Babbel is hiring a

Project Manager / French

Berlin, Germany

With Babbel anyone can learn a language.

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 available via the Babbel website as well as for smartphone and tablet. At Babbel, more than 400 team members from over 36 different countries work hard to set standards for creating a new learning experience.

Changing the way language learning is done is a great challenge, so we are looking for a Project Manager for French content production in our Didactics department. This is a temporary full-time parental leave replacement position from April 2017 until June 2018.

Responsibilities for the role: 

  • Plan & realize learning content projects for French as a learning language
  • Build, coordinate and brief project teams of internal and freelance editors, authors, translators and voice-over artists
  • Produce, review and sign off learning content for French as a learning language
  • Proofread & review texts in French as a learning and display language
  • Recruit, train and assess freelancers (editors, authors, translators and voice-over artists) including giving project feedback
  • Calculate and document expected freelancer costs, sign off invoices


  • French is your mother tongue
  • Excellent English skills
  • Good German skills
  • Other languages, also on beginner's level, are a plus
  • Project Management skills
  • University degree in French as a foreign language, French philology, Linguistics, Translation or a related field
  • Experience in teaching and/or production of teaching material and/or publishing
  • Experience with the digital self-study market and/or digital learning content development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A self-organized, transparent and team-oriented working style
  • A passion for languages and 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 36 different nationalities