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Job Announcement: Appen Butler Hill

English; Phonetics; Phonology: Voice Coach, Appen Butler Hill, Tokyo, Japan

Employer: Appen Butler Hill
Job Location: Tokyo, Japan
Title: Australian English Voice Coach
Rank: Voice Coach
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Language Specialty: English
LL Issue: 24.1770
Date Submitted: 19-Apr-2013
Job Description: Appen Butler Hill, Inc., is seeking a voice coach who is a native speaker of Australian English to monitor the quality of studio voice recordings. The successful candidate will have a BA in linguistics (MA preferred) with expertise in phonetics, as well as excellent knowledge of the phonetics and phonology of Australian English. The candidate must have a “coach” personality, able to work closely with voice talent to get the best results. In-studio experience is a plus.

Work will be done in-studio in Tokyo, Japan, 5 days per week, 4 to 5 hours per day, for a contract duration of 13 weeks. Relocation assistance may be available for the qualified candidate.

Appen Butler Hill is a language technology solutions and consulting firm recognized as a global leader in the quality, range, and caliber of its expertise. We provide sophisticated speech and language technology services and products to our clients, major international technology companies and government organizations, and help technology firms extend products with core linguistic components into worldwide markets. For more information and to apply, please visit our website.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application URL: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BUTLERHILL&cws=4&rid=458
Contact Information: Danielle  Davis
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