We are looking for independent transcriptionist-publisher contractors to work on the transcription of audio recordings and the editing of imperfect transcripts, using our proprietary online software.
As a transcription and editing contractor you can decide which projects to accept and for how long, when and where to work. An excellent candidate will be able to offer high quality transcription and editing services, as well as speed of response in the delivery of the work, optimally finished, according to the requirements of each project.
As a transcriber-editor, you will have the option to transcribe files in Spanish, English or both languages. However, the communication within the company is done in English and, therefore, you must be fluent in this language. Also, since all the work is done via the internet, you will need a good computer and a fast connection.
Apart from having the necessary qualifications, described below, you will need to pass a series of proficiency exams and demonstrate your ability as a transcriber and editor before being accepted as a contractor.
Excellent written communication
Excellent mastery of the use, grammar and spelling of the English language
Excellent mastery of the use, grammar and spelling of the Spanish language
Experience in the use of text editing software
Ability to type at least 75 words per minute
Experience searching on the internet and in general reference sources
Ability to manage projects independently
You must be 18 years old
Be familiar with Microsoft Excel or other spreadsheet applications
Technical skill in the use of computers and software
COMPUTER EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS
PC or Mac2.0Ghz processor (minimum), 4GB of RAM and 5GB of available disk space
Fast internet connection with 10 Mbps for downloads (if you don’t know the speed of your connection you can measure it on sites like www.speedtest.net )
Easy access to email address
Contractor work is done remotely — you can work from anywhere in the US that has a fast internet connection.
By project; between $ 10 and $ 30 per hour, depending on your skill.