Freelance Sub Editor (Marketing) – Chinese Simplified

Flexible hours
1-2 days at home per week

You will sub-edit and proofread our marketing content, including editorials, emails, advertisements and social posts. You will ensure that our copy is customer-centric, effective and tailored across all FARFETCH channels, whilst capturing and protecting the FARFETCH tone of voice.

FARFETCH exists for the love of fashion. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

We're a positive platform for good, bringing together an incredible creative community made up by our people, our partners and our customers. This community is at the heart of our business success. We welcome differences, empower individuality and celebrate diverse skills and perspectives, creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We are FARFETCH for All.


We're a creative family, building copy, data and visual assets for each corner of the FARFETCH Ecommerce Platform. We are dedicated to providing gold standard imagery, content and production services for our partners and creating an engaging on-site experience for our customers.


Our London office is located in Old Street, London's tech hub, and is home to a broad range of teams including Commercial, Marketing, and Product. Our open plan space is ideal for collaborative working and sharing ideas, or you can enjoy some quiet time in our dedicated library. We also have a large outdoor terrace which is the perfect spot to have a team lunch or host events.


Reporting directly to the Content Manager – APAC, you will sub-edit marketing content transcreated and localised by our team of writers. You will ensure that our copy is customer-centric, effective and tailored across all FARFETCH channels, whilst capturing and protecting the FARFETCH tone of voice. Experience writing and sub-editing digital content is essential, as is having a sound understanding of the luxury e-commerce landscape in the China region. To succeed in this role, you must have a firm grasp of the Chinese (Simplified) language. You'll benefit from working with a large multi-lingual team of around 120+ employees within FARFETCH, which will present unique opportunities to work with a wide range of departments and to learn cutting-edge localisation tools.


  • You will sub-edit and proofread our marketing content, including (but not limited to) editorials, emails, advertisements and social posts
  • You might be required to write editorial features and marketing content on an ad-hoc basis
  • You will work closely with our core team members and ensure all copy follows our Tone of Voice and Style Guide across all channels
  • You will ensure all content reaches our Quality standards
  • You will establish routines and standards with the team, including reporting, feedback and other quality checks
  • You will assist to deliver copy audits or key projects
  • You'll assist in new content initiatives where required


  • You are proficient in writing in Chinese (Simplified), and have a good level of fluency in English
  • You have a firm understanding of tone of voice, and can adapt your writing style to suit specific context
  • You have impeccable grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • You have some experience training others upon best practices and giving thoughtful feedback to writers
  • You have proven experience setting up processes and quality checklists
  • You have good knowledge of the luxury fashion e-commerce landscape in the China region, its players and its consumers
  • Experience in fashion content localisation/writing is preferred, but a linguistics graduate with a passion to move their career into fashion will also be considered
  • You are comfortable with digital work on an in-house CMS



  • FARFETCH is an equal opportunities employer ensuring that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We continue to build our consciously inclusive culture as part of our Positively FARFETCH strategy throughout our business, partnerships and communities.

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Flexible hours
More than 2 days at home per week