Full Time Job

Digital and Data Optimiser - Global Classics and Jazz

Universal Music Group

Kings Cross, United Kingdom 09-23-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Universal Music Global Classics & Jazz is the undisputed worldwide leader in its genre and is the London-based central unit for the world’s greatest classical and jazz labels: Deutsche Grammophon, Decca, Verve, Blue Note and ECM. There is now an exciting opportunity for a Digital and Data Optimiser to join our Content & Data team to help optimize our repertoire for existing and future business models in today’s fast-changing digital environment.

Skills & Experience

Be Data – Driven
• Undertake a wide variety of empirical testing in the music-streaming space and accurately record, aggregate and maintain the data
• Accurately tag and curate a wide range of mainly classical, classical crossover and jazz repertoire based on its intrinsic qualities such as genre, instrumentation, tempo and mood
• Maximising asset availability across all our Global Business Partners, using the simple principle ‘Everything, Everywhere’
• Identify pirate activity and ensure takedown and/or revenue claiming
• Undertake data aggregation tasks to assist colleagues in the Content & Data department

Be Collaborative
• Communicate your findings effectively to the wider team

Person Specification
• Experience working in a music and/or streaming-related environment. You will also have some data, archiving or mathematical background
• You are comfortable with music consumer technology, regularly use music and video streaming services and probably have some experience using voice command devices (Alexa or equivalent)
• You are meticulous with excellent attention to detail, while being super deadline-oriented
• You have very good Excel (or equivalent) skills and are comfortable populating and maintaining large datasets
• You have a wide taste in music, with an in-depth knowledge of classical and/or jazz
• You have a superb ear for musical attributes such as genre, instrumentation, tempo and mood
• You are can prioritise effectively according to commercial necessity
• You can communicate clearly and effectively with colleagues across the company
• You are able to challenge existing processes and suggest ways to improve workflow
• You are highly flexible and can adapt to new circumstances/change priorities as required

Your Benefits
• Group Personal Pension Scheme (between 3% and 9%)
• Private Medical Insurance
• 25 paid days of annual leave
• Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
• Holiday Purchase scheme
• Dental and Travel Insurance options
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Salary Sacrifice Cars
• Subsidised Gym Membership
• Employee Discounts (Reward Gateway)

Just So You Know…

The company presents this job description as a guide to the major areas and duties for which the jobholder is accountable. However, the business operates in an environment that demands change and the jobholder's specific responsibilities and activities will vary and develop. Therefore, the job description should be seen as indicative and not as a permanent, definitive and exhaustive statement.

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