Editor, French

Mumbai, India
Content & Editorial – Content & Editorial /
Full Time /
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This role is with Gracenote, a Nielsen Media company is dedicated to connecting audiences to the entertainment they love, powering a better media future for all people. Gracenote is the content data business unit of Nielsen that powers innovative entertainment experiences for the world’s leading media companies.  Our entertainment metadata and connected IDs deliver advanced content navigation and discovery to connect consumers to the content they love and discover new ones. Gracenote’s industry-leading datasets cover TV programs, movies, sports, music and podcasts in 80 countries and 35 languages. Machine driven, human validated: Gracenote’s best-in-class data and images fuel new search and discovery experiences across every screen.

Our Content Editorial team creates, curates, and edits data used in viewer guides for well-known cable and satellite systems, on-demand streaming, publications, websites, and smart TV companies around the world. 
Our passion for TV, music, and sports is at the heart of everything we do. But what really makes us tick is our people. From London to Tokyo and Queensbury to Amsterdam, 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!

We are currently looking for an Editor to join our team for the French market. 


Our TV and movie Editors perform editorial functions related to the ongoing development and creation of media databases and content, specifically in the audiovisual sphere. The ideal candidate loves movies and series, and 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 (Top Series, Top Movies, Keywords, etc.)


    • Acquire and record correct information regarding programs and TV listings from a variety of French channels and top content providers.
    • Investigate, confirm, and document questionable program content by consulting program information providers and others.
    • Consolidate data content and new program information in databases.
    • Edit and maintain TV listings information, create and curate information on movies and shows.
    • Maintain accurate database information and provide timely updating of listings information.
    • Ensure the accuracy of editorial content, authenticity of program information, and timely delivery to in-house personnel.
    • Analyse, develop, and recommend solutions to editorial, communication, and technical procedural and operational needs.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • Language requirements: French - proficient in business writing and fluent in English. 
    • Effective writing, grammatical, organisational, analytical, and communication skills.
    • Good knowledge of French television and VOD programming preferred, and most importantly a love for movies.
    • Preferably with a background in journalism, copy writing or translation.
    • We are looking for a quality focused individual with a high level of attention to detail.
    • Must be able to work accurately under deadline and willing to work outside regular business hours.
    • Windows proficiency and/or experience using other computer software and databases.
    • The ability to commence asap is highly desirable.
    • Ready to work in a 24/7 operation, including evening, night and weekend shifts
    • This position is a hybrid role and candidates should be able to come and work from the Nielsen office.
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