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Spanish Translator (Contract)

Type: 
Freelance
Description: 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The translator will work with WildAid’s Marine Program Officer to translate written documents verbatim between Spanish and English (both Spanish to English and English to Spanish). Documents may include marine and fisheries enforcement assessments or reports, legal or policy documents, technical specifications for enforcement technology, press releases, presentations, and other related documents. 

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent certification) in Spanish Translation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Spanish
  • Must take initiative, have a strong work ethic and take responsibility for translation accuracy Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft programs and translation software or equipment
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information 

Desirable:

  • Experience working in and/or living in Spanish-speaking countries (particularly Ecuador)
  • Experience using environmental/ marine conservation or law enforcement vocabulary in Spanish and English

 

Remuneration:

This is currently a contract position. Compensation commensurate with experience. Personal factors such as your demonstrated skills, level of education or certification, history in the sector or industry, and relevant work experience will all be evaluated.


Application Procedure:

Please send a detailed cover letter with desired rate and resume by email, with Spanish Translator in the subject line, (no letters, calls, faxes, or drop-ins) to marine@wildaid.org. All qualified applications will be asked to translate a sample page to determine accuracy and fit. Due to high applicant volume, you may not receive a response from WildAid.