Full Time (40 hours per week)
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Yerevan, Armenia is seeking an eligible and qualified applicant for the position of USAID Communications Assistant. The Communications Assistant will be providing translation, interpreting services and communications/outreach support to the entire USAID Mission. The Communications Assistant (Translator/Interpreter) is the sole translator/interpreter performing these duties in support of Mission operations, translates a variety of documents from English into Armenian or Russian and from Armenian or Russian into English. The Communications Assistant (Translator/Interpreter) frequently interprets orally between Armenian and Russian and English, particularly when accompanying the Mission Director or other senior Mission management in public appearances and in meetings, and at other times, such as when changes in program/project/activity agreement language are being negotiated/renegotiated at one of the Government of Armenia (GOAM). He/she will assist in the preparation and editing/copy-editing of a variety of internal and external documents including, briefing materials for the press, public, VIP visits and other events/meetings as needed, public outreach materials (brochures, press releases, factsheets, newsletter, success stories, social media, website, etc.), cables, budget planning documents such as Project Performance Reviews and Operational Plans, presentations.
- Completion of a college/university studies in Linguistics, English, or closely related field. The education, or additional training, must have included certification as a licensed or certified Translator/Interpreter;
- A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience translating and/or interpreting, in which English is used as one of the languages. Progressive experience with the production of products for public use, event planning, protocol, and outreach content/ materials;
- Level IV (professional Translator) English ability (written and oral English language communication skills) and Level IV (fluent) in Armenian and Russian languages;
- Foreign Service National Security Certification and medical clearance. The ability to obtain the required foreign national security certification and medical clearances for the position is considered a minimum qualification.
All eligible applicants should follow the link: https://www.usa.am/announce/comassistant.pdf
for all details and follow the instructions mentioned in the announcement.
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FSN-08 - 11,367,063 AMD - 16,482,268 AMD (Gross)
OPEN TO/ ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
All interested candidates/ All sources