English News Translator
Vacancy Number:KVID20170215-35572
Title: English News Translator
Duration:One Year - Extendable
Exp.:2017-02-15-(8 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1
Organization:1TV-Media |About 1TV-Media
Work Experience: Years

Job Description:

  • With in-depth knowledge of the English language, perform translation of written news from English language into Persian (and vice versa).
  • The candidate will be expected to render accurate and professional translation of documents in English and Dari languages.
  • The candidate will be prioritizing work to meet deadlines.
  • The candidate may also be required to do the verbal translation services in meetings and conferences.
  • Proofread, edit, revise and translate materials for printed media and web.
  • Any other related tasks assigned by the Head of the Department.


  • Three year experience in related field.


  • Must have bachelor degree in English literature or bachelor of journalism with excellent English language skills.


  • Excellent writing skills, commitment, honesty and integrity in art of translation and ensure consistency of the translated documents with the original ones.
  • Excellent English and Dari languages skills and Pashto language capability would be an added advantage.
  • Ability to translate from English to Dari and vice versa with accuracy and speed.
  • Good typing speed in both Dari and English.
Duties & Responsibilities

We are looking for a professional and qualified translator to convert written news from English language into Dari. The goal of a translator is to have people read the translation as if it were the original. To do that, the translator must be able to write sentences that maintain or duplicate the structure and style of the original meaning while keeping the ideas and facts of the original meaning accurate. Translator must properly transmit any cultural references, including slang, and other expressions that do not translate literally.

Submission Guideline

Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their applications and resume through email in one file to: [email protected]  no later than February 10, 2017. The email subject line must be ‘vacancy title and vacancy number’.

1TV Media is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.