Freelance Materials Writer (Business English)

Join Busuu as they are looking for a Freelance Materials Writer (Business English)

About us

Joining Busuu means being part of one of the top EdTech companies in the world, a multiple award-winner recognised for its innovation and impact in language learning

Busuu’s vision is to empower people through languages. We are the world’s largest online community for language learning, with 120+ million registered users. We make learning a language easy by combining AI-powered courses with feedback from our global community of native speakers and lesson content designed for real life.

Busuu is part of the global Chegg family. Chegg is the leading student-first connected learning platform and a NYSE listed company.

What does a freelance Business English Materials Writer do at Busuu?

You’ll work on language courses that help to educate 120+ million learners in over 190 countries. On a day-to-day basis, your responsibilities are likely to include:

  • Planning and creating Business English language lesson content, applying best pedagogical and instructional design principles for online language learning
  • Helping to maintain and improve Busuu’s current Business English language course
  • Contributing to syllabus planning for future courses
  • Working with Busuu’s content management system to build, publish, and maintain new course content

What we’re looking for in a freelance Business English Materials Writer

  • Extensive experience teaching English as a foreign language in a range of professional contexts
  • Both native and non-native speakers of English are welcome to apply, but a C2 level mastery of the language is expected.
  • Masters-level qualification in languages, linguistics or education
  • Experience creating lesson content and planning your own lessons
  • Deep understanding of the content needs of corporate clients and students of English in a Business environment
  • Deep understanding of English grammar and pedagogy
  • Experience working in a remote environment to deliver digital teaching content via a custom content management system is a big plus!

What are the terms and expectations of this freelance role?

  • Temporary position based on 40-hours per week, focused specifically on developing lesson content for our Business English course, with the option for extension/renewal as needed by the project
  • Full training provided on Busuu’s content management platform, content authoring tools, and working practices.
  • Remote position

What happens next

We aim to have a simple and speedy hiring process and we want to make sure that we are right for you as much as the other way around. The hiring process for Business English Materials Writer role are the following 3 steps:

1. CV application review - We will review it as quickly as possible and update on the next steps

2. Let’s chat - Quick chat with the hiring manager about your experience and the role

3. Test - You will be asked to complete a 90 min home test (there will be a quick chat at a later stage to discuss test and logistics)

Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. We pride ourselves on embracing our differences, whether they're cultural, racial, religious or otherwise. This means each one of us comes to work knowing that we have a voice – and a safe, judgment-free zone to speak freely.

If you like the sound of that, join us. We'd love to hear what you have to say.