Keystyle Warehouse Assistant (all genders) - Zalando Fashion Studios

29 Apr 2022
29 Jun 2022
As a Keystyle Warehouse Assistant, you are responsible for driving the keystyle (marketing samples) management and logistics to support the styling needs for our biggest brand moments and marketing activities. Working together with the visual merchandising and buying teams, you ensure high-quality and relevant keystyles that reflect priority trends, products and brands and that will help fuel our mission to be the Starting Point for Fashion.
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.

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  • Reporting to the sample management lead and joining the Zalando Content Creation (Zalando Studios), you are responsible for the keystyle process and you will drive their usage efficiency. You support the marketing teams, as well as production agencies in organising the keystyle logistics around styling. This includes:
    • Processing and monitoring of in- and outbound keystyles (incl. data management and labelling) - about 8k keystyles per year
    • Inventory management - adapting keystyle warehouse mapping to your stakeholder needs (e.g. commodity groups, PDP production, sustainability, etc.)
    • Packing & shipping to production locations and Zalando warehouses
    • Process improvements - continue to drive efficiency in the keystyle warehouse to enable quick turnaround in response to changing timelines and needs
    • Reporting - the creation of stock, styling and shooting lists
  • You drive operational excellence and collaboration. You continue to drive effective collaborations and best practices with your stakeholders through training sessions, 360 feedback and developing tools, guidelines and templates
  • You work closely with the global and local marketing teams, as well as Zalando Studios, ZMS, buying categories and marketing to ensure our keystyle process is efficient and effectively delivering against our stakeholders’ needs
  • You track, evaluate and report on relevant KPIs and provide recommendations for improvements
  • You have at least 1-3 years of relevant experience in operations and logistics roles We are looking for an analytic mind who can quickly turn thinking into action
  • You have interests in analytics and an affinity for fashion trends and brands
  • You are well organised and you are able to adapt processes quickly to an agile environment
  • You are a connector, an integrator and an articulate communicator - someone who can build strong relationships
  • Experience in fashion retail and/or e-commerce at growing and ambitious brands would be preferred.
  • You have basic knowledge of Google G Suite (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets) and MS Excel (Microstrategy as a plus)
  • Fluent language skills in German and English
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 Fürstenberg 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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Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via email.