Translator, Chinese Language Service

Job Description:

Main Responsibilities

Translate Dow Jones spot stories, features and market comments in an accurate and timely manner for publication on CLN. Duties will include:

a) Produce 3500-4500 traditional Chinese characters of error-free translated news on all asset classes covered by Dow Jones media-money, equities, energy and commodities.

b) Adhere to Dow Jones standards on quality, style and news ethics.

c) Use news judgment and initiative to ensure that flash headlines are translated, coded and filed within one minute of receipt and fills within 10 minutes of receipt.

d) Exercise good news judgment to ensure the most important stories and news events are prioritized in a way that reflects the need of our customers.

e) Ensure translated stories are coded properly to meet customer requirements.

f) Ensure routine checks on translated copy are carried out before submitting to the copy editor.

g) Monitor official (and other) web sites for breaking news outside office hours when assigned to do so.

h) Have a readiness to develop skills in new market areas.

Work process.

a) Shift work according to schedule

b) Have complete understanding of the translation software

c) Ensure that your own training needs are clearly defined and whenever possible attend in-house (and other) training sessions.

d) Be flexible and always willing to back up your colleagues as needed

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

About Us

The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video. Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 36 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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