A translator / copywriter to create written Cantonese language profiles

Hong Kong Shifts

"Can your written colloquial Cantonese copy bring to life our interviewees' inspiring stories? "



Application Deadline

18 Feb 2020

Start Date

19 Feb 2020

End Date

01 Mar 2020

Project Type



Arts & Culture, Community, Diversity & Inclusion , Education, Social Equality


Copywriting & Content Creation, Translation


Cantonese, English

Opportunity to give back

We are seeking a translator and copywriter to translate 450 word English stories about shift workers into written Cantonese. The project will involve:
1) A briefing meeting with Hong Kong Shifts, to outline the project, pass over the information on hand, and for you to ask any questions.
2) Translation and copywriting of up to 7 x 450 word profiles. Please note that the exact number of profiles will be agreed with the team at Hong Kong Shifts and the project will take less than 30 hours to complete.
3) A debrief with Hong Kong Shifts when the final deliverables are completed.

Information on hand

We have lots of information on hand to make this project possible. We have:
- completed English language profiles
- sample written Cantonese translations
- template and format for how profiles should look
- thoughts on the tone for the profiles
- information about the target audience who we hope will read the profiles

Additional skills required

Outcome for the organization

By translating and copywriting our profiles - you will help to reach a wider audience in the Hong Kong community with our message of diversity and social inclusion.

You will like this if you are

Detail-oriented, a lover of language and a wordsmith

Project Manager

Cynthia Cheng Cynthia Cheng

Three words to describe Cynthia Cheng

Insightful, passionate and sincere

Fun Fact About the Project Manager

I love penguins.

About the organisation

Hong Kong Shifts

Hong Kong Shifts

Staff Size



Arts & Culture, Community, Diversity & Inclusion , Education, Social Equality

Our Mission

To increase awareness and dialogue between different social groups living in our city, and promote solidarity between shift works and corpor... › read more