Genius is searching for enthusiastic and attentive music fans to join our lyrics team as Lyrics Associates. The right candidates are skilled transcribers in their own right and equally skilled at carefully checking the work of others. They’re attentive to detail and process, and never miss a step. This team will play a key role in making Genius’ lyric library the very best, within hours and even minutes of release, reviewing our library of lyrics and helping us build new lyric products.

*Note: This is a part-time, US-based remote role, primarily Thursdays through Sundays.

Genius celebrates More Than The Music—the lyrics, the stories behind the songs, and the creative connections that meaningfully drive culture.

We champion curiosity and believe that everyone has music knowledge to share: insights, intel, and musings that make us more informed, engaged music lovers.

Through our original content, technology, and live & virtual experiences, Genius spotlights the artists who are shaping music culture across every genre and musical discipline, sharing the stories behind their creativity and craft in their own words.

With more than 100 million global users, 2 million contributors, and 9 million YouTube subscribers, Genius is the world’s biggest music encyclopedia—a destination for artists, creatives, and superfans to discuss and deconstruct all things music.

To learn more, check out our sizzle and follow us on TikTokTwitterInstagramFacebookSnapchat and YouTube

Responsibilities:

  • Provide complete and accurate transcription and sync of new releases
  • Review and edit community transcriptions for accuracy and completeness
  • Match new release transcriptions to Apple Music database
  • Collaborate with Community and Tech teams to improve overall transcription processes and capabilities, including sync

Requirements:

  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Comfort with spreadsheets
  • Active participation in the Genius Knowledge Project and Transcriber community strongly preferred but not required
  • Fluency in a foreign language or regional languages, especially Jamaican patois, is a plus
  • Professional transcription experience highly regarded
  • Age 18+
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