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Senior Manager, Meta Data

Sirius XM

Sirius XM

United States
Posted on Sunday, November 12, 2023
Who We Are

SiriusXM and its brands (Pandora, SXM Media, AdsWizz, Simplecast, and SiriusXM Connected Vehicle Services) are leading a new era of audio entertainment and services by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio entertainment experience for listeners -- in the car, at home, and anywhere on the go with connected devices. Our vision is to shape the future of audio, where everyone can be effortlessly connected to the voices, stories and music they love wherever they are.

This is the place where a diverse group of emerging talent and legends alike come to share authentic and purposeful songs, stories, sounds and insights through some of the best programming and technology in the world. Our critically-acclaimed, industry-leading audio entertainment encompasses music, sports, comedy, news, talk, live events, and podcasting. No matter their individual role, each of our employees plays a vital part in bringing SiriusXM’s vision to life every day.

SiriusXM is the leading audio entertainment company in North America, and the premier programmer and platform for subscription and digital advertising-supported audio products. SiriusXM’s platforms collectively reach approximately 150 million listeners, the largest digital audio audience across paid and free tiers in North America, and deliver music, sports, talk, news, comedy, entertainment and podcasts.

Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S. SiriusXM's subsidiaries Simplecast and AdsWizz make it a leader in podcast hosting, production, distribution, analytics and monetization. The Company’s advertising sales organization, which operates as SXM Media, leverages its scale, cross-platform sales organization and ad tech capabilities to deliver results for audio creators and advertisers. SiriusXM, through Sirius XM Canada Holdings, Inc., also offers satellite radio and audio entertainment in Canada. In addition to its audio entertainment businesses, SiriusXM offers connected vehicle services to automakers.

How You’ll Make An Impact

You will manage a small team dedicated to driving increased content engagement through the ongoing review and improvement of metadata associated with Sirius XM’s diverse and engaging content offering (from shows debuting the newest music to coverage of all major sports leagues to shows hosted by some of the biggest comedians and celebrities and everything in between). The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about metadata taxonomies, capable of validating metadata at a fast pace, have an exceptional eye for detail, find reward in mentoring, and enjoy working collaboratively with people with both creative and technical roles. You and your team will be responsible for guiding best practices, verifying and refining descriptive metadata designed to drive engagement as well as back-end metadata that fuels search and recommendation. In addition, you will be responsible for training creators on best practices and applying supplemental metadata as necessary.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop best practices documentation in collaboration with Product & Technology team
  • Design and implement metadata tagging training for content creators
  • Manage team with following responsibilities:
  • Metadata quality assurance - Ensure that the quality of metadata meets SiriusXM’s standards and adheres to internal guidelines
  • Metadata Analysis - Provide ongoing, data-driven, feedback intended to drive improvement in metadata tagging
  • Content Tagging - Review and apply additional tags to content to improve the quality of search, recommendations, and discovery experiences
  • Communicate best practices to content creators and serve as point of contact for ongoing support
  • Develop, maintain and analyze reports designed to fuel transparency and ongoing improvement
  • Collaborate with Product & Technology and Content organizations to prioritize efforts
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervisor

What You’ll Need

  • 7+ years experience with content metadata
  • 3+ years of management experience
  • Depth of knowledge with CMS, data asset management, libraries, or digital collections
  • Knowledge of taxonomy standards and best-practices for metadata tagging
  • Passion and depth of knowledge of one or more of following: Music, Sports, Politics/News, Entertainment
  • Knowledge of current streaming, music and talk radio user experience strategies is strongly preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail, and process information quickly and with precision
  • Excellent time management skills; the ability to prioritize, multitask, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to present to large groups
  • Self-motivated and able to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

At SiriusXM, we carefully consider a wide range of factors when determining compensation, including your background and experience. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary. We expect the base salary for this position to be in the range of $58,000 to $80,000 and will depend on your skills, qualifications, and experience. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary short-term and long-term incentives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply.

Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.