Looking for transcription jobs in the UK and across the world?

Love TV? Love typing? Then join the Take 1 team of freelance audio typists!

Take 1 is a leading transcription company delivering accurate and affordable services to media and entertainment clients around the world.  We transcribe TV programmes and are always looking for experienced audio typists to do transcription work from home as part of our freelance team. 

Our typing and transcription jobs offer a flexible way to work from home that puts you in charge of your schedule.  As a freelance transcriber, you’ll be working on a variety of different script types and interesting content, ranging from dramas to documentaries and reality programming.  We provide remote transcription support and familiarisation of our job specifications and there’s always a friendly Take 1 team member on hand to help with any queries. 

Here’s what some of the transcribers we work with have to say about working with Take 1

"I've worked as a freelance transcriber for Take 1 for nearly ten years and I absolutely love it! The work is varied and interesting and all the staff in HQ are amazing. I've never worked for a nicer group of people. Here's to my next ten years!"
Tina
Transcriber
“I love working with Take 1. The work I receive is different every day! It's challenging and fun at the same time, and working from home, fits in perfectly with my other commitments. The team at Take 1 are absolutely great too. They're really passionate about what they do, which makes me feel the same.
Amanda
Transcriber
"The best part of being a transcriber with Take 1 is the content I get to work on. It’s so varied and interesting. Even though I'm a freelance transcription typist, they make me feel part of the team too.”
Sally
Transcriber

Watch the video below to see interviews with some of the freelance transcription team (and, if you’re still not convinced, scroll to the bottom of this page to read even more testimonials.)

The skills you’ll need for our freelance audio transcription jobs

While we are looking for experienced freelance audio typists, we do have transcription jobs for students and opportunities for relative beginners – as long as you meet the following criteria:
• Audio typing experience.
• Typing speed of 80 wpm+
• 20 hours of availability per week.
• An excellent command of the 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.
• Excellent communication skills.

If you are unsure about your typing speed, please take the speed test at www.goodtyping.com/test.php

How to start working on transcription jobs from home

If you meet the criteria listed above and would like to work with our team, please click the link below to complete our online form. We’ll also ask you to submit a short spelling test and upload your CV.

Please allow around 15 minutes to complete the process.

We can’t wait to start working with you!

Enjoy the freedom of work from home transcription jobs

All the transcribers we work with are freelance and work from home using our cloud-based platforms and technology.

Providing flexible online transcription jobs

We don’t expect you to work set office hours and it’s up to you to manage your time and workload.

A supportive environment for freelance transcribers

Our team is always on hand to provide whatever support you need.

Transcription work that provides job satisfaction

The transcribers we work with often comment that we provide the best transcription jobs in the UK – but don’t take our word for it!

Varied audio transcription work

No two days are the same when you work on TV transcription jobs in the UK and around the world.

Please note: any references to transcription jobs or working at Take 1 are purely in a freelance capacity. Take 1 does not employ transcribers as staff and is not offering full-time employment in this capacity.