ELT Content Manager

Start Date
Duration or End Date
12 month fixed-term, project based role (with potential to renew).
$40,000-$50,000 (equivalent USD)


This role is a wonderful opportunity to join our ambitious, fast-growing South-East Asia based English language training organization which has been active for more than 25 years.

At IH Hanoi and IH Ho Chi Minh City we are proud of our track record of constantly innovating the learning experience for our students and their parents. To help us go from strength to strength we are looking for a Content Manager who will ensure our content and learning experience remain our competitive edge. 


The purpose of the ELT Content Manager is to commission and develop new ELT content to improve and extend Apollo English programs, and provide the best learning experience and outcomes. The content will be based on best practice, grounded in market research and learner feedback, and with clear lines between development and optimum learner outcomes. 

Key responsibilities 

Content development:

  • Commission and develop new or adapted, high quality digital ELT content that supports student outcomes and represents our brand values 

Freelance & vendor management:

  • Support selection, screening, and contracting; Manage freelancers and vendors to deliver to spec and on schedule 

Project management:

  • Manage ELT content projects to involve and engage key stakeholders during the content development process 

Operational coordination and support:

  • Responding to issues that arise in delivering our programs and content across platforms, systems, and teams 

Market research/customer feedback:

  • Support product focused ELT market research and ensure learner/parent content feedback informs new content development; industry trend spotting to inform innovation 

Other duties and tasks as assigned by the Director of Content and Learning Experience that help achieve corporate goals and continuously improve. 

Qualifications and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Significant experience in ELT content management and development
  • Experience using Content Management Systems and Authoring Tools 
  • Master’s degree in relevant field preferred (ESL, EFL applied linguistics, educational technology) 
  • Proven ability to manage complex and fast-paced projects 
  • English teaching experience and understanding of Vietnamese culture/language are desirable 

The ideal candidate will be 

  • Passionate about changing lives through education 
  • Always looking to improve the customers’ learning experience and learning outcomes 
  • Well organized and familiar with project management best practices and tools 
  • At ease with technology 
  • Commercially minded 
  • Creative and curious 
  • Outcome focused

About the school and city

Apollo IH Hanoi is part of a large group of language schools concentrated in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Each branch has a very modern feel, and its styled with an eye for detail. 

If you are at school at class drop off time, watch out for all the parents dropping off their kids as passengers on their mopeds! With great safety and order, hundreds of excited kids rush into the school! 

Situated a 10-minute drive from the hustle and bustle of Hanoi’s famous Old Quarter (home of Hoan Kiem lake), our Pho Hue centre is situated in the Hai Ba Trung area of Hanoi. This is where teacher training happens.