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Schedule Editor, UK

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Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Amsterdam, NL

Company: Nielsen

ABOUT THIS JOB 

Gracenote powers the world’s top music services, consumer electronics, automakers, cable and satellite providers with our metadata. Sound like your kind of thing? Join us! Our TV and movie Editor performs editorial functions related to the ongoing development and creation of media databases and content, specifically in the audio-visual sphere. The ideal candidate loves movies and series, is familiar and up to date with TV listings and the media sector in general

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We are looking for a Schedule Editor for the UK market specifically with English language skills.The role of Schedule Editor is a full-time, Monday to Friday position, responsible for the efficient processing and curation of television schedules specifically relating to sports content. It requires diligent workflow management to accurately process and update electronic programming guides (EPG) as they become available by different content providers. Schedule Editors are also responsible for maintaining, updating, and improving the Gracenote database that powers the consumer product and ultimately the end-user experience. Schedule Editors assist and report directly to Ingest Metadata Production Team Leaders, who manage all market-specific daily operations. The ideal candidate will be able to accurately process a high volume of entertainment metadata in a timely fashion. They will be able to manipulate this data, to normalize and enhance it for evergreen use in the Gracenote database.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Acquire, normalize, and enhance entertainment metadata (television electronic programming guides) from various content providers.
  • Processing and manipulation of data required to ingest correctly into in-house software tools. 
  • High attention to detail is required to ensure that high-quality, accurate and timely, evergreen content is created in the Gracenote database.
  • Investigate, query, and confirm questionable programming content when applicable.
  • Run quality and assurance checks via systematic reports looking at the live database.
  • Analyse and recommend process improvements.
  • Contribute to team and department projects as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficient knowledge of the English language.
  • Keen interest and broad sports knowledge are must-haves for this position.
  • Experience using computer software and databases, very good keyboarding skills.
  • Data entry experience using content management systems beneficial.
  • Experience with, or desire to work within a team, excellent communication skills.
  • Must be able to work accurately under deadline.
  • Good knowledge of television, movies and VOD programming is a plus, especially in the market language.
  • Knowledge of British & Irish TV is plus
  • Must live in the Netherlands.

 

ABOUT THE 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.

 

Gracenote, a Nielsen company, provides music, video, and sports content along with technologies to the world’s 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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