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Mandinka Freelance Translator 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
About the Organization MultiLingual Solutions, Inc. (MLS) is a comprehensive foreign language services firm that provides full-spectrum linguistic, analytical, and training support to U.S. Government and private sector customers. With services in over 100 languages and resources in more than 60 countries, MLS specializes in mobilizing the linguistic, technical, and management personnel needed to meet critical communications and operational objectives.

Since our founding in 2001, MLS has become the partner of choice for government and business leaders seeking high quality, innovative solutions. Our global network of linguistic and technical professionals bring extensive subject matter expertise in an array of fields such as military and security, science and technology, cyber, health, law, marketing and advertising, HR, education, manufacturing, and finance.

MLS services include:

• Placement of Professional Linguists, Analysts, and Instructors Across the US and Overseas
• Document Translation and Audio Transcription
• Onsite and Remote Interpretation
• Customized Foreign Language and Cultural Instruction
• Curriculum and Materials Development
• Website Localization
• Multilingual Software and Web-based Products
• Graphic Design and Desktop Publishing
• Voiceovers and Subtitling
• Language Needs Assessment and Cultural Consulting
Category Linguistics  
Full-Time/Part-Time Per Diem  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Bethesda, MD  
Open Date 8/7/2020  
Reports to Project Manager  




  • Translation: Translate 850 minutes of Mandinka and Karoninka audio directly into English
  • Editing: Review the audio to ensure that the translator has accurately translated the dialogue in its entirety, without omissions or errors
  • Subject matter: Criminal investigation
  • Verification: Proof of citizenship or permanent resident status will need to be produced during the onboarding process

Start date: ASAP



Position Requirements

Preferred Experience:

  • Fluency in the target language (native level) and English.
  • Must have strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • The ability to multitask and maintain scheduling requiremets.
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong writing and communication skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong computer skills and familiarity with translation / Interpretation tools.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, Clearance:

None Required

Clearance Level N/A  

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