Chalhoub Group
Closing date
22 Oct 2023

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For over six decades, Chalhoub Group has been a partner and creator of luxury experiences in the Middle East. The Group, in its endeavour to excel as a hybrid retailer, has reinforced its distribution and marketing services with a portfolio of eight owned brands and over 300 international brands in the luxury, beauty, fashion, and art de vivre categories. More recently, the Group expanded its expertise into new categories of luxury watches, jewellery, and eyewear.

Every step at Chalhoub Group is taken with the customer at heart. Be it constantly reinventing itself or focusing on innovation to provide luxury experiences at over 750+ experiential retail stores, online and through mobile apps, each touch point leads to delighting the customer.

Today, Chalhoub Group stands for 14,000 skilled and talented professionals across seven countries, whose cohesive efforts have resulted in the Group being ranked third in the Middle East and first in Saudi Arabia as a Great Place to Work®.

To keep the innovation journey going, the Group has set up "The Greenhouse", which is not just an innovation hub, but also an incubator space and accelerator for start-ups and small businesses in the region and internationally. This is just one of the several initiatives taken by the Group to reinvent itself, catalysed by forward thinking and future-proofing. The Group has also been embedding sustainability at the core of its business strategy with a clear commitment towards people, partners and the planet, and by being a member of the United Nations Global Compact Community and signatory of the Women's Empowerment Principles.

What you'll be doing

Our inhouse studio Sub-Editor is responsible for writing product information and description for all products across the Brand's under ecommerce websites. The Sub-Editor will also be required to input set volumes of product information daily, as well as being able to write small pieces of editorial descriptive copy of the item itself, including the USP, fabric information, fit type, and functional information to the excel docs and internal system. They will occasionally write short descriptions and some marketing call outs when required by the brands (less frequent).

Our Sub-Editor will work closely with the Styling manager to to set the tone of voice per brand in line with the brands requirements and styling direction. Sub-Editor will be responsible for overseeing the tone of voice as well as QCing the writing, descriptions and recorded information by the Junior Copy Writers both in Arabic and English writing.

- Work with the Styling manager to to set the tone of voice per brand in line with the brands requirements and styling direction.

- Responsible for overseeing the tone of voice from junior Copy Writers.

- Responsible for QCing the descriptions and recorded information by the Junior Copy Writers both in Arabic and English writing.

- Work from a daily spreadsheet to write product information and descriptions for all products across the site, this will be across fashion and homeware.

- Input product information including wash care, fabric composition, dimensions/length etc. into excel sheets ready for upload

- Work closely with the ecommerce styling teams to ensure product information is up to date, correct, and reflects product itself as well as with the photography team that the same is seen in the imagery

- Work to tight deadlines - all products on daily lists must be complete by the end of each working day

- Maintain a good working relationship with the buying and merchandising teams to ensure correct product information is placed online

- Maintain awareness of SEO impacts on product descriptions and titles, work with Digital Marketing team to ensure correct terms are used where applicable

- Keep a copy style guide updated with new terms and descriptions

What you'll need to succeed

- A minimum of 4 years of relevant experience with at least 1 years in a similar role
- Must be fluent in English and Arabic speaking, reading and writing.
- Experience in a variety of studio settings ranging from Ecommerce to editorial
- Rigorous knowledge of fashion and home brands worldwide and in the region
- Rigorous knowledge of fabrics, care instructions and fit of garments as well as
- Sharp eye for detail and consistency
- Excellent ability to meet deadlines and manage time effectively

What we can offer you

With us, you will turn your aspirations into reality. We will help shape your journey through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility. Our Group offers diverse career paths for those who are extraordinary, every day.

We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, child education contribution, remote and flexible working policies as well as exclusive employee discounts. To view all our perks and benefits, click here.

We Invite All Applicants to Apply

It Takes Diversity Of Thought, Culture, Background, Differing Abilities and Perspectives to truly Inspire, Exhilarate and Delight our customers. At Chalhoub Group, we are committed to inclusion and diversity.

We welcome all applicants to apply and be part of our exciting future. We ensure equal opportunity for all our applicants without regard to gender, age, race, religion, national origin or disability status.

Department CREATIVE Role Sub-Editor

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