Sales Manager: Italian and French Markets (all genders)

25 Feb 2022
22 Jun 2022
Zalando's Partner Programme team is looking for a Sales Manager for the Italian and French Markets to promote the holistic array of Direct to Consumer platform services to brands, vertical retailers and online multi-branded retailer partners, specifically focusing on brand & online retailers acquisition for the Partner Program along with managing multiple major accounts for Zalando's 24 European markets with a focus on the Italian and French markets.

Read more about our Partner Program here.
At Zalando, our vision is to be the starting point for fashion - one that is inclusive by design. We only assess candidates based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We welcome applications from people of all gender identities, sexual orientations, personal expressions, racial identities, ethnicities, religious beliefs, and disability statuses. We only want to know why you're great for this role, so please avoid including your picture, age, and marital status in your CV as well.

We want to provide you with a great candidate experience. Please feel free to inform us of any accommodations you may need, so we can best support and assist you throughout the hiring process.

do.BETTER - our diversity & inclusion strategy:
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  • You'll work closely with major accounts to close major deals across 24 European markets and proactively grow the partner base, identifying new opportunities,
  • You'll proactively work to support our partners by providing them all relevant information and consult them on Zalando services.
  • You'll promote the holistic array of Direct to Consumer platform services to brands, vertical retailers and online multi-branded retailer partners, specifically focusing on brand acquisition for the Partner Program in your assigned market. You will support increasing operational efficiencies and the implementation of new business strategies within the sales team
  • You have years of professional experience in the industry. Experience dealing with B2B/B2C customers and/or SaaS (Software as a Service) and developing new partnerships to improve the pipeline
  • You question the status quo and have an interest in technology. You are enthusiastic about developing a company and implementing new creative ideas to increase turnover and expand your network within the Nordics market.
  • You're comfortable managing fast sales cycles with top level management stakeholders, you can meet demanding sales goals with your result driven approach.
  • Proficiency in Excel and Salesforce is a plus. Excellent communication skills in English (bilingual/native level) Italian AND French , with the ability to engage in a multilingual international customer base and teams.
Career Development
  • We offer peer-to-peer performance reviews twice a year
  • Learn and develop through our extensive Zalando training platform
  • Join regular all-hands, team meetings, Q&A-sessions, and quarterly anonymous employee surveys to ask your questions and provide your feedback
  • Support from an international team of experts; mentoring and professional development opportunities

  • 2 days paid leave per year for volunteering
  • Minimum of 27 holiday days per calendar year
  • Online sports courses, wellbeing, and nutrition advice offered by Humanoo personal wellbeing coach app
  • Mental wellbeing support by our Employee Assistance Program and professional consultants to help you find health resources

  • Flexible working hours
  • Relocation assistance for internationals
  • If you work from an office in your role, a choice of office equipment to be delivered to you, to support you working from home due to COVID-19 safety

  • Access to the employee shares program
  • 40% shopping discount on products shipped and sold by Zalando, and 30% discount on Zalando Lounge
  • Discounts from a wide range of external partners

  • Employee parents' forums and employee resource group
  • Supported transition into and out of parental leave, with a buddy and re-onboarding plan
  • 3 fully-paid child sick days per year
  • Free counselling, assistance, and referral service for all matters concerning yourself and your family via the F├╝rstenberg Institute
It's the perfect time to join Zalando on our journey, from being a pioneer in the world of e-commerce, to the starting point for fashion in Europe. We connect customers, brands, and partners across 23 markets.

Help us drive digital and sustainable solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 46 million active customers through a team of diverse skill-sets, cultural backgrounds, and interests.

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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.

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

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