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Content Writer

Job Description and Requirements

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.  

We are presently looking for a Content Writer to join our Content team.  This role is responsible for our online video metadata, a key part of the Gracenote video data ingestion platform, consuming data from the digital catalogs of media outlets like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and iTunes and preparing that data for curation by Gracenote's editorial teams.  Companies like Comcast, Google, and Apple rely on Gracenote video metadata to power their products for millions of customers around the globe.


 Overall Responsibilities

  • Responsible for writing the content descriptions and synopsis in English & Arabic for programs which are telecast on television across genres like movies, TV shows, sports matches, documentaries etc.

  • The program description needs to be written as per the guidelines and best standards maintained by Gracenote

  • Also be responsible for searching for the content online and by other secondary sources and then re-writing the description in their own words

  • Addition of content metadata like star cast details, keywords, trailers etc

  • Write the Profile/Biography of celebrities, movie stars and TV personalities within given character limits

Must haves:

  • Computer Skills 

  • Good knowledge of MS Office

  • Internet savvy ; good search skills

  • Having handled social media platforms like Facebook, twitter etc. would also be an advantage.

  • English Language: Knowledge of English (speaking, reading, and writing) is mandatory.

  • Arabic Language: Knowledge of Arabic (speaking, reading, and writing) is mandatory for Jordanian Nationals.

 Desired Skills / Good to have:

  • Good communication skills.

  • Coordination skills and team player.

  • Inquisitive and learning attitude.

  • Logical thought process.

  • Knowledge of different TV channels and TV shows will be desirable.



  • Any Graduate.

  • Smart + Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to maintain an upbeat and positive attitude at all times

  • Ability to work in self-directed, fast-paced (nimble) environment


Our passion for music, TV and sports is at the heart of everything we do. But what really makes us tick is our people. From Emeryville to Tokyo and Queensbury to Copenhagen, we are building the team that’s going to disrupt the digital universe. This starts by creating a workplace where all things entertainment are celebrated and innovation can come from anyone. If you are interested in being mission critical and on the leading edge of global entertainment technology then please contact us today!

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making 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.