Business Development Manager Strategic Projects - Zalando Fashion Studios

13 Dec 2021
23 Feb 2022
As the Business Development Manager - Strategic Projects, you will be responsible to drive strategic topics with the goal to enhance Zalando's product presentation and improve the customer experience. You will achieve this through close collaboration with cross-functional teams from opportunity scouting to project delivery. The ideal candidate will be experienced in driving cross-department business and research projects and make sure these feed into the overarching strategic priorities within Zalando. Additionally, you are business-minded and strong in the fields of analytics and customer research.

You will be part of the Business Strategy and Innovation Team within Zalando's Content Solutions. Our department's vision is to become the Creative Hub within Zalando, providing a wide range of highly engaging and informative content to a variety of internal and external stakeholders. We are seeking an ambitious professional to drive our content to the next level.
  • Represent content solutions in cross-department projects and work streams. Be the first point of contact for any kind of content related enquiries.
  • Facilitate the execution of business-critical projects, including writing project proposals, defining project roadmaps, building Business Cases and aligning on success measures. Align with stakeholders on project prioritisation and delivery timelines.
  • Collaborate closely with Category Management and Digital Experience to ensure that new presentation formats are in line with Zalando's assortment strategy and are contributing to a compelling customer journey.
  • Monitor commercial performance of new content formats and work closely with the Analytics team to conduct performance analyses and A/B tests.
  • Foster an inclusive & diverse team environment
  • Minimum of 3+ years solid work experience in a similar role, preferably in fashion e-commerce or content production
  • Strong internal and external stakeholder and project management experience (across different levels)
  • Solid analytical knowledge with the ability to analyse reports and KPIs, good with numbers with an eye for creativity.
  • You have a hands-on mentality, enjoy working in a fast-paced environment dealing with many topics simultaneously and always thrive to find the best solution in the shortest possible time
  • Experience promoting inclusive culture practices and processes that are models for others
  • 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.
Zalando is Europe's leading online platform for fashion, connecting customers, brands and partners across 23 markets. We drive digital solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 45 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.

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