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Internship Editor, Yoruba Dictionary at bab.la GmbH

Bab.la is a start-up based in Hamburg, Germany. Our product is a fast-growing interactive language portal, containing online dictionaries as well as a blog about living abroad, quizzes and games for language learning. We are among the Top 2000 most visited websites worldwide. In April 2015 bab.la joined the Oxford Dictionaries family when Oxford University Press became our parent company. Oxford and bab.la share a vision and mission to deliver quality language-related content to a global community.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Internship Editor, Yoruba Dictionary

Location: Hamburg, Germany
Starting date: As soon as possible
Hours/week: 40

Your Task

  • Editorial work on the creation of a bilingual dictionary Yoruba-English – dictionary to be published under the Oxford Dictionaries brand

Your Profile

  • Native speaker of Yoruba
  • Excellent command of and ability to write in Standard Yoruba
  • Native speakers of other languages with ability to write perfect Standard Yoruba may also apply
  • Currently enrolled (BA, MA, M.Phil. or PhD) in Languages, Translation or Linguistics
  • Fluent in English
  • Excellent language and grammar skills with concern for details and accuracy
  • Online and language affinity (‘language lover’)
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Highly organized, strong thinker, good communication skills
  • Eager to take initiative

Your Benefits

  • First-hand experience in a German Internet start-up
  • Work in a fast-paced but fun and international environment with an enthusiastic team, nice atmosphere and a flat hierarchy
  • Hands-on internship experience in one of Germany’s most exciting cities
  • We offer a paid internship in a true start-up atmosphere with full integration into the team and many exciting tasks.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their full application (CV and motivational letter) to “Mr Moritz Frisch” via: moritz@bab.la

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