Call for Applications (Freelance Translators)

Job Title: Freelance Translators (Azerbaijani to/from English and Azerbaijani to/from Russian)
Location: Flexible
Initial Salary: $20.00 per 300 words, calculated on length.


Job Title: Freelance Translators (Azerbaijani to/from English and Azerbaijani to/from Russian)

Location: Flexible

Initial Salary: $20.00 per 300 words, calculated on length.


Background


Meydan TV, an independent Azerbaijani media outlet, is looking for a Translator for its English and Russian sites. The Translator will work on an international online media platform that produces a range of content including video reports, investigations, interviews, news features, analytical opinion articles, and infographics about the South Caucasus.


Job Description


The Translator will translate content from English to Azerbaijani and vice versa for a web-based media platform focused on Azerbaijan which publishes in Azerbaijani, Russian and English. Other tasks include flagging references that may be unfamiliar when translated and providing footnotes as necessary. The Translator will work under the English/Russian site Editor and the Azerbaijani Editor, who will provide material for translation based on an agreed deadline.


Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Translation of investigations, interviews, analysis, op-eds, news items and other content from Azeri into English/Russian and vice versa;
  • Identifying references that may be unfamiliar when translated and providing footnotes.


Essential Criteria

  • A Bachelor’s degree in translation, English/Russian language or a related field, and demonstrable written translation experience for web or print news publications;
  • Fluency in English/Russian and Azerbaijani;
  • Ability to work quickly and independently under deadline pressure;
  • Sympathy with Meydan TV’s organizational values of objectivity and editorial independence.


Application Procedure


Please e-mail an updated curriculum and a letter (in English) detailing your interest in the position to

job@meydan.tv

with the subject line ‘Translator/English’ or ‘Translator/Russian’ respectively. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Interviews and a short written test will be conducted via Skype or Meydan TV’s office in Berlin.


These positions will

remain open until filled

.

Applications

will be reviewed on a rolling basis, starting after 27 May 2015.

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