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TV News Standards & Practices Contractor - Germany Speaking


Aug 15, 2019

Rathbone place


Agent: Shana H.

Job #: 151041

Salary: up to £62k plus amazing perks

Job Description

We are looking for a Content Standards & Practices Contractor for the Watch product to review funded news and entertainment programming. The focus of this role is to ensure programming compliance with our Standards & Practices, and Facebook's Community Standards. The candidate will collaborate proactively with Facebook's S&P team. 

The candidate will have a proven track record of standards and practices problem-solving, be a dependable collaborator, and have an understanding of both the media landscape and censorship process of their country including knowledge of the TV rating system and the digital content ecosystem. 


; Establish a complete understanding of Standards & Practices to ensure that programs do not violate Facebook standards for mature content and that national and cultural sensitivities are considered 

; Work with Standards & Practices team on reviewing funded news reports for accuracy, balance and fairness

; Establish a complete understanding of local TV ratings systems 

; Provide feedback for original premises, scripts and cuts to development teams internally and creative teams externally 

; Engage with internal and external stakeholders and experts, if necessary, on content issues 

Minimum Qualifications 

; German speaking with knowledge of German practices 
; 2-3+ years work experience in Standards & Practices, Journalism, Production, or censorship related roles for TV or Digital platforms 
; Working knowledge of journalism ethics and best practices 

; Proficient in speaking, reading and writing in the local and English languages 
; Proven understanding of regional censorship practices for entertainment on TV and streaming services 
; Knowledge and understanding of local customs and cultural characteristics 
; Ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to identify and resolve issues 
; Negotiation skills with an ability to influence mutually agreeable outcomes 
; Experience working with producers, cross-functional teams, colleagues and senior leadership 
; Ability to spot issues, problem solve, and be able to apply attention to detail 
; Ability to manage differing priorities while delivering high-level results 
; Personal responsibility and commitment to his/her work, follow-through and accountability 
; Willingness to address content issues relating to foul or derogatory language, sexual situations, nudity, violent and graphic images, etc. 

Preferred Qualifications 
; Experience in day-of-air or long-form TV news production. 
; Working knowledge of TV broadcast and basic cable Standards & Practices, and the Parental Ratings Guidelines 
; Knowledge of the intellectual property and rights management landscape 
; Advanced degree in Public Policy, Tech Policy, Communications, Journalism or other related field 

Client Description:

The Largest Social Media Company in the World.



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