Careers Copy Writer Translator (Bilingual)

Copy Writer Translator (Bilingual)


Nairobi, Kenya with international travel and possible virtual work arrangement

The successful applicant will have at least 2 years’ relevant experience in English-French translation having held a similar position.


MicroSave is a market leader in providing consulting services to Mobile Network Operators (MNO’s) and Financial Service Providers (FSP’s) globally.  Our clients include leading commercial banks, telecommunication companies, SACCOs, microfinance institutions and multilateral and bi-lateral donors. With increasing demand for our services, MicroSave is currently looking for a creative, talented and experienced individual to join its team in Kenya under the RéseauHelixdomain on a consultancy basis as a copywriter translator.
The key deliverable for this position will be to translate and copy write website content, bronchures, videos   as well as other marketing/domain materials.

Qualities & Skills: This position requires a well-organized, self-motivated individual with strong prioritization skills to effectively and efficiently carry out the desired duties and responsibilities.

Other relevant skills include:
  • Bilingual French/English
  • Knowledge of digital and social media of the African French speaking market
  • Experience in translating from English to French
  • Ability to write creatively using vast knowledge of the Francophone African market
  • Good understanding of consumer behaviour in Francophone African markets 

Education:   Translation degree or certificate
Compensation: A competitive compensation rate shall be negotiated with the right candidate. Please state current and expected payment rate.

Availability:  State availability (notice period) in your application letter. 

Correspondence:Applications and detailed CV to be sent by email to, marking the subject as: COPY WRITER TRANSLATOR

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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For almost 20 years, MicroSave has:

  • Improved credit, savings, insurance and payments products by understanding the poor's financial needs, aspirations, perceptions and behaviours
  • Converted clients to a market-led approach
  • Published papers offering key insights into financial inclusion in Africa and Asia
  • Trained thousands of leading financial inclusions specialists
  • Developed newsletters, notes, research papers with a more global perspective

MicroSave In Numbers

  • Worked with over 200 banks, MFIs and MNOs
  • Helped to develop and test over 200 different financial inclusion products and channels
  • Supported seven MFI transformations and a bank listing in Africa
  • Designed and implemented nearly 75 digital finance projects across Africa, Asia and Latin America
  • Implemented Social Performance Management systems for 23 clients
  • Researched and published in-depth financial market intelligence for 56 African and Asian countries
  • Published over 550 papers, focus and briefing notes, and other print, and online publications
  • Developed 35 toolkits translated into over 15 languages