Hausa to English Translators Job at Equal Access Nigeria (EA), Kano

Equal Access Nigeria (EA) is an international not for profit organization, headquartered in San Francisco and working throughout Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
A communications for social change organization that combines the power of media with community mobilization, EA manage the production for AREWA24, the first free-to-air, Hausa language entertainment and lifestyle satellite television channel produced by and for northern Nigerians and devoted entirely to the Hausa speaking peoples of Nigeria, West Africa and around the world.

Equal Access creates customized communications strategies and outreach solutions that foster peace building and social cohesion, women & girls’ empowerment, youth life skills & livelihoods, human rights, health, as well as civic participation and good governance in the developing world.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: English Translator (Hausa to English)

Job ID: #1183766
Location: Kano

Job Description

  • Excellent written English skills
  • Engage actively in the correct interpretation of literary meanings of terms or pronunciation of words for effective comprehension by the audiences.
  • Ensure speedy and timely translation of scripts within timeframe without compromising quality.
  • Carry out any related assignment that might be given to them from time to time.
  • English fluency as a language
  • Position holder is expected to provide translation services of scripts or relevant video files for Hausa speaking audiences.
  • Any other duties as assigned by supervisor

Experience, Qualification and Skills

  • Three (3) or more years of script translation experience into the Hausa to English Language
  • An education in Hausa/English language
  • Previous work experience within structured work environment
  • Ability to keep to timelines set for deliverables
  • Excellent team player
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and deliver high quality written translation
  • Ability to work with minimum or no supervision
  • Excellent knowledge of Hausa and English languages
  • Ability to translate phrases, terms and expressions in context (avoiding direct translations out of context)
  • Ability to use computer based word processing programmes


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: [email protected] Title of position applied for should be clearly stated as subject of the email.

Application Deadline  6th October, 2015

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