Freelance English to Icelandic Translator
Find your next freelance adventure inspiring people to discover new travel experiences. You could be detailing the luxury of a hotel in Paris, describing a wild safari on the Serengeti. Use your Icelandic language skills to bring our content to life.
Your freelancing journey here will be free from delays and disruptions. We give you specialist translation tools, stress-free processes, prompt payment and self-billing invoicing. Leaving you free to do what you love.
An experienced translator, you can work independently to coordinate all aspects of the assignment. You’ll have a sharp eye for detail, and will be confident bringing words to life.
skills and experience
An independent professional and a native speaker of Icelandic with a high level of English, you have experience translating texts from English into Icelandic and professional training in translation (please provide evidence). You will also need:
Uninterrupted internet access
Ability to apply feedback
Translation and localisation experience in hotels, destinations, regional content, travel, marketing, advertising or websites
Remote working from anywhere
Extensive translation resources
Free translation system – no need to purchase additional software
Comprehensive administrative and technical support
Potential long-term cooperation
A paid probation period to coach you in Booking.com’s writing style and to evaluate your translation potential
Detailed feedback on the quality of your work
As part of the recruitment process, you will take an unpaid translation test of 300-500 words. This test is aimed at assessing your translation capabilities in Icelandic and will not be used for our website.
You also need to provide proof of self-employment and/or all required tax documentation - priority will be given to candidates who are available immediately and can provide proof of self-employment and/or tax documentation within 48 hours. We strongly advise that you acquaint yourself with the tax law requirements for freelance translators.
Please submit your application in English. If you are currently employed by Booking.com, you are not eligible to work as a Freelance Translator at the same time.