Shaun Parker & Company is seeking a skilled Sydney-based Mandarin Chinese translator to join our major work-in-development. This exciting project involves collaboration between our company and a renowned Taiwanese artist.

Project Details:

Planned Developments:

  • 19th August until 7th September
  • 25th November until 11th January (with days off on public holidays: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day)
  • Location: Sydney


  • Translate script drafts from English to Traditional Chinese.
  • Translate emails, marketing materials, and creative text.
  • Translate Zoom meetings leading up to each development.


  • Exceptional fluency in both Mandarin Chinese and English at a native speaker level.
  • Demonstrated experience in theatrical concepts and terminology.
  • Hands-on experience working in rehearsal rooms alongside directors, creatives and artists.
  • Proficiency in facilitating seamless creative collaboration in rehearsal spaces and during production preparations.
  • Understanding of dramaturgy and theatrical writing.
  • Familiarity with cross-cultural communication nuances, especially between Chinese and Western artistic contexts, to foster productive collaboration between the company and the Taiwanese artist.
  • Preferably, the capability to adapt flexibly beyond scheduled development dates.
  • Must be based in Sydney, NSW.


  • Negotiable

 Due date:   23:59pm AEST, Wed 22nd May, 2024

  • Please note:    It is advised to put in your application before this date.  If a suitable person is sourced before this date, then they shall be engaged.

This role is crucial in facilitating effective communication and ensuring the success of our collaborative project. If you meet the requirements and are passionate about contributing to innovative artistic endeavours, we would love to hear from you.

For queries and to apply, please email your CV outlining your relevant experience to  Please put ‘Translator Application’ in the title bar.

We look forward to welcoming a talented translator to our team!


Contact Details
+61 419 344 484
Level 1, 3A Joynton Avenue, Joynton Avenue Creative Centre Zetland NSW, 2017, Australia
ABN 40 146 251 989

Shaun Parker & Company acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we live, learn and work. We pay our respects to the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation and all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island elders, past and present.

Shaun Parker & Company prides itself on celebrating diversity, regardless of race, religious affiliation, gender identification or sexual orientation.