Content Editor France - London

Secret Escapes
10 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
We're searching for an amazing content editor, a native French speaker who is fluent in English, to help us venture further into the French market. Not such a big ask, right? You will be based in our brand new head office in Holborn, London.Being part of an amazing team, this person will help produce our French language content - be it hotel copy, social media content or apps translation, marketing and email copy and overall tone of voice for this particular territory.Are you an experienced wordsmith with a passion for travel, an eye for detail, impeccable grammar and a great sense of humour? Tick those boxes and we're interested. Main responsibilitiesManage elements of the uploading, editing and image selection process in our CMS for each hotel or holiday selected for the siteManage our freelancers' workload and ensure on-brand copy in accordance with our style guide and sub-editing copy written by freelancersLiaising with freelancers and the rest of the French team to ensure sales are on time and on brandMerchandising each offer to ensure the copy and the images sellCreating on-brand posts for our various social media channels and compiling monthly reports on all activities in accordance with our strategyResearching and writing sales for our websiteWriting our newsletter and choosing content in accordance with our strategy

Skills: Organised,Attention to Detail,Accurate,Research Skills,Understanding of SEO,Outstanding Grammar

Sectors: Publishing / Media / Creative Arts

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Role Requirements

This is a great opportunity for someone keen to make their mark and help a fast growing business excel in a new market. You grow with responsibility, you always meet your deadlines, and you're not afraid to roll up your sleeves and carry your part of a heavy workload.Previous writing or web copywriting experience (in French, please) is essential - we have quick turn-around times and we need speedy, accurate copy. Travel copywriting experience, or experience in the editorial team of a flash sales company would be dreamy.

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Other things we'd look for

Attention to detail, accuracy and speedSelf-motivated, enthusiastic, good work ethicOrganised, thorough and methodical approach to workOutstanding grammar and proofreading skillsA good relationship with short deadlinesGreat research skills and ability to work autonomouslyUnderstanding of SEO and a few CMSPersonal attributes: good communicator; sense of humour, ability to take in criticism

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About Secret Escapes

Secret Escapes is Europe's biggest members-only website that runs best-in-market flash sales of four and five star hotels and holidays worldwide. We offer our members exclusive rates of up to 70% off.The French website, "Evasions Secr??tes", was launched in May and has already over 600,000 members, 65,000 Facebook fans and has run over 300 deals and the numbers keep on moving up!We're looking for grafters and self-starters to join the gang, who can keep up with the pace and want to make a difference. We still work in relatively small teams, so there's no room for coasting along. We're friendly, happy, and most importantly, we work hard. We're not afraid to get our hands dirty and we're all madly passionate about our brand.If you're ambitious, excel at what you do and you want to help us add a few more impressive things to our list of achievements, then we'd love to hear from you.

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Things you'll be working on

Conducting quality checks, price comparisons and analysing the past results of offers, making sure that we have the best possible deals on the siteMonitoring the flow of offers from the sales team to the websiteDeciding which international offers appear on the French website based on detailed analysisChecking the detail of contracts to ensure loading and editorial teams can run smoothlyAdjusting the order of offers on the current sales page to achieve the best resultsLiaising with the CRM team to decide which offers to feature in marketing emails

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People who help create the magic

The Evasions Secr??tes team is growing as we speak! So far, you will be working with 4 very motivated Contract Managers, 2 super-efficient Sales Supports, 2 ultra-creative Editorials, 1 CRM expert and another dedicated Merchandiser; all sitting next to each other with one idea in mind - the success of the site.