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PRODUCT SUB EDITOR (MID-LEVEL) - KOREAN SPEAKING

DEPARTMENT
Photo Studio
LOCATION
Hong Kong
CLOSING DATE
30/09/2019

What the role is

This is an exciting opportunity for a native Korean-speaking sub-editor to edit product-page copy for the launch of our Korean-language website. Working within the product editorial department, you will be part of the Korean-language team of product copy sub-editors, achieving daily targets. The role will include editing translations provided by an external agency, ensuring the language is clean, clear and precise. As well as maintaining the MATCHESFASHION tone, your copy edits will bear in mind specialist knowledge of the Korean market and customer.
Highly organised and production-minded, you will work closely with the chief product sub-editor to create a seamless translation workflow, ensuring that all translated copy is subbed and approved in a timely manner and to a high standard. You will also work closely with the rest of the product editorial team and help support junior members of the team where necessary.

What you’ll be doing

•Sub-edit previously translated Korean product descriptions, titles and size and fit details to the highest standards of accuracy, achieving a target of around 70 product descriptions a day.
•Ensure that all Korean-language product copy reflects the MATCHESFASHION tone of voice, checking accuracy, grammar, consistency and ensuring house style is maintained.
•Work closely with English-language sub editor to ensure that any style changes or amendments are aligned across both sites.
•Provide regular feedback to external translations company.
•Conduct and coordinate regular audits across the site.
•Help to continually develop the team’s brand knowledge and inspire junior writers with regular feedback, workshops, trainings and trend research.
•Work with the product technical specialists to ensure all size, fit and care information is communicated in a way that is as clear and concise as possible.
•Complete a final check once the product is live, amending if necessary.
•Assist in helping to book, train and support freelance Korean sub editors.
•Support the studio manager, editorial and marketing team with any ad-hoc requests.
•Meet daily upload targets and be measured both on volumes and content accuracy and quality.
•Complete any other related duties as reasonably requested.

About you

•Demonstrable experience as a Korean sub editor, preferably in an eCommerce production team.
•Native Korean speaker, fluent in English.
•Experience in working within a deadline-dependant production workflow.
•Ability to work on CMS, Outlook and Excel.
•Excellent written Korean and English with a flair for short, sharp copy.
•Basic knowledge of advertising standards.
•A proven ability to work quickly and efficiently with accuracy and attention to detail.
•Timekeeping and ability to meet deadlines.
•Sound knowledge of fashion, designers and brands.
•Ability to work in a team.
•Excellent organisational skills.
•All applicants must hold the right to work in Hong Kong.
If you are passionate, hardworking and thrive in a collaborative and fast paced environment then please apply with the below:

  • CV with dates of employment
  • Cover letter
  • Salary details
  • Notice period
At MATCHESFASHION we believe that everyone has a part to play. We are committed to building a working environment with a balanced and inclusive culture. We want people to be themselves and be inspired to do their best work. We value difference and it is key in driving innovation – and innovation is the magic which gives us our advantage as a brand.