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Reference: 66101

Date Added: 23 May 2018
Closing Date: 21 July 2018

Job Title: Freelance Editor

Working For: Global Lingo

Location: Home based

Salary: Approx. £18.00 per hour of audio edited

Job Details

Global Lingo is a language services company, providing transcription and writing services to major financial, banking, pharmaceutical and medical organisations around the world.

We are currently seeking reliable, skilled editors to join our freelance team.

The role of the editor is to quality-control documents produced by our transcribers, to ensure transcripts meet our strict quality standards. Specific tasks are:

• Audio edit transcripts to ensure content accuracy
• Resolve queries from the transcriber
• Thorough proofreading
• Check grammar and punctuation
• Conduct full research
• Ensure names, job titles, terms are correct
• Adhere to Global Lingo style and formatting guidelines
• Provide feedback on quality of transcript
• Deliver transcripts to specified deadlines

Our editors should be familiar / comfortably working with foreign accents (mainly French), have a keen eye for detail and excellent research skills, and be able to provide exceptional quality control to often challenging deadlines.

Person specification:
• Native English speaker
• Familiarity with foreign accents
• Home-based with fast internet access
• Flawless writing, editing and research skills
• Experience in medical/pharma/finance/banking fields
• Good general knowledge
• An eye for detail
• Able to meet deadlines
• Minimum typing speed of 70 wpm

Prior transcription and/or editing experience is essential, and candidates are requested to apply online via this advert. You will need to provide a up-to-date CV.  Screened candidates will be asked to go through our vetting process prior to taking a short editing test. 

Closing Date: 21 July 2018

Interview/Start Dates

There is no interview as part of this process, but screened candidates will be required to go through our vetting process prior to taking a short editing test. 

The start date is immediate. 

Application Details

If you think you meet the requirements we are looking for, please contact Sarah Radford at sarah.radford@global-lingo.com, providing an up to date CV. 

If you have any questions about the role or procedure, please email sarah.radford@global-lingo.com 

Website: https://www.global-lingo.com

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