We are looking for contract transcriptionists/editors to transcribe recorded audio and edit imperfect transcription using our proprietary internet-based software application. Since all transcription work is performed remotely, you will need a good computer and a high speed internet connection. As a contract transcriptionist/editor, you would decide which projects to accept, how much you work, and when and where you perform your work. To be a good candidate, you need to be able to provide expert transcribing services independently and be able to provide a quick turnaround on a finished work product (as a given project may require). In addition to the qualifications below, you are required to take and pass a series of proficiency tests to demonstrate your transcription skills prior to being engaged as a contract transcriptionist/editor.
Excellent written communication skills
Excellent command of English usage, grammar, and punctuation
Experience with computer word processing
Typing ability of at least 75 wpm
Proficiency with internet research and reference resources
Ability to manage projects and work independently
Familiarity with Microsoft Excel or spreadsheet applications
Strong technical proficiency with computers and computer applications
PC or Mac
Minimum 2.0GHz processor, 4GB RAM, 5GB available disk space
High speed internet connection with a minimum of 10 Mpbs download speed for optimal performance (you can test your connection at a site like www.speedtest.net)
Regular access to email
Remote – you can work from anywhere in the United States with an internet connection!
Project-based; equivalent to $10 – $30 per hour, depending on your efficiency.