Tapewriter (Audio Transcription Specialist) Application Form

ACN is accepting applications for tapewriters (audio tape transcription specialists). Please complete the following form and press the “Confirm Entries >>” button when done. All received information will be handled confidentially. Prerequisite: sufficient professional experience in performing audio tape transcriptions.

In addition to the above prerequisite, candidates applying from outside Japan must hold a bank account in Japan to receive payments. Only aliens residing in Japan and intending to remain in Japan for a period of greater than one year (“residents” under the tax code) may apply. Unless registered as a translation company, tax will be withheld at the source (10%) for all freelancers. A certificate of income and withholding tax will be sent during January to all registered translators who received payment for work performed between January 1 and December 31 of the previous year.

Note: ACN also accepts tapewriter applications via email in addition to this form. If you prefer to apply via email, note your details directly in the message body - do NOT provide details in a file attachment.

Please send to:

Postal Code
Fax Number
Email Address
Education and Work Background (Freestyle input OK)
Fields of Specialty (please complete in as much detail as possible)
Please indicate your university major, field of work specialty, or areas of tape transcription expertise. (Please answer in as much detail as possible.)
References / Qualifications(Years of experience, etc.)
Please indicate your tape transcription past work.
Typing Speed Time required to transcribe a 60-minute tape
Under 24 hours 24-48 hours 48-72 hours
Acceptable Media (multiple selections OK) Cassette Tape MD CD-R Digital
IC Recorder Videotape
Computer OS Windows Mac Linux
Word Processor Software Word Ichitaro Notepad(Windows)
Simple Text(Mac)
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