Greek Translator

Greek Translator

Ongoing role
J80778
At a glance

Skills

  • Copywriting / Journalism

Where

Backworth, NE27 0AL
Remote opportunity

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-3 hours / week

If you possess a high level of self-motivation, work well independently, are fluent in the Greek language, and can commit quality time per week to help achieve team goals, we would love to hear from you.

What will you be doing?

We are looking for action-oriented individuals who are excited to address climate change. As a startup, we are looking for people who will help build and scale our impact and at the same time are willing to roll up their sleeves to get stuff done! This is an opportunity to be part of an organization where you can have a direct impact, grow your experience, and have the flexibility to fit the role into your life.

Responsibilities

  • Help translate the Earth Hero app from English to Greek. We already have a good start, but are looking for help to speed it up.
  • Review the test Greek version before it is released to the public. 
  • Advise on how to better customize the Earth Hero app for Greek users beyond the language update.
  • Perform various translation and interpretation duties as needed once the Greek version of the app is launched. This could include helping respond to messages, translating for social media, and other things like website content, news articles, and reports.

Experiences useful in this role

  • Fluent in Greek.
  • Current with the latest Greek-language idioms and cultural references to allow for great translations.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

Perks

  • Be part of the solution to one of the biggest challenges of our age.
  • Channel your talents and passion in an interesting environment.
  • Develop new skills and valuable experience to enhance your professional trajectory.
  • Do amazing work on a flexible, part-time basis.
  • Have fun while you make a difference.

Expectations

You will work remotely and on your own schedule. Roles work best with a minimum commitment of 6 months for 3 - 5 hours a week (or more if you like!). Because our all-volunteer team is spread throughout the world, we rely mostly on a combination of Slack and video calls to communicate.

Thanks!

What are we looking for?

Experiences useful in this role

  • Fluent in Greek with at least 3+ years of experience in translation
  • Current with the latest Greek-language idioms and cultural references to allow for great translations.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

What difference will you make?

Do you know Greek? Do you want to make a difference in the climate crisis? Do you want to learn the ins and outs of a global organization in an interesting environment? Are you motivated by working with smart and talented individuals who are creating a better world? Can you commit 2 - 5 hours a week, working remotely on your own schedule with our far-flung, diverse team? If so, we would love to chat about your help and unique talents. 

Causes
  • Environment
  • Organisation type: 
    Small or unincorporated organisation

    Earth Hero exists to make it easy to act on climate change. By helping people and their communities discover personalised, positive steps they can take to care for our shared planet, we aim to get...