Product Descriptions Lead


Guimarães, PT
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Marketing/PR/Product Mktg
  • Post Date: 01/25/2021
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  • Company Address: 16800 Edwards Rd, Cerritos, CA , 90703

About Farfetch is an online marketplace for independent fashion boutiques globally. We handpick our boutique partners for their forward-thinking taste and unique viewpoint on fashion. You can shop from any boutique within our network and have your order delivered to your door direct from the boutique itself.

Job Description

Farfetch exists for the love of fashion. We believe in empowering individuality. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

We’re a diverse and global community made up of Farfetchers, our partners and our customers, which we believe is at the heart of our success. Everything we do is centred around our values - Be Human, Think Global, Be Revolutionary, Todos Juntos, Be Brilliant, Amaze Customers - which define our beliefs and our actions. We welcome difference and foster a consciously inclusive environment for everyone. We are Farfetch For All.


We are a diverse, dynamic, global team of content creators, dedicated to communicating the Farfetch message to our customer. From catalogue management and product data, to size & fit solutions and localisation, the Content umbrella manages end to end content and asset creation, creating a unique luxury experience, found only on Farfetch.

We are looking for a talent manager to lead one of the English Product Description Writers in Portugal.  We have a large multiskilled team who are KPI driven and have a creative flare for writing. It will be the Descriptions Lead’s responsibility to keep the team motivated and ensure their writing follows the Farfetch Tone of Voice.  


  • You will manage a large team of Product Description copywriters responsible for creating the content on the PDP, including the Products Brand name, Editorial story and Product highlights and attributes.
  • Follow up and help create individual Team Development Plans. Manage all team-related administrational tasks, including recruitment and performance management. You will continually encourage and facilitate positive change within the team.
  • You will assist the Content Manager to define, align and monitor the team’s OKRs, quality metrics and SLAs, providing business stakeholders with regular reports.
  • You will work closely with the Senior Descriptions Lead who is based in the UK and manages the other half of the Product Description Team. You will work together to establish how best to develop the team, create training plans and drive key strategic initiatives to support the Content Department, Content Manager and the wider business.
  • Present and chair monthly meetings focused on de-briefing team on any department or company changes and the team’s achievements and monthly targets.
  • Be able to empower and motivate the team as well as organise resources and time effectively to meet business objectives.
  • You will contribute to the operational success of the Product Information Team and wider Content Department.
  • Using your experience, you will continually review department processes and ways-of-working, suggesting improvements and be able to present findings to the Content Manager.
  • Cooperate actively with Creative Operations in order to improve Quality and develop the team’s, skills and capabilities.


  • You have strong management skills and over 3 years of proven experience managing a team of content writers.
  • You are a confident decision maker and problem solver, who is result driven.
  • Someone who is well organised and thrives in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ideally has a love of fashion and luxury fashion knowledge and experience or has worked for an e-commerce company.
  • You are highly organized with good analytical skills an eye for detail, you are adept at analysing data and communicating your findings with stakeholders.
  • You are a strong communicator who can articulate complex problems clearly.
  • You are fluent in English (spoken and written).
  • A confident computer literate individual with strong Microsoft Office and Google Sheet experience

Before Applying

Through your application, we want to understand the skills and experiences you have that make you the perfect fit for this role and for FARFETCH. We’re passionate about creating the conditions for Farfetchers to grow and develop but we’re also looking for people who can hit the ground running, so make sure to apply for a position where you feel you can thrive.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.