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BBC Media Action
BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international development charity. We use the power of media and communication to help reduce poverty and support people in understanding their rights.

Our aim is to inform, connect and empower people around the world. We work in partnership with broadcasters, governments, non-governmental organisations and donors to share reliable, timely and useful information. We use the power of media and communication to help reduce poverty and support people in understanding their rights. Our aim is to inform, connect and empower people around the world.

BBC Media Action uses various forms of media and communications to tackle poverty and contribute to long-term change in some of the world’s poorest places. To achieve this, we partner with civil society, local media and governments to:

  • Produce creative programmes in multi-media formats which inform and engage audiences and
  • Strengthen the media sector through building professional capacity and infrastructure.

  • Our work in Nepal focuses on governance, resilience and humanitarian preparedness and response with strong gender commitments and focus. BBC Media Action Nepal Office is about to start a research and communications project funded by World Food Programme (WFP) to support improved nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) outcomes in schools and communities in 10 different districts. The work will complement and reinforce WFP’s ongoing Nepal School Meals Programme (NSMP) particularly feeding into its strategies to increase knowledge and uptake of healthier WASH and nutrition practices.

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    Basic Job Information

    Job Category: Journalism / Editor / Media
    Job Level: mid
    No. of Vacancy/s: [ 1 ]
    Job Location: Kathmandu
    Offered Salary: None
    Apply Before(Deadline): Mar. 09, 2012 00:00 (6 years, 4 months ago)

    Job Specification

    Education Level: Bachelor
    Experience Required: Not Required
    Other Specification
    • Very good idiomatic English.
    • Very good Nepali with an appreciation of regional dialects and idioms.
    • Ability to translate from Nepali to English and vice versa with accuracy and speed.
    • Good typing speed in both Nepali and English.

    Job Description

    The job of the translator is to support – along with the existing translator -  bi-lingual documentation of BBC Media Activities, and provide occasional simultaneous interpreting services.

    • Translate drama and magazine scripts.
    • Transcribe and translate the drama Katha Mitho Sarangiko, radio magazine Sarangiko Bhalakusari  and the discussion programme, Sajha Sawal, as required.
    • Simultaneous translation of the discussion programme while being recorded.
    • Translate Sajha Sawal episodes when required for sub-titling.
    • Translate audience feedback for all programmes.
    • Translate scripts, reports, programme logs, impact studies and case studies or other documents related to local discussion programmes.
    • Translate questionnaires or other documents related to research.
    • Translate other documents from Nepali to English and vice versa for the office as required.
    • Simultaneous/consecutive translation of any meetings/proceedings both ways when required.
    • Perform other duties as requested by line manager.


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