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Job Opening in Jordan: Writer and Translator at For9a's Headquarter in Amman

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2019/03/01
Job Opening in Jordan: Writer and Translator at For9a's Headquarter in Amman

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If you're passionate about translation, research and writing and would like to develop your skills in these areas and gain new experiences and build upon your previous knowledge within those fields; join For9a.com's team as a "Translator and Researcher" and have the chance to work full-time preceded by one week of as an experimental period.

Main Duties: 

The content writer will work at For9a's headquarter in Amman, and will be responsible for:

  1. The development of "Talaam/Learn" content with the other members of the team through brainstorming sessions.
  2. Conduct research on various related topics that can be posted on the website.
  3. Writing and translation of articles from English to Arabic.
  4. Editing the translated articles in accordance with the objectives and visions of the site.

Eligibility

Applicants are required to:

  • Have a bachelor's degree in Translation or Languages or any related field.
  • Be a residents of Amman.
  • Have 1-2 years of experience in a related field.
  • Have excellent grammar, syntax and rhetoric style in both English and Arabic.
  • Have the ability to deliver fluent and precise translation and convey the meaning to the reader in a clear and authentic way.
  • Have the ability of creative writing.
  • Be familiar with common dictionary semantics, and have the ability to extract the meanings of words, terms, and expressions in light of the linguistic context.
  • Be autonomous, flexible as well as being able to accept feedback and work-related notes given by the supervisor.
  • Have the ability to work under pressure.
  • Have accurate and ordered work ethics, and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Be familiar with the laws and regulations of translation, keep in line with copyright laws and to avoid literal translation as well.
  • Be able to perform routine paperwork skillfully.
  • Share the same goals and visions as For9a's.
  • Be detail oriented.
  • Be able to think outside the box in order to develop the website's content.

Benefits

  1. The candidate will join a friendly team at For9a.com
  2. Health insurance.
  3. Social security.
  4. The candidate will gain new experiences in the translation and research fields, as well as acquiring experiences from other fields from different team members at For9a.
  5. The candidate will have the opportunity to work with colleagues and individuals from different cultures and backgrounds.

About For9a.com

For9a is a platform that aims to provide free educational and training opportunities as well as capacity building and skills development opportunities for young people living in the Middle East and North Africa regions. For9a's mission is to provide an open environment for all young people to access opportunities directly and share them in one place in a convenient way. For9a believes that being aware of the opportunities available is a right for everyone and should not be a barrier for not being able to obtain them.

Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Jordan
Gender
Both gender
Interest
Research, Writing

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Young Professionals
Funding
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Stipend/ Living allowance
Opportunity will take place in
Jordan
Required Documents
CV, Sample of your work

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Languages and Literature
Educational Level
Bachelor
Required Languages
Arabic, English
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