13 October 2010

Vacancy at Amazon: Temporary Online Content Editor - Shoes

Post date: 13 October 2010
Shoes Online Content Editor - Fixed Term Contract


At Amazon we believe that every day is still day one. A day to take a first step, a day to look forward to new challenges, and today is that day for you. It’s your day to be part of something great, a day to make your ideas come to life, and your day to join a company that redefines itself every day. That’s the energy and passion behind Amazon. The retail departments in Amazon oversee rapidly expanding businesses that work with major brands and smaller companies to provide our customers with the best selection available.

Our Softlines product categories were launched during 2007 and include a huge range of products across Sports & Leisure, Jewellery & Watches, and Shoes. We have had a fantastic response from our customers to these new ranges, and we are aiming to continue growing these categories whilst maximizing selection, availability and profit.

We’re looking for a Content Editor to support the Shoes team based to provide valuable information to the customer that will influence purchases and drive sales through the provision of clear product descriptions and accurate information. This role will be responsible for writing original content that accurately describes product features and attributes for our Shoes selection, providing quality control of the product detail pages, and editing incorrect information as needed.

Key job functions include:

* Maintaining a high productivity level and working with the Slough business teams to meet challenging service levels
* Representing the voice of the customer and providing exceptional quality copy and details about each item
* Writing accurate, grammatically-correct product titles and descriptions
* Insisting on the highest standards regarding the quality control of data
* Adhering to Legal and Editorial style guidelines
* Maintaining up to date knowledge of current fashion trends, shoe and handbag construction, styles, and terminology


* Excellent written English
* High computer literacy, with ability to learn new systems fast
* Quick thinker with ability to think commercially and analytically
* High level of responsibility, self-motivation and enthusiasm

Please apply and include within your CV the following in a single document (Please note that applications not containing the below will be delayed in the process):

* Cover Letter - explaining your motivation for working at Amazon and in the Consumer Retail Department
* Comprehensive CV
* Copywriting Sample - Write a 30-word product teaser and a 150-200 word description of any Amazon product of your choice

Basic Qualification

Educated to degree level or equivalent

Preferred Qualification

Educated to degree level or equivalent

More information here.
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