Farfetch is hiring a

Freelance Sub Editor (Product Info/Operational) – French (France)

London, United Kingdom
Reporting directly to the Content Supervisor - French, you will sub-edit operational content and product information transcreated and localised by our team of writers. You will ensure that our copy is customer-centric, effective and tailored across all FARFETCH channels, whilst capturing and protecting the FARFETCH tone of voice.

Experience in writing and sub-editing digital content is essential, as is having a sound understanding of the luxury e-commerce landscape in France. To succeed in this role, you must have a firm grasp of the French language. You'll benefit from working with a large multi-lingual team of around 120+ employees within FARFETCH, which will present unique opportunities to work with a wide range of departments and to learn cutting-edge localisation tools.


  • You will sub-edit and proofread operational content such as transactional mails, UX copy and partner training materials, as well as product information including brand names, category names, size & fit information and other related content
  • You might be required to write content on an ad-hoc basis
  • You will work closely with our core team members and ensure all copy follows our Tone of Voice and Style Guide across all channels
  • You will ensure all copy reaches our Quality standards
  • You will assist to deliver copy audits or key projects
  • You will assist in new content initiatives where required


  • You are proficient in writing in French, and have a good level of fluency in English
  • You have a firm understanding of tone of voice, and can adapt your writing 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 have experience setting up processes and quality checklists
  • You have good knowledge of the luxury fashion e-commerce landscape in France, its players and its consumers
  • Experience in fashion content localisation/writing is preferred, but a linguistics graduate with a passion to move their career into fashion will also be considered
  • You are comfortable with digital work on an in-house CMS

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