Job opportunity for Granma International in Cuba

News from Cuba | Saturday, 28 December 2013

Translator Needed - Granma International English Department

The basic work of the department consists of translating articles into English from Spanish for the weekly printed edition of the paper (16 pages), as well as daily news items for the website.

Essential requirements:

 A strong commitment to Granma’s mission, reflected in willingness to learn, work hard and function as part of a team

 The ability to translate accurately and quickly

 Basic computer skills

The work week is Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm, although some flexibility exists. Extra hours are occasionally required in the event of breaking news.

Basic furnished apartment is provided.

Monthly salary is 400 CUP and 120 CUC.

As a temporary resident, you are eligible for public healthcare services.

Vacation consists of 30 paid days per year, to be scheduled in conjunction with the department. Six months on the job are expected before any vacation is taken.

A minimum commitment of one year is expected.

Granma will handle application to secure work permit and temporary residency.

Application process

 Submit a basic resume including studies, employment and other relevant activities such as travel, solidarity work, etc.

 Provide two references.

 Submit a brief essay (one page max) explaining why you are interested in the position.

 Translate 2-3 test articles.

Please send all correspondence to and feel free to contact us with any further questions.

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