Work For Us
Thank you for your interest in joining Business Friend as a freelance transcriber, typist or proofreader, where we offer good rates of pay and flexible working for our freelance team. Please read through the below requirements before getting in touch as all of the points listed are essential to work with Business Friend.
We may not always have vacancies but we will always reply – we really appreciate you taking the time to get in touch!
- To live in the UK and have English as your first language
- To be conscientious and reliable
- To be willing to sign and adhere to strict confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements
- To enjoy researching a variety of topics to ensure understanding of the project subject, phrases and terminology
- To have secure Broadband, with anti-virus software installed on your PC and a private email account no one else can access
- To be registered as self-employed and responsible for your tax and NI contributions
- To have at least 12 months audio typing or transcription experience in British English
- To have professional transcription software, headphones and a foot pedal
- To have an audio typing speed of at least 60wpm with excellent accuracy
- To be willing to complete an application form and grammar test and transcribe two short sample recordings
Copy Typing Vacancies:
- To have at least 12 months copy typing experience in British English
- To have a copy typing speed of at least 70wpm with excellent accuracy
- To be willing to complete an application form and grammar test and complete two short typing tests
- To have at least 12 months proofreading experience, including proofreading academic publications in British English
- To be willing to complete an application form and grammar test and proofread two short sample texts
- If you meet the above requirements, we would love to hear from you! Please complete the below form and we will be in touch.
- Please note that during busy periods we may not reply to applicants for a week or two. Please do be patient but feel free to contact us again after three weeks if you have not yet received a reply.