CALL FOR Transcriptionist

LINUM is a leading consulting and training firm dedicated to providing a high-quality consultancy and technical assistance that is effective, efficient, and creative. LINUM works in synergy with organizations to realize significant outcomes, tackling the most difficult of challenges in Syria and some MENA countries. We combine pragmatic advice, optimal consultancy solutions and a wide scope of invaluable know-how and experience to implement positive change, achieve specified aims and create a better more sustainable future.

1. Background and project description

Linum Consultancy LC is a capacity building and research business that is striving to support civil society in Syria and the Arab world. In collaboration with Baytuna Syria, LC will conduct a research to investigate ways of collaboration between Syrian civil society SCS across geographies, after years of divide, misconceptions, and even enmities.

2. Responsibilities:

Below are the  main responsibilities a transcriptionist is expected to assume:

  • Ensure accuracy of the transcribed text.
  • Understand details of client requirements regarding formatting and notation.
  • Complete transcriptions in a timely manner, reviewing grammar, punctuation, and spelling prior to submission.
  • Remain familiar with the latest transcription software and recommend upgrades or enhancements if necessary.
  • Correct any errors or inaccuracies in a timely manner.
  • Ensure typing skills are honed and remain sharp by completing typing drills on a regular basis.

3. Job Qualifications and Skill Sets:

Below are the qualifications expected of a transcriptionist:

  • Ability to type quickly and accurately while proofreading.
  • Excellent in Arabic grammar, spelling, and punctuation skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication, listening, and computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work with a variety of people and personalities.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows operating system and Microsoft office applications.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Fluency in Arabic language.

4. Applying for the positions:

  • for whom are interested in, please send your financial offer (could be downloaded from this link), and submit with the last updated CV to:, with subject related to the applied position.
  • The offers will be received starting from 1 October 2023.
  • The deadline to receive the offers is 10 October 2023.