Volunteer Opportunity: Translator/Proofreader (EN-FR)
Future Earth International is a major international convenor that fosters a culture of an engaged research based on the co-design and co-production of knowledge and tools. Our mission is to accelerate transformations to global sustainability through research and innovation.
Multilingual communication broadens the impact of Future Earth’s work, attracts and fosters audiences from around the globe. The Montreal Global Hub is seeking translation/proofreading volunteers with an interest in sustainability and research to assist in translating documents and other written communication pieces into French.
Key Role Responsibilities:
Translate from English to French communications of varying complexity such as presentations, newsletters, bulletins, social media posts, blog posts, meeting transcriptions, etc.
Check texts for simple and complex errors such as spelling mistakes and grammar errors
French native speaker: Excellent written and spoken, fluent in English
Pursuing studies in Translation is an asset
Professional experience translating from English into French is an asset
Strong terminology research capabilities
Ability to juggle priorities, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Attention to detail, focus on quality
Web and social media experience an asset
Applicants to this position are requested to submit this online form along with two (2) samples of translation work (please note this document must be attached in the form). There is no closing date for applications, we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. If you are qualified and interested in this role, please apply today!
DATEApril 23, 2018
AUTHORFuture Earth Staff Member
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