Job opportunity – Intercultural & language professional

The European Parliament has decided to organise an open competition for the Directorate-General for Translation. The competition notice covers 10 languages: Spanish, Danish, German, Estonian, Greek, Irish, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, and Finnish.

Based in Luxembourg, intercultural and language professionals facilitate communication, in their mother tongue, between the European Parliament and the general public. Continue reading

Job opportunities – Banking institutions

Two jobs today!

The National Bank of Canada is seeking a French-English translator in Montreal, Québec with the following main responsibilities:

  • Translate a variety of texts and documents, for internal and external use, from management, other departments, branches and subsidiaries
  • Do research and any other work necessary to the translation process, and communicate with the authors of texts if clarification is necessary
  • Adapt translations to meet the needs of different audiences in different provinces
  • Produce documents that meet the Bank’s needs while helping to convey the Bank’s objectives and image
  • Act as a linguistic advisor for banking terminology in English.

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Job opportunity – International Labour Organization

There is a vacancy for an Arabic translator at the International Labour Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.

The Official Documents Arabic Translation Unit is responsible for the editing, translation and revision and text processing of official ILO documents, including those submitted to the International Labour Conference, the Governing Body, Regional Meetings and Expert and Technical Meetings, as relevant, as well as documents produced by the Office of the Director-General. Continue reading

Traineeship opportunity – World Intellectual Property Organization

The PCT Translation Division of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) organizes a Fellowship Program for assistant terminologists, translators, and translation technologists, with the aim of providing on-the-job experience at an international organization. WIPO is now accepting applications for the 2021 edition of the Program.

In 2021, applications are invited from native speakers of Arabic, Chinese, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish, who also have excellent knowledge of English.

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Job opportunity – Lawyer-linguists (BG, CS, FR, GA, HU, PL)

The EU via the European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) is looking for highly qualified Bulgarian, Czech, French, Irish, Hungarian and Polish language lawyer-linguists. Recruited officials (grade AD 7) will work mainly at the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission.

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Job opportunity – Terminology and Translation Project Management, European Investment Bank

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is seeking to recruit for its General Secretariat (SG) – Governing Bodies (GB) – Linguistic Services (LING) – Production Management Unit (PMU) at its headquarters in Luxembourg, an (Associate) Officer – Terminology and Translation Project Management. This is a full time position at grade 4/5. The term of this contract will be 4 years.

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Job opportunity – Translator at law firm (DE)

A reader of the blog has asked me to post the following job: “Rare opportunity to join a team of legal translators at CMS Hasche Sigle in Stuttgart. CMS is a leading commercial law firm in Germany with 600 lawyers in Germany and abroad. Permanent, full-time post with prospect of promotion in due time. German-English with native English speaker preferred.” Continue reading