Head of Creative (all genders)

Expiring today

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
27 Jul 2022
Closes
16 Aug 2022
Ref
4421513
Level
Manager
THE ROLE & THE TEAM
As a Head of Creative at Zalando Lounge, you will lead a team of +15 designers, art directors, copywriters and producers, responsible for producing all marketing content for the business. Besides supporting professional development of the team, you will drive creative strategies, provide guidance, plan capacities, own the budget and drive cross-functional projects aimed at improving quality and efficiency.
INCLUSIVE BY DESIGN
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
WHY YOU SHOULD BE INTERESTED
  • You build, manage and nurture a diverse team of art directors, designers, copywriters and producers.
  • You inspire and lead by example, setting professional standards for the team, while consistently challenging the status quo.
  • You are able to translate marketing objectives into clear creative strategies, and collaborate with internal teams, as well as external agencies.
  • You review work, troubleshoot and provide feedback to creative teams to ensure communication and brand standards are met.
  • You identify opportunities for automation and technology that will scale the business and improve the team's productivity.
  • You collaborate and foster strong relationships with senior stakeholders across the organisation.
WE'D LOVE TO MEET YOU IF
  • You have a relevant university degree in Design, Art Direction or related field.
  • You have 10+ years of experience in working in a creative field, with significant experience leading creative teams in a high volume, deadline-driven environment.
  • You have the ability to translate business KPIs and brand requirements into creative across multiple channels and customer touchpoints.
  • You have strong interpersonal skills and ability to influence and motivate people at all levels across different functions.
  • You have experience working for global brands with work spanning multiple geographies.
  • You have experience using data and metrics to measure impact and determine improvements.
  • You have strong budgeting and forecasting skills.
ZALANDO BENEFITS
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

Wellbeing
  • 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

Flexibility
  • 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

Financial
  • 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

Family
  • 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 counseling, assistance, and referral service for all matters concerning yourself and your family via the F├╝rstenberg Institute

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
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

Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/insidezalando
ABOUT ZALANDO LOUNGE
Zalando Lounge is an online shopping club for fashion and lifestyle products across Europe. 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 - we turn Explore Mode: ON. We take our customers on a treasure hunt, and showcase great deals from sought-after labels to niche brands, from famous international names to trendy luxury brands. Our customers 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 it. Join the Lounge team, and turn your explore mode on!

https://www.zalando-lounge.de

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

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