14 days ago
  • LevelMid Level
  • ProfessionsCopy Editor, Content Editor, Content Manager
  • TypeFull Time
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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FARFETCH exists for the love of fashion. We believe in empowering individuality. Our mission is to be the global technology platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.
We’re a diverse and global community made up of Farfetchers, our partners and our customers, which we believe is at the heart of our success. Everything we do is centred around our values - Be Human, Think Global, Be Revolutionary, Todos Juntos, Be Brilliant, Amaze Customers - which define our beliefs and our actions. We welcome differences and foster a consciously inclusive environment for everyone. We are Farfetch For All.
Consisting of more than 200 people split across multiple teams, we look after both digital and brand marketing. We are a team of experts across Performance Marketing, SEO, CRM, Analytics and Data Science, Advertising Sales, Editorial, Online Communications, PR & Brand Events, Creative and Localisation. Working across all of the global markets, we make sure FARFETCH remains high and mighty with both new and existing customers; all the while setting the brand apart from our competitors and making sure we are always one-step ahead of the curve.
Our London office is located in Old Street, London’s tech hub, and is home to a broad range of teams including Commercial, Marketing, and Product. Our open-plan space is ideal for collaborative working and sharing ideas, or you can enjoy some quiet time in our dedicated library. We also have a large outdoor terrace which is the perfect spot to have a team lunch or host events
We are looking for a proficient Content Sub-Editor (Maternity cover) with a background in fashion, digital publishing and e-commerce to join our progressive and innovative Localisation Services team. It is an essential wide-scope role involved in all aspects of the work our brilliant team produces.
As an integral part of the Japan team, you will focus on the delivery of ‘revolutionary’ content, and work across the many departments to support all functions within Localisation Services. Working to the company’s brand guidelines and tone of voice within a large multi-lingual team, you will be responsible for the delivery of Japanese copy onsite, on App and other channels to the highest standards. You will be also responsible for the smooth operations of all flat content updates and revamp.
  • Proofing CRM content, App layout, and Homepages in Preview and Live environments;
  • Communicating deadlines and verifying completion of projects in coordination with the Project Manager/Coordinator;
  • Subbing and signing-off editorial copy on CAT tool (XTM), as well as verifying content on CMS tool (Coremedia);
  • Working with the team's lead to verify and update ToV documents regularly based on data;
  • Ensuring an error-free translation memory and updating regularly;
  • Producing copy that corresponds to the industry standards and the region's needs, researching competitors and luxury content on fashion channels;
  • Reviewing and auditing UI content and Flat Pages on internal CMSs;
  • Maintaining product quality on site;
  • Communicating with both internal and external team members including local stakeholders, providing regular feedback to ensure the continuous improvement of quality and a better customer experience.
  • You are fluent in Japanese (native level) and English;
  • You have an engaging, accurate, and adaptable writing style, with impeccable grammar;
  • You have the knowledge and love for fashion from high-end designers to cutting-edge street style;
  • You are familiar with designers, brands, styles, culture, and trends for Japanese demographics;
  • You have a strong understanding of garment and accessory construction;
  • You have experience working in localization for e-commerce websites, preferably luxury fashion retail;
  • You have experience with Term-Management and CAT tools;
  • You are comfortable with digital work on an in-house CMS.
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.

Skills Required

  • Sub-editing
  • CMS Systems
  • Digital Publishing

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