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Spanish Passage Creator - Editor

Spanish Passage Creator - Editor
Posted
Apr 25

Mango Languages is looking for a creative and enthusiastic Passage Creator/Editor who can write engaging and educational language content. In this part-time, remote contractor position, you will collaborate with a team of linguists, writers, translators, and editors to create texts that pair with our course content.

As a Passage Creator/Editor, you will be expected to translate English templates into Spanish by using Mango course content and adhering to provided guidelines on content, linguistic difficulty, and statistics such as text length and word count. You will use your detai...Read more

Mango Languages is looking for a creative and enthusiastic Passage Creator/Editor who can write engaging and educational language content. In this part-time, remote contractor position, you will collaborate with a team of linguists, writers, translators, and editors to create texts that pair with our course content.

As a Passage Creator/Editor, you will be expected to translate English templates into Spanish by using Mango course content and adhering to provided guidelines on content, linguistic difficulty, and statistics such as text length and word count. You will use your detailed knowledge of Spanish grammar to modify the translation to avoid vocabulary and structures which exceed the knowledge of the learners. You may also be responsible for editing and reviewing other writers’ translations, checking for linguistic accuracy, and ensuring the guidelines are met.

The ideal candidate will have detailed knowledge of Spanish grammar and will be creative about adapting the translated passage to add cultural influences, knowledge, and authenticity to the passage. We’re also looking for someone who pays attention to details and is able to work within strict parameters.

 

Responsibilities

  • Create or edit Spanish text based on English templates
  • Adapt translated text according to the grammatical constraints provided by your team lead
  • Ensure that your translated passage adheres to the statistics guidelines provided by your team lead
  • Infuse the passages with engaging and creative cultural information and authenticity
  • Participate in an initial online training for our development platform
  • Commit 3 to 5 hours per week to work on this project
  • If applicable, perform quality assurance and miscellaneous tasks on final passages

 

Job Requirements

  • Native Spanish speaker with in-depth knowledge of its grammar and culture
  • Advanced proficiency in English
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Spanish language education or language/literature or a related field.
  • Substantial experience teaching Spanish
  • Passion for the learning and teaching of language and culture
  • Enthusiasm for learning new technologies 
  • Reliable internet connection
  • Experience with Google Suite (Sheets and Docs) preferred

 

Key Characteristics

  • Attention to linguistic detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines consistently
  • Strong communication skills and responsiveness on email
  • Readiness to think critically and ask questions 
  • Must work well in a team
  • Ability to give and receive feedback

 

How to Apply

  • Submit your resume outlining your experience and qualifications as they relate to the job description. In the cover letter, let us know why this is the perfect opportunity for you!

 

Mango was founded to empower deeper human connections through language. We believe that language is an adventure; a journey to be embarked on by those of a bold and curious spirit, and a passion to connect more deeply with their global friends. Our award-winning language-learning system is powered by proven methodologies and world-class learning content. Available on mobile, tablet, and web-based platforms, our software is designed to establish retention and rapidly build conversation skills through smart, adaptive technology.

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