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Oct 26, 2016

Translators Needed – Portuguese, Spanish, and French

Our client is looking for individuals required to accurately convey simultaneous interpretation of French, Portuguese and Spanish for a conference held on November 24 -25, 2016.  

Applicants should be fluent in English as well as in hearing and speaking of at least one of these languages.

In this role, you will translate real-time communication that will happen without the involvement of the original speaker. 

 

You will sit in a sound-proof booth and interpret in real-time; so that listeners hear the simultaneous translation via headphones.

Your main tasks will be to: Interpret and translate between English and French or Portuguese or Spanish. Past experience with simultaneous translation and working with international and multilateral organizations is a plus.

You will be required to;

  • Provide friendly communication and service to program’s participants and event organizers;
  • Have excellent speaking and communication skills in English and Portuguese, Spanish, or French languages;
  • Excellent ability to switch quickly between languages, to find an appropriate word or expression in another language instantly;
  • Concentrate for extended periods of time, process a lot of information, therefore have physical and mental stamina;
  • Be culturally sensitive and aware of communication and diplomatic skills across cultures;
  • Uphold an invisible conduit, therefore not add anything to the situation but blend in;
  • Have very strong skills in both consecutive and simultaneous translation.
Successful applicants will be:
  • Enthusiastic and professional with impeccable language skills in both English and at least one of the mentioned languages;
  • Fluent in at least French or Portuguese or Spanish and English;
  • Excellent in communication and interpersonal skills;
  • well presented and client focused and is a dedicated team player.
  • Accreditation as a translator is an asset, but not essential.
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to info@dpckenya.com.
Serious candidates must upload their CV and cover letter.  
The cover letter should detail the candidate’s sales management background and experience as they relate to the qualifications listed above.

Only qualified candidates shall be contacted

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