Marketing Localization Manager

Berlin, Germany Marketing

About the opportunity

The Marketing Localization Manager is a high impact role that will kickstart the localization of marketing materials for Contentful’s EMEA region.  This is a contract role for a three month period. It will work cross-functionally to identify and localize priority materials, onboarding our localization agency and establishing a process for localization moving forward.  The experience brought to this role will ensure an efficient process in a fast-paced environment, resulting in high-quality results.

What to expect?

  • Collaborate with the Campaigns, Marcoms, Product Marketing and Sales teams to identify the first batch of essential materials for translation
  • Manage localization projects end to end.  Create project plans and workflows, managing time, budget, resources and quality control
  • Onboard and work with our external localization agency.  Create guidelines for working with them, including the development and implementation of processes/SLAs.  Use learnings to begin a glossary and style guide
  • Lead the review/approval process for translations, co-ordinating sign-off and using local market knowledge to ensure accuracy
  • Collaborate with our Campaign, Design and Marketing Ops teams on asset creation
  • Manage key stakeholder involvement including co-ordinating input, setting expectations and obtaining sign-off

What you need to be successful?

  • Proven project management skills with the ability to execute on projects from start to finish, managing multiple priorities and demanding timeframes
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong written and verbal communication and a track record of working efficiently, and independently
  • Experience in managing localization projects is essential with a keen eye for detail and precision
  • 5+ years of experience in Marketing roles, ideally for technology or SaaS products
  • Fluent in English and German.  Other languages are a plus
  • Innovative, motivated, high energy team player with attention to detail and collaborative spirit 
  • Bachelor’s degree required

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital products. 
  • We set you up for success, equipping you with the latest and greatest hardware
  • Enjoy a full range of events, including workshops, Contentful-hosted meetups, guest speakers and team activities. Meet your team members from across the globe at our annual offsite. 
  • Get fit! We offer a variety of health and fitness classes and a discount on Urban Sports Club.
  • Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career. Join a free German class or one of our many internal learning initiatives!
  • Plus, Contentful socks! Oh yeah!

Who are we?

Contentful powers digital experiences for 28% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our content platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Spotify, Urban Outfitters, ARD Broadcaster, The British Museum, Xoom and Lenovo use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice controlled apps and more.

We’re growing rapidly and are backed by over $150 million in funding from top-tier venture capital firms like Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.

More than 350 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San Francisco and distributed locations around the world.


“Everyone is welcome here” — it's a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability or length of time spent unemployed. We look forward to your application!

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