'India Editor' for News Site

Translation General Translation Posted 1 year ago

Hourly Job

Hours to be determined
More than 6 months
$$

Intermediate Level

I am looking for a mix of experience and value

Details

An international news aggregation site seeks a bi-lingual 'India Editor' for part-time work.  This supplemental position is an effective resume-builder for those who work in translation, communications, and media, and works best for people who avidly consume news on daily basis.  The ideal candidate will:

1. Be completely fluent in both English, Hindi and, if possible, other languages used in India.
2. Possess a deep knowledge of both current affairs and the newspaper/media culture.
3. Have the ability to quickly craft engaging, high-quality copy in English, as well as efficiently summarize the most interesting components of a long article into a brief paragraph.

The duties of a India Editor include:

1. Reviewing Inida's online newspapers daily and selecting any 2-3 noteworthy articles each day, based on both the criteria we provide and the candidate’s own expertise on current affairs.
2. Writing a headline and a short summary (3-5 sentences) in English of each article.  

To apply, please provide a resume with relevant work experience and a work sample.  All qualified candidates will be asked to complete a writing sample before being offered the position.

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