Junior Language Editor – Paris 2024


Contract type: Temporary
Department: Content
Posted: 2021-12-10

Job Description

At Olympic Channel Services, we are looking for Language Editors who are ready to join an international team editing/writing/translating international language sections of the Paris 2024 Games-time website. At the moment, we are looking for editors who natively speak Spanish, Portuguese, German, Mandarin, Korean, German, Italian or Japanese.

Job Responsibilities

  • Significant translation to build future Olympic Games sections of the Olympics.com website. This requires translation of static vocabulary, static pages, elements, etc.
  • Translation/rewrite of local content for global audiences.
  • Collaborating with product and content operations teams in the buildout of future Olympic Games sections.
  • Creating playlists, curating content modules, building photo galleries to create pleasing experience for the user.
  • Being a problem-solver who is mindful of UX and authentic localised experience.
  • Responsible for real-time publishing, updating of content in fast-paced, pressure-filled environment.
  • Edit, revise, rewrite wire service copy as required during Gamestime.
  • Coordinate/collaborate with Editor in Chief, news editors, other language editors and Paris2024 colleagues on content ideas.
  • Ensure all content meets IOC standards for integrity and production quality.
  • Establish a consistent tone and voice, engaging and appealing to Olympic fans across all platforms.
  • Job Qualifications

  • Solid news judgment, ability to think quickly and act appropriately under pressure.
  • Strong knowledge of Olympic sports.
  • Strong knowledge of SEO best practices and what drives fan interest.
  • Fluent and able to write for publication in native language, plus English.
  • Self-starter, plus ability to work in a team; adaptability in changing environment.
  • Positive attitude, plus in sync with Olympic values of friendship, excellence, respect.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills – diplomacy, tact and discretion.
  • Detail-oriented, organized, effective multitasking.
  • Workplace & Environment

  • Fast paced work environment.
  • These positions are full-time remote freelance opportunities that start in January 2023 and last until September 2024..
  • Work weekends, nights, holidays as required.
  • How To Apply

    We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

    To be considered for this opportunity, please apply by following this link. Olympic Channel Services is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a broad diversity of talent to apply.

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