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Berlin, Germany

Coordinator, Catalog Operations - 24 Month Contract

Content & Audible Studios   |   Job ID  2571969
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Job Summary

At Audible, we believe stories have the power to transform lives. It’s why we work with some of the world’s leading creators to produce and share audio storytelling with our millions of global listeners. We are dreamers and inventors who come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences to empower and inspire each other. Imagine your future with us.

Based in Berlin, Audible GmbH is looking for a Coordinator, Catalog Operations to support various editorial and operational processes needed in order to efficiently publish and update Audible's catalog metadata.

This position is a 24 month fixed-term contract.

In this position, you will work as part of a team that accurately enters, edits, and maintains metadata, audio assets and image art for all products. You will focus on the complete and accurate data entry of all product metadata, which includes utilizing a variety of tools to quickly and thoroughly research various ad-hoc requests.

You will feel comfortable in this role if you enjoy working with systems, processes, and literature in a fast-paced environment, take pride in delivering accurate results, and have a passion for technology and media, specifically spoken word audio.

As a Coordinator, Catalog Operations you will oversee...
- Product Metadata Indexing and Copyediting: Enter, edit, proofread, and fact-check metadata records in our content management system prior to releasing a product to Audible marketplaces (Audible stores, Amazon, iTunes). Key elements such as a product's company identification, on-sale date, distribution rights, availability, pricing, provider, royalty earner, title, descriptive copy, and taxonomy are top priority areas of review with primary focus on, but not limited to, German- and Italian-language products.
- Catalog Updates and Trouble Ticketing: Perform, process and verify daily metadata update and correction re-quests received from providers, customers, and internal stakeholders via tickets or other sources, and ensure that requests are answered appropriately and in due time.
- Process/Workflow Improvement & Documentation: Envision, articulate, implement, and document streamlined processes; foster alignment across (inter)departmental teams for maximized standardization across metadata-related workflows; weigh risks and gains to drive change.
- Product Relationships and Affiliations: Support customer discovery by creating, verifying and updating product relationships such as Category Assignments, Series Affiliation (e.g., linking works in a trilogy), Title Authority (grouping different versions of works together) or Contributor Authority (bibliography).
- Table of Contents (ToC): Proofread table of content data for Audible products.

Audible is the leading producer and provider of audio storytelling. We spark listeners’ imaginations, offering immersive, cinematic experiences full of inspiration and insight to enrich our customers daily lives. Our Hub+Home hybrid workplace model gives employees the flexibility between gathering in a common office space (work from hub) and remote work (work from home). For more information, please visit

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Berlin, BE, DEU

Basic Qualifications

- Excellent command of written and spoken German and Italian language, also English
- Prior experience in data entry or proofreading
- Highly organized and demonstrated focused attention to detail
- Technical proficiency in Windows operating environment, fluency in Outlook and MS Word
- Advanced Excel skills and experience using advanced features such as pivot tables and vlookup

Preferred Qualifications

- B.A./B.S. or equivalent degree, preferably in Humanities
- Additional language skills in other languages are a major plus, such as French, Spanish, or Portuguese
- Demonstrated multi-tasking and problem-solving skills in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment
- An avid consumer of media, including books/periodicals (audio and digital reader), websites, blogs, and other digital content sources

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice ( to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

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