Translation Editors

at Vitamin Angels
Published August 24, 2022
Location 6500 Hollister Ave. Suite 130 Goleta, CA 93117, Santa Barbara, United States of America
Category Media & Journalism  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

Objective

 

VA seeks to continue expansion of its learning, marketing, and social and behavior change tools and materials and is engaging several Consultant editors to edit the translation of these materials from English to one or more of these languages: Spanish, French, Haitian Creole, and Bahasa Indonesia

 

Scope of Work

 

Working with the appropriate VA staff member and translator to edit and review translated materials from English into: Spanish, French, Haitian Creole, and Bahasa Indonesian

Ensure proper regional or country localization of the materials; and review additional comments by VA’s country advisors

Basic Qualifications

 

Native proficiency in one or more of the following languages: Spanish, French, Haitian Creole, and Bahasa Indonesian

2+ years’ experience in English to target language translation, editing, copyediting, proofreading, etc.

Excellent knowledge of grammar and the nuances of languages as well as cultural and subject knowledge in the language pair.

Attention to detail and proven ability to meet deadlines

Experience working with memoQ or other CAT tools

Ability to work proactively and independently

Preferred Qualifications

 

Certification or degree in Translation, Language Studies, Communications, Public Health or related field

Experience working in translation of public health, and nutrition related materials

Deliverables

 

Documents reviewed and edited submitted through MemoQ

Level of Effort Required

 

Variable, as editorial needs arise

Background

 

Vitamin Angels (VA) is a public health nonprofit working to improve nutrition and health outcomes in low- resource settings worldwide. We strengthen, extend, and amplify the impact of our partner organizations working to reach the most nutritionally vulnerable groups – pregnant women, infants, and children – who are underserved by existing systems. We do this by delivering evidence-based interventions and offering technical assistance, including ongoing monitoring and evaluation, to ensure program quality, scale, and impact. VA works with over 2,000 local organizations, including governments, to reach more than 70 million women and children in 65 countries annually.

 

Vitamin Angels’ Learning Solutions Unit provides technical assistance to VA country teams and program partners to ensure high quality implementation of VA-supported interventions through the provision of training and social and behavior change programs and materials according to global best practices.

 

How to apply

 

Please submit expressions of interest including CV, proposed rate, and contact information for two references by email.

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