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Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location: London, GB

Company: Nielsen

Senior Editor - 106161

Gracenote - Great Britain London, London 


Be prepared to love what you do!


Gracenote is building a team of entertainment information experts and data specialists who will support our music products and services. Your contributions to our team will help us increase content coverage in existing and emerging markets to give our customers a premium music metadata experience. Our Music Editorial team is made up of music specialists with a deep knowledge of regional music trends and genres.


We are presently looking for a Music Specialist, India


We are looking for a metadata/content editor with a specialisation in the Indian music markets as well as broad knowledge on other popular music styles from around the world. 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, and able to maintain focus on tasks and deliverables under tight deadlines.  



  • Ensuring that editorial coverage of the Indian music markets is focused and of high quality

  • Ensure that album and artist metadata are of highest quality

  • Improve our genre database 

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

  • Support discography review efforts



  • 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



  • A background in musicology or similar study

  • Comprehensive and well-rounded knowledge of wide array of popular music and pop culture

  • Must be native Indian with proficiency in English. Other language knowledge is a bonus.

  • 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, especially with Microsoft Office and Excel

  • 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

  • Experience with databases and other technological infrastructure is a plus

  • BA/BS degree required


Gracenote touches hundreds of millions of music fans and TV viewers every day.  We provide music and video content and technologies to the world’s hottest entertainment products and brands.  We define how the world connects with, discovers and enjoys digital entertainment on tomorrow’s emerging platforms. Work with us on driving the industry standard for music recognition and supporting the largest database of music metadata in the world!


By connecting clients to audiences, we fuel the media industry with the most accurate understanding of what people listen to and watch. To discover what audiences love, we measure across all channels and platforms⁠—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are truly connected to their audiences, they can see the most important opportunities and 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. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!  

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  London,London 

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Travel:  No