VACANCY- – Translator/Media Specialist
The US Embassy in Amman is seeking candidates for the full-time position of
Applicants must demonstrate the following:
• Ability to translate Arabic-language content into clear, idiomatic English.
• Interest in Middle East politics and social/traditional media sources and platforms.
• Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
• Good research and data mining skills.
• Willingness to work in a day/night shift setup.
All applicants must be Jordanian nationals or residents in Jordan who have the required
work and residency permits.
Successful candidates are expected to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, often high-
pressure, multi-cultural, team environment.
Applicants must hold a bachelor degree, preferably in political science, international
relations media studies, translation, English, or related field.
Typically between two to five years’ work experience in a related substantive field (e.g.,
media, international affairs, political science, translation, or social media). Qualified
fresh graduates will also be considered.
Salary and Benefits:
• Starting annual salary will range from 16,000 Jordanian dinars to 26,000 Jordanian
dinars, depending on experience and qualifications
• Benefits include health insurance, two annual bonuses, a provident fund, transportation
allowance, and premium day for evening, Friday, and holiday work, in addition to
opportunities for training and travel.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and a current resume or curriculum vitae
electronically to the following e-mail address: OSE-Employment@state.gov before
the deadline. Please list the position title in the email Subject line.
Successful applicants must pass tests in translation and writing.
Closing date for applications is 20 June 2017.
The U.S. Embassy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The U.S. Mission in Jordan provides equal opportunity, and fair and equitable treatment in
employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability,
political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.
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