Junior Merchandiser Womenswear

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
24 Nov 2021
Closes
15 Dec 2021
Ref
3657993
As a Junior Merchandiser (f/m/d) within Lounge, you are responsible to bring the right supply at the right time for the right customer online to create exciting Fashion Moments that deliver the highest commercial value. You are responsible for steering the unit with the goal of reaching the predefined financial KPI's and adapting to the current trading climate.You have accountability for a defined area within your category, where you are responsible for defining strategies and creating sales plans for future seasons, while steering & forecasting Inventory levels.

You have an awareness of external market trends and developments that can impact your unit. To deliver your role you are confident in using forecasting and reporting tools.

WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
  • You work close with our Retail and buying team to develop a seasonal portfolio strategy for your responsible category while forecasting stock opportunities
  • You are responsible for creating customer demanded sales concepts considering market relevance, while keeping up with relevant industry developments such as fashion and market trends
  • You are providing stock forecast for your responsible category and make recommendations on external sourcing
  • Monitoring & steering the performance of your defined area and brands within the unit focusing on customer satisfaction.
  • You are providing insights for future season planning and preparing the weekly trade and doing ad-hoc analyses
  • You launch new initiatives within your category that captures additional commercial opportunities
  • You create actionable insights on sales data and customer behavior which contribute to the development of new sale concepts to generate an GMV uplift
  • You react ad hoc to business & demand needs, using a data driven approach to catch / foresee problems and opportunities early.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
  • At least Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Fashion Management or a similar field. You have acquired a sound commercial understanding of performance analysis, as well as Merchandising/Planning, backed by at least 3 years of relevant experience
  • Highly organized and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously working under very tight deadlines.


  • You build up knowledge about key players, competition and the market mechanisms in your area.
  • You love to crunch numbers, with a solid ability to provide strong analytical and conceptual analysis. You are a quick thinker and adapter with the ability to cope with a rapidly changing environment, combined with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • You shine while interacting with your stakeholders, you like an international atmosphere and are fluent in business English
PERKS AT WORK
  • A workplace run on trust, empowerment and feedback; positive, inspiring working atmosphere
  • Competitive salary, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, centrally located offices, public transport discounts, municipality services, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings
  • Mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.
ABOUT ZALANDO LOUNGE
Zalando Lounge is an online shopping club for fashion and lifestyle products in 12 European countries. We offer our members daily, time-limited sale campaigns with discounts of up to 75% off the recommended retail price. However, Zalando Lounge is so much more than discounts. Our strength lies in our focus on fashion from sought-after labels to niche brands, from famous international names to trendy luxury brands, we make sure to meet the fashion taste of all our customers, who are always on the hunt for the best products at the best prices. Working with our brand partners, we're pioneering innovative supply-chain and production processes and offer them an impactful and smart solution, creating a new way to shop for fashion - and a new way to sell.

Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via email.