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Translation Project Manager
Employer: FIS (Foundation for International Services, Inc.)
Title: Translation Project Manager
Description: Summary: FIS is a seeking a part time entry-level project manager to work within the translation department. This is a part time position, with the possibility of additional hours depending on performance and staffing needs. Starting pay will be $15/hour.
Requirements: The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, multilingual individual with a bachelor degree (any field; linguistics, a foreign language or social sciences are preferred) and excellent communication skills. Reading and writing proficiency in at least one foreign language is required. Preference will be given to candidates who have strong reading and writing abilities in one or more of the following languages: Chinese, Arabic, Russian, Hindi, Japanese, Korean or German. Candidates must be thoroughly proficient with Microsoft Word and have exceptional native-level writing and editing skills in English. The ability to maintain a strong eye for detail while prioritizing time-sensitive tasks under pressure is essential. Previous experience as a translator or familiarity with the translation/localization, international higher education or credential evaluation fields are a plus, but not essential.
Position Description: A translation project manager acts as the intermediary between the translator and the client. (FIS does not have in-house translators; we work with a network of freelance translators). Primary duties include reviewing foreign language documents, providing price quotes, selecting and contacting appropriate freelance translators as well as proofreading and formatting their completed translations to fit FIS style and terminology. A project manager works rather independently and follows specific FIS style guidelines for each translation project. We are looking for candidates who can come in every day and commit to 20 hours per week (4 hours per day). This position is initially part time but additional hours may become available, depending on the workload and long-term staffing needs.
How to Apply: Please send a brief cover letter and resume to email@example.com with “Translation Project Manager” in the subject line. FIS will contact the first round of candidates for interviews or online testing by mid-October. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. FIS does not sponsor visas. No phone calls, please.
Location: Edmonds, Washington
Position Type: Part Time
Desired Major(s): Humanities and Social Sciences / Modern and Classical Languages / German, Humanities and Social Sciences / Modern and Classical Languages / Japanese, Humanities and Social Sciences / Anthropology, Humanities and Social Sciences / East Asian Studies, Humanities and Social Sciences / English, Humanities and Social Sciences / Linguistics, Humanities and Social Sciences / Political Science, Humanities and Social Sciences / Sociology
Desired Class Level(s): Alumnus, Graduate Student, Post-Bac, Post-Masters
Work Authorization: US Citizen, Permanent Resident
Salary Level: $15/hour
Desired Start Date: November 12, 2013
Approximate Hours Per Week: 20
Travel Percentage: < 10% Travel
Qualifications: Native speaker (or equivalent) of English and strong reading and writing abilities in at least one foreign language, preferably Chinese, Arabic, Russian, Hindi, Japanese, Korean and/or German.
Students For Choice Campus Organizing Internship
- Available: 2013-14 School Year
- Reports to: Field Director
- Hours: 5-7 hours per week
- Compensation: $200 stipend paid monthly. NARAL Pro-Choice Washington will also help secure academic credit if applicable.
- Closing Date: Position will remain open until filled.
MAKE A DIFFERENCE WHILE YOU GO TO SCHOOL
NARAL Pro-Choice Washington is the largest statewide grassroots organization dedicated solely to protecting reproductive rights. We work to ensure that Washington’s women have access to the full range of reproductive choices, including healthy childbearing, contraception, and safe, legal, and affordable abortion. Internships with NARAL Pro-Choice Washington let you build your resume while gaining valuable experience. NARAL Pro-Choice Washington will work with your school to ensure academic credit where available.
Paid Year-Long Internship Available for the 2013-14 School Year
NARAL Pro-Choice Washington is looking for responsible, dedicated, resolutely pro-choice students to fill the position of Students For Choice Campus Organizer. Campus Organizers are essential in educating their fellow students about the importance of reproductive rights
- Running a Students For Choice Campus Group.
- Participating in at least two community/campus outreach events per month.
- Planning and implementing 1-2 campus-based events per school year.
- Participating in and recruiting students for NARAL Pro-Choice Washington events and campaigns.
- Participating in regular supervisory phone calls with NARAL staff.
- Finding a replacement at the end of the internship.
- Other duties as they may arise (For example, writing a letter to the editor or working with NARAL Pro-Choice Washington to help advance policy goals).
This internship lasts through the academic year and is done on your college campus. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required. Applicants must be comfortable working independently with regular (but long distance) supervision.
To apply, please email Tiffany Hankins and briefly state why you would be a good candidate for campus organizer.
NARAL Pro-Choice Washington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.