Australia English Transcriber

Job Locations AU
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/7/2020 8:31 PM)


Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, video, and other data used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. Our expertise includes having a global crowd of over one million skilled contractors who speak over 180 languages and dialects, in over 70,000 locations and 130 countries, and the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Our reliable training data gives leaders in technology, automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products. Founded in 1996, Appen has customers and offices globally.


At Appen, we value performance, honesty, humility, and grit. We persevere and remain focused, whilst maintaining agility to achieve quality outcomes and exceed expectations. We’re truth tellers – respectfully of course. We take accountability for our actions, and believe in giving and receiving direct feedback. We give credit where credit is due, and show gratitude to others for their contributions. We seek diverse perspectives as we recognize the value in teamwork and collaboration. Through grit, we take ownership, and we don’t give up.


Position Summary


We are looking for a Transcriber to work on a casual basis on our Chatswood office. The successful candidate will take part in a English transcription project. Key task is to listen to the in-tool recorded speech in comfortable secure office environment and to transcribe data in line with guidelines to be provided on online transcription platform.

Project Details:

Hours required for the task: min. 25-35 hours per week

Task duration in weeks: approx. 12-20 weeks with a potential to extend.


Detailed Task

  • Users will listen to several audio clips about 3-30 minutes long and are tasked to transcribe and annotate the entire audio as per standard guidelines and set writing conventions. The candidate will be working with a team of in-house transcribers ensuring productivity and quality targets are met.


  • Native speaker of Australia English language
  • Available to work in our Chatswood office, NSW
  • Experience in transcription would be highly advantageous, but is not essential as full training is provided
  • Ability to type at least 30 words per minute or above
  • Have an eye for detail and accuracy and able to research and verify information contained within the audio
  • Able to pass required security clearance
  • Able to start ASAP

Upon completed registration, candidates who passed initial screening will be contacted to take the qualification test and pass.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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