Monday, 16 June 2014

Journalistic Translator Stagiaire (FR-EN) in Brussels Fondation EurActiv

Fondation EurActiv operates a trainee scheme in Brussels for young people providing graded learning in EU policies. Interns are allocated either to editorial, commercial or technical tasks, depending on availability and abilities/experience. These internships are for a minimum of six months and can be extended, in which case there are opportunities to serve in a different unit.
EurActiv publishes in 15 languages through its own and a network of franchise offices (Editorial Mission)

We are now looking for a full-time
Journalistic Translator Stagiaire (FR-EN) in Brussels
(Starting Date: mid July/August 2014)

  • English mother tongue obligatory
  • Very good command of French
  • Background (degree) in translations (French- English) and strong interest in politics or journalism
  • Brussels experience useful (traineeship at EU institution or similar)
  • Frequent user of internet services and familiarity with MS Office
  • Proactive, open-minded, flexible and team-player
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural and dynamic environment
  • Highly-motivated and able to face tight deadlines 
  • A good command of a third language is very useful
  • Ideally a working knowledge of Computer assisted translation (CAT)
Responsibilities include
  • Translation of articles, headlines and abstracts from French into English
  • General office and administrative tasks
EurActiv Offers
  • Interesting tasks in a multicultural environment
  • Excellent opportunity to practice foreign language skills
  • Insight into EU politics
  • Insight into the work of a EU based media
  • Experience with information technologies (website management, content management system, MS Office package etc.)
This internship will be for an initial period of six months. Regular coaching and evaluation will determine whether an extension for a further period is offered.  A financial contribution is provided;
CONTACT: Please send relevant CVs with short covering letter to Minna-Marie Rosti HR EurActiv Brussels, Paris, Berlin, London at by no later than 30 June 2014.

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