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French Editor/Translator

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Responsibilities will include:

·         Copy-editing French UN reports

·         Proofreading French translations: ensuring that translations are of high quality and have been thoroughly proofread

·         Translating English texts into French

·         Maintaining French translation assets: updating databases of terms and TMs


Key requirements (please do not apply if you do not meet ALL of these)

·         University degree in translation or related from a French University

·         Mother tongue French speaker

·         Excellent French writing skills

·         At least 2 years of experience working as a translator/editor for a translation company, NGO or publisher

·         Experience of working with Computer Aided Translation (CAT) tools such as Memoq or Trados or in a translation environment/agency

Specific Requirements

·         Organised, self-starter, capable of working independently without guidance

·         Mature and responsible

·         Flexibility

·         Excellent MS Office skills

·         Willingness to learn

Hard Skills

  • Microsoft Office
  • Advanced language knowledge
  • Proofreading and editing skills
  • Document interpretation

Soft Skills

  • Self-motivated
  • Responsible
  • Organized
  • Competitive