BBC Media Action
Established in 1998, BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international development charity. Working with media and communication to help reduce poverty and support people in claiming their rights, our aim is to inform, connect and empower people around the world. BBC Media Action reaches some 200 million people through local broadcast partners, BBC channels (especially the BBC World Service), online, mobile and print platforms and through interpersonal communication. We are currently delivering projects in 28 countries, including in Nepal.

BBC Media Action has been working on communication for development projects in Nepal since 2007, giving us a well-developed understanding of Nepali audiences and significant experience of producing and evaluating media content on a range of issues to diverse target audiences. Our work in Nepal currently focuses on governance, health, resilience and humanitarian preparedness and response with strong gender commitments and focus.


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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, 7 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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