English News Translator

  Pajhwok Afghan News
  Afghanistan Unspecified 525
Date Posted:May 27, 2010
Reference:13/2010
Closing Date:Jun 4, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Media
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Pajhwok Afghan News:

 

Job Summary:

Translate and edit news stories from Pashto/Dari to English and vice versa;
• Interpret from English to Pashto/Dari and vice versa;
• Carry out any other tasks related to translation.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The incumbents of these positions will be working closely international journalists on a training program designed for PAN journalists in Kabul. They will be required to translate news stories from Pashto/Dari to English and vice versa. Major responsibilities will include:

• Translate and edit news stories from Pashto/Dari to English and vice versa;
• Interpret from English to Pashto/Dari and vice versa;
• Carry out any other tasks related to translation.

Job Requirement:

• 2+ years of translation experience is required. Background in journalism is preferred;
• Strong language skills in English, Dari and Pashto;
• Strong computer skills (familiarity with Ms Word required);
• Ability to type in Dari, Pashto and English
• Bachelor or advanced linguistic degree is preferred.

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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