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PRODUCT SUB EDITOR/TRANSLATOR (FRENCH SPEAKING)

Vacancy Title: PRODUCT SUB EDITOR/TRANSLATOR (FRENCH SPEAKING)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: DG134734_1507828255
Contact Name: David Gordon
Contact Email: david@creativerecruitment.co.uk
Vacancy Published: 7 days ago

Vacancy Description

PRODUCT SUB EDITOR/TRANSLATOR (FRENCH SPEAKING)
Keywords: (Fashion, Luxury, Translation, Sub Editing, Proof Reading)
Location: London
Salary: £25,000
REF: DG134734

An experienced French Speaking Sub Editor and Translator is required by one of the world's leading premium fashion and lifestyle retail companies.

ROLE:

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced native level French speaker to join an established Editorial Team as a Product Sub Editor and Translator. The main purpose of this role is to help translating fashion and beauty related product descriptions in an accurate and reliable manner, in clear and concise French, whilst preserving the house style.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Sub Editing and translating 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
  • Working to daily deadlines
  • Ensuring 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
  • Maintaining house style document, final sign off responsibility lying with Product Editor
  • Confidence in replying to emails and attending meetings

 

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

  • Native French speaker; you will need to be able to write and speak English fluently
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office and basic working knowledge of CMS systems
  • Proven experience of digital translating, trans-creating and sub-editing
  • Knowledge of luxury fashion, seasonal trends, designers and brands as well as strong commercial awareness
  • The 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
  • Time management skills, excellent time keeping and ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills

 

Creative Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.