Training assistant/Translator

  Pajhwok Afghan News
  Afghanistan Unspecified 403
Date Posted:Dec 23, 2010
Closing Date:Dec 31, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:2
Functional Area:Training
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Pajhwok Afghan News:


Pajhwok Afghan News ( is the leading independent news agency registered with the Ministry of Information and Culture of Afghanistan. Pajhwok has a network of reporters nationwide larger than any other news agency in the country. Pajhwok provides comprehensive, reliable, timely and bias-free news about Afghanistan from an Afghan perspective. It distributes and publishes online daily reports and photographs as a service to newspapers, radios, and television news channels as well as individual and institutional subscribers. In the Seven years of its existence, Pajhwok has become Afghanistan most credible news and feature service-provider to national and international media outlets on a national and international level.

Job Summary:

Assist in developing methods of coordination for direct work between distance mentors and staff;

Assist in testing systems of training and mentoring long-distance;

Research, collect and organize background materials;

Duties & Responsibilities:

Interpret verbally for internationals during discussions, consultations, and formal workshop sessions with Pajhwok editors and reporters, including voiceover for recorded training sessions;

Assist in conducting assessments of Pajhwok content and staffing needs;

Translate written communications, including online chat, emails, story outlines, completed stories, training materials and other documents;

Assist in monitoring and evaluation of project components;
Compile written reports on the project as requested by Pajhwok administration.

Job Requirement:

EGrade 12 with three years experience in translations ( media and training).
Bachelor degree in media an asset with one year experience in translations ( media and training).
Other qualifications’ an advantage: Good computer and communication skills
Ability to work under pressure and for long hours

Job Location:

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