Volunteer French/English/Arabic Translator | BLOCKCHAIN & CLIMATE INSTITUTE

The Blockchain & Climate Institute (BCI) is an international volunteers-led think tank supporting and advocating the application of blockchain technology in the global fight against climate change.

What will you be doing?

We are looking for a professional Translator with excellent oral and writing skills who can have proficiency in both English and French on a C1 level or higher; OR English and Arabic. Translators/Interpreters may agree to participate in the translation work at certain events upon request, dependent on their availability.

What are we looking for?

Skills & Abilities

C1 or higher proficiency in English and French / Arabic
Experience translating from English into French / Arabic and vice versa
Strong in written communication, editing and proofreading
Close attention to details; and
Excellent organisational skills

General & Specialist Knowledge

Advanced Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook;
Basic knowledge of Trello and Microsoft Teams;
Some knowledge on topics central to the BCI such as climate change, climate finance and blockchain technology preferred.

Your responsibilities (dependent on your workstream) will include:

Reporting to the Translation Manager and providing written translation and live interpretation during meetings with foreign stakeholders
Translating minutes, reports, and formal letters
Answering language-related queries and assisting with our developing country service users who require language support
Cooperating with other volunteers on ad hoc projects
Education & Training

A relevant degree or training in Languages or Communications preferred.

Relevant Experience

2+ years experience as a Translator/Interpreter;
Experience in providing virtual interpretation on appropriate platforms;
Experience of working independently and with teams to meet deadlines in a timely manner.

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