Job Posting 70397

Portuguese Translator (Portuguese/English)
Farm Radio International
WORK FROM HOME (Telecommute), Calgary area, Edmonton area, Northern Alberta, ...
closed yesterday (Fri, 7 May)
part time - term / contract

Term:  To January 31, 2022 with possibility of extension

Start Date: Immediate




The translator will do the following.


Support the Radio Resources Team by:

    1. Translating FRI’s Farm Radio Resource Pack items and Barza Wire stories for the RECOVER project from Portuguese to English and English to Portuguese as needed.
    2. Incorporate edits to translated English versions of these resources into Portuguese versions, and assist the Managing editor with correspondence with Portuguese-speaking writers.
    3. Network Services responsibilities:
      1. Translating the participation agreement into Portuguese.
      2. Translating materials for the resource-based approach radio series as needed, including the design documents and package of resources.

 Support the Radio Craft Team by:

  1. Translating FRI design and training materials from English to Portuguese.
  2. Support the translation of design documents from Portuguese to English


Support the project team in Mozambique by: Translation of documents and trainings into local languages of Sofala and Manica Provinces from English or Portuguese and vice versa.


Translate other key FRI documents and communications materials as needed.



  • Experience in translating from Portuguese to English and from English to Portuguese (Mozambican Portuguese translation an asset), and from English and/or Portuguese to at least one local language.
  • Degree in translation or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with agricultural and international development and radio terms in English and Portuguese
  • Familiarity with Mozambican culture, including language
  • Strong collaborator and team player
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Experience working with Computer Aided Translation software would be considered an asset
  • Certification from a recognized translator association would be considered an asset

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