Language Translator (English to Hausa) Job at Equal Access

Equal Access (EA) is an international not for profit organization (501c3), 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, 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.
Job Position:  Language Translator (English to Hausa) 

Position Description

  • Position holder is expected to provide translation services (English to Hausa) of scripts for Hausa speaking audiences.
  • 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.
  • Any other duties as assigned by supervisor

Experience, Qualification and skills

  • Three to five (3 – 5) or more years of script translation experience, precisely translation of English Scripts into Hausa Language
  • An education in Hausa language
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Hausa languages
  • Ability to translate phrases, terms and expressions in context (avoiding direct translations out of context)
  • Previous work experience within structured work environment
  • Ability to keep to timelines set for deliverables
  • Excellent team player
  • Ability to work with minimum of no supervision

How to apply:
Updated CV, cover letter and references to be submitted to [email protected] . Two (2) samples of translation work done should be submitted together with the application. The title of the position applied for should be clearly stated on the email.

Please note that we may consider applications and begin the interview process prior to the closing date.

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