London, South East England
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My global fashion retailer is looking for a wordsmith with exceptional talent to join their eCommerce team in Central London. Reporting to and working alongside the eCommerce Content Editor, you'll be responsible for ensuring tone of voice and handwriting for the brand are evident at every turn, whilst writing a veritable array of communications. As such, you will need a natural flair with words, a good vocabulary and an impressive knowledge of fashion and retail. Above all, we need someone who shares our quirky sense of humour and attention to detail.

Job Description:
The role primarily involves writing compelling copy for product descriptions, highlighting key features, USPs and ways to wear to appear across the digital presences.
You will take information from the inhouse production team and use it to create bullet point descriptions to sit on product pages, highlighting key features and technical information.

You will write category text and background information on collections, prints and product ranges.

You will be writing copy for editorial features, product guides, weekly emails, digital marketing and headlines, straplines and calls to action for our online store's features and campaigns.

On an ad-hoc basis you may be required to support the brands online trading, social and PR teams.

In addition to this, you'll also write copy for our website framework, information pages & FAQs.

You will work closely with design, buying and merchandising teams to understand the current collections and seasonal product launches.

You'll need to keep abreast of fashion trends as well as competitor online activity, developments and market trends.

You will implement Search Engine Optimisation best practice in all copy created.

You will review the website copy to identify areas for improvements.

Rewrite offline content for online usage for the brands online channels.

Proof-read all online content before publish.

Candidate Requirements:
*Strong writing and editorial skills including experience of writing copy for a live web environment. You must have the ability to create credible and accurate copy, sometimes from limited information, and re purpose that content to ensure it suits different audiences.

*Good understanding of SEO best practices and how content can support SEO.

*Must have a keen interest in fashion and a passion for the brands product and brand.

*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - able to communicate at all levels, liaise directly and effectively with internal departments and external agencies.

*Creative mind with the ability to project manage. Used to working in a fast paced environment, has to keep a cool head whilst multi-tasking.

*Knowledge of how to work with Microsoft Office tools.

*Experience on how to use a CMS desirable but not essential.

*This role requires a hard-working, proactive attitude with the ability to self-manage. You must be excellent at time management, flexible, adaptive to change and willing to take on constructive feedback.

*Overall, you'll need to be a brand ambassador, ensuring that your copy and creative ideas are inspirational and engaging, whilst reflecting the brand in all markets.