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Job Title: Data Entry Typist

Job Summary: We are seeking a detail-oriented and efficient Data Entry Typist to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for accurately inputting data into our systems and ensuring that all information is entered in a timely and efficient manner. The Data Entry Typist will work closely with other team members to ensure that all data is accurate and up-to-date.


  • Input data into our systems accurately and efficiently
  • Verify data for accuracy and completeness
  • Ensure that all data is entered in a timely manner
  • Work closely with other team members to ensure that all data is accurate and up-to-date
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent typing skills with a minimum typing speed of 50 words per minute
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other data entry software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in data entry or a related field
  • Experience with SEO and keyword research
  • Experience with data analysis and reporting

Physical Demands:

  • Sitting for extended periods of time
  • Repetitive motions such as typing and using a mouse
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds

Work Environment:

  • Office environment with moderate noise levels
  • May require occasional overtime or weekend work

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Data Entry Typist

What is the best way to find and hire a Data Entry Typist near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Data Entry Typist applicants. Employers posting their Data Entry Typist job on Indeed get about 16 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Data Entry Typist applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Data Entry Typist are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 12 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 23 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Data Entry Typist positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Data Entry Typist role?
SMS has 81% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Data Entry Typist job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Data Entry Typists are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 124% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Data Entry Typist applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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