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Editorial & Social Media Assistant (French Speaking) - TOPSHOP

Listing ID: 652511

Editorial & Social Media Assistant (French Speaking) - TOPSHOP

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Arcadia
Location: Central London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 5 years
Salary: Competitive
Reporting To: Digital Editor
Twitter Handle: Arcadia_Talent
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 4 weeks 22 hours
About: The Arcadia Group is the UK's largest privately owned fashion retailer with more than 2,500 outlets. Owning eight of the high street's best-known brands - Burton, Dorothy Perkins, Evans, Miss Selfridge, Outfit, Topman, Topshop, and Wallis, there's something for everyone.

At Arcadia, our people play a vital part in our business. That's why we're committed to supporting the development of our team and recognising their contribution. We offer loads of career opportunities, whether you're just starting out, looking for a new challenge or wanting to progress to that next step in your career.

As the French Editorial & Social Media Assistant at TOPSHOP you will be a part of the online content team and report into the Digital Editor. This role requires you to trans-create copy on our website from English to French in an engaging tone while maintaining our brand voice. You will also be responsible for creating original content for our French website as well as our social media channels. This is a brilliant opportunity for a hard-working, enthusiastic individual who has previous online fashion writing experience, a strong interest in social media, and a personal interest in fashion. The ideal candidate for this position will be a French mother tongue writer who is also bilingual in English.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Trans-create English copy to French in an inspiring way while sticking to the Topshop tone of voice.
  • Generate content ideas for our French site and be responsible for organising and writing any country specific editorial.
  • Report into and work closely with the Digital Editor to build a strong social media presence in French.
  • Develop ideas for our social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, Blog) that will speak to and inspire our French customers and be responsible for delivering these stories.
  • Write copy for French-specific search engine advertising copy, affiliates etc.
  • Keep ahead of the French fashion scene and be Topshop’s contact for what our competitors are doing, key influencers we should be working with etc.

Key skills / experience:

  • Strong copywriting skills in order to create original and inspiring editorial and social media content.
  • Excellent eye for fashion and a strong knowledge of the French and English marketplace both off line and online
  • Foresight into forthcoming fashion and youth trends both in the French and English markets and a passion for all things cultural.
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about social media and experience working in social media.
  • Confident to work with people across all levels of the business and liaise with external contacts and PRs to secure interviews, acquire quotes, images etc.
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced, challenging environment.
  • A proven ability to work quickly and efficiently with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Highly organised, self motivated with lots of initiative.

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