Persian Translator (Contract)

August 25, 2022

NetFreedom Pioneers is seeking an individual passionate about human rights and social change to join our team as a Persian Translator.  In this role, you will translate our programmatic materials, such as training content to software, from English to Persian, ensuring accuracy and accessibility.

ABOUT NETFREEDOM PIONEERS

NetFreedom Pioneers (NFP) is a technology nonprofit committed to inspire and bring positive social change to the world. We harness the medium of innovative, digital technology to promote education, learning, and empowerment – the building blocks to lasting change. Our global team develops and employs innovative satellite, Internet, and mobile technologies to overcome the largest digital barriers to empowering and educating people around the world.

YOUR DAY TO DAY

Your responsibilities include and are not limited to:

  • Translating programmatic materials (documentation, software interfaces) from English to Persian
  • Cross-reference specialized dictionaries and translation tools to check the quality of translation
  • Proofread translated texts for grammar, spelling and punctuation accuracy
  • Follow up with internal team members to ensure translation meets their needs
  • Edit content with an eye toward maintaining its original format (e.g. font and structure)

YOU ARE A GREAT FIT FOR THIS ROLE IF YOU ARE

  • Passionate about gender and technology
  • Great at building user-oriented solutions
  • Adaptable
  • Well-organized
  • Systematic thinker
  • Have excellent people (and communication) skills 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 

Required

  • Native or advanced proficiency (written and spoken) in Persian and English
  • Prior experience working as a translator, interpreter, or similar role
  • Excellent proofreading skills with the ability to identify grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors
  • Experience working in multicultural environments and teams, and strong cross-cultural communication skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to prioritize and handle multiple ongoing assignments
  • Ability to work independently and deliver tasks on deadline

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

Work may be performed in the office in person, or remotely by prior arrangement

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your application via this link before September 15, 2022:

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

NetFreedom Pioneers is committed to inclusivity and equity. We welcome talented humans with diverse backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and experiences. As an equal opportunity employer, we value and encourage diversity and consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. Our commitment applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination.

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