Appen

Canadian English Voice Coach/Linguist

CA-Remote
7 days ago(1/12/2018 2:13 PM)
ID
2018-2549
Category
Linguist

Overview

Appen is looking to build a pool of independent contractors for an upcoming Canadian English voice coaching project. This is a remote position, but the candidates should be located in Canada for the ease of attending recording sessions.

 

Start date: Immediate

Length: 4-6 weeks

Hours: Approx. 6 hours per day, 30 hours per week

Location: Remote in Canada

 

Task

 

The voice coach will need to:

  • be able to explain phonological processes as well as concepts from articulatory and acoustic phonetics
  • be able to justify phonetic transcription choices
  • understand the physical process of speech production and how to alter speech quality or change phonation
  • have a keen awareness of Canadian regional pronunciation differences

 

Requirements

  • Native speaker of Canadian English
  • BA degree or higher in Linguistics or other relevant field
  • Has background in phonetics/phonology
  • Experience with voice coaching, working as a voice talent,  phonetic transcription, experience with spoken dialects etc. considered an advantage

In your resume, please elaborate on your phonetics expertise and list all academic and work background in this linguistic discipline.

 

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