Proofreading JobsTake Note | Recruitment Academy
Complete your application
Enter your contact details and typing speed and we'll send you a short grammar test.
Show us your skills
If successful, you'll be invited to complete a series of practice files, with guidance and feedback provided.
Sign up for regular shifts and you'll be a proofreading pro before you know it.
We are recruiting for home-based proofreaders. Quite simply, professional proofreaders who can check the accuracy of a transcript while listening through the audio/video file.
We provide you with all the necessary software to make your life simpler and your proofreading smoother, you just need a computer or laptop, reasonable-quality headphones and reliable Wi-Fi.
If you're an excellent listener with high attention to detail and can be available to work on Saturdays, apply now to join our elite team of freelance proofreaders!
Do I qualify?
I am 18 or over.
I am based in the UK and will only be undertaking proofreading work in the UK.
I have an excellent understanding of the English language, both written and spoken, and have at least a grade C / grade 4 in English GCSE.
I possess my own laptop / PC with antivirus software installed and high-quality headphones and have access to a fast, secure internet connection.
I am registered as self-employed or will be doing so shortly, and understand should my application be successful I will be working for Take Note on a freelance basis.
What should I expect?
Once we've received your application, we'll send you a short grammar test and guidance on our formatting requirements before assessing your audio proofreading skills to ensure the high standard we provide with our transcription services are matched.
Make sure you check out our FAQs before you start the application process so that you don’t run into any difficulties once you have started the tests. You should also have a go at our Practice Tests, that way you'll be fully prepared for what’s to come.
Should you excel and swiftly graduate, you'll be well on the way to enjoying your exciting new job and flexible working!
You don't have to work a minimum amount, you can choose how much to take on and will be paid for every audio file you proofread. Unlike many transcription companies, you can work as many part-time hours a week as you like, all from the comfort of your home.