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Analyst, Metadata & Content Acquisition

NBCUniversal, Universal City, CA

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Level: manager

Duration: full_time


Responsibilities:
The Metadata and Content Acquisition Analyst provides organizing and tagging support for digital asset workflows to enable critical content protection capabilities for NBCUniversal films, TV shows and other audiovisual assets. The position sits within the IP Security & Technology team and will be responsible for accurate and complete metadata for NBCU audiovisual assets, including researching missing or incomplete metadata for audiovisual files, overseeing the ingestion of release dates and legal rights information from NBCU systems, troubleshooting failed imports of metadata from other NBCU or partner systems, updating metadata as required, and maintaining a general asset library.
The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, self-starting individual who can work independently as well as within an established team. A strong background in media operations will also be critical to the success of the position. The final candidate must be able to:
  • Assign appropriate taxonomy and metadata to audiovisual assets
  • Maintain release date metadata, including validating accuracy
  • Ensure key legal rights information is validated and ingested, including updating asset rights information as needed
  • Maintain naming conventions and structure protocols
  • Educate, train and promote the use of the IP Security & Technology web interface
  • Support critical and time sensitive requests
  • Perform other tasks within the IP Security & Technology team or broader organizations related to metadata and content acquisition.
  • Improve the regular acquisition of audiovisual content by developing strong working relationships with key contacts in NBCU business units
  • Be the hub of communication regarding metadata between IP Security & Technology and NBCU Brands for all episodic and non-episodic releases


Basic Qualifications:

•1+ years of experience with a metadata resolution system (preferred)
•Must be highly computer literate, displaying proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint); expertise in Excel and XML preferred
•Knowledge of digital file formats
•General computer and network knowledge, SQL and database understanding a plus
•General understanding of the delivery systems (eg. Aspera), FTP, and FTP applications
•High level of competency with MAC and Windows operating systems including system applications (e.g. Command line functions)
•Prior experience in a high-volume technical environment juggling multiple projects

Eligibility Requirements:

•Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
•Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA. Role will initially be remote, but ultimately will be based in our Universal City, CA offices
•Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

•Knowledge of piracy techniques
•Knowledge of pre/post production workflows
•Awareness of NBCUniversal audiovisual content
•Familiarity with Tableau or other data visualization tools

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At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU.

Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.


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