LINGUIST List 23.4775

Thu Nov 15 2012

Jobs: Dutch; French; English; Applied Ling; Comp Ling; General Ling: Web Search Evaluators, Appen Butler Hill

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 14-Nov-2012
From: Maasa Walker <>
Subject: Dutch; French; English; Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics: Web Search Evaluators, Appen Butler Hill
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University or Organization: Appen Butler Hill Web Address:
Job Rank: Web Search Evaluators

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Dutch (nld)
                            English (eng)                             French (fra)

Web Search Evaluators- Belgium (French and/or Dutch)

Be part of a global team to evaluate and improve search engine results forsome of the world's top internet search engine companies!

Do you have experience with Web based Marketing or Development;developing web pages, SEO, SMO, Technical IP Support, Internet basedresearch and analytics or Library Science? OR are you tech savy and love todo research on the internet - exploring, learning and staying informed?

This is a professional level position for individuals whom work wellindependently and are self-motivated, yet prefer the convenience of virtualwork.

Description:Web Search Evaluators work on interesting projects that are geared toimprove search engine results- The work generally includes reviewing and evaluating internet searchresults based on specific instructions.- The evaluation work is typically done using online automated tools- Hours - Vary by project. Some projects require at least 4 hours per day(Monday-Friday) and others have the flexibility to choose the hours they wishto work each day and some projects have set hours- Projects require a commitment to work 20-22 hours per week.- Task based work- Projects are ongoing with possibility to be long-term- Must first complete a rigorous qualification process that requiressuccessfully completing a review of training materials and a series of exams(paid time if completed). The qualification process may involve up to 25-40hours of commitment over 1-3 week period- Consultants accepted onto a project will need to consistently meet servicelevels measuring the accuracy of their work in order to remain on the project

Requirements:- Immediate availability & Commitment- Strong technical aptitude for solving technical/software issuesindependently- Detail-oriented and organized- Strong time-management skills and the ability to manage on average 20-22hours per week- Strong communication skills- Excellent web research skills and analytical abilities- Excellent comprehension and written communication skills in English- Internet and media savvy- Self-motivated with a desire to learn and follow instructions- Attention to fine detail- High level of social awareness- Ability to think conceptually- Ability to hand constant changes and request- Prior experience work virtual preferred

Technical Equipment Requirements:- Personal PC or laptop that runs Windows Vista or Windows 7. Please note:netbook devices, ipads, smartphones, Windows XP, Apple O/S, includingApple O/S running on virtual environments, and Mac running Windows; arenot compatible with our projects.- Minimum screen resolution of 1280 X 768; desired resolution is 1280 X1024- A high-speed internet connection (preferably unlimited usage; if limited,download cap must not be less than 100 GB per month

To apply, please visit the application URL below.

Who We Are: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 are focused on helping our clients reach international markets byleveraging our expertise in over 50 languages and dialects. Our clients areamongst the world's top internet search engine companies and we arecurrently seeking internet-savvy freelance Web Search Evaluators.

Application Deadline: 01-Mar-2013 (Open until filled)
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Maasa Walker Email:

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