Transcriber Job Descriptions

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Job Title: Transcriber

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled Transcriber to join our team. The Transcriber will be responsible for accurately transcribing audio and video recordings into written documents. The ideal candidate will have excellent listening and typing skills, as well as the ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines.


  • Listen to audio and video recordings and transcribe them into written documents
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of transcriptions
  • Identify and correct errors in transcriptions
  • Meet deadlines and work efficiently to complete projects in a timely manner
  • Communicate with clients and team members to ensure project requirements are met
  • Maintain confidentiality and security of sensitive information


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent listening and typing skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work efficiently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and transcription software
  • Experience in transcription or related field preferred

Physical Demands:

  • Sitting for extended periods of time
  • Repetitive typing and listening
  • Ability to use a computer and other office equipment

Work Environment:

  • Office or remote work environment
  • May require working outside of normal business hours to meet deadlines
  • May require working on weekends or holidays

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Professional development opportunities

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Transcriber

What is the best way to find and hire a Transcriber near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Transcriber applicants. Employers posting their Transcriber job on Indeed get about 12 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Transcriber applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Transcriber 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 10 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Transcriber positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Transcriber role?
SMS has 85% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Transcriber job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Transcribers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 128% 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 Transcriber 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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