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English Transcriptionist

Daily Transcription

  • Independent Contractor Gigs
  • 1 Year
  • From Home
  • Not Disclosed Per Hour

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Job Description

Daily Transcription desires to hire accomplished transcribers with paramount accuracy.

This is an independent contractor, remote position.  You will be hired on a project-to-project basis. 

Candidates should have experience transcribing post-production footage, interviews, market research and focus groups.  Hours are flexible but we ask that transcribers are available to transcribe at least 2.5 hours of video/audio a week.  Weekenders are needed:  Thursday, Friday, Saturdays.

We are generally busy from March through September.  As with any transcription company the work fluctuates to the demands of our clients.  

We prefer that you reside in the US or Canada however there are a few exceptions for South Africa, Australia and the UK at this time. 

You must have the ability to: 

*sign up for time on scheduler

*communicate on a daily basis with the Project Manager

*check and respond to emails daily and in an efficient manner

*transcribe multi-speakers

*transcribe verbatim

*transcribe accurately even with background noise and overlapping conversations

*type 60 wpm

*accept difficult files as well as the easier files

*use proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation

*proficiently research uncertain names and words using Google and other search engines

*read, understand and follow the instructions and style guide for each assignment

*type and proof your transcripts to 98% accuracy

*be available for 24 turnaround times - it is imperative that you are available for corrections, if needed, after submission of your transcription assignment

*insert time codes every 30-40 seconds or how instructed per guide

*use MS Word proficiently

Equipment/Software required:

High Speed Internet

PC/Laptop with the ability to run a transcription program and the ability to upload and download multiple files

Noise Canceling Headphones

Express Scribe or similar transcription software

Foot pedal is optional but makes your job a lot easier

Required Skills

Editing & Proofreading, Transcription

About Company

Name: Daily Transcription

Website: https://dailytranscription.com

Company Established: January, 2003

Headquarter: 6701 Center Drive WestLos Angeles, CA 90045, California, United States

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