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Brussel

Fedactio (vzw)

(Intern) Translator/Content Manager [EN]

Company description

[NL] Fedactio is een tweetalige vzw met uitvalsbasis Brussel die wil inzetten op het bijeenbrengen van verschillende gemeenschappen. Het is een koepelorganisatie met meer dan 40 active lidverenigingen over heel België die allemaal het doel hebben om sociale cohesie te promoten. Concreet zorgt Fedactio voor de logistische en technische ondersteuningen van haar lidverenigingen. Daarnaast organiseert Fedactio een aantal grote projecten, zoals het project 'iftarons/iftarmee', waarbij niet-moslims een iftar-maaltijd deelden tijdens de maand ramadan bij een moslim-gastfamilie thuis. Fedactio's doel is en blijft het bewerkstelligen van dialoog tussen individuen van verschillende achtergronden. Die insteek komt ook in de andere projecten naar voren (voor een overzicht: zie website).

[FR] Fedactio est une asbl bilingue basée à Bruxelles avec comme but le rassemblement de différentes communautés. C'est une organisation faîtière avec plus de 40 associations membres dans toute la Belgique. Plus précisément, Fedactio assure le support logistique et technique de ses associations membres. En outre, Fedactio organise un certain nombre de grands projets, tels que le projet iftarons / iftarmee, permettant aux non-musulmans de partager un repas iftar chez une famille d'accueil musulmane à la maison. L'objectif de Fedactio est de parvenir à un dialogue entre individus de différents milieux. Cette approche est également reflétée dans les autres projets (pour un aperçu: veuillez regarder notre site web).

[EN] Fedactio is a Brussels-based bilingual non-profit that aims to bring individuals from different communities together. It is an umbrella organisation with over 40 active member associations throughout Belgium. Apart from logistical and technical support, Fedactio offers a variety of services to its member associations. Moreover, it organises large events on a national level, such as the iftarmee/iftarons-event for which non-muslims are invited to share a meal with a local muslim host family. Fedactio’s mission is to establish dialogue between individuals with a variety of backgrounds. This aim is reflected in all of its projects (for an overview of all our activities, please visit our website).

Job description

For our website, we are currently looking for an intern with excellent English skills who could help with the translations of the most important texts. Moreover, the intern would be asked to write original content about current topics (e.g. opinion pieces). In their tasks, they are supported by a bilingual mentor/editor and get the chance to make a difference in an organisation that wants to bring about social change.

 

 

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What do we expect?

  • You are native or near-native English, either through experience or studies
  • You are capable of independent work.
  • You are not afraid to voice your opinion and are willing to follow Belgium’s social developments closely.
  • You are able to understand Dutch or French on a basic level.

We offer

What we offer

  • An internship in a growing non-profit company
  • A lot of responsibility: you will not only translate texts, but also provide content. Moreover, you will be closely involved in the organisation of our activities.
  • An intercultural experience: our organisation employs individuals from different backgrounds. Turkish tea? Daily available.
  • A chance to improve your communication and language skills: five different languages are spoken within our organisation (Dutch – French – English – Turkish – Bulgarian).

NOTE: the internship period is flexible. It can be lengthened, shortened, commence earlier or later, depending on the wishes of the intern.

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