Head of Editorial (m/f) // MONOQI

July 17, 2017
MONOQI is the online destination for hand-picked design. Since 2012, we have dedicated ourselves to collecting hard-to-find and limited-edition design products. With an international team representing over 25 nationalities, MONOQI searches the globe for the best contemporary design, making strong curatorial selections. We are a multinational, enthusiastic and fun team based in the heart of Berlin with a unified vision of changing the game in the furniture industry. And we are looking for an inspiring, engaged and motivated new member as Head of Editorial (m/f).

What you’ll be working on:

  • Oversee a bilingual Editorial team, responsible for all product and marketing copy in English and German
  • Oversee creative briefing for merchandising and promotional campaigns; participate in campaign planning meetings; coordinate with Head of Graphics to ensure smooth delivery of creative assets on a tight schedule
  • Manage communication flow between Editorial team and other departments, including Marketing, Designer Relationship Managers, Buying, Customer Service, and Graphics
  • Manage daily workflow across Editorial team; ensure deadlines are met
  • Write clear, concise and grammatically correct copy, translate copy from other languages to native language
  • Maintain and develop style guide in collaboration with Editors, with special consideration for linguistic and cultural differences across all MONOQI markets
  • Coordinate with PR agency on product communication
  • Work on conceptual development for the Editorial team and the company
  • Oversee HR topics for the Editorial team, including hiring, training, etc.
  • Provide regular creative and professional feedback to all members of the Editorial team

What you’ll bring to the team:

  • Be a native English or German speaker; knowledge of the other language a plus
  • Be a creative thinker with a love of the written word
  • Love design and have an interest in working in a fast-paced e-commerce environment
  • Have a degree in journalism, creative writing or a related field AND at least 2 years of experience in team management, as well as writing and editing editorial or marketing copy. Experience in e-commerce a plus.
  • Have experience managing creative projects
  • Manage multiple tasks and prioritize under the right deadlines
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Be able to lead, encourage, and develop a team; take direction, learn new skills, and continually evolve as a writer and manager
  • Be able to self-motivate and have the initiative to seek areas of improvement ‘outside the box’
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills

What do we offer:

  • A challenging, motivating position in a rapidly growing design company
  • The opportunity for professional and personal development in a dynamic, international environment
  • A great insight into the Design industry
  • A fair compensation along with a special employee discount on all products offered in our online selection
  • Open channels of communication, transparent decision-making, and quick decisions and results
  • Yoga classes
  • An open, creative, and design-minded workspace in Berlin-Mitte

Join the MONOQI team!

We look forward to receiving your application.

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