Manager, Metadata QA, Peacock at NBCUniversal, LLC – mediabistro.com

Welcome to Peacock, the dynamic new streaming service from NBCUniversal. Here you’ll find more than a job. You’ll find a fast-paced, high-flying team for unique birds that want to be at the epicenter of technology, sports, news, tv, movies and more. Our flock works hard to connect people to what they love, each other and the world around them by creating shared experiences through culture-defining entertainment.

As a company, we embrace the power of difference. Our team is committed to creating an organization that champions diversity and inclusivity for all by curating content and a workforce that represents the world around us. We continue to challenge ourselves and the industry by being customer-centric, data-driven creatures of innovation. At Peacock, we are determined to forge the next frontier of streaming through creativity, teamwork, and talent.

Here you can fly to new heights!

Description

Peacock is looking for a Manager of Metadata QA to help support our rapidly growing content library. You’ll enforce our copywriting style guidelines and artwork specifications and provide recommendations to key stakeholders on best practices for content optimization, normalization and discoverability. Organization and a keen editorial compass will benefit you greatly in this role. Experience with multi-language variants, messaging and phrasing will also be important.

The ideal candidate will be able to manage and prioritize the critical day-to-day operational metadata QA needs of our video content workflow; leading editorial copy reviews with both internal and external partners for the timely delivery and accurate representation of our programming catalog.

Your proofreading and copyediting skills will ensure all on-demand video related content meets the exacting standards we’ve established for ourselves. This dedication to precise program presentation will help provide a predictable presence for our shows within the competitive, rapidly evolving digital marketplace.

We’re also looking for those who want to help build a new corporate culture. At Peacock we are passionate about movies, TV shows and building a new streaming service from scratch, but we think it’s really important to have fun while doing so.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Manage Peacock’s metadata proofreading and copyediting services for a high volume of video content requests under deadline pressure

  • Enforce editorial style guide and metadata specifications, adjusting internal standards to accommodate product updates as required

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and external vendors to maintain copywriting communication channels, workflows and approval processes

  • Establish series synopses and episodic metadata delivery cadence, helping to streamline review, revision and submission procedures

Minimum 2 years of experience with:
o editorial copyediting and proofreading
o supporting content marketing & promotional strategies
Minimum 1 year of experience with:
o content management system (CMS) publishing workflows
o multi-language copy and metadata
o digital artwork deliverables including, but not limited to photography, key art, and logo treatments as well as their related file formats
Expertise with streaming apps on digital platforms and consumer products

• Bachelor’s Degree in English, Information Resources and Library Science or related field of study
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
• Must be willing to work evenings, extended hours, weekends or holidays as needed
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be willing to complete proofreading and copyediting test
• Ability to work in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, New York

• Television entertainment industry experience preferred
• Interest in linguistics and languages a major plus
• Experience with multi-language copy and metadata
• Excellent and effective communication and collaboration skills
• Expertise distilling verbose phrasing into basic concepts and prose
• Proactive problem solver with the ability to prioritize and concurrently handle multiple, time sensitive requests within a high-pressure environment
• Understanding of traditional MVPD distribution in comparison to emerging OTT services: AVOD, SVOD, TVOD, PVOD

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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