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Sénégal, DakarSénégal, Dakar

African Management Institute

Date de publication 04.12.2023

Translator (English to French)

Job Description
AMI is looking for an ambitious and talented Translator to translate entrepreneurship and workplace learning content material from English to French. This is a chance for a driven, organized, competent, tech-savvy professional with good people skills to join the team. The ideal applicant should be fluent in both languages, have a solid experience in translation, and enjoys working in a lively, fast-paced workplace. This would be part-time work, available on a per-project basis.

Responsibilities:

  • Translation: Accurately translate resources, from English to French while preserving the content's context, style, and tone.
  • Proofreading: Thoroughly edit translated materials to ensure language accuracy and consistency.
  • Cultural Adaptation: Ensure that the translated materials are culturally relevant and appropriate for the intended audience.
  • Quality Assurance: Perform quality checks on translated content and make necessary revisions to maintain standards of quality.
  • Collaboration: Effectively collaborate with the content development team and other stakeholders to ensure communication and teamwork.
  • Technology Familiarity: Utilize translation software and tools to improve efficiency and accuracy, in the translation process.
  • Meeting Deadlines: Effectively prioritize translation assignments to meet project deadlines.


Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Educational Background: Proficiency and experience in French language and translation, with a preference for native or near-native fluency in English and French.
  • Experience in Translation: A minimum of 2 years of experience in translation is required.
  • Familiarity, with Translation Tools: Having knowledge of translation software and tools including AI, would be advantageous.
  • Experience, with collaboration tools like Google Workspace and other platforms for teamwork.
  • Meticulousness, in ensuring top notch translations and paying attention to detail.
  • Cultural Sensitivity: Awareness of cultural nuances and the ability to adapt content accordingly.
  • Time management: High aptitude for managing time well enough to manage several projects at once.
  • Communication Skills: Effective communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.