Are you a big fan of Netflix original shows? Netflix is the home of quality content and fan favorites such as "Stranger Things," "House of Cards," "Orange is the New Black," "The Crown," Marvel's "Defenders" shows ("Daredevil," "Jessica Jones," "Luke Cage" and "Iron Fist"), "Narcos," "Altered Carbon" and "Bright."
Netflix is also busy acquiring older TV shows like "Black Mirror," "Arrested Development," "Full House," "Voltron" and "Gilmore Girls," churning out new episodes to the delight of old and newer fans alike. And the Netflix original content party will not stop anytime soon and we're expecting even more original content moving forward. In fact, the company is reportedly spending $8 billion to produce original content in 2018 alone.
To help out in this Netflix original programming assault, the company recently opened up an equally original job position that's perfect for the Netflix binge-watcher in you!
Read on and see if you have what it takes to get this awesome job!
Get paid to binge-watch!
Netflix recently posted a job opening for an "Editorial Analyst (Originals) position. The job listing is now gone (probably filled) but it gave us a glimpse of what sort of duties Netflix has in store for this new job title.
According to its job description:
"Do you love movies and TV shows? Are you interested in sharing unique content with viewers around the world? We are seeking an entertainment-savvy analyst to help categorize television series, specials, and movies for our 100+ million users.
You will be tagging, rating, researching, and enhancing title-level metadata for the Netflix Originals catalogue [sic] in a high-volume, high-quality, deadline-driven environment. In addition, you will collaborate on special projects with cross-functional business partners, while striving to deliver delightful, trustworthy user experiences on a global scale."
It looks like the job entails watching hours and hours of Netflix original shows to help categorize, tag and create descriptions for them. In short, this position sounds like a binge watcher/couch potato's dream gig! If you already spend your day binge-watching Netflix, why not get paid for it?
Are you right for the job?
Do you think you are right for this job? Netflix requires applicants to have deep knowledge and more than five years of experience in the film and/or television industry, can write efficiently with attention to detail and is comfortable with publishing tools.
It looks like Netflix also opened up Editorial Analyst positions for various languages like Spanish and Japanese. These have the same requirements as the Originals editorial analyst position except with a mandatory fluency in the assigned language.
Unfortunately for all you binge-watching job seekers, all the Editorial Analyst positions are now gone in the meantime but more might open up soon.
Keep checking the official Netflix Jobs website for the latest openings. Just search for the Editorial Analyst position and who knows? You might get lucky and score the ultimate streaming movie lover's dream job!
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