Lead Editor, Japanese

  • Full-time

Company Description

SSENSE is a global technology platform operating at the intersection of culture, community, and commerce. Headquartered in Montreal, it features a mix of established and emerging luxury brands across womenswear, menswear, kidswear, and Everything Else™. SSENSE has garnered critical acclaim as both an e-commerce engine and a producer of cultural content, generating an average of 100 million monthly page views, with approximately 80% of its audience between the ages of 18 to 40.

Job Description

About the Team: Your creativity has no limits in this role; instead, it is a driving force behind the development of our content strategy. More than just a catchphrase, the collaborative spirit among the Japanese Content team members is a way of being where different viewpoints meet, sparking creative ideas and stretching the boundaries of language use. In addition to creating content, your role as Lead Editor, Japanese puts you in the forefront of developing a story that connects with our audience and captures the dynamic and constantly changing nature of Japanese fashion and culture.


 Why Join Us:

  • Be part of a team that creates engaging and dynamic initiatives, influencing SSENSE's international presence and driving traffic and conversion in the Japanese market.
  • Lead a team shaping SSENSE's Japanese voice across marketing channels, creating culturally resonant content reflecting the pulse of Japanese culture for a diverse audience
  • Take on a role covering newsletters, push notifications, social media, editorial, and multi-channel campaigns, demonstrating expertise in translation, copywriting, and platform-specific strategies.
  • As a leader, manage teams and play a key role in fostering a positive, collaborative, and inclusive culture to achieve departmental missions.
  • Immerse yourself in a fast-paced, collaborative environment that aligns your passion for fashion, design, and contemporary art with your work


 How To Excel In This Role: 

  • Showcase your ability to develop and execute original content marketing franchises that translate into effective marketing communications. Stay in tune with Japanese audiences, trends, and cultural aspirations to craft engaging and conversion-driven content.
  • Excel in leading your team by providing training, actionable feedback, and fostering a positive and productive work environment. Manage the delegation of marketing copywriting, ensuring timely execution of projects.
  • Demonstrate your content production skills by ensuring the output is on-brand, compliant with the Japanese audience. Utilize your journalism and marketing background to elevate the quality of content.
  • Leverage your understanding of performance data, SEO, SEM, and other content marketing concepts to hold yourself and your team accountable for content engagement. Use data insights to refine content strategies and improve overall performance.


 What Sets You apart: 

  • Showcase your collaboration skills, not only within the Japanese Content team but also in cross-functional collaboration with other language markets and the English content team. Your ability to collaborate effectively will set you apart.
  • Stand out by providing constructive feedback and making innovative suggestions based on data and market knowledge. Your proactive approach to improving content quality will be a key differentiator.
  • Highlight your leadership experience. Your ability to coach, conduct performance reviews, and create a positive team culture is a valuable asset.
  • Whether your background is in journalism, media, fashion management, or communication marketing, emphasize the diversity of your skills and experiences. Your multifaceted background enriches your ability to excel in this role.


Perks And Benefits:

  • Extended health and dental benefits, including comprehensive mental health programs and coverage
  • Parental top up program
  • Generous Employee Discount 
  • Access to telemedicine and employee and family assistance program
  • Savings and retirement plan matching contributions
  • Gender Affirmation Coverage
  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technologies and an innovative team that’s pushing the boundaries of technology


SSENSE is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you need special accommodations, let us know. We will do our best to accommodate you!

Additional Information

#LI-Hybrid, Hybrid remote/in-office

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