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Love TV? Love typing? Then join the team of freelance typists!

If you are a fast typist, you could become a freelance audio typist for Take 1, the leading transcription company to the TV industry.

To work with us you need to have:

  • Audio typing experience
  • Typing speed of 80 wpm +
  • 20 hours of availability per week
  • An excellent command of oral and the written English language
  • Excellent grammar & spelling skills
  • Good knowledge of current affairs
  • The ability to hit tight deadlines
  • A Broadband internet connection
  • A PC that meets our technical specifications, which can be found here
  • Excellent communication skills

If you are unsure about your typing speed, please take the speed test at

“I just wanted to say that I think Take 1 is a fantastic company to work with, the scripts are varied and never fail to be interesting! I have learned so many new things and I can only describe my experiences with Take 1 as completely positive.”
– J.P. Take 1 typist since April 2011 
“Thank you for your understanding and for being so accommodating. Take 1 continues to be my favourite company to work with! Your pleasant and kind approach is such a change.”
– R.P. Take 1 typist since May 2015 


Please complete our online application form. You will also be required to submit this spelling test and your CV with your form.

*Note that due to the large number of applications that we receive, we will only be in touch should your application be successful.


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