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Job posting

Description

An advertisement for a translation job posted at ProZ.com.

Example

{
    "id": 739492,
    "web_url": "http://www.proz.com/job/739492",
    "type": "potential",
    "summary": "Russian>German Legal Translation",
    "description": "Geotext Translations is currently recruiting Russian>German linguists for a large Legal translation project.\r\n\r\nWe are looking for linguists specialized in legal translation who are available immediately for a long-term freelance collaboration.\r\n\r\nA test may be required.\r\n\r\nIf you are interested in collaborating, please send your CV and most competitive rates to sstaab@geotext.com",
    "status": "open",
    "time_posted": "2013-02-15T17:44:07+00:00",
    "time_expires": "2013-02-20T22:00:00+00:00",
    "delivery_deadline": null,
    "language_pairs": [
      "rus_deu"
    ],
    "volume_amount": 0,
    "volume_unit": "word",
    "disc_spec_id": 77,
    "disc_other": "",
    "language_service_ids": [
      1,
      2
    ],
    "contact_method": "email",
    "contact_info": {
      "user_id": 964006,
      "type": "company",
      "email": "",
      "show_email": false,
      "full_name": "",
      "show_full_name": false,
      "job_title": "Recruitment Coordinator",
      "company": "Geotext Translations",
      "url": "http://www.geotext.com",
      "show_url": true,
      "address": "259 W. 30th St. 17th Fl.",
      "show_address": true,
      "city": "New York",
      "show_city": true,
      "region": "New York",
      "show_region": true,
      "postal_code": "10001",
      "show_postal_code": true,
      "country": "us",
      "show_country": true,
      "phone": "",
      "show_phone": false,
      "fax": "",
      "show_fax": false
    },
    "software_ids": [],
    "offered_rate": null,
    "payment_notes": "",
    "blueboard_name": "Geotext Translations, Inc.",
    "blueboard_avg_lwa": 5,
    "blueboard_link": "https://api.proz.com/v2/blueboard/3856",
    "provider_requirements": {
        "proz_members_only": true,
        "members_only_until": null,
        "language_pairs": [ "rus_deu" ],
        "language_pair_importance": "required",
        "disc_gen_ids": [ 1 ],
        "disc_gen_importance": "required",
        "disc_spec_ids": [ 77 ],
        "disc_spec_importance": "preferred",
        "credentials": null,
        "native_language": "deu",
        "native_language_importance": "required",
        "software": [],
        "software_importance": null,
        "country": "us",
        "country_importance": "preferred",
        "account_type": "freelancers",
        "account_type_importance": "required",
        "additional_requirements": "Must have at least 10 years of experience."
    },
    "confidentiality": "high",
    "_links": {
      "self": {
        "href": "https://api.proz.com/v2/job-postings/739492"
      }
    }
}

Fields

Job posting

id integer
(read-only)
The job posting ID.
web_url string
(read-only)
The URL of the job posting on the ProZ.com website.
type string The type of job posting. One of translation (translation, editing, or proofreading), interpret (interpreting), or potential (recruiting translators without an immediate job to offer).
summary string A short, one line summary of the job.
description string Details about the job.
status string Whether or not the job is open, closed, or pending (awaiting review by ProZ.com staff).
time_posted ISO 8601 datetime
(read-only)
The time the job was posted, in ISO 8601 format. Ex. 2015-04-19T12:59:23+00:00.
time_expires ISO 8601 datetime The time the job posting expires, after which quotes will no longer be accepted, in ISO 8601 format. Ex. 2015-04-19T12:59:23+00:00. DEFAULT: When creating a new job posting, this defaults to one week after time_posted.
delivery_deadline ISO 8601 datetime The deadline for the work that needs to be done, in ISO 8601 format. Ex. 2015-04-19T12:59:23+00:00. Optional for jobs with type set to potential.
language_pairs list of language pair codes. The source and target language pairs for the job.
volume_amount integer The volume of work to be done, ex. the word count.
volume_unit string The unit in which volume_amount is expressed. If volume_amount is set, this must be one of char, word, line, page, hour.
disc_spec_id specific discipline ID The discipline relevant to the subject matter of the work.
disc_other string A free-form discipline for the job posting, when no disc_spec_id is suitable.
language_service_ids list of language service IDs The language services needed for the job posting.
contact_method string The method by which the job poster wishes to be contacted by potential service providers. Must be one of proz (submit quote via ProZ.com), email, url, phone, fax, or postal_mail. DEFAULT: proz.
contact_info job posting contact info Contact information for the job posting.
software_ids list of software IDs Software needed for this job.
offered_rate rate The offered payment rate.
payment_notes string Additional information about payment.
blueboard_name string or null
(read-only)
The name of the outsourcer in its ProZ.com BlueBoard record, if it has one.
blueboard_avg_lwa float or null
(read-only)
The average LWA in the outsourcer's BlueBoard record, if it has one. LWA is a rating from service providers who have worked with the outsourcer-- a value from 1-5 representing service providers willingness or "likelihood of working again" with the outsourcer.
blueboard_link string or null
(read-only)
An API link to access the outsourcer's BlueBoard record.
provider_requirements provider requirements The job posting is directed to service providers who meet these criteria. Service providers will be restricted from quoting unless they meet all the criteria specified as "required".
confidentiality string or null Confidentiality level assigned to a particular job posting. Must be one of high, medium, low, or null. DEFAULT: null.

Job posting contact info

user_id integer
(read-only)
The ID of the job poster's ProZ.com user account (if any).
type string The type of entity the job poster represents. Must be either freelancer or company.
email string The email address of the job poster. If show_email is false and you are not the job poster, this will be an empty string.
show_email boolean Whether email is publicly visible. Note that if contact_method is email and the user has access to quote on the job, the email address will be shown even if show_email is false. DEFAULT: false
full_name string The full name of the job poster. If show_full_name is false and you are not the job poster, this will be an empty string.
show_full_name boolean Whether full_name is publicly visible. DEFAULT: true
job_title string The job title of the job poster. If show_job_title is false and you are not the job poster, this will be an empty string.
show_job_title boolean Whether job_title is publicly visible. DEFAULT: true
company string The job poster's company name. If show_company is false and you are not the job poster, this will be an empty string.
show_company boolean Whether company is publicly visible. DEFAULT: true
url string A web URL for the job poster. If show_url is false and you are not the job poster, this will be an empty string.
show_url boolean Whether url is publicly visible. DEFAULT: true
address string The job poster's street address. If show_address is false and you are not the job poster, this will be an empty string.
show_address boolean Whether address is publicly visible. DEFAULT: true
city string The job poster's city. If show_city is false and you are not the job poster, this will be an empty string.
show_city boolean Whether city is publicly visible. DEFAULT: true
region string The job poster's region. If show_region is false and you are not the job poster, this will be an empty string.
show_region boolean Whether region is publicly visible. DEFAULT: true
postal_code string The job poster's postal code. If show_postal_code is false and you are not the job poster, this will be an empty string.
show_postal_code boolean Whether postal_code is publicly visible. DEFAULT: true
country country code The job poster's country. If show_country is false and you are not the job poster, this will be an empty string.
show_country boolean Whether country is publicly visible. DEFAULT: true
phone string The job poster's phone number. If show_phone is false and you are not the job poster, this will be an empty string.
show_phone boolean Whether phone is publicly visible. DEFAULT: false
fax string The job poster's fax number. If show_fax is false and you are not the job poster, this will be an empty string.
show_fax boolean Whether fax is publicly visible. DEFAULT: false

Rate

amount float The numeric portion of the rate, ex. 0.12.
currency currency code The currency in which the rate is specified, ex. usd.
unit string The unit to which the rate amount applies. Allowed values: word, hour, total, line, char, or page.

Provider requirements

proz_members_only boolean Whether eligible service providers must be (paying) ProZ.com members.
members_only_until ISO 8601 datetime The time the proz_members_only requirement expires, of null if it never expires.
language_pairs list of language pair codes A list of language pair codes. Service providers must report working in at least one of them. null if no such requirement was specified.
language_pair_importance string Whether at least one of the language pairs is required or preferred. Possible values: required, preferred, null.
disc_gen_ids list of general discipline IDs A list of general disciplines. Service providers must report working in at least one of them. null if no such requirement was specified.
disc_gen_importance string Whether at least one of the general disciplines is required or preferred. Possible values: required, preferred, null.
disc_spec_ids list of specific discipline ID A list of specific disciplines. Service providers must report working in at least one of them. null if no such requirement was specified.
disc_spec_importance string Whether at least one of the specific disciplines is required or preferred. Possible values: required, preferred, null.
credentials string The level of credentials that the service provider must have. Possible values: reported (self-reported credentials), reported_or_pro (self-reported credentials or Certified PRO status), or null.
native_language language code The native language the service provider must have reported, or null if no such requirement was specified.
native_language_importance string Whether the native language is required or preferred. Possible values: required, preferred, or null.
software list of software IDs Software the service provider must have reported working with, or null if no such requirement was specified.
software_importance string Whether the native language is required or preferred. Possible values: required, preferred, or null.
country country code The country in which the service provider must reside, or null if no such requirement was specified.
country_importance string Whether the country is required or preferred. Possible values: required, preferred, or null.
account_type string Service providers must have accounts of this type. Possible values: freelancers, companies, any, or null.
account_type_importance string Whether the account type is required or preferred. Possible values: required, preferred, or null.
additional_requirements string A string describing additional service provider requirements, if any, otherwise null.

Endpoints that use this resource

Job postings

Job quotes

Deprecated endpoints: