Sr. Translator (Sports)

  MOBY Group
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1116
Date Posted:May 16, 2017
Closing Date:May 19, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:2
Functional Area:Media
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:4 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About MOBY Group:


Founded in 2003 MOBY GROUP operates in South & Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Headquartered in Dubai, the group employs over 1,200 individuals across 16 businesses. MOBY has been widely recognized for its role in bringing news and entertainment to underserved populations. It serves over 300 million people through its activities in broadcasting, digital & online, production, strategic communications, publishing, music, sports and research. MOBY’s local-language content in English, Farsi, Pashto, Hindi, Arabic and Amharic spans a range of genres including dramas, reality television, lifestyle and music shows, sports, news & current affairs and children’s programs. For more information please visit our website

Job Summary:

Ensure the timely delivery of sport materials specially football from English to Pashto/Dari and vice versa

Duties & Responsibilities:

Ensure the timely delivery of sport materials specially football from English to Pashto/Dari and vice versa

Ensure a high quality of work with Pashto/Dari and English translations reflecting an accurate portrayal of the meaning found in the Pashto and English source documents

Ensure high quality editing of documents in Pashto/Dari and English

Responsible for analysing and editing of all translated scripts and dialogue in line with specific program outlines and department requirements

Assist the team with appropriate (terminology) translation of their program copies, scripts, official documents, and project related materials

Uploading content to websites and social media platforms, when required

Perform other duties as requested by supervisor

Job Requirement:

Bachelor in related field

4 years of work experience in a relevant field

Excellent spoken and written English and Dari/Pashto

Familiar with sports (football) technical words and slangs

Excellent interpersonal communications skills

Excellent typing skills in English and Dari/Pashto

Ability to organize and prioritize

Excellent communication skills, both orally and written

Must be able to work well in a team

Background in journalism is preferred

Flexibility in working extra hours to meet deadlines is a must

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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