Current Job Vacancies at A2i

Below is a list of positions currently available at A2i. If you’re interested in a job but have some questions, please get in touch. We have a great team, we’re looking to expand and we’re happy to be flexible. Please also get in touch if you have extensive and recent experience in transcription to any of our formats and might be interested in working for us. We’re happy to consider creating a new post for the right person.

Braille, Large Print & Audio Transcriber - full training given

This is an exciting opportunity to join a small flexible business, undertaking meaningful and rewarding work. We transcribe documents into alternative formats for people with disabilities (including Braille, Large Print and Audio). We are looking for a transcriber to join our team. You will need a strong background in using computers, as you will need to learn new programs quickly. Full training will be available in transcription to the different formats and all specialist programs.

Job Type: Permanent
Hours: Full-time, core office hours (this is an office position, not work-from-home)
Salary: £23,400 pa
Start date: asap
Deadline for applications: 12/06/2024
Location: main office (BS6 5EE) 
Job reference: TRANSCRIBER0524

Job Description: See below.

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Transcriber - Job Description

Tasks

  • Braille transcription
  • Large Print transcription
  • Audio transcription
  • Customer liaison

Essential Requirements

  • Good computing skills to include all Office programs
  • Ability to extract and interpret non-text information such as graphics, layout and style
  • Proven ability to learn computer skills/programs efficiently
  • Good organisational skills and able to manage own workload
  • Able to multitask and work efficiently
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Confident dealing with customers & bespoke requests
  • Clear voice for audio recording
  • Commitment to honesty and reliability
  • Ability to fit in with existing team values of respect, fairness and equality

Preferred but not essential:

  • Previous knowledge/experience of transcription (we’re particularly interested in hearing from candidates who already have experience in any of our formats, and may consider a higher salary if appropriate)
  • Maths or computing skills that can be applied to transcription (e.g. to learn Braille Maths, production of tactile diagrams, or Accessible PDFs)
  • Basic video editing skills (e.g. to edit a BSL video or add subtitles)
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