• Transcriber, Native Malay speakers in Malaysia

    Job Locations MY-Remote
    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/15/2018 8:22 PM)
  • Overview

    Appen, the #1 Employer on Flexjobs’s Top 100 Employers for Flexible work, is hiring for work from home roles.  We offer competitive pay, free training and the ability to set your own work schedule. Appen is working on a paid language-based project to improve online user experience and we are seeking Malay native speakers who are locales to these specific regions: Alor Setar, Penang & Sungai Petani to participate in this project.


    Location: Remote

    Work schedule: 10-20 hours/week

    Project duration: 4-6 weeks

    Payrate: To be discussed

    Required language: Native speaker of the dialects of these regions: Alor Setar, Penang & Sungai Petani


    Task description:

    • The work will involve converting audio recordings to text by typing them into an online application using your own computer.
    • You are expected to work 10 - 20 hours weekly. You can choose your own schedule and spread the required working hours throughout the week, including weekends.
    • Upon completion payment will follow via Paypal/Skrill


    • Native/Near native speakers of the regions' dialect
    • Grew up or spent most of your life living in Alor Setar, Penang & Sungai Petani
    • Access to a computer and good internet connection (able to play audio without delay)
    • Good literacy in both their Malaysian dialect and Malaysian English
    • Good computer literacy and typing skills

    Previous experience in transcription is a plus but not neccessary.


    If you or someone you know meet the requirements and are interested, apply now!


    Detailed instructions will be provided via email shortly after you have applied. 


    Appen constantly seeks motivated freelancers to support their translation, transcription, annotation and data collection teams. To learn more about Appen and how we help technology companies by utilizing freelance workers around the globe check us out at or type in "appen jobs" in your favorite search tool.


    We are looking forward to receiving your application.



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