LINGUIST List 31.1304

Wed Apr 08 2020

Jobs: English; Hindi; General Linguistics: Consultant, Productive Playhouse

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 08-Apr-2020
From: Laura Maccabee <>
Subject: English; Hindi; General Linguistics: Consultant, Productive Playhouse
E-mail this message to a friend

University or Organization: Productive Playhouse
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: , ---------------- (Telecommute)
Job Title: Indian English Proofreaders

Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            Hindi (hin)


**This position has been filled.

Productive Playhouse, a production company in Los Angeles, is currently undertaking projects for various languages and is seeking linguists who are native speakers of Hindi and Indian English for a language study.

We are seeking candidates who can commit 20-40 hours per week over a course of one month (possibly longer). All work is online and can be done from anywhere.

Linguist Tasks:

-The task involves proofreading a set of sentences. Some are monolingual Indian English (en-IN), others are monolingual Hindi (hi-IN), and others are a mix of the two.
- Aside from fixing any mistakes in spelling, grammar, or style, linguists will be asked to rewrite potentially offensive or culturally insensitive content.

Linguist Qualifications:

- Native-speaker of Hindi and Indian English
- Excellent writing skills (spelling, grammar, style)
- Professional experience in proofreading and/or content-writing, editing.
- Degree in Linguistics or Language-related fields is a plus.
- Good oral and written communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Access to a personal computer and high-speed internet connection

The work can be done online with some flexibility. If you are qualified and
interested, please send a brief introductory email and a CV to the application
email provided below, and please specify your availability (hours/week) and
when you could start.

Application Deadline: This position has been filled.

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Manager Laura Maccabee

Page Updated: 08-Apr-2020