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Company Name: Nielsen
At Nielsen, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to grow their career. When you join our team, consisting of nearly 14,000 associates, you become part of a community that supports your success. We value your unique perspective because it helps us all improve and thrive. We want to empower you to think big, try new things, and make a difference. Together, we can shape a better future.
Gracenote Global Video Data is a comprehensive collection of TV, movie, and on-demand data from around the world. Our data powers TV schedules, enhances video search and discovery, and helps audiences find and enjoy their favorite shows. We provide detailed information on movies, TV shows, live sports events, music, and more. Gracenote is the only provider of such descriptive data on a global scale.
We are looking for a Schedule Editor for the German market who has a keen interest in sports and proficiency in the German language.
The Schedule Editor is a full-time, Monday to Friday position responsible for processing and curating television schedules, specifically related to sports content. You will work with electronic programming guides (EPG) provided by different content providers and ensure accurate and timely updates. As a Schedule Editor, you will also contribute to maintaining and improving the Gracenote database that powers our consumer product and enhances the end-user experience. You will report to the Ingest Metadata Production Team Leaders, who oversee daily operations in the market.
The ideal candidate will be able to efficiently process a high volume of entertainment metadata. You should be able to manipulate and enhance this data to ensure its quality and usability in the Gracenote database.
* Acquire, normalize, and enhance entertainment metadata (television electronic programming guides) from various content providers.
* Process and manipulate data to correctly ingest it into our in-house software tools.
* Pay close attention to detail to create high-quality, accurate, and evergreen content in the Gracenote database.
* Investigate and confirm questionable programming content when necessary.
* Conduct quality assurance checks through systematic reports.
* Analyze and suggest process improvements.
* Contribute to team and department projects as assigned.
* Perform other duties as assigned.
* Proficient knowledge of the German language (B2 level or higher).
* Keen interest and broad sports knowledge is a real benefit for this position.
* Experience using computer software and databases, with good keyboarding skills.
* Data entry experience using content management systems is beneficial.
* Experience or willingness to work in a team environment with excellent communication skills.
* Ability to work accurately under deadlines.
* Good knowledge of television, movies, and VOD programming is a plus, especially in the market language.
Our passion for music, TV, and sports is at the heart of everything we do. But what truly drives us is our people. Whether you’re an elderly individual, a refugee, someone with a disability (visible or invisible), LGBTQIA+, a veteran, or from any other background, we want you to feel welcome and valued at Nielsen. We believe in celebrating diversity and creating an inclusive workplace where everyone’s contributions are recognized. If you want to be part of a mission-critical team in the global entertainment technology industry, we encourage you to contact us today!
Gracenote, Nielsen is committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we make our decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other protected class.
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Response: Subject: Applying for the Schedule Editor Position at Nielsen Dear [Hiring Manager’s Name], I am writing to express my interest in the Schedule Editor position at Nielsen. After reviewing the job description, I believe that my skills and experience make me a strong fit for this role. I am particularly excited about the opportunity to work with the Gracenote Global Video Data, which powers TV schedules and enhances video search and discovery. I am fluent in the German language, and I have a keen interest in sports. I believe that my language proficiency and sports knowledge will be valuable in accurately processing and curating television schedules. Based on my experience using computer software and databases, along with my strong attention to detail, I am confident in my ability to efficiently handle and manipulate entertainment metadata. I have prior experience working in a team environment, and I possess excellent communication skills. Additionally, I am comfortable working under deadlines and have a good understanding of television, movies, and VOD programming. In my previous roles, I have demonstrated my ability to acquire and enhance data, investigate and resolve issues, and contribute to process improvements. I am confident that I can bring these skills and more to contribute to the success of the Schedule Editor team at Nielsen. I am excited about the opportunity to be part of Nielsen’s mission and to work with a diverse and inclusive team. I believe that my unique perspective and background will contribute to the overall success of the company. Thank you for considering my application. I have attached my resume for your review. I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss my qualifications further and to learn more about how I can contribute to the team at Nielsen. I am available for an interview at your convenience. Thank you again for considering my application. I look forward to hearing from you soon. Sincerely, [Your Name] Bullet Points: – The Schedule Editor position at Nielsen is responsible for processing and curating television schedules, specifically related to sports content. – The role requires fluency in the German language and a keen interest in sports. – Schedule Editors work with electronic programming guides (EPG) from various content providers to ensure accurate and timely updates. – They also contribute to maintaining and improving the Gracenote database that powers the consumer product. – Key Responsibilities: acquiring and enhancing entertainment metadata, processing and manipulating data, ensuring high-quality content in the database, investigating and resolving issues, conducting quality assurance checks, analyzing and suggesting process improvements, and contributing to team projects. – Qualifications: proficient knowledge of German (B2 level or higher), keen interest and broad sports knowledge, experience using computer software and databases, good keyboarding skills, data entry experience using content management systems, ability to work in a team environment with excellent communication skills, accuracy under deadlines, and knowledge of television, movies, and VOD programming (especially in the market language). – Nielsen values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. They do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other protected class. – Applicants are encouraged to apply through the provided link.