Translator Job in Uganda at New Vision Printing and Publishing Company

Job Title: Translator
Reports to: Design House Supervisor
The New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd is looking to recruit a dynamic, self-motivated individual to fill the role of TRANSLATOR – Runyakitara
Description of Purpose: To translate and design adverts to increase, maintain and satisfy advertisers’ needs and readership. Proofread and edit into the respective paper languages.
Key Result Areas
·         Translate adverts and supplements running in Orumuri and other translation jobs to capture the attention of Runyakitara speaking communities
·         Typeset, design and lay out adverts and supplements for Orumuri and the New Vision; to ensure that eye catching adverts run in the papers.
·         Proofread 6 edit adverts and supplements, to ensure proper orthography)
·         To Manage Orumuri adverts copyflow to meet the set deadlines; timely posting of adverts on the network.
·         Prepare a status report for proper coordination of the adverts booked to run.
·         To lay out Orumuri classified ads and ensure they run.
·         Create and uphold good relationships with clients in order to smoothen the working environment.
Qualifications and Experience
·         Professional training in languages at Degree level with a bias in Runyakitara.
·         Knowledge of the cultural values, and able to write and speak the 4 Rs i.e. Runyankore / Rukiga / Rutooro /Runyoro
·         Computer proficiency in In-design, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Microsoft office programmes.
·         Good interpersonal skills .
·         Ability to exercise a lot of patience .
·         Speed and accuracy in typesetting.
·         Ability to work with less supervision under a deadline driven environment.
How to Apply
If you are interested in the above position, address your applications to: Chief Human Resources Officer, The New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd. P.O Box 9815. Kampala. Uganda before Monday 23rd July 2012.
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