Content Writer - English

Farfetch

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Job title

Content Writer - English, Farfetch

Location

London, United Kingdom

Level

Executive / Coordinator

Function

Media & Editorial

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

About the department:

We're a creative family that works closely together to make sure our customers know every last detail about our products before purchasing. We have three primary teams - Styling, Photography, and Content - who make sure customers have an engaging, seamless and luxurious experience. We're focused on continuous improvements and like to encourage everyone to make the most of their talents and contribute ideas.

About the role:

You will join a progressive and innovative Content Production team. This is a fully generalist role, with clear scope to be involved in all aspects of the work our brilliant team do. You’ll focus on creating ‘revolutionary’ product descriptions, enhancing our customer journey through our product pages.

Working to the company’s Tone of Voice guidelines, within a large multi-lingual department, you will be required to create well-written, succinct, trend focused and accurate copy that describes luxury clothing, accessories and lifestyle products sold on the site.

You will have some experience working in an environment which is fast-paced and deadline driven. Ideally this would have been within copywriting role or fashion journalism with a passion to move their career into E-commerce will also be considered. 

The Ideal Candidate

What you’ll do:

  • You will complete product descriptions to the KPI standard for your role.
  • You will deliver BAU excellence with a team driven by frequent deadlines and high volume targets, yet maintaining a Farfetch level of quality and tone-of-voice.
  • You will ensure descriptions are consistent and accurate.
  • You will be proactive in product, brand and competitor research.
  • You will support and contribute with any tone of voice changes.
  • You will support the Supervisor with any additional tasks when required.

Who you are:

  • You have fluency in English
  • You have knowledge and love of fashion at all levels from high-end designers to cutting edge street style
  • You have a good writing style that is accurate, engaging and adaptable, with an impeccable use of grammar
  • You have an understanding of garment and accessory construction
  • You have the ability to work independently
  • You have the ability to work quickly and to agreed daily targets and deadlines
  • You are comfortable with digital work on an in-house CMS

We can’t wait to receive your application. But before you send it to us, here are some helpful tips to make sure your application is as strong as it can be.

·      Have you set out why this role is a good match for your career aspirations and that you have the skills and experience required? We want you to be as clear about your future ambitions as we are and whilst we encourage people to learn, develop and grow, you will need to hit the ground running.

·      Have you checked spelling and grammar? We have high standards and you don’t want to miss out because of something as easily correctable as a typo.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all employees. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

About Us

Farfetch is unlike anything in the world of fashion and technology.

Our mission: to revolutionize the way the world shops.

To do it, we need innovators. People who challenge convention and dare to dream.

We’ve gone from a start-up to a billion dollar business. But we’re not done yet. Far from it.

Be bold.

Be brilliant.

Together, we can be extraordinary

We have rapidly grown into a truly global company since our launch in 2008 and we’re continuing to grow. Our family now includes partner boutiques and brands across Europe, North and South America and Asia; we demonstrate our ‘Think Global’ value in everything we do.

We are a global team of over 1,000 people and have offices based in London, New York, L.A., Porto, Guimaraes, Lisbon, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, Moscow, Hong Kong & Tokyo.

We are a company with an entrepreneurial spirit and innovative culture. We are positive, passionate and live our values: Be Human, Be Brilliant, Todos Juntos, Be Revolutionary, Think Global and Amaze Customers day to day.