Translator & Editor - French

Metro US
10271, New York City
Feb 15, 2018
Editor / Editorial
Metro Area
New York
Freelance, Part Time


Metro is looking for a professional French Editor and Translator preferably with experience translating for or within the United Nations organization. This role will have two equally important parts:

  1. Edit a world affairs and political section in its entirety, twice a month. Translate columns from world leaders from English into French without losing the authors’ points of view and tone, while adjusting to strict space and design guidelines.


  • Communicate with Metro editors regarding content plans, deadlines and last minute changes for every issue. Edit within Metro parameters, both of written tone and design. Condense the length of French expressions into English, without losing the meaning of columns. Deliver edited pieces with an exact word count. Produce outstanding, engaging and concise headlines.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience in writing and editing, preferably for a breaking news, current affairs or international news section. Proven experience in content conception, development, and execution for both print and digital platforms. 5+ years of experience as a certified, professional translator from English into French and French into English. French native speaker. Highly collaborative, diplomatic, adaptable and flexible.

To apply, please send your CV, work samples and translator credentials

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