Europe / Germany / / Cologne

Gracenote

#: 105021-en_US / 105021

Regular

Full-Time

ABOUT THE JOB

Gracenote’s Music Editorial team is made of up music experts with a deep knowledge of regional music trends and genres. We are looking for a DACH Editor that will help us enhance our current database and keep us up to date with the latest trends. A successful candidate will have a strong breadth and depth of knowledge about different genres of popular music. In this position, you will combine your music knowledge with a sharp eye for detail in order to support an artist and discography database. You must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and comfortable with technology. You must be able to maintain focus on tasks and deliverables under tight deadlines.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure that album and artist metadata are of highest quality 

  • Apply independent judgment to review, correct and classify music-related data elements according to established standards and practices 

  • Support discography review efforts 

 

Day-to-Day Tasks

 

  • Ensure that metadata in new music content adheres to our standards 

  • Research artists to verify metadata 

  • Communicate issues and resolutions clearly and concisely, escalating problems as needed 

  • Assist in creating and maintaining documentation of workflows, tool use, quality control 

  • Learn and master internal Gracenote tools, technologies, data standards, and processes 

 

QUALIFICATION

 

  • Bi/multilingual with native level German skills and good english proficiency

  • Comprehensive and well-rounded knowledge of wide array of popular music and pop culture, particularly for the DACHh market  

  • Ability to review, navigate, and compare vast amounts of textual and imagery information from multiple information sources in a rapid manner 

  • Have familiarity with data-standardization policies and techniques, styles guides, and/or normalization routines 

  • Ability to work independently, without direct supervision, surfacing problems or issues as necessary 

  • Detail-oriented with good judgment, critical thinking, and a strong capacity for spotting trends and/or anomalies 

  • Excellent internet research skills 

  • Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills 

  • Experience working with large amounts of data 

  • High computer literacy (use of keyboard shortcuts, efficient file/folder management, etc.) and advanced Microsoft Excel skills 

  • Basic understanding of the current state of the (digital) music business, previous experience with the radio industry or related media industry job is a plus 

  • Fluency/familiarity with languages other than English is a plus 

  • Experience with databases and other technological infrastructure is a plus 

  • BA/BS degree ideal

 

ABOUT TEAM
The powerful combination of Nielsen and Gracenote brings together world-class entertainment metadata that helps millions of people find, discover and tune-in to entertainment they love with Nielsen’s audience measurement expertise about what people are actually watching, listening to and buying.

 

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.
 
This role is with Gracenote, a Nielsen Media company, providing entertainment metadata and technology that powers the world’s top cable and satellite providers,  consumer electronics, automakers and music services.Metadata drives all product lines — all are based on data connectivity! We provide clients with a comprehensive global database of compositions, writers and publishers – linking compositions to recordings at scale using machine learning. Providing publishers, societies and  entertainment services with essential reference data for rights management.

 

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