Escalated Content Specialist - German

About the Employer

About Us

Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the interactions of millions. We bring the joy of co-op to everything, from casual gaming to world-class esports to anime marathons, music, and art streams. Twitch also hosts TwitchCon, where we bring everyone together to celebrate, learn, and grow their personal interests and passions. We’re always live at Twitch. Stay up to date on all things Twitch on LinkedIn, Twitter and on our Blog.

About the Role

Safety Operations is at the core of our efforts to keep Twitch a welcoming and safe place for people to build communities. As an Escalated Content Analyst, you will be an essential element of Twitch’s Trust & Safety efforts reporting to a Safety Operations Lead, and will provide scaled resolutions to the Safety Operations Team’s more complex cases. We are looking for someone who can consistently apply our guidelines with reference to nuanced and context-dependent policies in an evolving environment. You will make autonomous decisions against challenging issues of a potentially sensitive or business-critical nature.

You Will:

  • Evaluation of content escalated from Tier 1 and 2 Safety Operations Teams because of high levels of complexity, context or investigative requirements. This will involve:
  • Analyse and independently render decisions against high volumes of live and active issues regarding Twitch user behaviour
  • Mitigate risk of company reputation damage, user safety, legal violation or sensitive information disclosure by application of policies across a large caseload
  • Address sensitive content which may be graphic, violent or hateful, include offensive or derogatory language or other potentially distressing material
  • Detailed and encyclopaedic knowledge of Twitch’s enforcement policies.
  • Make recommendations on business-critical cases where further escalation or detailed investigation is required
  • Observe and identify for gaps in processes.
  • Create relevant documents and procedures to help identify risk within the Safety Operations team. Make recommendations for process improvement.
  • Mentor new team members/peers and train them on relevant policies and tools
  • Cross-training across other Safety Operations work. This may include: suspension appeals; content review; event moderation; deep-dive investigations and quality assurance work

You Have:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and German
  • Relevant professional experience, preferably as a moderator or content reviewer in online communities or social media
  • Clear awareness of potential biases or conflicts of interest and ensure these do not affect professional application of responsibilities
  • Deep familiarity with Twitch, streaming, internet slang/colloquialisms and internet culture
  • Evaluate information and quickly/independently develop a sound conclusion based on an existing framework
  • Mentally and emotionally able to handle offensive or disturbing behaviour, language, and content
  • Comfortable working remotely and independently as part of a larger team
  • Ability to monitor several information flows simultaneously

Bonus Points

  • Prior moderation experience on Twitch
  • Proficient with Twitch chat bots
  • History of demonstrating ownership within teams and organisations
  • Additional language fluency

Perks

  • Private Medical Insurance, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance, Pension Plan, Maternity & Parental Leave, Paid Time Off & Holidays, Commuter Benefits, Amazon Employee Discount, Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, etc.), Lunch Served Four Times a Week, Free Snacks & Beverages

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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