Voice Caption trainee

  Calgary

Watch TV for work! Ever wonder how closed captions are created?

If you are interested in broadcast media and have excellent written and oral English communication skills, apply now to become a voice captioner.

You will be trained to use voice recognition software to create captions for live broadcast programming and time-coding software to align text to pre-recorded media.

Based in the Calgary, Alberta head office, the ideal candidate will have a combination of the following skills and competencies:

Excellent written and oral English communication skills
An articulate, clear and strong speaking voice
Demonstrated time-management skills
Ability to respond calmly, and think quickly under pressure
Keen interest in geography, sports, politics, and current affairs
Experience proofreading, editing text for 100% accuracy would be an asset
Native English fluency and accent
Spanish or French fluency considered an asset
Selected candidates will undergo competency tests.

Special preference will be given to those with a second language and/or a post-secondary education.

Starting Salary is $20/hr after training is completed. Bilingual candidates will be considered at a higher rate.

Work Schedule

Full-time positions averaging 36 hours/week
Early-morning/Late-evening shift work
Selection Process

The selection process for this role includes 2 components. First you will be asked to complete an online spelling, punctuation and grammar test. If successful you will be asked to complete a practical respeaking test. Successful candidates will be asked to interview at a later date.

How do I apply?

If you are interested in applying, please copy and paste this link into your browser: https://airtable.com/shr7bMK2F7KL2r1oQ . You will be prompted to submit your resume. Afterwards you will receive notification to complete a spelling punctuation and grammar assessment.

Below is a video that explains how closed captions are created.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

Company events
Dental care
Extended health care
Flexible schedule
Life insurance
On-site parking
Paid time off
Vision care

Schedule:

Day shift
Night shift
Weekends
Some holidays

View original article here Source