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Job title: Translator/Kääntäjä

Company: Embassy of India

Job description: Advertisement for the post of Translator in Embassy of India, Helsinki

The Embassy of India, Helsinki invites application (in English) from suitable candidates for filling up full time contractual position of Translator.

Residence Status: Finnish citizen or any other national with a valid work permit.

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree or above, preference to candidates with degree in translation studies.

Language: Finnish native with proficiency in English.

(a) Educational Certificate(s)
(b) Experience certificate(s)
(c) Medical Fitness Certificate (at the time of signing the contract).

Work Experience: Minimum 2 years experience in translation, event organization, social media, marketing and good IT skills. Preference will be given to those with experience with a local government/international organisation.

Responsibilities: The translator is responsible for all translation work at the Embassy, including but not limited to e-mail correspondence, newspaper articles, invoices and offers, mostly from Finnish into English but also from English into Finnish. The job also includes interpretation at meetings when necessary. The translator carries out media monitoring for Finland and Estonia and prepares a daily report on important topics in English.

The translator also plays an important part in various tourism promotion activities, including liaising with travel agencies, organising events and corresponding with India Tourism Office. The translator co-manages the Embassy’s Facebook page. The translator also assists the Embassy’s cultural wing in organising cultural events and performs other duties as required.

Working hours: Full time job. 0830-1700 hrs, Monday to Friday. The candidate should be willing to work on occasional evenings and weekends.

Pay scale: Starting gross salary – Euros 2850 (deductions as per local laws would be applicable)

Starting date: 12th July, 2021

Status: Contractual local employee in Embassy

Duration: Until further notice

Interested candidates should email their CV in English to by 11th June, 2021 with the subject „VACANCY TRANSLATOR – Name“. The shortlisted candidates will be contacted for written and verbal assessment.

Expected salary: €2850 per month

Location: Helsinki

Job date: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 01:29:44 GMT

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