Content Writer/Blogger Assistant

bab.la is a start-up based in Hamburg, Germany. Our product is a fast-growing interactive language portal, containing online dictionaries as well as quizzes, games and vocabulary lessons for language learning. We are among the Top 2000 most visited websites worldwide.
In April 2015 bab.la joined the Oxford Dictionaries family when Oxford University Press became our parent company. Oxford and bab.la share a vision and mission to deliver quality language-related content to a global community.
We offer a paid internship in a true start-up atmosphere with full integration into the team.
Your tasks
  • Main task: Researching for and writing of own blog posts on bab.la’s blog about living abroad
  • Quality management of dictionary and other language-related content
  • Planning, coordinating and executing multi-channel online marketing campaigns
  • Establishing cooperation with strategic partners in the field of languages/language learning
  • Research of key words and trends for search engine optimization (SEO) campaigns
  • Contributing to bab.la’s social media presence
  • Composing and publishing press releases
Your profile
  • NATIVE speaker of English
  • Experience in studying/working abroad: previously in two other countries
  • Passion for writing about cultures, languages and living abroad
  • Degree in a field related to languages, communication, journalism or marketing
  • Online (web research) and language affinity ("language lover")
  • Comfortable using social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google Plus
  • Genuine interest in technology and digital media trends
  • Highly organized with concern for details,  ability to shift quickly between multiple projects
Your benefits
  • First-hand experience in a German Internet start-up
  • Gain knowledge of the online language world and online marketing strategies
  • Learn to communicate effectively and diplomatically via email
  • Work in a fast-paced but fun and international environment with an enthusiastic team, nice atmosphere and a flat hierarchy
  • Hands-on internship experience in one of Germany’s most exciting cities
Start is in January 2017, minimum duration 3 months.
We look forward to receiving your application!
Please submit your full application (CV, motivational letter and writing sample) to Mr Moritz Frisch at moritz@bab.la