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International Interpreter - Merchiston International School MIS˹ͨDZѧУ

Line manager: Director Admissions, Communication and Marketing

Salary Range8000-15000 RMB/month

Application Deadline: 10 May 2020

Job Description: 

We are seeking a Translator to work on written pieces as well as interpreter in various meetings from Chinese to English and vice versa, making sure to maintain the original meaning, format and tone.

Translator responsibilities include reading and thoroughly understanding the context of given material (90% education-related), using specialised dictionaries and translation tools and proofreading finished pieces of work. To be successful in this role, you should have a keen eye for detail and be fluent in English and Chinese.

Ultimately, you will provide ready-to-use translated content that meets our internal needs and helps us reach a broader audience



(1) Oral interpretation

• Act as an Interpreter during various kinds of meetings and events: Board meetings, parents meetings, education exhibitions, etc.

• Ensure translated content conveys original meaning and tone.

• Follow up with the internal team members to ensure translation meets their needs.

• Help attendees with meeting minutes translation if necessary.

(2) Written translation

• Translating important documents required by school: regulations, WeChat articles, video subtitles, etc.

• Use cross-reference specialised dictionaries and translation tools to check quality of translation.


(3) Content proofreading

• Proofread translated texts for grammar, spelling and punctuation accuracy.

• Edit content with an eye toward maintaining its original format (e.g. font and structure).

(4) Act as the Master of Ceremony during big school events: Opening Ceremony, etc.

(5) Work with the Admissions and Marketing team members with other tasks when needed.



  • High efficiency in Chinese and English.

  • Excellent proofreading skills with the ability to identify grammar, spelling and punctuation errors.

  • Good knowledge of content editing tools.

  • Time-management skills (able to meet tight deadlines).

  • Proven work experience as a Translator, Interpreter or similar role (preferably).

  • BA/MA in English, Translation, Interpreting, Education or similar field (preferably).

  • Additional certification in Linguistics is a plus.



Lunch provided at school, shuttle bus from Hongshan, use of gym and swimming pool and extra paid annual leave


Contact Information: 

jing.zhang@merchiston.cn and indicate "source from BritCham Guangdong"


Application deadline: 10 May 2020 

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