Europe / Netherlands / / Amsterdam

Gracenote

#: 91203-en_US / 91203

Regular

Full-Time

POSITION: Editor, German

                                                          

REPORTS TO: Team Lead       

                                          

WORK LOCATION: Amsterdam (Netherlands)

 

Gracenote is an entertainment data and technology provider powering the world’s top music services, automakers, cable and satellite operators, and consumer electronics companies. At its core, Gracenote helps people find, discover and connect with the entertainment they love. Daily, Gracenote processes 35 billion rows of data and is quickly becoming a world-leader in return path “big data.” Over the past 3 years, the company has grown to more than 2000 employees in 17 countries, including over 600 of the world’s top engineers with a passion for music, video, sports, and entertainment technology. Founded in 1998, Gracenote is one of America’s most iconic and respected media companies.  

 

We are currently looking for a German Editor.

 

ROLE: Our TV and movie Editor performs editorial functions related to the ongoing development and creation of media databases and content, specifically in the audiovisual sphere. The ideal candidate loves movies and series, is familiar and up to date with TV listings and the media sector in general. This person will be responsible for performing high-volume, complex manipulations on the entertainment information that forms the core of Gracenote’s media database, with special focus on creating and enhancing Top Content (Top Series, Top Movies, Keywords etc.).

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Acquire and record correct information regarding programs and TV listings from a variety of German channels and top content providers.

  • Investigate, confirm and document questionable program content by consulting program information providers and others.

  • Consolidate data content and new program information in databases.

  • Edit and maintain TV listings information, create and curate information on movies and shows. 

  • Maintain accurate database information and provide timely updating of listings information.

  • Ensure the accuracy of editorial content, authenticity of program information and timely delivery to in-house personnel.

  • Analyze, develop and recommend solutions to editorial, communication and technical procedural and operational needs.

  • Act as a customer service representative concerning product content and editorial policies.

  • Other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Must be native or near-native German and have IMPECCABLE writing and verbal skills. The ability to commence asap is highly desirable.

  • Effective writing, grammatical, organizational, analytical, and communication skills.

  • Preferably with a background in journalism, copy writing or translation.

  • Good knowledge of German television and VOD programming preferred, and most importantly a love for movies. 

  • We are looking for a quality focused individual with a high level of attention to detail.

  • Must be able to work accurately under deadline and willing to work outside regular business hours.

  • Windows proficiency and/or experience using other computer software and databases with excellent keyboarding skills.

  • Excellent Keyboarding skills expected.

 

ABOUT NIELSEN

As the arbiter of truth, Nielsen Global Media fuels the media industry with unbiased, reliable data about what people watch and listen to. To discover what’s true, we measure across all channels and platforms⁠—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are armed with the truth, they have a deeper understanding of their audiences and can accelerate growth. 

Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action.

 

Gracenote, a Nielsen company, provides music, video, and sports content along with technologies to the worlds hottest entertainment products and brands. Gracenote is the global standard for music and video recognition which is supported by the largest source of entertainment data. Gracenote features descriptions of more than 200 million tracks, TV listings for 85+ countries and statistics from 4,500 sport leagues and competitions.

 

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