Transcriptionist Job Description Sample Template

This free Transcriptionist job description sample template can help you attract an innovative and experienced Transcriptionist to your company. We make the hiring process one step easier by giving you a template to simply post to our site. Make sure to add requirements, benefits, and perks specific to the role and your company.

Transcriptionist Job Summary

We are looking for a Transcriptionist to translate audio recordings into written documents. In this position, you will receive recordings from our staff, listen to the audio, and create a coherent, written document. In many cases, you will need to expand on sentence fragments or audio notes to create something readable. You may also expand on shorthand written notes or transcribe live dialogue at staff meetings. Our ideal applicant either has significant experience or a certificate in transcription. You must also have excellent hearing and strong typing skills.

Transcriptionist Duties and Responsibilities

  • Listen to and write out audio recordings 
  • Expand shorthand notes
  • Transcribe live meetings
  • Edit your transcriptions before filing them
  • Keep transcriptions organized for later use

Transcriptionist Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED certificate
  • Transcription certificate or equivalent experience
  • Excellent hearing
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong typing skills
  • Proficiency with common transcription software

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