French-English Translator

Initiative: Eau is looking for an individual to support the organization’s overall functioning through facile French language skills.  We are looking for a determined, self-motivated, and detail-oriented individual that is interested in helping a small nonprofit grow and define itself and can translate both written and verbal French into English, and vice versa.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Translate official documents such as the bylaws, policies and press releases;
  • Support French compatibility of website and all data services;
  • Aid in organization and publicity of organization events; and,
  • Collaborate with other team members to complete translation and interpretation projects.

Desired Skills and Qualities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both French and English;
  • Displays exceptional time-management and organizational skills; meets specific deadlines;
  • Must be a flexible, self-motivated team player as we work internationally and remotely;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite; and,
  • Demonstrates a professional demeanor whether speaking to others in person, over the phone, via email or through letters.

Other Details:

  • This is a volunteer position;
  • This position requires commitment until May 2018, for approximately 5-10 hours per week (will vary);
  • Work will be done remotely with regular phone and in-person check-ins (if possible); and,
  • The Translator will report to the CEO and Director of Strategic Alliances.  

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 24 November 2017 at 23:59 EST.

Email current résumé/CV and cover letter to info@initiativeeau.org.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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