Arabic-to-English Translator

at Syria Direct
Published November 7, 2022
Location Berlin, Germany
Category General  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Translators play a vital role in our team by translating material to reach diverse and varied audiences. This role includes translation of written publications and transcription of audio material.

Translate journalistic reports, in-depth investigations, podcast scripts and other written material from Arabic to English.
Transcribe and/or translate audio material for podcast series and other multimedia products as needed.
Meet short deadlines and respond to weekly requests in a timely manner.
Attention to detail and precise use of terminology to maintain integrity of original material.

Qualifications:

Undergraduate or graduate degree in translation, media, area studies or related field, or related field, or 3-4 years of equivalent experience.
Native fluency in English, full professional or bilingual proficiency in Arabic. Knowledge of Levantine dialects is strongly desired.
Familiarity with journalistic writing and style.
Excellent grammar skills and a sharp eye for detail.
Familiarity with the Syrian context.

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