bilingual translator (Ger/Eng), who will also be responsible for key accounts. This is a part-time, permanent position. The chief areas of responsibility include:

  • translating texts, predominantly from German to English (US/UK). Most of the texts are technical (automotive) or scientific in nature
  • performing copyediting for marketing and advertising texts
  • advising clients on translation projects  
  • autonomous fulfillment and management of translation projects 
  • providing excellent service in terms of client satisfaction and developing our range of services

The ideal candidate for this challenging position will:

  • be a native English speaker who is fluent in German 
  • have at least 2 years’ translating and copyediting experience, preferably specializing in technical English
  • have a degree or similar qualification in translation/linguistics
  • enjoy working in a team
  • be able to work independently on their own recognizance with a focus on customer needs 

About the Com-Unic Translation Service

The Com-Unic Hotline & Translation Service was created as a pilot project in 2006 in cooperation with the scientific publisher Springer Heidelberg. The goal was to provide Springer’s employees around the globe with a quick and reliable translation and copyediting service for all their English correspondence. Today it’s used not only by Springer, but by several other institutions and companies worldwide.


We are offering a responsible and interesting full-time position in our motivated team of translators based in Heidelberg. Please send your application together with your salary expectations and starting date in electronic form only to


We look forward to hearing from you!


Your Com-Unic Team