Job Details

Job title

Sub-editor, 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.

The role: 

Reporting directly into the Senior Content Manager, with a dotted reporting line into the SEO Content Supervisor, you will be responsible for sub-editing SEO copy including category and brand listing descriptions, meta-descriptions, long-form articles and other ad-hoc content, whilst capturing and protecting the Farfetch tone of voice. You will collaborate primarily with SEO Content, SEO and other internal teams to ensure that our copy is on-brand, effective and tailored. 

Proven experience writing and sub-editing digital content, whether it’s via an online platform or agency, is essential, as is having a firm grasp of the English language. You’ll benefit from working with a wide range of departments within Farfetch, which will present unique opportunities to grow within the company.

What you’ll do:

  • You will sub-edit listing descriptions, brand bios, meta-descriptions and other ad-hoc content
  • You will adhere to our tone of voice guidelines and ensure our published content is always engaging, informative and effective
  • You will maintain quality of content, carry out monthly quality reporting and feeding this back to the team
  • You are responsible for evolving the language within the business and sharing/publishing the information globally
  • You collaborate with content creators across the business to reinforce and guard our writing principles
  • You will assist to deliver copy audits or key projects as required
  • You will conduct training and onboard new starters
  • You will upload and publish content via our internal CMS

The Ideal Candidate

Who you are:

  • You have a strong background in  proofreading and sub-editing copy within an agency, luxury brand or online publication to tight deadlines
  • You have a firm understanding of tone of voice, with an ability to adapt style to suit specific context
  • You have excellent attention to detail and impeccable grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • You have some experience training others upon best practices and giving thoughtful feedback to writers
  • You enjoy collaborating and working alongside multiple stakeholders
  • You have good knowledge of luxury fashion brands and products

About Us

Farfetch is the leading global technology platform for the luxury fashion industry. Founded in 2007 by José Neves for the love of fashion, and launched in 2008, Farfetch began as an e-commerce marketplace for luxury boutiques around the world. Today the Farfetch marketplace connects customers in 190 countries with items from more than 48 countries and over 1,000 of the world's best boutiques and brands, delivering a truly unique shopping experience and access to the most extensive selection of luxury on a single platform. Through its business units, which also include Store of The Future, Farfetch Black & White Solutions, Browns, and Stadium Goods, Farfetch continues to invest in innovation and develop key technologies, business solutions, and services for the luxury fashion industry.