Director of International Growth // Babbel

August 21, 2017
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 500 team members from over 42 different countries work hard to set standards for creating a new learning experience.

As a Director of International Growth

You will be

  • the champion of subscriber & business growth within the company
  • leading the team of six Country Managers that define the country strategy and execute all B2C marketing/sales activities with their geo teams.
  • coaching and develop each Country Manager
  • building an overall marketing strategy together with the CMO & the Mktg leadership
  • managing full P&L (to contribution margin) across geographies and define specific targets with the Performance Marketing, CRM & Brand teams
  • making sure the revenue and customer base targets are met
  • managing the country portfolio & cross-geo budget allocations
  • driving analysis and share actionable consumer insights to help improve overall performance
  • developing & leading growth projects, including new channels, partnerships and new market entries
  • establishing a culture of experimentation & failure

You have

  • 8+ years of experience with driving business strategy and opening new markets
  • 4+ years of experience directly leading a team, including hiring, developing and motivating employees
  • excellent interpersonal & leadership skills and strategic thinking
  • solid finance and budgeting understanding
  • online and performance marketing knowledge
  • international work experience & network

Why Babbel?

  • A steep learning-curve – personally and professionally.
  • A challenging environment and a lot of responsibility to prove your skills.
  • A lively startup atmosphere with friendly working hours.
  • A vibrant international company with people from over 42 different nationalities.
  • Great company benefits (30 vacation days, unlimited access to Babbel account, high-end company bike, fresh fruit and drinks, English/German classes, In-house Training Academy).
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