Do Great Work — Be the Change That You Wish to See in the World

Would you like to take part in building the future of our distributed workforce?

RealLife English is a place like no other: A fast-expanding, globally impactful Social Education startup whose purpose is to create a world beyond borders. Searching for a globally-minded, passionate HR Specialist to play a key role in the growth of RealLife English (and grow with us),

Our fast-growing, English speaking team works from home (or any other location they choose) from six countries and  impacts over 7 million frustrated English learners by helping them already start to live their English by learning to understand natives, speak confidently with anyone, and to connect to the world

As our HR Coordinator, you will develop and lead a Human Resources department and ensure that our company is the best place RealLifers have ever worked, making each person feel welcomed, included, valued, and respected.

Specifically, you will be responsible for recruitment, culture-building, and play a key role in many other projects that will challenge you to learn, grow as a professional and individual, and level up your skills.

You will bring a valuable voice and vision to a team that is determined to impact hundreds of millions of English learners, but more fundamentally, to make RealLife a place where we all feel motivated and empowered to do the best work of our careers.

Primary Requirements

  • At least 1 year of professional HR experience.
  • Fluent English Communication.
    • Advanced Writing.
    • At least intermediate speaking. 
  • Strong organization, project management, and planning skills: Ability to budget your time and organize your life and work into repeatable systems that maximize efficiency and results.
  • Curiosity and a voracity for learning and personal growth.
  • Full-time availability (average 40 hours per week), and fast internet connection.

Expected Outcomes/Results

  • Build, optimize and own our entire recruiting pipeline and processes for hiring A-players (people who have the Skills and Will to do the job exceptionally well) for a variety of roles: Video producers, teachers, technical talent, marketing, customer success, and more.
    • Work with role-specific managers to define the role and source qualified candidates.
    • Filter applicants.
    • Interview candidates in English.
    • Build a pipeline of qualified candidates.
    • Onboard new team members.
    • Career development and role success.
    • In the future manage other team members.
  • Play a key role in culture-building. One of our objectives at RealLife is to Make RealLife a world-class organization where we all feel motivated and empowered to do the best work of their careers. Culture, values, and connecting the work we do to the higher purpose of what we do is a huge part of being a world-class workplace. Activities:
    • Organize cultural workshops and Social Events.
    • Create and execute on employee feedback system and satisfaction surveys.
    • Assist in planning periodic company-wide retreats.
  • Goal-setting/ Performance management: You will learn and help us execute a goal-setting framework called OKRs (Objectives and Key Results), which is a system used for defining and tracking objectives and their outcomes.
  • Other business objectives: while the above projects will be at the heart of your role, you may be asked to create value in other synergistic ways, including management training.

A Few Skills You Will Learn

Apart from the above outcomes, here are a few of the many skills that you will develop on the job at RealLife: 

  • English fluency: as a member of our amazing “Team Beyond Borders,” you’ll speak English every day and truly be living your English in the Real World.
  • Tech Recruiting: you’ll learn how to recruit developers, designers, and other key technical collaborators (programmers, designers), who help us build and scale our app, which is the rocketship for our big vision!
  • Digital Marketing: Although this won’t be the core part of your role, digital marketing is a critical core competency, and you’ll be living and breathing our marketing vision and execution.
  • Make a difference: you’ll be an early member of a passionate group of startup entrepreneurs seeking to change the world. 

"Nice to Have" Experience —

Helpful but not absolutely necessary

  • Experience with LinkedIn Recruiter.
  • Technical/development background or knowledge.
  • Startup or entrepreneurial experience.
  • Experience working with distributed teams and team members from multiple countries.
  • Wordpress and Typeform.

Cultural Competencies

  • High Integrity: You’re ethical, transparent, do what you say you will do.
  • Proactive: You own your work, act without being told what to do, bring new ideas, and pride yourself in going above and beyond what is expected.
  • Communicative: Prompt and clear communication, able to take and give honest feedback with a high degree of emotional intelligence.
  • You strive to be the best version of yourself: You cultivate optimal habits in your personal and professional life to show up at your best every day and consistently improve.
  • Independent: You are able to organize yourself and your time to meet deadlines without being micromanaged.
  • Voracious Learner: Extremely curious and passionate about stretching the mind and acquiring new knowledge and skills.


  • Remote Work/ Home Office and Flexible Schedule.
  • English Speaking Team Immersion with Full Support in Your Learning.
  • Paid Time Off.
  • Workshops and professional development opportunities.
  • Periodic All-Expense Paid Team Retreat.

About RealLife English

RealLife makes learning English a life-changing global adventure by creating experiences that inspire, connect, and empower learners to step outside the classroom and not just learn English, but LIVE it.

Our plan is to help tens of millions of learners like you use English in the real world to realize their full potential as globally conscious human beings, awake to the realization that no matter what divides us, what unites us is far greater.

Our Vision: to Create a World Beyond Borders

The launch pad for this vision is our multi-platform content: Blog, Youtube, and podcast audience, which attract over 6 million visitors per month and our global community of students and customers, who are the heart and soul of our business.

And finally, our rocket ship, the Twin Pillars of our Product Line:
Our YouTube channel Learn English with TV Series, which helps learners go beyond the classroom and live their English. With hundreds of videos and over 4.8 Million subscribers, this is where we are currently making the biggest impact.

YouTube helps us to market our Native Fluency Courses, which teach students to understand and use native English in their daily lives, by making it fun, natural, and convenient. “Fluent with Friends” uses the Friends TV series as the source material, while the “Native Immersion” course offers podcasts and other materials taught by us, following our unique, imaginative methodology.

I’d invite you to check out one of our most popular videos, and you can find our channel here.

And this is all in service of our recently launched, RealLife App, which is a Real World English Learning Platform that we launched 5 months ago. It has two main purposes:
1. Connect learners from around the world for speaking practice and cultural exchange via short, randomized video chats.
2. Guide them  beyond the classroom to understand fast-speaking natives with podcast episodes, transcripts, and other learning materials.
Check out this demo of one of our teachers having conversations with our app users!

Who We Are

We are a team of globally minded teachers, entrepreneurs, and visionaries, spread across the world, but united by a singular vision and a common set of values.

We are world travelers and language learners, meditators, runners, cyclists, musicians, artists, parents, and life-long learners who are constantly striving to reinvent ourselves and make life and work an adventure.

We value diversity, so you don’t need to be a copy of us, but if you are curious, with a growth mindset, and would like to work in an environment that cultivates your best self, then you will feel right at home working with us.

RealLife English Team

Pictures from our 2020 retreat in Rio de Janeiro

How to Apply

Make sure you read this entire job posting (above), then click on the "Apply Now" button below and answer the questions as best as you can. We will also ask you for your CV/ resumé.

If you have any questions, please write us an e-mail at [email protected] and if you know anybody who would be good for this position, please share it with them.

RealLife English channels:

  • Our Learn English with TV Series Youtube channel has 4.8 millions subscribes, and over 5 million views per month.
  • Our other channel, RealLife English, has over 250,00 subscribes.
  • The RealLife English Podcasts have over 400,000 downloads per month.
  • The RealLife App .