Job Opening at italki: Marketing Copywriter

July 16th, 2013 | Posted by ross in announcement

italki is continuing to grow at lightning speed, and in order to support our 1million+ student community, we are looking to grow our Marketing team. If you are interested in joining one of the coolest edtech companies around, then read on!

Introduction to the role:

We are seeking an English speaker who is very strong in written communications for this position. We are a fast-growing tech startup looking for an individual who wants to be part of an exciting, yet relaxed working environment. We need someone who is focused, motivated & responsible with proper communications skills & who is ready to work now.

The position is based in Shanghai, China. Candidates from other locations need not apply.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Writing all English copy for all advertising/communication projects (external and internal), such as: newsletters, sales emails, landing pages, advertisements, how-to-guides, blog, marketing materials
  • Co-ordination and implementation of direct mail and email campaigns
  • Working closely with designers and IT team to execute projects
  • Management of any external copywriters
  • Managing social networking channels – Facebook, Twitter, G+
  • Assisting in other general marketing initiatives

Minimum Requirements:

  • Native English speaker
  • Very strong English writing skills
  • Exceptional grammar and copyediting/proofreading skills
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • Experience in marketing and communications
  • Interested in technology, language learning
  • Positive attitude and a strong work ethic, ability to multi-task

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years work experience in marketing
  • BA in marketing and communications
  • Knowledge of Mandarin Chinese

Benefits of joining italki:

  • Be part of an exciting, fast-growing startup that is changing the way people learn languages
  • Gain experience in both the China and the International market, as our users span a total of 200 countries.
  • Stipend for free online language classes in the language of your choice!
  • Competitive salary
  • Great opportunities for growth
  • Annual Performance Review
  • 5 day work week
italki offices in the creative space at P2

italki offices in the creative space at P2

About italki:

On italki you can find the best online language teachers from around the world. italki is the world leader in online language education with over 1 million students and 1500+ teachers of 100 languages.

italki has been named as one of the top 5 language learning products by The Independent, as well as being featured in press such as Mashable, TechCrunch and The Guardian.

All interested candidates can send their resume to

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