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LINGUIST List 23.1433

Wed Mar 21 2012

Jobs: Translation: Spanish Translator, International Baccalaureate, Maryland, USA

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Date: 13-Mar-2012
From: Gus Stathes <hr.recruiteribo.org>
Subject: Spanish; Translation: Spanish Translator, International Baccalaureate, Maryland, USA
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University or Organization: International Baccalaureate
Department: Language Services
Job Location: Maryland, USA
Web Address: http://www.ibo.org/jobs/staff/index.cfm
Job Rank: Translator

Specialty Areas: Translation

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


The Language Services department provides language and translation
services to the whole of the organization to ensure that support is given in the
IB's languages to all external stakeholders including schools, teachers,
examiners, governments, universities etc. The department also manages the
translation of all the IB's web platforms, including the public web site.

The International Baccalaureate is currently looking for a:
Spanish Translator

A talented linguist with solid experience, some of which preferably gained in
an in-house position, the Spanish Translator's main responsibilities will be to:
- Revise the translations of individual print and online texts produced by
external translators and other members of the team to ensure the quality and
consistency of Spanish materials
- Translate publications and documents from English into Spanish, including
on line material to meet deadlines and quality standards
- Edit and proofread individual print and online publications to ensure the
quality and consistency of Spanish materials.

Candidate profile:
- University graduate with a qualification in translation
- Solid experience as a translator/reviser, preferably in an in-house position
- Proven translation, editing and revising skills
- Excellent command of English, to be able to interpret correctly and with
minimal assistance complex texts
- Excellent command of Spanish, equivalent to that of an educated native
- High level of computer literacy
- Good analytical skills
- Excellent eye for detail
- Good communication and organizational skills
- Able to work independently and proactively, and to meet deadlines
- Aware of linguistic and cultural differences

Experience with CAT tools and good knowledge of other IB languages will be

The Language Services department is a global function and has a presence
in several sites in the organization. This post will be located in the IB Global
Centre in Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

Application Deadline: 14-May-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://www.ibo.org/jobs/staff/index.cfm
Contact Information:
Gus Stathes
Email: hr.recruiteribo.org

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