• Translator for Pharmaceuticals/Healthcare Newswire

    Job Locations FR-75-Paris
    Posted Date 7 months ago(6/4/2018 9:48 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Company Outline


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    APM Health Europe is an independent, subscription-based newswire which sets the daily news agenda for the European healthcare markets. We focus on regulatory, pricing, market access, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness issues impacting the pharmaceutical industry, healthcare regulators and insurers and other stakeholders across Europe and beyond. APMHE is part of APM International, which itself is part of Wilmington Healthcare.

    Main Purpose of Role

    We are looking for a full-time French-to-English translator to translate articles from a specialist web-based French newswire into clear, crisp English. As the translator gets to know our work, s/he will also become capable of adapting/rewriting articles to suit our non-French readership. Working with the team’s editor, in the longer term the postholder will also sub-edit stories by other journalists.


    The team, the place:

    APM Health Europe has bureaux in several European countries. The translator’s job is based in central Paris, working alongside the editor and French newswire journalists at APM head office.

    Skills and Experience Required



    Essential qualities:

    • English native language
    • Excellent level of French
    • Excellent translation skills – qualification or equivalent experience
    • Clear, precise written English – newswire style
    • Accuracy and speed
    • Interest in learning about the ins and outs of the pharmaceutical industry and medicines regulation
    • Proactive, adaptable and able to learn on the job
    • At ease with online working (note we do not currently use computer-assisted translation)

    Desirable qualities:

    • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical/healthcare industry and regulation
    • Knowledge of German









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