Senior Editorial Model & Talent Booker – The Statement Creative - Zalando Fashion Studios

Berlin (DE)
Closing date
10 Dec 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are looking for a Senior Editorial Model & Talent Booker (all genders) for the production  “Stories at Zalando”. You will be working hand in hand with the creative team, collaborating with Highsnobiety, whose main focus is to inspire and attract the more fashion forward segment of customers. It’s primary focus being on high end designer assortment,  streetwear, as well as sports and beauty.
As Senior Editorial Model & Talent Booker you will be playing an integral part within the casting & art buying team, sourcing a diverse range of talents (models, influencers, artistic individuals) for our creative editorial production “The Statement”. 
With the direction from the AD/CD you will be working on international castings, seeking talents from all over the world that represent the bleeding edge of fashion and bringing stories to life. This highly collaborative role requires fashion, editorial or creative conceptual experience- either in-house at a fashion/culture magazine, an agency or on a freelance basis. 
We are looking for a strategic and creative thinker with a strong affinity for brands paired with an excellent eye for aesthetics and current trends. 
Help Zalando to speak more inspirationally to customers and bring our ambitious strategic consumer and brand positioning objectives to life!



  • Work closely together with various stakeholders within the Zalando business (creative direction, art direction, content strategy & production) to ensure an authentic, diverse, inclusive & brand appropriate cast.
  • You have a good eye for seeing hidden talent and have a deep understanding of current and upcoming trends.
  • Be the GO TO person for creative castings and talent research. 
  • Maintain and keep your cost sheets updated and process invoices accordingly.
  • Attend regular meetings with stakeholders in order to react to current trends and requirements.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with talent & model agencies across Europe. 
  • Negotiation and tracking of buyouts.
  • Model Check-ins at Zalando Studios.



  • You have 3+ years of experience in casting in a relevant agency, fashion magazine or a high fashion house.
  • Experience with sensitive and complex casting requirements 
  • A strong affinity for brands, communication, campaign strategy and social media paired with an excellent eye for aesthetics and current trends.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills 
  • You know how to give and receive feedback and implement it promptly.
  • You are quick in thinking, have a proactive attitude and can manage your workload in a cool and calm way.
  • Enjoy working in a fast-changing, international environment. You are a dedicated team player, open, positive, flexible and professional.


At Zalando, our vision is to be inclusive by design. And this vision starts with our hiring - we do not discriminate on the basis of gender identity, sexual orientation, personal expression, ethnicity, religious belief, or disability status. You are welcome to leave out your picture, age, or marital status from your application. We only assess candidates on their qualifications and merit.
We want to provide you with a great candidate experience. Feel free to inform us of any accommodations you may need, so we can best support you throughout the hiring process.
do.BETTER - our diversity & inclusion strategy
Our employee resource groups 


Zalando is Europe’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle. Founded in Berlin in 2008, we bring head-to-toe fashion to 35 million active customers in 17 markets, offering clothing, footwear, accessories and beauty from over 3,000 international brands.

Our platform is a one-stop fashion destination for inspiration, innovation and interaction. As Europe’s most fashionable tech company, we work hard to find digital solutions for every aspect of the fashion journey: for our customers, partners and every valuable player in the Zalando story.

Our goal is to become the starting point for fashion. We focus on the fashion industry and therefore operate in a variety of business areas.

  • Fashion Store
    Zalando online shops are tailored to local customers’ needs in 17 different European markets. The range extends from renowned global brands and fast fashion to local brands and is supplemented by our private labels.
  • Offprice
    The Offprice business of Zalando serves the sale of previous season’s assortments. As part of a shopping club, the Zalando Lounge offers registered members exclusive sales campaigns at discounted prices.
  • Zalando's Private Labels
    Zalando’s private label assortment includes shoes, clothing and accessories for women, men and children. With a total of six private labels, Zalando creates its own products, covering the entire value chain from design to sales.
  • Zalon
    Zalon is our style advice service, via which customers can consult and get inspiration from selected stylists regarding individualized purchases.
  • Zalando Marketing Services
    The entirety of Zalando’s expertise and scope is bundled in Zalando Marketing Services, which now offers personalized marketing solutions for our brand partners.
  • Zalando Fulfilment Solutions
    Zalando makes its own logistics capabilities available to external partners, so they do not have to be concerned with infrastructure issues but can concentrate fully on their core competence in the fashion business.
  • Zalando Partner Services
    Zalando helps other players in the industry to be successful in the digital world. For example, by connecting warehouse stocks with multiple retailers, by digitizing processes involved in fashion wholesale and by integrating offline businesses into our Zalando platform.

With a strong workforce of around 14,000 employees of over 130 different nationalities, Zalando unites diverse people, capabilities and concepts. Consolidating our effort and ideas scales our impact as an innovator in Fashion, Technology, Digital Marketing and Logistics Operations.

Company info
+49 (0)30 2759 4693
Zalando SE
Valeska-Gert-Straße 5

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