North America / United States / TX / Dallas


#: 101845-en_US / 101845



Editor- Music Pipeline – 101845

Gracenote – USA Dallas, Texas 


Content Editor, Music




Queensbury, NY

Oldsmar, FL

Dallas, TX


Salary:  Entry Level



Gracenote’s Music Editorial team is made up of music experts with a deep knowledge of regional music trends and genres. We are looking for a detail-oriented music enthusiast to join our team. 


In this position, you will combine your music knowledge with a sharp eye for detail in order to support a database of artists and albums. Successful candidates will have a strong breadth and depth of knowledge about different genres of popular music and charting content found on the radio, on social media, and in movies and TV programs. You must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and comfortable with technology, with the ability to maintain focus on tasks and deliverables under tight deadlines.  



  • Comprehensive and well-rounded knowledge of a wide array of popular music

  • Excellent spelling and proofreading skills 

  • Basic understanding of the current state of the music industry

  • Ability to review, navigate, and compare vast amounts of information from multiple information sources in a rapid manner

  • Critical thinker with good judgment and a strong capacity for spotting trends and/or anomalies

  • Familiarity with data-standardization policies and techniques, style guides, and/or normalization routines

  • Ability to work independently and with focus

  • Superb internet research skills

  • Experience working with large amounts of data

  • High computer literacy and spreadsheet skills

  • BA/BS degree in a relevant field, or equivalent related experience 


Nice to have: 

  • 1–3 years of experience in music metadata, music technology, music retail, music industry or related media industry job 

  • Experience with databases and other technological infrastructure

  • Fluency/familiarity with languages other than English

  • Familiarity with SQL



Overall Responsibilities


  • Following reports and worklists to ensure that charting items and new releases are in our database and the metadata is of highest quality and available for customers

  • Researching artists and albums to review, edit, and link music-related metadata elements according to established standards and practices 

  • Learning and mastering internal Gracenote tools, technologies, data standards, and processes

  • Communicating issues, escalating problems as needed, and following through to resolution

  • Keeping abreast of new and popular music and the platforms people use to access and discover music



As the arbiter of truth, Nielsen Global Media fuels the media industry with unbiased, reliable data about what people watch and listen to. To discover what’s true, we measure across all channels and platforms⁠—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are armed with the truth, they have a deeper understanding of their audiences and can accelerate growth. 

Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!  

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-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.

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Dallas,Texas 

Secondary Locations: TX – Dallas, , , 

Travel:  No