Arabic Editor

Public relations Riyadh, Riyadh


Description

Position at Hill+Knowlton Strategies

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: ARABIC EDITOR: LEVEL 1

REPORT TO: REGIONAL DIRECTOR

                                                                                                                                               

ROLE:

Supports an account team on adaptation of collateral from English to Arabic, including localisation of content to suit audience and market. This role may be assigned permanently to client teams and/or involved in short term project activity.

 Typical responsibilities include:

  • Translation and Arabisation of collateral from English to Arabic
  • Origination of content in Arabic language based on a brief or English language draft
  • Input to team and client counsel on Arabisation of collateral
  • Support on translation and localisation of H+K Strategies collateral for MENA market
  • Reading daily news publications and keeping in touch with current affairs and relevant sector news

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

People

  • Works well as part of a team and takes pride in producing the highest quality of written work
  • Is happy to take direction and guidance from account teams
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Able to work swiftly and meet deadlines
  • Works hard to deliver what is expected and to alert team if there is work that is not understood or too difficult
  • Is enthusiastic and interested in learning and developing skills
  • Joins in and actively participates in training courses

Consulting

  • Works on a range of translation and localisation activities, including:
  • English-Arabic, Arabic-English translation
  • Originating Arabic copy based on a supplied brief
  • Support team with advice on localisation/Arabisation of collateral for the regional market

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent native Arabic language skills
  • University degree
  • 1- 2 years’ experience or entry level
  • Some interest in communications
  • Word, PowerPoint, Excel skills