English Translator


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Posting Date

Apr 7, 2022

Role description

We are dedicated to the beautiful game and its development in every corner of the world and in all of its aspects.We are now looking for aEnglish Translatorthat is part ofFIFAand supports us on our mission.These are your key tasks:

Handling all assigned requests (e.g. translation, proofreading, transcription, subtitling) and delivering by the set deadline
Clarifying all content-related and linguistic questions with the proofreader (if assigned) or the requester and, if relevant, keeping the Project Management & Technology Unit and Group Leader informed
Writing minutes of Council and Congress meetings
Conducting terminology work
Answering linguistic questions from FIFA team members
Reporting any issues to the Group Leader, in particular regarding meeting deadlines, in a timely manner
Responding to the requests from the Group Leader, the Project Management & Technology Unit and the Head of the Department
Following the processes established by the Project Management & Technology Unit
Acting as project leader for internal projects

These tasks are a good start. Time will change. Take it and shape it.

We work hard at FIFA.We are dedicated, ambitious and innovative.And we respect our values. Always.For all roles, we seek talented people with an entrepreneurial spirit and a global mindset.The specific competencies we require for this position are:

Solid translation/linguistic background
Interest in football
English mother tongue
Proficiency in translation into English from at least two official FIFA languages, including French and/or Spanish, and at least one of Arabic, Portuguese and/or Russian
Up to date with the newest translation technologies available on the market
Experience as a full-time translator and/or proofreader
Experience of writing minutes of meetings
Good knowledge of translation project management
Experience of video subtitling (e.g. Aegisub)
Excellent organisation skills, efficiency
Excellent communication skills, listening
Customer-oriented approach
Ability to think outside the box, innovation skills
Solution orientation
Independent/efficient time management

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