Editor – English

April 29, 2018

With Babbel everyone can learn a new language. The top grossing online language learning app empowers learners to start speaking straight away. 73% of Babbel’s users feel they’d be able to hold a short conversation after just five hours of using the app. Recognised by Fast Company Magazine as the most innovative education company of 2016, Babbel’s courses make it easy to learn 14 different languages from 7 display languages. Unique to Babbel, our team of language experts build individual courses for each language pair.

Available for web, iOS and Android, bite-sized lessons cover useful real-world topics, from introducing oneself and ordering food, to local colloquialisms and idioms. Founded in 2007, the company recently surpassed 1,000,000 active subscribers and has a team of over 600 people of 50 nationalities working in Berlin and New York.

Improving the way people learn languages is a great challenge — we’re looking for a new Editor for English content production to join our Didactics team. As an Editor you will be responsible for:

Responsibilities for the role:

  • Writing, designing & editing English language courses
  • Proofread & review texts in English as a display language
  • Localizing other language courses for English speaking markets


  • English is your mother tongue
  • Excellent German skills
  • Other languages, also on beginner’s level, are a big plus
  • University degree in Education, Linguistics, Translations or a related field
  • Experience in editing, translating & writing
  • Experience in teaching
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with the digital self-study market
  • A passion for languages & cultures


  • A lively startup atmosphere with friendly working hours
  • Work in a truly international and fast-growing start-up
  • Help develop a high quality, useful product
  • Great opportunities for personal growth
  • A vibrant international team from over 50 different nationalities