Senior Strategic Partner Consultant

26 Sep 2022
07 Oct 2022
Within ZMS' Strategic Partner Consultancy unit we are working with our most strategic clients and advise them on innovative marketing solutions and scalable platform strategies. Given the high complexity and very individual needs of our key partners we aim to provide a high service level, smart consultancy and access to various experts within ZMS. Our success is measured in revenue generation, solution adoption and client satisfaction.

We're looking for a self-driven Strategic Partner Consultant to help our most strategic partners, successfully grow their business. You'll work directly with our key clients as a trusted consultant to their business. Your strategic advice & coaching is core to the value we bring as a business. If this sounds like fun, we'd love to hear from you!
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:
Our employee resource groups:
  • Work with one of our strategic brand partners to drive long term sustainable business growth and client satisfaction
  • Responsible to build the adequate yearly marketing strategy and recommendation leveraging ZMS and its offering with the support of the respective business experts
  • Responsible to orchestrate the execution of the yearly/seasonal marketing plans and campaigns liaising with internal and external stakeholders
  • Gain a deep understanding of our brand partners' business goals and turn data into compelling stories and actionable insights to help them succeed
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with Brand partners' teams (executive, operational, creative, measurement and agency), resulting in trusted advisorship, providing them with insightful recommendations, and identifying opportunities
  • Experienced in online media sales with 4 or more years of relevant work experience with business development or consulting, account management or sales, ideally from working in a sales/media house, e-comm fashion industry or online publisher.
  • Experienced in managing high value relationships, driving strategic learning agendas and owning client communication
  • Track record of compelling data-backed storytelling and recommendations
  • Expert in managing forecasts and achieving goals
  • Excellent communication skills in English - you are confident in interacting and presenting independently at a senior management level
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 49 million active customers through a team of diverse skill-sets, cultural backgrounds, and interests.

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Zalando Marketing Services, ZMS, is Zalando's 360┬░ marketing unit that helps brands to create, connect and convert on a whole new level, across many different channels. Zalando Marketing Services provides our brand partners with valuable insights and advice on strategic decisions, creates holistic marketing strategies and delivers effective media solutions, content creation and consumer insight.

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