Sub Editor and Translator - French Speaking (12 Month FTC)

Sub Editor and Translator - French Speaking (12 Month FTC) London, England

Full Time London, England 27328 - 30000 GBP ANNUAL Today
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Sub Editor and Translator - French Speaking (12 Month FTC)
NET-A-PORTER delivers incredible fashion for incredible women. As the world’s leading luxury retailer with the most authoritative product edit globally, the site offers the ultimate curation of fashion from the most coveted designer brands, the most exceptional assortment of fine watches and precious jewelry, and more than 200 specialist beauty brands. Its discerning edit places special emphasis on highlighting the creativity and promise of the next generation of fashion talent via the Vanguard, a program for emerging brands. Consideration for environmental and social impact increasingly shapes the product offering, and the launch of the NET SUSTAIN platform, was created to showcase brands that place sustainability at the core of their product. Uniting content and commerce to deliver an immersive and inspiring customer experience, NET-A-PORTER speaks to a global community and features a dedicated editorial vertical with PORTER, which is renowned for its award-winning content featuring a diverse range of incredible women.
NET-A-PORTER champions unparalleled customer service offering express worldwide shipping to more than 170 countries including same or next-day delivery to the UK, US, Hong Kong, Germany, France, Australia and Singapore, a seamless shopping experience across all devices, luxurious packaging, easy returns and a multi-lingual customer care and personal shopping team that is available 24/7, 365 days a year. A pioneer of personal shopping and client relations services for the digital era in 2000, NET-A-PORTER continues to innovate and strengthen its offering, with virtual styling, invitation only digital exclusives, and a world class suite of specialized offers for EIPs, (Extremely Important People), the brand’s most loyal and valuable customers. NET-A-PORTER is part of YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP.
NET-A-PORTER are now seeking a talented Sub Editor & Translator (French Speaking) to join the team. Some of the essentials for you to know are:
Location: London, Westfield
Reporting into: Product Editor
Besides a competitive salary, we can offer you:
  • Performance bonus schemes dependant on the type of role you are in
  • A pension that both you and the company contribute too
  • A portal with an array of discounts on things like theme park and cinema tickets
  • Our famous staff discount along with exclusive staff sales
  • Private healthcare for you and your family
  • Flexible working
  • A chance to be part of a fun and caring team that support each other
The Role:
Studio Production produces world-class visual assets for NET-A-PORTER, MR PORTER, YOOX, THE OUTNET and ONLINE FLAGSHIP STORES Powered by YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP. Operating from our London HQ and US studio in New Jersey as well as Italian centres for excellences, our team includes Studio Coordinators, Product Library, Styling, Size and Fit, Photography, Video, Retouch, Product Editorial and Translations teams, with many working across a combination of all Group’s websites each week.
The French Product Editorial Translations team are now seeking a talented Junior Product Translator to join the team based in our offices in London. Reporting into the Deputy Product Editor, you will be tasked with translating the product descriptions on NET-A-PORTER in an accurate and reliable manner, in clear and concise French, whilst preserving the house style.
“We are the voice of the NET-A-PORTER GROUP’s shop floor, speaking to our customers directly from every product page. We are their most trusted style advisor and fashion confidante. We research, write, edit, translate and publish informed, accurate and innovative copy in four languages, from two locations.” Product Editorial team
Here is a breakdown of what you’ll be doing:
  • Sub-edit and translate product page copy according to in-house style guides; checking accuracy of copy against images as well as grammar and spelling. Ensuring all copy is clear and concise and localized where relevant.
  • Work to daily deadlines.
  • Ensure that all editorial content across the French product pages reflects the aims, values, house style and tone of each site.
  • Where possible, check accuracy of upload by checking all click-through functionality, size and fit tabs and dropdowns on the product page.
  • Act as the main point of contact for the team on special projects that require coordination with other teams in the business.
  • Support the Product Editor and Deputy Product Editor in training new hires.
  • Maintain house style document, final sign off responsibility lying with Product Editor.
  • Have confidence in replying to emails and attending meetings.
The type of person we are looking for:
  • Fluency in French and English, ability to speak fluently and write accurately.
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office and basic working knowledge of CMS systems.
  • Proven experience of digital translating, trans-creating and sub-editing. Experience with Phrase would be an asset.
  • Sound knowledge of women's luxury fashion, seasonal trends, designers and brands as well as strong commercial awareness.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Confidence to liaise with other teams.
  • Ability to work as part of a team or autonomously.
  • Experience working in a fast-moving entrepreneurial environment with competing deadlines and priorities.
  • Ability to think clearly and calmly when faced with issues or problems.
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative.
  • A proven ability to work quickly and efficiently with accuracy and attention to detail.
YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is an equal opportunities employer, we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply. We recognize and celebrate the benefits that diversity brings to our workplace, our business and our customers. We welcome and will consider all applications regardless of race and nationality, religion, color, sex, pregnancy or related medical conditions, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as an individual with a disability, or any other legally protected characteristics.
If you require any reasonable adjustments to complete your application, please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.
Experience Level: Entry level
Workplace Type: Hybrid

Sub Editor and Translator - French Speaking (12 Month FTC)
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