French Speaking - Online Content Editor

City of London
£17.00 - £19.00 per hour
29 Jan 2014
26 Feb 2014
Hugo Sunnucks
Business Type
In-house / Client-side
Contract Type
Freelance / Contract
Full Time


You will be our primary project manager, editor and quality controller for the creation of brief factual summaries of restaurants, nightlife, shops, hotels and attractions in French for a digital mapping platform.

You will develop a deep understanding of the editorial requirements and style in English, and localise our briefing documents into French. You will assist in assessing candidates for the writer roles, and help train those who are successful. You will quality control and edit the writers' work to ensure the published summaries are factually, grammatically and stylistically right every time.

Ad-hoc duties as required


You are a native French speaker, able to write and edit in French to an extremely high standard. You also speak fluent English, able to understand and write in English to a high standard. You have extensive writing and copy editing experience (ideally in the travel or local field) as well as experience translating and localising between French and English.


You have project management experience and good people-management skills. You are quick to pick up unfamiliar technology,

Ideally you will have knowledge of at least some of the relevant verticals (restaurants, nightlife, shops, hotels and attractions) in Paris, as well as wide-ranging writer contacts in those areas all over France.

French up to native level French and English language skills

Randstad Technologies Ltd is a leading specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.