ZW227 | Experienced Audio Transcriptionist

ZW227 | Experienced Audio Transcriptionist

22 Nov
Bookiwi Transcription Services

22 Nov

Bookiwi Transcription Services


We are looking for experienced Audio Transcriptionists to join our overflow team.

Applicants will ONLY be accepted if applying through our website and passing a short 30 minute test including typing a short 4 minute transcript.

We need to know if you can follow instructions, therefore, if you apply through Indeed, we will not respond to any applications.

We are looking for home based contractors who own their own equipment and who have a current ABN; are required to produce accurate transcripts from recorded audio / video interviews in accordance with our style guides.

We are always on the lookout for good,

accurate and reliable members to join our overflow team / typing pool.

If you have a broad vocabulary, impeccable grammar, and great typing speeds, then you are just what we need.

- Listening. You need to have a good ear for audio and be able to understand and transcribe files with poor audio quality, files where the speakers have varied accents and files where multiple speaker identification is required. You also need to take on advice, direction and be able to follow instructions.

- Experience. Experience preferred.

- Research. You need to be able to use the internet to research names, addresses and key terms.

- Language. You need a highly developed understanding of English grammar, punctuation, spelling and syntax. You need to understand how grammar and punctuation can convey or change a speaker’s intended meaning. Active listening while typing and the ability to contextualise are important skills.

- Management. You need to be able to manage your time appropriately so that you are able to meet our very tight deadlines and balance competing priorities. You will be responsible for your own productivity and invoicing. You will take pride and ownership in your work, always striving to produce transcripts of the highest quality possible.

- Communication. You need to be an open communicator. In particular you need to be able to communicate with us in relation to your work, particularly about your ability to meet deadlines. You need to be contactable via either Phone/SMS/email/Teams.

- Computer literacy. You must be a confident user of information technology. This means you need to possess intermediate to advanced Microsoft Word skills. Each template provided differs between clients, therefore, issues can arise. You need to be able to ensure formatting isn't compromised. You also need to be confident in downloading, installing and setting up new software on your computer and keeping your antivirus and operating systems up to date. Your computer needs to be password protected.

- Attention to detail. You must possess the ability to ensure that consistency is generated throughout the entire document. Pay meticulous and particular attention to detail.

- Work autonomously. Even though we provide support, you must be able to comprehend and follow instructions that are given to you. You must have the ability to take the initiative when searching for information.

- Location. Be either located in New Zealand, Australia, Malaysia or the United Kingdom. Australian and New Zealanders who have relocated overseas are encouraged to apply. Other countries due to the time difference, makes it more difficult to meet our deadlines.

We are only accepting applications through here

Part-time hours: Anything from 2 + hours per week, this is all dependent on you and workflow (which sometimes we cannot control due to fluctuations and demands).

Please note, this is an advertisement to add you to our typing pool, it is a first in / first served basis due to many people being available and many different hours and times.

Part-time hours: 5 per week

Job Types: Part-time, Casual, Subcontract

Salary: $22.00 – $25.00 per hour


- Work from home


- Flexible hours


- Typing: 1 year (Required)

- Transcription: 1 year (Required)


- English (Required)

Work Remotely:

- Yes

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