Translator for Short Profile Pieces

Dear Hong Kong

"Can your translation skills help us to tell the stories of remarkable individuals? "

Volunteers

3

Application Deadline

04 Apr 2020

Start Date

06 Apr 2020

End Date

30 Apr 2020

Project Type

Online

Causes

Arts & Culture, Community, Diversity & Inclusion , Education, Environment, Gender Equality, LGBTQI, Social Equality

Skills

Translation

Languages

Cantonese, English

Opportunity to give back

We are looking to translate our short English language profiles of remarkable Hong Kongers into Cantonese. The project involves:

1) An initial briefing with Dear Hong Kong to understand what the project brief is and to ask any questions about the project

2) Translation of approximately 15 x 250 word profiles into traditional Chinese.

3) Submission of the final results to Dear Hong Kong in a word document

Information on hand

We have:
- Information about the project
- English language profiles of remarkable Hong Kongers
- Guidelines for the types of tone required for the translation

Additional skills required

If you have prior experience working as a translator and Chinese language copywriter - this will be very highly regarded

Outcome for the organization

We are so excited to be getting to the business end of creating our book showcasing the diverse nature of Hong Kong and the contributions made by Hong Kongers born overseas.

Your work will become part of our flagship book that will directly reach out into the Hong Kong community and spread an appreciation of diversity.

You will like this if you are

A wordsmith, Curious about people and Precise

Project Manager

Oskar Valles Oskar Valles

Three words to describe Oskar Valles

Calm, Curious and Adventurous

Fun Fact About the Project Manager

I've visited 80 countries in the world and lived in 6

About the organisation

Dear Hong Kong

Dear Hong Kong

Staff Size

1-4

Causes

Arts & Culture, Community, Diversity & Inclusion , Education, Environment, Gender Equality, LGBTQI, Social Equality

Our Mission

We exist to showcase and bring awareness of Hong Kong's cultural diversity through art and inspiring stories. We aim to increase respect and... › read more