EN-FR Translator

Location: Laval, QC, Canada


Location Details: Head Office

PostalCode: H7X 4G8

Category: Corporate

Requisition Number: 14844-TR-04-29-2024

Date Opened: April 29, 2024

Number of Openings: 1

Job Type: Permanent

Pay Class: Full Time

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Career Level: Experienced

Who We Are:


Hey, we're Ardene!

We're the ultimate destination in North America and beyond for head-to-toe apparel, footwear, and accessories - all at the best prices. In 1982, we started as an accessories and jewelry retailer. Today, we're on a whole new level, with 250+ stores in Canada, the USA and internationally – not to mention ardene.com and our app!

We believe that fashion shouldn’t be exclusive or intimidating – it should be celebrated with youthful confidence and fearless enthusiasm. Our journey is ongoing in this new era of retail, as we focus more than ever before on customer experience and sustainable practices.

We also take employee wellbeing and personal growth to heart. Our teams focus on driving initiatives in the area of mental health, diversity & inclusion, engagement and recognition. This includes our many mindfulness programs too, so our teams can create meaningful connections, lead with intention and kindness, and be their best selves at work and in their lives.

Want to learn more about Life at Ardene? Check out our careers site for the latest updates & read one-on-one personal interviews with team members from across Ardene.




We are currently looking for an English to French Translator to join our dynamic, forward-thinking team for a one-year contract maternity leave replacement. The EN-FR translator will provide full-time support to the team by assisting with various translation et proofreading tasks and projects as assigned in a fast-paced and fun environment. This role is an opportunity to learn and be part of every element in fashion marketing communications from end to end.

Reporting to the Marketing Director, the EN-FR Translator will support various departments within the company by translating, correcting and proofreading.

The EN-FR translator’s main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Translation and proofreading of Human Resources, Corporate Communications, Store Operations, Marketing & Visual Merchandising elements. This includes, but may not be limited to, assets such as internal and external newsletters, launch packages, in-store elements, memos, events, corporate comms, etc.
  • Translation and proofreading of legal texts and documents, including for promotions and contests.
  • Translation and proofreading of Social Media posts, publications, ads, contests, etc.
  • Other translation tasks as assigned, including translation and proofreading of HR/Corporate documents such as job description postings, employee programs and documents.
  • Translation and proofreading of web elements such as websites, apps and loyalty programs.
  • Any other assigned translation and proofreading tasks.


  • Impeccable French writing (beyond fluency, must be a skilled writer who can produce content for various channels).
  • Ability to communicate perfectly in both French and English (both in reading, writing, communication and comprehension).
  • Ability to write and proofread in English as well as French considered a strong asset.
  • University degree in translation, or equivalent experience.
  • Working knowledge of MS programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams)
  • Experience working with project management software an asset.
  • Strong organizational skills, with a capacity to manage multiple priorities and deadlines and work quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Critical thinking, time management and collaboration skills.
  • Strong team player with a positive mindset.
  • Willing to work in office 4 days per week, and 1 day at home.
  • Available to work from Ardene's Head office in Laval.


We’re pretty proud to say that everything we do starts with our people – whether it’s in-store or at the head office. From sales associates and store leadership; dedicated in-house apparel and design teams; marketing, brand, and digital experts; stylists, photographers, and graphic designers; all the way to store concept and operations. We do it all. Ardene is truly a creative hub that is second to none.

Be part of a fun, dynamic and energetic team! Join our team and begin your career at one of North America’s top retail chains!

Ardene is an equal opportunity employer, and as such, does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of an individual’s race, ancestry, color, place of origin, religion, gender, gender identity, citizenship, age, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, family status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. Accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.


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