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Digital Data Specialist, Midwest Tape, Holland, OH

About Midwest Tape:

Midwest Tape is a library-dedicated full-service media distributor providing physical and digital media to thousands of libraries across North America. We are strong believers in continually innovating to better serve our customers and deliver the best experience possible for the staff and patrons of public libraries.

Our International Headquarters is located in Holland, Ohio at the facility that we built in 2016, to house our distribution center and support teams for Midwest Tape, hoopla digital, the fastest growing app serving libraries and Dreamscape Publishing, the Library-First publisher of Audiobooks and Video. As we build our team to support the ongoing growth of our business, we are looking for enthusiastic team players dedicated to delivering best-in-class service for our library customers and their patrons.


Position Summary:

  • Gather data for review and entry.
  • Search for and match electronic data for the products we sell.
  • Maintain scheduled transmissions of data to various users.
  • Make routine changes to data in systems to maintain accurate materials.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this position successfully, an individual must fulfill the knowledge, skill, and/or ability requirements listed below.

1. Input information into the database with accuracy and completeness while following company policies and procedures.

2. Compile, sort and verify the accuracy of data before it is entered. This includes extensive excel manipulation.

3. Data feed maintenance - New feeds, existing feed, monitor, etc.

4. Locate and correct data errors, or report them to supervisors.

5. Monitor changes in data

6. Understand priorities of work to be done

7. Search for data in web based programs

8. Maintain log of activities and work.

9. Outline documentation for tasks performed by Data Entry Personnel.



  • Must be detail oriented, accurate and have excellent organization and excellent follow-up skills.

  • Knowledge of proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation.

  • Must be able to work independently while being an active member of a team.

  • Basic Computer skills, including Microsoft Office - excel is required.

  • Have the ability to read and interpret documents such as policy and operating manuals

  • Ability to type 30 wpm.

  • Must be an active listener - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, and asking questions as appropriate.

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.


Preferred Education Requirements:

Note: Possession of a High School Diploma or equivalent is required for all new hires in all positions

  • Coursework in typing

  • College education in related field


Preferred Experience:

  • 3 years' previous data entry

  • SAP experience - Materials Management

  • Understanding of Libraries preferred.


Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to walk or stand frequently for short periods of time.

  • Ability to regularly sit for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to occasionally bend, twist, stoop, and crouch.

  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to ten (10) pounds.

  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks

  • Must be able to view computer screen for long periods of time daily.

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