Babbel is hiring a

Communications Manager Strategic Storytelling

Berlin, Germany

With Babbel you can speak a new language like you always wanted to.

Whether on the go, in the subway or at home on the sofa, Babbel supports those who take joy in learning outside of work or school. Since its founding in 2007, the company has grown to become the market leader in app based language learning. In total, Babbel offers 14 learning languages, from English to Indonesian. Professional courses are steadily available via the Babbel website as well as on your smartphone or tablet. At Babbel more than 450 team members from over 39 different countries work hard to set standards for creating a new learning experience.

 

Changing the way the language learning is done is a great challenge, so we are looking for a Communications Manager Strategic Storytelling

 

As Communications Manager with a clear focus on strategic storytelling you are responsible to facilitate Babbels vision and stories, translate it into great copy and further strategically use it for external as well as internal communication purposes. Your work will fuel bylines & thought leadership pieces in the press, blog articles on the Babbel blog as well as external industry events and related speaking opportunities. Screening the latter as well as placing Babbel spokespeople are also part of the role. You will develop a timeline on when to tell which story and where to use it best. As an active part of Babbels communications and PR team in Berlin you will directly report to the Director of Communications and work closely with the CEO and other executives.

Responsibilities for the role

  • Actively shape Babbels image as game-changing learning company
  • Develop a deep understanding of Babbels story fundamentals, strategy and goals
  • Create strategic plan for stories
  • Create compelling story angles with great copy
  • Create outstanding presentations / keynotes
  • Take on full responsibility for the Babbel Blog and develop it further as one of Babbels important communication channels
  • Place Babbels speakers at international key events
  • Support the Comms / PR team in placing strategic stories in media

 

Requirements

  • Minimum of two years’ experience as storyteller / copywriter / PR person / Journalist
  • Proven track record in communications
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Very high affinity with topics relating to tech, languages, online learning or similar
  • Hands-on mentality; able to work independently with a high motivation and eagerness to learn
  • English or German native (other languages are a plus)

 

Benefits

  • Excellent working conditions in the heart of Berlin
  • Opportunity for personal growth and development: we are a learning company and take learning seriously
  • A lively startup atmosphere with friendly working hours
  • A vibrant international team from over 39 different nationalities
  • Responsibility from day one
  • Potential within a fast growing team
  • Great company benefits

Join one of the fastest growing education technology companies and contribute in making learning a whole new experience!

 

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