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Web Editor / News Translator

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About MOBY Group

In 2002, the founders of MOBY Group turned their attention to what they could do in the nation of their birth, Afghanistan. Today over 1000 employees, 300 clients and competitors across 30 countries will tell you what they have achieved – they have made people laugh, cry, think, sing, act, opened doors and minds.

MOBY Group is founded by the Mohseni family in 2003. It owns and operates some of the biggest brands in Afghanistan, including leading channels TOLO TV, LEMAR TV, TOLOnews, radio stations ARMAN FM and Arakozia FM, as well as production house Kaboora.
It also broadcasts the leading Farsi General Entertainment Satellite TV channels FARSI1 and ZEMZEMEH. News Corporation is a shareholder of the MOBY Group.

Job Summary

Ensure the timely delivery of translated and edited materials from English to Pashto and vice versa

Job Details

Date Posted: 12 Oct 2017 Reference: 1100
Closing Date: 26 Oct 2017 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Media Open Ended: Yes
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Fixed-term Years of Experience: 2 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

• Ensure the timely delivery of translated and edited materials from English to Pashto and vice versa
• Ensure a high quality of work with Pashto translations reflecting an accurate portrayal of the meaning found in the English source documents,
• Ensure high quality editing of documents in Pashto
• Editing contains literature, spelling, grammar and all types of corrections
• Flexibility in working extra hours to meet deadlines
• Flexibility to work night shift
• Ability to analyze summaries and translate discussions
• Preparing the daily, weekly and monthly reports and submitting them to line manager
• Responsible for analysing and editing of all translated scripts and dialogue in line with specific program outlines and channel requirements
• Assist journalists and producers with appropriate translations of program copies, scripts, official documents, and project related materials
• Uploading contents to websites
• Uploading of content to social media platforms
• Perform other duties as requested by manager

Qualifications

• Diploma or Bachelor in related field
• 2 years of work experience in relevant field
• Excellent spoken and written English and Pashto
• Excellent interpersonal communications skills
• Excellent typing skills in English and Dari
• Organizing and prioritizing
• Communication skills, both orally and in writing
• Interest and understanding of news essential

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul

Education:

Diploma, Media

Submission Guideline

Interested candidates should send their resume via e-mail.
Clearly indicate on the subject line the title of the position and vacancy announcement number, applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Submission Email

jobs@tolo.tv

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