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Editor

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  • Full Time
  • Oslo

Nielsen

At Nielsen, we believe that career growth is a partnership. You ultimately own, fuel and set the journey. By joining our team of nearly 14,000 associates, you will become part of a community that will help you to succeed. We champion you because when you succeed, we do too. Embark on a new initiative, explore a fresh approach, and take license to think big, so we can all continuously improve. We enable your best to power our future.

Gracenote is an entertainment data and technology provider powering the world’s 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 world’s top engineers with a passion for music, video, sports, and entertainment technology. Founded in 1998, Gracenote is one of America’s most iconic and respected media companies.

ROLE

Our Editor performs editorial functions related to the ongoing development and creation of media databases and content, specifically in the audiovisual sphere. The ideal candidate loves streaming movies and series, is familiar and up to date with TV listings and the media sector in general. This person will be responsible for performing high-volume, complex manipulations on the entertainment information that forms the core of Gracenote’s media database, with special focus on creating and enhancing top content (series, movies, sports, etc.). The ability to commence ASAP is desirable. This position is temporary with the possibility of becoming permanent.

Responsibilities

Acquire and record correct information regarding programs and TV listings from a variety of Norwegian channels and top content providers.
Edit and maintain TV listings information, create and curate VOD information on movies and shows.
Investigate, confirm and document questionable content by consulting internal guidelines and other sources such as program producers and distributors.
Consolidate content and new program information in databases.
Maintain accurate database information and timely updates of listings information.
Ensure the accuracy and completeness of editorial content, authenticity of program information and timely delivery to in-house personnel.
Analyze, develop and recommend solutions to editorial, communication and technical procedural and operational needs.
Continuously monitor product content related updates such as press releases and editorial policies to ensure complete, inclusive, consistent, and high quality metadata delivery.

Requirements

Must be native or near-native Norwegian paired with impeccable writing skills. Other additional European language skills are beneficial but not required.
Effective grammatical, organizational, analytical, and keyboarding skills.
Quality focused with a high level of attention to detail.
Must be able to work accurately under deadline and willing to work outside regular business hours.
Preferably a background in journalism, copywriting, translation, or other related field.
Good knowledge of Norwegian television and VOD programming is preferred. Bonus points: a love for movies, series, and/or sports.
Experience working independently and with remote teams is a plus.