Freelance PRODUCT SUB-EDITOR needed ASAP - on-site, in London ad hoc dates.
My client is a digital super brand. They are looking for freelance sub editor support ASAP.
The main aim is to sub-edit/proof-read product copy in the style of the brands house tone.
You need to have some experience as an editor / sub editor for luxury as some experience is beneficial to meet certain criteria.
Each day the individual is expected to sub-edit up to 220 product descriptions, and these must be completed before EOD as my client has daily deadlines. The copy needs to be grammatically accurate and completely in-line with the guidelines set out in the style guide.
The product copy is bullet point details not creative content so someone who can work to a fast pace is needed.
The team is part of a production studio and the days are very fast-paced. Individuals need to work efficiently under pressure, multi-task, think on their feet and feel confident to approach people they have never met before. They need to have a strong technical knowledge of garment construction and an understanding of different fabrics and finishes. They also need a sound knowledge of fashion and brands. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must. They also need an understanding of MS Word, Outlook and CMS.
The ideal candidate will be from an ecommerce background or have worked on a digital magazine with product descriptions.
150 to 170 per day.
Starting ASAP for about 1 to 3 months.
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