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Hausa to English Translator Job Vacancy in Kano

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Equal Access Nigeria (EA) is an international not for profit
organization, headquartered in San Francisco and working throughout
Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
A communications for social change
organization that combines the power of media with community

mobilization, EA manage the production for AREWA24, the first
free-to-air, Hausa language entertainment and lifestyle satellite
television channel produced by and for northern Nigerians and devoted
entirely to the Hausa speaking peoples of Nigeria, West Africa and
around the world.

Equal Access creates customized communications strategies and outreach
solutions that foster peace building and social cohesion, women &
girls’ empowerment, youth life skills & livelihoods, human rights,
health, as well as civic participation and good governance in the
developing world.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: English Translator (Hausa to English)

Job ID: #1183766
Location: Kano

Experience, Qualification and Skills

  • Three (3) or more years of script translation experience into the Hausa to English Language
  • An education in Hausa/English language
  • Previous work experience within structured work environment
  • Ability to keep to timelines set for deliverables
  • Excellent team player
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and deliver high quality written translation
  • Ability to work with minimum or no supervision
  • Excellent knowledge of Hausa and English languages
  • Ability to translate phrases, terms and expressions in context (avoiding direct translations out of context)
  • Ability to use computer based word processing programmes


Job Description

  • Excellent written English skills
  • Engage actively in the correct interpretation of literary
    meanings of terms or pronunciation of words for effective comprehension
    by the audiences.
  • Ensure speedy and timely translation of scripts within timeframe without compromising quality.
  • Carry out any related assignment that might be given to them from time to time.
  • English fluency as a language
  • Position holder is expected to provide translation services of scripts or relevant video files for Hausa speaking audiences.
  • Any other duties as assigned by supervisor


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: equalaccessng@gmail.com Title of position applied for should be clearly stated as subject of the email.

Deadline  6th October, 2015

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