Sub-Editor (Italian) - Farfetch Platform Solutions - FARFETCH

UK London
21 Dec 2021
29 Mar 2022
Full Time
FARFETCH exists for the love of fashion. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

We're a positive platform for good, bringing together an incredible creative community made up by our people, our partners and our customers. This community is at the heart of our business success. We welcome differences, empower individuality and celebrate diverse skills and perspectives, creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We are FARFETCH for All.


We're a creative family, building copy, data and visual assets for each corner of the FARFETCH Ecommerce Platform. We are dedicated to providing gold standard imagery, content and production services for our partners and creating an engaging on-site experience for our customers.


Our office is located in Old Street, London's tech hub. Our open-plan space is ideal for collaborative working. When you're not doing what's never been done, you can enjoy a team lunch on our large outdoor terrace, or join a yoga class in our dedicated studio.


Reporting to the FPS Senior Linguistic Services Lead, you will be responsible for sub-editing engaging, on-brand luxury product content, UX and marketing copy in Italian. Working with many varied luxury fashion clients, you will need to switch between copywriting styles fluidly and competently. Your role will involve proofing all information which appears on the Italian partnered brands' sites and maintaining high levels of accuracy.


    • Sub-edit and translate copy for our partnered brands' sites, check accuracy of product copy against images and grammar, spelling and formatting
    • Maintain high quality standards making sure content is clear, concise and consistent
    • Transcreate content where needed to engage an Italian target audience
    • Upload and quality check product pages, user interface, technical copy (legal and transactional) and creative copy (banners, email, SEO, newsletters)
    • Create tone of voice documents and sample copy for partners
    • Attend brand training sessions to gain in-depth knowledge about seasonal collections and feed back to the team


    • Italian mother tongue
    • Fluent in English
    • Expert knowledge of luxury fashion brands, products and Italian luxury market
    • You have an excellent writing style that is accurate and engaging, with an impeccable use of grammar
    • Experience of digital translating, trans-creating and sub-editing
    • You are comfortable with digital work on an in-house CMS


    • FARFETCH Equity plan and annual discretionary bonus
    • Flexible benefits - Private Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Gym Memberships, Pension scheme and more
    • Critical Illness Insurance and Life Assurance
    • Access to Unmind: an independent and completely confidential digital mental health platform
    • Flexible working environment and more!


    • FARFETCH is an equal opportunities employer ensuring that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We continue to build our consciously inclusive culture as part of our Positively FARFETCH strategy throughout our business, partnerships and communities.

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