Sikana is looking for a passionate individual who is interested in gaining hands-on experience in a dynamic and multicultural, multilingual working environment. Under the supervision of the English Language Project Manager, you will manage and animate a global, online community of translators and volunteers and will be responsible for the first steps of the production (translation and voice-over (VO) recording) of our tutorials in English.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Translation project management: quality control of our script translated into English while respecting any deadlines: to validate translations proposed by our volunteers and assist in the VO recording process. Translate tutorial scripts from French to English when required.
Volunteer Community Animation and Recruitment: identify and recruit new translation volunteers, online and offline; find new ways of keeping our community alive, motivated and engaged; draft and send newsletters, respond to their queries, provide feedback on translations and words of thanks for effort.
Community Development, Social Media Management & Diffusion: assist in the creation and implementation of Social Media content, explore new means of diffusion for our content in the anglophone world. Raise the public profile of Sikana; establish ties with in-the-field NGOs, schools, associations etc. to see that our videos are put into the hands of those who might benefit from them the most.
Qualifying Skills & Experience
English mother tongue essential. The ideal candidate will have good writing skills and an excellent command of the French language. Past experience working of studying with languages and/or translation appreciated.
You are able to inspire and motivate a team to deliver results (proven track record of managing a team on a project). You are creative and feel comfortable taking the initiative and working along, or as part of a small team when necessary.
Outgoing and comfortable contacting new potential partner associations.
You share our passion to make education accessible to every individual and believe that our vision can change the world
Understanding of social media management. SEO experience a plus.
Computer skills: MS Office Pack, Google Docs and Sheets, knowledge of Google AdWords appreciated
To Apply: Please send a CV and brief covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org addressed to Adam MIAN, telling us why you think you'd be the perfect addition to our team!