French Translator & Interpreter (FT-Hybrid)

at Lions Clubs International in Oak Brook, Illinois, United States

Job Description

We’re in the business of Good

Lions Clubs International is the largest service club organization in the world. Our 1.4 million members are serving locally and globally to help take on some of the biggest challenges facing humanity. Every Lion and club is supported by our international association. More than 300 Lions International staff members are constantly working on tools and technology to enhance Lions’ service. When caring people join together, roll up their sleeves and take action to make their community better, it’s an incredible feeling for everyone involved. Here’s how you can help. We are currently looking for a French Translator & Interpreter to join our team and rise to the challenge of empowering service. Position Highlights: The French Translator & Interpreter is responsible for the translation of publications and daily correspondences from English to French, and vice versa, with speed and accuracy. This position will also provide interpretation support from English to French, and vice versa in addition to providing linguistic-based customer service, including executive-level board support to our members. What You’ll Do:

+ Translation of correspondences and publications which would include handling voice-over and subtitling in French required for the association’s media productions.

+ Simultaneous interpretation at the board meetings, international convention, seminars, and other meetings as well as providing assistance at the executive level.

+ Handlings of administrative duties, such as processing of reports, award issuance, record keeping, and additional administrative duties as assigned.

We’re Looking for Someone With:

+ Bachelor’s Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a 4-year college or university (preferably from home country) or equivalent combination of education and experience

+ A minimum of 2 years of translation experience, past interpreting experience.

+ Excellent command of English and native ability in French.

+ Familiar with translation and interpretation software (i.e., Trados, Kudo), preferred.

+ Familiarity in history, culture, tradition, etc., in francophone countries

+ Ability to travel domestic and internationally, about 5% annually

+ Candidate must reside locally within the Chicagoland region

Why You’ll Love Working Here: Lions Clubs International has excellent benefits for you and your family. We believe in a balanced work-life and have programs and benefit plans to support our employees, such as:

+ Three weeks paid time off plus time off for volunteering.

+ Flexible and hybrid work schedules

+ Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans

+ Flex spending accounts for medical and dependent care.

+ 401K with employer match

+ Reimbursable training

+ Casual dress

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of who we are. Diverse and inclusive teams have a positive impact on the work we do, and we know that having varied perspectives helps generate innovative ideas to solve complex problems in an ever-changing world. Lions Clubs International Is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Posting: JC255154265

Posted On: Feb 12, 2024

Updated On: Apr 11, 2024

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