TRANSLATION AND MEDIA INTERN

TRANSLATION AND MEDIA INTERN
Deadline for applications: Friday, July 1, 2016
Contract:
Location: Beirut
Working area: Hamra
Job Description

The International Network for Aid, Relief and Assistance (INARA) is looking for a Translation and Media Intern to translate key social media posts and webpages into Arabic from English. This is so that we can reach new audiences with exciting content.


ABOUT INARA

INARA provides life-saving and life-altering medical care for children from conflict areas who have catastrophic injury or illness and are unable to access treatment due to war.

We step in to fill the gaps in access to medical treatment when not provided by other institutions or non-profits, including financial assistance where needed.  INARA does not compete with, but complements pre-existing medical facilities by building partnerships in order to secure reduced or pro bono care.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Helping to translate key Tweets and Facebook posts into Arabic to improve our reach

  • Monitoring response to these Arabic Facebook posts and Tweets and responding as and when appropriate

  • Working on translating webpages into Arabic

  • Translating video interviews and helping to develop accurate subtitles for video content

  • Researching key media contacts within Lebanon and outside of Lebanon to approach for media coverage

  • Writing pitches and story ideas to Arabic speaking media contacts in Lebanon and internationally

  • Working closely with the Communications Officer on other communications related activities

  • Accompanying the Communications Officer and/or caseworker on filming and helping to assist in translating interviews between the Communications Officer and those being interviewed.


REQUIREMENTS

  • Fluent in Arabic

  • Very good level of written and spoken English

  • Experience working in translation

  • Good digital knowledge - especially when it comes to social media

  • Good with people - useful in helping vulnerable people feel comfortable when filming/photographing them

  • Good attention to detail

  • Good independent research skills

  • Working to deadlines.


Please note that the internship is unpaid. The hours and length of the internship are 3 months, working one to two days a week (depending on need).


Experience required: Education degree: Bachelor Degree Field of education:
Languages
Arabic: Fluent English: Fluent French:
Period: 3 months
Salary: Unpaid
Submission guidelines:
Cover letter required? Yes
Contact information
Sam
Communications Officer
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