Translator / Interpreter, Part-Time (Japanese Speaking)

Job Title: Translator / Interpreter, Part-Time (Japanese Speaking)
Contract Type: Part Time
Location: Singapore
Salary: $6k - 8k pcm
Start Date: 20 Mar 2020
Reference: en-61666
Contact Name: Elsie Soh
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 20, 2020 09:41

Job Description

Job Description

  • Translation
    • Convert written materials from one language into another, such as books, publications, or web pages
    • Create a new text in the target language that reproduces the content and style of the original
    • Edit and proofread text to accurately reflect language
    • Receive and submit assignments electronically
    • Use dictionaries and glossaries for reference
    • Employ computer-assisted translation
    • Facilitate communication for people with limited English proficiency
    • Translate languages at meetings such as attorney-client meetings, preliminary hearings, arraignments, depositions, and trials
    • Educate others about the roles and functions of educational interpreters
    • Train and supervise other translators/interpreters
  • Interpretation
    • Facilitate effective communication between two parties that do not speak a similar language by converting one spoken or written language to another
    • Attend conferences and meetings and act as official translator to mediate discussion
    • Translate foreign languages for clients so they can understand others
    • Relay concepts and ideas between languages
    • Interpret both legal terminology and colloquial language
    • Read aloud documents in a language other than that in which they were written
    • Accompany foreign visitor and facilitate communication between receiving party and visitors
  • Support to General Affairs
    • Support to Business support Executive role
    • Especially, office management (pantry, stationary, etc), VIP and Guest assistance, Director assistance and Telephone answering
    • Take Minutes in the official meeting
    • Support to PR function
    • Support company events and onboard trainings in Japan


  • Experience in translation & interpretation
  • Strong proficiency in both English and Japanese
  • Good office skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills