Copywriter/Translator - French

Head Office, West London
12 Oct 2016
09 Nov 2016
Job Type

Hours of Work: 09:30-17:30

With more than 60 years of history in the bag, ours is a brand with an impressive heritage. Style is well and truly in our blood. As well as UK and Ireland, we are represented globally through our stores in Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Asia. Our e-commerce business is helping to set the trend globally, shipping to 125 countries whilst also growing our presence on the world’s leading digital fashion marketplaces.

Our people make all the difference. Just as the River Island name pulls customers in off the high street and inspires them to buy online, our employer brand turns the heads of talented people, inspiring them to join, stay and grow with us. 

What will you do as a French copywriter/translator?

Reporting into the Localisation Manager you will be responsible for translating online copy, product copy and email marketing communications from English to French, whilst maintaining the River Island tone of voice and message.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Translating product descriptions, content and email communications from English into French
  • Ensuring the River Island tone of voice and message is maintained after translation
  • Working with eCommerce, marketing and product teams to ensure delivery of content within the required time frames

Required Skills/Experience:

  • French native speaker, fluency in EN required, Dutch or German desirable but not essential
  • Proven experience of copywriting and/or translating
  • Graduate level – ideally with a degree in foreign languages, journalism, translation or linguistic
  • Excellent oral and verbal English language skills
  • Keen interest in Fashion
  • Any experience working in a eCommerce environment is highly desirable

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