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Customer Service Agent with Chinese and English languages - Busuu

London, United Kingdom

Are you interested in languages, education and technology and want to work in one of the world's best EdTech startups? Then join us and be part of an ambitious and talented team that revolutionises how we learn languages.

About us

Busuu is the app that makes learning a language easier for everyone and proves that learning a language must not be done in a classroom.We are the world's largest language learning community with over 100 million users from 190 countries, growing at up to 30,000 new users per day. We make learning a language easy by combining AI-powered courses with instant feedback from our global community of native speakers and live tutoring from qualified teachers across the world.

If you are passionate about languages, want to work with smart, creative, energetic people and possess the initiative, confidence and good judgement to make independent decisions every day - then you are probably the perfect addition for our growing team.

What does a Customer Service Agent do at Busuu?

You'll be the first point of contact for our users who have questions, problems, feedback and compliments! Our Customer Support team is the face of Busuu and the main way our customers communicate with us. Your day will be varied, as you will not only work with the customers, but also participate in initiatives across the company and get involved in cross-functional projects.

  • Managing incoming queries in a timely manner (emails and live chat)
  • Logging new bugs for our Technical and Education team to fix
  • Handling customer complaints, providing appropriate solutions and alternatives within the time limits, follow up to ensure resolution
  • Working with different teams in Busuu on process improvements and wider projects
  • Processing refunds, checking payment status, according to our refund policy


What we are looking for from a Customer Service Representative at Busuu

  • You have 2-3 years successful experience as a Customer Service Representative
  • You are fluent in both English and Chinese languages
  • You are expert in assisting customers using our app (mobile app and website)
  • You take the initiative to investigate if you don’t have enough information to resolve customer complaints
  • Previous experience in using Zendesk is ideal but not mandatory

Not ticking every box or think you’ve got that unique set of skills we haven’t realised we need? Get in touch anyway; we’re always looking to add great people to our team.


Due to the nature of the role, current role requires the following working hours:

  • Monday - 12pm to 9pm
  • Tuesday - 12pm to 9pm
  • Wednesday - 12pm to 9pm
  • Saturday and Sunday - 12pm to 9pm - From home

Being a part of Busuu - How do things work:

We are acutely aware that we are in unprecedented times and like all companies we need to adapt to this in order to safeguard our Busuu community. In order to do this we are constantly reviewing the government guidelines and adapting accordingly to accommodate the physical and mental wellbeing of our employees. In the current global climate, some of our team events are virtual and some of our benefits have been amended.

At Busuu we want to ensure that you have access to some great benefits:

  • We have an amazing office which is available for you to work from if you would like to do so, this is completely optional at the moment in the current environment. If you would like to be in the office we have put in place lots of important social distancing practices to ensure you are safe to meet with your colleagues in person
  • The office is well-equipped with free breakfast, plenty of snacks, fresh fruit and free dinner of your choice if you need to stay late
  • Social interaction is really important to us so we have lots of remote activities for you to join into such as team events, socials, online weekly quiz, etc
  • Their is a personal training budget just for you, so you can learn more in your field, attend virtual conferences and events that you find interesting
  • We have a subscription with Perkbox which has great additional benefits for you to choose from
  • To keep you active and help your mindfulness we offer weekly virtual yoga sessions
  • Busuu offers a great private health insurance scheme
  • You can also join our company pension with contributions from Busuu
  • We like to support our teams with their work life balance so we offer flexible working hours
  • We offer enhanced maternity and paternity leave