Editor

EG-Cairo
ID
2017-2308
# of Openings
1

Overview

A globally renowned ICT market intelligence, consulting, and events firm is seeking a native-Arabic-speaking Egyptian resident to fill the post of full-time in-house Translator/Editor. The candidate will be translating and editing English to Arabic or Arabic to English, on an eight hours per day, five days per week, onsite basis. In this role, you will be part of a publishing team based out of Cairo and will report to the Senior Editor based in Dubai.

Responsibilities

  • Read the original material and translate into Arabic/English, ensuring that the meaning of the source text is retained
  • Conduct online secondary research and ensure web content is both user and customer friendly
  • Translate product descriptions, website content, and offline marketing materials
  • Translate, edit and proof read IDC online and offline publications
  • Edit highly technical ICT research reports and presentations for grammar, style, vocabulary and logic of content
  • Edit other text as required (e.g., ICT marketing and sales texts, brochures, adverts, press articles, etc.)

Qualifications

  • Timely delivery of Arabic content across all channels
  • Accuracy and quality of translation and proximity to original source text
  • An excellent work ethic
  • Meticulous translating/editing skills
  • Experience in editing Arabic texts (a minimum of two years' editing experience)
  • Impeccable written Arabic and very strong writing skills (to be able to rewrite complex and highly technical passages in a meaningful manner)
  • A sound knowledge of ICT and technology terminologies that vary across the Middle East region
  • Highly proficient in MS Word and PowerPoint, plus basic Excel skills
  • An ability to manage numerous projects in parallel
  • Possess solid planning and management skills and assigning deadlines for delivery
  • An ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines and perform consistently under pressure
  • An ability to work flexibly and act as a team member
  • A university degree or equivalent

 

Regrettably, only successful candidates will be contacted.

 

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