The greatest minds

Join thebigword team and become part of a global language services provider that values its employees and fosters a culture of diversity, inclusion and innovation.

We are looking for talented individuals with a passion for languages and culture to join our team in various fields, including translation, interpretation, localisation, project management, sales, marketing and technology.

At thebigword, we believe in investing in our employees and providing a supportive work environment that encourages creativity, collaboration and personal growth.

As a member of our team, you’ll have access to a range of benefits, including health insurance, retirement plans, paid time off and flexible work arrangements.

We also offer training and development programmes to help you enhance your skills and advance your career within the company.

If you’re ready to take on new challenges and help break down language barriers for businesses around the world, we want to hear from you!

Check out our current job openings and apply today.


Our values


We commit to always doing our best, delivering excellent results consistently.


We have the courage to shape a better future.


We look at the problem from a different angle.


We believe in a culture of trustworthiness, reliability and mutual respect.


We empower our teams to make decisions.

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Benefits and perks


Flexible working 

Pension Scheme

Counselling Service

How do I apply?

We look to recruit talented apprentices throughout the year. Any positions will be advertised on our careers site and you will be directed to speak with one of our apprentice learning providers.

To join our linguist community, please email with a copy of your CV.


Interview Process 

Our interview process will vary slightly dependent upon the role you are applying for, however broadly you will have the following stages:

  1. Telephone Interview
  2. Video Interview
  3. Face to face interview(s)
  4. Online Assessments


Attending interviews can be a nervous occasion, there is no need to be nervous, we are a lovely team! To help you feel as ready as possible for your interview, we suggest that you do as much research into the thebigword and position that you have applied for.

Background Checks and References

Right to Work

We will request to see your Right to Work documents. This may be requested via an online platform or at a face-to-face meeting. Documentation such as passport and National Insurance number will be requested. 

Please note that we are unable to progress to offer without having seen and verified the original documents.

Security & References

References are an important part of our process and these will be taken post offers being made. We will only make contact with your referees when we have your expressed consent.

All positions with thebigword require DBS checks. Some positions may require enhanced checks, this will be advised if necessary.

Our Candidate Charter

At thebigword, we aim to give all candidates the best possible experience.

  1. You will receive email communications at each stage to keep you up to date about your progress.
  2. All candidates will receive an update and outcome of their application, irrespective of outcome. This will be completed with five days of the close date of any applications. If for any reason this will take longer, you will be informed.
  3. We will do our very best to talk you through any questions with regards to the interview process once that starts.
  4. Full feedback will be offered to every candidate we meet with.
  5. Applications will only be accepted via our Careers Website to ensure each candidate has the same experience.



We are always keen to work with local schools and colleges. Get in touch with the TA team via to discuss potential careers events.

As a Disability Confident Committed Employer (Level 2), we have committed to:

  1. ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible
  2. communicating and promoting vacancies
  3. anticipating and providing reasonable adjustments as required
  4. supporting any existing employee who acquires a disability or long-term health condition, enabling them to stay in work
  5. at least one activity that will make a difference for disabled people
  6. Find out more about Disability Confident at: #DisabilityConfident

Please note that thebigword Group does not work with Recruitment Agencies. For any additional information, please contact

Frequently asked questions

Why haven’t I received a response?

All applications will receive a response within 2 working days to advise that your application has been received, if this is not the case, please check your junk items.

Do you work with recruitment agencies?

We are proud to have a successful direct sourcing model. Any agencies wishing to be considered for the PSL, please contact Speculative CVs will not be accepted.

I applied for a job but was unsuccessful. Can I apply again?

If your application has been unsuccessful you are welcome to re-apply after 6 months.

Can I apply direct via email?

No. To ensure every candidate has the same experience and follows the same process, all applications must be received via the careers website.

How long will the process take?

It varies depending on the volume of applications and the role. Please be patient with us – we’ll definitely be in touch with you to let you know whether you have been successful or not.

Do you have any hints and tips for interviews?

Attending interviews can be a nervous occasion, but there is no need to be nervous, we are a friendly and supportive team! To help you feel as ready as possible for your interview, we suggest that you do as much research into thebigword and role that you have applied for as possible.