Seeking Full Time Spanish Translator/Writer

Spanish Translator/Writer
Editorial Services Unit
Department of Communication & Information Services
New York State Assembly
AESOB, Room 1710
Albany, New York 12248

The Department of Communication & Information Services has an immediate opening in its Editorial Services Unit for a Spanish translator/writer. The Department of Communication & Information Services provides a full range of communication services to members of the New York State Assembly’s Majority (Democratic) Conference. The Editorial Services Unit also provides Spanish translations necessary for rapid and accurate dissemination of legislative communications.

Duties include: Primarily translating from English to Spanish and Spanish to English; reviewing and proofreading newsletters and generic brochures; verbal communication to non-English speaking constituents; writing a range of legislative communications (press releases, talking points, printed materials); proofreading; researching, reviewing, and analyzing legislation and legislative programs to support writing assignments; and any other such duties as are necessary for the proper operation of this office.

Qualifications: This is an entry-level position. Candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree; Bilingual fluency (English and Spanish) in speaking, reading, and writing; strong computer skills including Microsoft Word and the Internet – familiarity with InDesign a plus; ability to work with deadlines, independently and in a group; and availability for extended work hours as required to meet legislative deadlines.

Starting salary is $34,500 and includes a competitive package of benefits.

Please submit an application letter and resume to:

Mr. Dana Marascia

Director, Editorial Services
Dept. of Communication & Information Services
New York State Assembly
Room 1710
Alfred E. Smith Office Building
80 South Swan Street
Albany, NY 12248
Tel. 518-455-4987
Fax. 518-455-4882
E-mail: marasciad@assembly.state.ny.us

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2 Responses to Seeking Full Time Spanish Translator/Writer

  1. I am a professional Spanish translator, feel free to contact me.

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