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English/Arabic Interpreter (Consultant)

Location: Global (Remote)

About the consultancy:

SJAC is seeking an interpreter to provide English to Arabic and Arabic to English simultaneous interpretation services on an ad hoc basis. The consultant will be responsible for interpreting live meetings and events through Zoom or a similar platform. Candidates must have experience interpreting legal, human rights, and transitional justice related events.

General Duties:

  • Provide interpretation for SJAC’s staff meetings and live events.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experience in professional English to Arabic and Arabic to English interpretation.
  • Ability to provide high quality simultaneous interpretation.
  • Familiarity in interpreting technical content, especially related to the Syrian conflict, human rights, and/or international law.
  • Full professional fluency in Arabic with exceptional grammar.
  • Professional working proficiency in English.
  • Knowledge of the Syrian conflict is preferred.

SJAC is a diverse organization made up of 40+ team members from around the globe. We pride ourselves in our ability to implement programming that is inclusive and responsive to the needs of all Syrians, and believe that our own team’s diversity of viewpoints and experiences helps us to achieve that goal. We encourage all interested applicants to apply, regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or age.

To apply, please send an email with the subject line “Arabic Interpreter” to [email protected], providing a resume and proposed hourly rate. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting 4/22/2024.