Support the launch of the Wetlands International China website

Sluitingsdatum
24-08-2017

Beschrijving van de vacature

Wetlands International is looking for a Website volunteer

Reporting to: Communications Officer
Full-time/Part-time: 4-8 hours per week
Location: Head office in Ede, Netherlands or remotely
Duration: 6 months
Preferable Start: ASAP

 

About Wetlands International

Wetlands International is a worldwide, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to safeguarding and restoring wetlands for people and nature. By safeguarding and managing wetlands better, we help to reconcile conflicts over water, reduce the risks and impacts of floods and droughts, meet future food needs and tackle climate change. We have 20 offices around the world, including China.

 

About the role

Our website is one of our most important communications tool and provides the world with a window on the importance of wetlands. You will support the development of a new website for Wetlands International’s China office, helping to communicate the importance of wetlands, and especially Chinese wetlands, to China and the rest of the world.
The Wetlands International China website will be in both English and Chinese (simplified). We need a volunteer who can support us with the translation of training materials, assignments, emails and phone calls – from English to Chinese, and from Chinese to English.

 

Tasks

  • Translate the Web editor manual (30 pages) to Chinese
  • Translate the website assignments (16 pages) to Chinese
  • Act as a translator for emails between the Head Office Communications Officer and the China office Web editor
  • Act as a translator for phone calls between the Head Office Communications Officer and the China office Web editor

 

Essential skills and experience

  • Native Chinese speaker able to speak and write in Chinese (simplified)
  • Able to create word documents in Chinese (simplified)
  • Highly fluent in English – spoken and written
  • Able to work independently to a deadline
  • Passion for Wetlands International’s mission

 

Desired skills and experience

  • Knowledge of website CMS, especially WordPress

 

How to apply

To apply, please contact communications@remove-this.wetlands.org