Editorial Research Specialist

Nielsen (Amsterdam NH, Nederland) 13 uren geleden gepost

Editorial Research Specialist - 73407

Operations - Netherlands Amsterdam, North Holland 

Research Specialist

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, Italy and Spain

We are looking for a metadata/content editor with a specialisation in the Italian and Spanish 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 Italian and Spanish 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 Italian and/or Spanish with proficiency in English. Other Mediterranean 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!



We’re in tune with what the world is watching, buying, and everything in between. If you can think of it, we’re measuring it. We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of what’s happening now and what’s coming next for our clients. Today’s data is tomorrow’s marketplace revelation.

We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 100 countries. From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all. We’re bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless. See what’s next with us at Nielsen: careers.nielsen.com

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Amsterdam,North Holland 

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Travel:  No 

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