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DACH Music Specialist m/w/d

Location Cologne, DE

Company Nielsen

Music Specialist DACH (m/w/d) Location Cologne Gracenote is an entertainment data and technology provider powering the worlds 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 worlds top engineers with a passion for music, video, sports, and entertainment technology Founded in 1998, Gracenote is one of Americas most iconic and respected media companies

ROLE We are looking for a metadata/content editor with a specialization in German as well as American and British 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, and able to maintain focus on tasks and deliverables under tight deadlines


Ensure that album and artist metadata are of highest quality
Ensure genres are properly represented in our database
Ensure that the German market is properly represented in the 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 the Gracenote database is accurately representing both current and past music trends, with emphasis on charting music for your responsible region
Ensure that music metadata adheres to our standards
Research artists to verify metadata
Enrich the database with specialist knowledge
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


Comprehensive and well-rounded knowledge of wide array of popular music and pop culture, with specific interest in German music
Must be native German with proficiency in English
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 within the music, radio industry or related media industry job is a plus
Experience with databases and other technological infrastructure is a plus
A Bachelor of Arts degree in a relevant field is expected, with a Musicology degree or similar being a plus


Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Research/Surveyor/MR
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 01st Feb 2020

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