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Chinese Translator (Part-time)Animals Asia Foundation
Chinese Translator (Part-time)Animals Asia Foundation
Job Highlights
  • Fluency in Chinese and English
  • Native Chinese speaker preferred
  • Excellent writing skills and command of grammar
Job Description

Animals Asia is an international animal charity devoted to ending the barbaric practice of bear bile farming, and improving the welfare of animals in China and Vietnam. We are seeking a passionate and experienced traditional Chinese translator to join our dynamic global fundraising team.

 

This is a part time position based in our Hong Kong office. This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to make a real difference in the animal welfare sector!

 

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

  • Reading through original material and rewriting it in the target language, ensuring that the meaning of the source text is retained and the story told;
  • Using specialist dictionaries, thesauruses and reference books to find the closest equivalents for terminology and words used;
  • Using appropriate software for presentation and delivery;
  • Researching legal, technical and scientific phraseology to find the correct translation;
  • Liaising with the internal team to ensure any unclear points are addressed;
  • Proofreading and editing final translated versions;
  • Prioritising work to meet deadlines;
  • Retaining and developing knowledge on specialist areas of translation;
  • Following various translation-quality standards to ensure legal and ethical obligations to the customer;
  • On an adhoc basis, be supporter facing, speaking to Chinese speaking supporters on the phone or replying to communications.

 

Candidate requirements:

  • Fluency in Chinese and English (native Chinese speaker preferred);
  • A good understanding and in-depth knowledge of language;
  • Excellent writing skills and command of grammar;
  • Attention to detail combined with the ability to work quickly to meet deadlines;
  • The ability to use initiative.

 

Interested parties please forward your cover letter, full resume with your availability to join, present and expected salary to us (in Word or PDF format). Please quote the above position being applied for in the email subject.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Applicants who have not received a reply after six weeks from the date of the advertisement should consider their applications unsuccessful.

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment-related purposes only.

Additional Information
Years of Experience
N/A
Employment Type
Part Time
Benefits
Flexible working hours
Company details

 

Animals Asia, an international animal charity, is devoted to ending the barbaric practice of bear bile farming and improving the welfare of animals in China and Vietnam. We promote compassion and respect for all animals and work to bring about long-term change.