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German Writer (Fluent in English)

The Founded
Closing date
27 Jul 2021

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Marketing & PR
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We are looking for a German Writer to join The Founded team, working either at our SoHo Works White City office or remotely. This is a permanent role on a full time basis.

The ideal candidate is an experienced German Writer, who can lead DE copy and deliver brand tone of voice consistently across channels for The Founded.


We are The Founded, a multi-brand e-tailer that launched this year stocking Womenswear and Menswear and Kidswear - our ambitions are to grow awareness and customer acquisition across Europe with 25 active markets with a laser focus on building an online community and a personalised experience for everyone.

  • Drive editorial strategy for Germany, working closely alongside Content Manager and Trade/Buying to align with
  • critical messaging
  • Write editorial copy across fashion, lifestyle and culture targeted to a German audience
  • Understanding language nuances across markets and developing copy for the German and English markets
  • Write SEO-driven copy across site touchpoints from product, product listing and category pages
  • Brief translations to translators and partner agencies with weekly check-ins where required
  • Collaborate with Social Media Exec on social media stories
  • Join and contribute to team ideation meetings with innovative and out-of-the-box ideas
  • Produce weekly trade reports as requested to support the trading meetings
  • Be proactive as opposed to reactive, planning ahead for key dates within the Marketing Calendar
  • This role has touch points with all departments within The Founded, which is truly exciting. It requires efficiency and the ability to multitask and to always hold our customer as the priority

  • Ideally German-native with knowledge in fashion and lifestyle
  • Strong communication skills in native language and English
  • SEO-driven copy experience
  • Experience with SEO tools preferred
  • Qualifications in writing discipline such as Journalism, Fashion Writing or relevant marketing qualifications
  • Experience with writing copy across e-com and marketing channels including newsletter, paid social and editorial
  • Experience in transcreating copy from German to English and vice versa
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload to meet deadlines
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Effective communicator with critical thinking skills demonstrating logical analysis and positive problem solving skills
  • Experience of and/or a keen interest in fashion and the fashion industry

  • Competitive basic salary
  • 28 days holiday per year
  • Private Health Care
  • Online discount across all brands
  • Flexi-time Monday - Friday
  • Contributory pension scheme

We look forward to hearing from you.

BRAVEHEART is an equal opportunities employer and will consider each application on its own merit. Please only apply if you feel you have the necessary experience for this role. If you have any questions please contact our People Manager.
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