Arabic Translator & Copywriter

Job description

We are looking for an experienced translator to work on full time basis to interpret written / visual / audio pieces into the target language (Arabic) making sure original meaning , format & tone are maintained.

Job requirements

Responsibilities:
  • Reading through original material and rewriting it in the target language (English, Arabic), ensuring that the meaning of the source text is retained
  • Researching legal, technical and scientific phraseology to find the correct translation
  • Consulting with experts in specialist areas
  • Following various translation-quality standards to ensure legal and ethical obligations
  • Transmitting any cultural references, including slang, and other expressions that do not translate literally
  • Proofreading and editing final translated versions
  • Prioritizing work to meet deadlines
  • Creating texts for marketing advertisements, promotional and other public relations outlets, flyers, billboards, slogans, tag lines, jingle lyrics, Internet content, press releases, catalogues and coupons.

Required Skills:

  • To have fluency in two or more languages, English, Arabic are a must
  • Be a Native Arabic speaker
  • To have a good understanding and in-depth knowledge of language/country-specific cultures, known as localization
  • To have the ability to use initiative in a commercial context
  • To have subject matter knowledge
  • To have excellent writing skills and command of grammar
  • To have attention to detail combined with the ability to work quickly to meet deadlines
  • To have an interest in commerce and new advertising trends and techniques
  • To be eager to acquire new knowledge
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in translation

Volume

  • Minimum of 2000 words daily

Form of employment 

  • Work from home and/or Office

Required Education:

  • BA/ MA degree in translation studies with languages or other relevant fields