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BBC Seeks Burmese Translator Presen

      The BBC World Service is the best known and most respected 
international broadcasting organisation in Burma and
      the world. Broadcasting for one hour and fifteen minutes every day, 
programmes cover news and current affairs as
      well as features.

      We currently have opportunities for Translator Presenters.
      Salary dependent upon skills and experience.

      We need Translator/Presenters to cover periods of staff shortage. The 
work will be of an ad-hoc nature and will not
      constitute regular employment.

      Working as a member of the team, you will be required to translate 
news bulletins and other current affairs material
      from English into Burmese and read at the microphone.

      In addition to having an up-to-date knowledge of the political, 
social and economic conditions in the target area, you
      will need Burmese as your first (or equivalent) language; good 
English, the ability to translate quickly and accurately,
      good IT skills and a voice suitable for broadcasting.

      Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a written and voice 
assessment. If you are interested in the above,
      please contact us for further details and a job description at: 
Recruitment Office, BBC World Service, Bush House,
      Strand, London WC2B 4PH, U.K, Tel. 020 7557 2898 or you can e-mail 
karen.thompson@xxxxxxxxx quoting
      reference 47203. Completed application forms to be returned by 
Wednesday 23rd May 2001.