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French Language Support
Movement Strategy & Governance, Contract
Posted on 7/21/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Remote
Experience Level
Entry
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Requirements
  • Valid certificate of accredited interpreting training
  • Excellent bilingual communication skills, both verbal and written, in English and French
  • Outstanding listening, retention and note-taking skills
  • Proficient enunciation and pronunciation skills, and pleasant, professional voice
  • Proficient understanding of cultural sensitivity, and ability to collaborate with people from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Familiarity with Wikimedia's Movement Strategy and/or facilitation are encouraged
Responsibilities
  • Acting as Interpreter between a wide range of people with diverse voices, accents, speaking tempos and personalities
  • Providing parties with clear and exact translations of written materials, and interpretations of verbal communication
  • Providing interpretations of questions, answers, statements, arguments, explanations and other forms of verbal communication
  • Rendering translations of documents and other written materials
  • Imparting thought, purpose, spirit, emotions and tone of speakers from source language into target language
  • Interpreting with no additions or omissions
  • Informing relevant parties of factors that may hinder your performance
  • Complying with applicable ethics and standards
Wikimedia Foundation

501-1,000 employees

Nonprofit charitable organization
Company mission
The mission of the Wikimedia Foundation is to empower and engage people around the world to collect and develop educational content under a free license or in the public domain, and to disseminate it effectively and globally.