MR PORTER, Sub-Editor

London, W12
13 Nov 2017
13 Dec 2017
Job Type
Full Time

Since launching in February 2011, MR PORTER has established itself as the premier global online retail destination for men's style.

MR PORTER offers style advice, a weekly online magazine, The Journal, and a print publication, The Post, put together by a team of dedicated Editors and Creatives. Editorial content sits alongside the latest products from the world's leading designers.

The site is curated, edited and served by an independent world-class team, benefiting from the global infrastructure of the YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP.

We have an incredibly exciting and challenging opportunity for a Sub-Editor to join MR PORTER’s award-winning editorial team and work on the launch of a new editorial platform alongside the existing Journal and creative teams.

Reporting into the Editor, you will be responsible for all sub-editing across the new platform as well as managing its production cycle.             


  • Subbing features: checking accuracy, cutting copy to fit, proofing, maintaining house style.
  • Writing heads, sells, cover lines and captions to house style
  • Writing and reworking features when necessary
  • Ensuring all editorial content is consistent and reflects the aims and values of MRPORTER.COM as a global style destination
  • Managing workflow of the editorial platform, including liaising with ads, production and external Creatives
  • Checking product credits, click-through functionality and navigation for the platform
  • Strategic planning for the timings of special initiatives. Planning cover for busy periods and holidays and making sure the workflow continues to run smoothly at all times
  • Checking mobile site
  • Formatting and uploading all content to CMS
  • Optimising all copy for SEO
  • Creating compulsive headlines and CTAs for social media

Essential Skills & Requirements:

  • Experience working as a Sub-Editor
  • A good understanding and genuine love of luxury fashion/retail as well as the online retail environment.
  • Experience in menswear specifically is an advantage
  • Experience working in a deadline-driven environment
  • Able to manage a changing workload effectively to meet daily deadlines
  • Excellent communicator who can work well in a busy team
  • A diplomatic person who is confident to work with people at all levels
  • A master of catchy and clever headlines
  • Great ideas generator
  • Expert social media user with a good knowledge of all relevant platforms
  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Fluent in Photoshop and InDesign
  • Experience of Content Management Systems
  • PC and Mac literate
  • A sense of humour and a passion for the MR PORTER customer and brand

To Apply:

Please click 'Apply' to submit your CV and a supporting cover note explaining why you are suitable and interested in this opportunity.

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is an equal opportunities employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments to complete your application, please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.

About Us:

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is the world’s leading online luxury fashion retailer. The Group is a Global company with Anglo-Italian roots, the result of a game-changing merger, which in October 2015, brought together YOOX GROUP and THE NET -A-PORTER GROUP; the two companies had revolutionized the luxury fashion industry since their birth in 2000.

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is a unique business with an unrivalled  offering  including  multi-brand  in-season  online stores NET-A-PORTER and MR PORTER,  and multi-brand off-season online stores YOOX and THE OUTNET, as well as numerous ONLINE FLAGSHIP STORES, all “Powered by YNAP”. Through a joint venture established in 2012, YOOX NET -A-PORTER GROUP has partnered with Kering to manage the ONLINE FLAGSHIP STORES of several of the French group's luxury brands.

In 2016, YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP joined forces with Symphony, an entity controlled by Mohamed Alabbar’s family, to establish a ground-breaking joint venture to create the Middle East’s undisputed leader for online luxury retail.

Uniquely positioned in the high growth online luxury sector, YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP has an unrivalled client base of more than 2.9 million high-spending customers, 29 million monthly unique visitors worldwide and combined 2016 net revenues of €1.9 billion. The Group has offices and operations in the United States, Europe, Japan, China and Hong Kong and delivers to more than 180 countries around the world. YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is listed on the Milan Stock Exchange as YNAP.

For further information: | LinkedIn: YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP | Twitter: @YNAP

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