Head of Beauty Marketing (all genders)

26 May 2022
14 Jun 2022
The Head of Beauty Marketing drives the overall Marketing strategy to execution of Zalando Beauty, across our 20 Markets and together with our Partners leveraging both organic and paid (advertising) activities.. As such you oversee the annual brand and marketing plan and bring it to life in coordinating our efforts and investments in large media campaigns, social and digital activations, PR, influencers, onsite content, direct marketing, digital experience, Partner advertising campaigns etc. In this way we are ensuring we have an always-on approach to supporting the Beauty business and advertising revenues through driving CLV.

As we expand further into new Markets you will be focussed on delivering the best and most efficient plans to get Zalando to the position of The Starting Point for Beauty locally and building the Beauty business from the ground up. You are doing so in collaborating strongly with our local Markets, Global Marketing teams and Partners as well as virtually steering the Marketing and ZMS Beauty teams.

You are responsible for making Zalando's Beauty offering and the Zalando app more front-of-mind for consumers and driving our customers to come back often and whenever they think of Beauty. Success lies in driving consumer awareness of the Zalando Beauty offering, consumer engagement, traffic to site and daily active users.

You virtually lead and coordinate driving continuous learning, efficiency and innovation. This role will drive thought leadership on campaign strategies, audience segmentation, data-driven plans, and will apply industry-leading thinking to deliver the optimal program and business performance.

You will be the spearhead in defining a strategy to achieve our ambitious advertising goals, in working together across our partner base.

Proven leadership experience is essential, along with strong knowledge and experience in marketing, business building and (digital) marketing strategies. Beauty experience is a must.
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: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/diversity-inclusion
Our employee resource groups: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/diversity-inclusion/our-employee-resource-groups
  • The primary responsibility of the Head of Beauty Marketing is to collaborate cross-functionally with relevant stakeholders and key teams to develop the Annual Beauty Marketing Plan (organic and paid)
  • Lead the Marketing Planning processes for our Beauty business across of all our Markets and Partners
  • Partner with Market leads, Regional Marketing and Partners in developing key strategic approach for the business
  • Drive the execution of our Zalando Beauty campaigns (organic and paid) and communications with operational excellence and relentless pursuit of performance
  • Consistently deliver and drive new ideas and initiatives to improve commercial performance
  • Work collaboratively across functions such as Markets, Analytics, Regional Marketing, Social Media and Marketing to build strategies to improve the effectiveness of multichannel media programs
  • Enable holistic cross-channel strategies and activation plans of our communications
  • Professional experience & skills - 10+ years of progressive levels of responsibility in marketing management, planning, leadership, brand management. Ideally you have been in a product or brand leadership role for a consumer (digital) brand with deep experiences.
  • Business & analytical mind - Proven track record in developing and executing marketing strategies and expertise in reaching and engaging user/audience segments through a targeted strategy. Passionate about analysis, results and efficiency. Experienced in applying latest insights, data-analysis and KPIs to sharpen content and media strategies to drive reach, engagement and conversion. Strategic commercial and marketing mind, able to translate customer insights into a commercial opportunity.
  • Strong leadership & marketing expertise - You are able and familiar to manage multiple stakeholders effectively (locally and globally) and are reliable when it comes to getting things done. You are a great leader and team player, capable of bringing a larger audience with you on the strategic journey you will create to optimise initiatives and generate business locally. You have experience in getting things done in complex organizational environments.
  • Get stuff done - You are getting things done in a fast-paced ongoingly changing environment. You are a highly reliable business partner, passionate about your work and able to choose the right battles. You embrace and drive change and are always on the hunt for solutions and improvements.
  • Strong communicator - You have excellent English skills, and are able to communicate clearly with various stakeholders, able to bring people with you and to drive alignment.
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 available - subject to prior agreement
  • Home office equipment available for hybrid working, to support you working from home
  • Hybrid working model with 60% remote per week
  • Opportunity to work from abroad for 30 (working) days per calendar year

  • 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 48 million active customers through a team of diverse skill-sets, cultural backgrounds, and interests.

Our values: https://jobs.zalando.com/en/our-founding-mindset

do.More - our sustainability strategy: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/sustainability

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

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