Translator

Music or Media Holding is looking for a professional and motivated translator to work on a news platform.

The job will require the translation of news content from Arabic or English to Arabic, English and/or French. The ideal candidate must have excellent communication and organizational skills with an understanding of the editorial process. They must have objectivity, a high work ethic and excellent attention to detail. The translator must work collaboratively with an editorial team to ensure content is coordinated. The ability to work within frequent tight deadlines on a daily basis within a team is a must.

The candidate will support various groups within editorial as needed.

  • Seniority Level: Entry Level
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Function: Translator
  • Industry: News

Qualifications

Education

A Bachelor’s degree in Translation or related field.

Requirements

  • 0-2 years’ experience working in translation for a professional news organization
  • Excellent command of a minimum of 2 languages
  • Ability to ensure translation maintains appropriate accuracy, tone and style
  • Strong attention to formal text, specific terminology and jargon
  • Translation of articles, voice over scripts and subtitles
  • Ability to write clearly and accurately on deadline
  • Proven attention to detail and ability to handle a demanding, fast-paced job
  • Desire to collaborate closely with colleagues within a close-knit team
  • Flexibility to learn new skills
  • Proactive and motivated
  • Ability to deliver high quality outputs on tight timelines
  • Clear and effective communication skills
  • Availability to work remotely

Desirable

  • Knowledge of task management/ pipeline software
  • Proficiency on the use of multiple editing software

Note: The recruitment process may include technical tests and the necessity to prove your expertise

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