Working Student Online Editor UK (m|f|x)

Job description

Here at idealo, our goal is to make our customers' buying decisions easier. Our Content Department is in charge of ensuring transparent prices, accurate product information, and independent editorial contributions. This last part is where you come in. Do you enjoy writing and want to develop your skills and knowledge as a part of an international team? Then apply now!

About your new role

  • As a working student you help our customers to make the right buying decisions, by writing and editing product descriptions on a wide range of topics (e.g. technology, toys, and fashion).
  • Through careful research, your buying advice helps our British customers not just to learn about the product, but also to find out whether it's for them and what is good value.
  • In cooperation with the UK Category Managers, you identify the most relevant topics to work on, assist in making sure our product catalogue is up-to-date, refine our text formats, and write product descriptions.
  • Your responsibilities can extend to writing articles for our magazine on e-commerce trends or subjects that interest you.

Job requirements

Skills & Requirements

  • You are a full-time student, enrolled in either your first Bachelors or Masters course in the Berlin/Brandenburg area and have at least one year of study left.
  • You are fluent in English (native speaker or minimum C1); other foreign languages (preferably German) are always welcome, but not a requirement.
  • You are enthusiastic about copywriting, editing, and e-commerce. This helps you to understand the needs of online shoppers.
  • For accomplishing the tasks knowledge of different trends, target groups, and current SEO criteria are useful.
  • Communication is one of your strengths. This is why you connect easily with other team members and are always reliable.

Your Benefits at idealo

  • You can gain deep insights into the international department of one of the best e-commerce employers in Germany.
  • You can organize your working day on your own and you will always get the support you need.
  • There is also the possibility to write your thesis with us.
  • Full onboarding program including Welcome Day, training and individual orientation.
  • Our new home in the heart of Berlin, light-flooded, modern rooms and a green roof terrace with a brilliant view.

About idealo

idealo is a Berlin success story: in 2000 we started out with the mission of helping consumers make the best purchasing decisions. Right in the heart of Berlin, over 1000 employees from 40 nations are working on the future of online shopping. We focus on agile and self-reliant work, sustainability and a great work-life balance. These values are firmly anchored in our corporate culture and are an integral part of our corporate philosophy. 

As part of our team, you can look forward to freedom, an international atmosphere and inspiring working environment. Your ideas are particularly important to us. Not only is our product portfolio diverse, but so are the people who work on it. We want you just as you are! Ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability do not play a role.

Information for applicants with severe disabilities: As an applicant with a severe disability, you can get advice from our Severely Disabled Representation (SBV) during the application process. Please contact

idealo continues hiring during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We're still hiring great talent from around the world! Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are checking almost every day with the authorities if and how we can relocate talent from EU and non-EU countries to work with idealo.