Full-time Translator EN-ES

Embassy of Mexico in Canada


The Embassy of Mexico is looking for a full-time translator (EN/ES) who can thrive in a culturally diverse Embassy environment.

Collaborating with every section within the Embassy, the official translator will be primarily responsible for Spanish-English translations, as well as for editing and proofreading a variety of documents in a wide range of government topics and language registers to support the day-to-day operations of the Embassy.


  • Translate internal and external content in the English – Spanish language combination.
  • Translation of print, digital, social media, press releases, newsletters, articles, brochures, and diplomatic communications upon request.
  • Edit and proofread a wide range of communications and materials for accuracy, spelling, grammar, style consistency, tone, flow, comprehension, and format.
  • Ensure that internal and external communications are consistent.
  • Carry out other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned, including but not limited to, simultaneous/consecutive interpretation during meetings, official visits and cultural events.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics, Spanish Studies, Translation or equivalent work experience is an asset.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills in English and Spanish is a must.
  • 2 or more years of professional bilingual writing in English and Spanish, and copy-editing experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Excellent multitasking and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Ability to work with confidential information and meet tight deadlines.
  • Flexibility to work after hours, if required, for special events.
  • Proficient in speaking, reading and writing in French is a significant asset.


  • Applicants must be permanent residents, Canadian citizens or have a valid Canadian Work Permit.


  • CA$3,750.00 gross per month

Thank you for your interest in the Embassy of Mexico. Kindly note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted via email.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $3,750.00 per month


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Ottawa, ON K1P 1A4: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Spanish (required)

Work Location: In person

Expected start date: 2023-05-15

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