Junior Buyer Sunglasses - Zalando Lounge

Zalando

Share with a friend

Job Details

Job title

Junior Buyer Sunglasses - Zalando Lounge, Zalando

Location

Berlin, Germany

Level

Assistant / Entry Level

Function

Buying

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

Share with a friend

Job Description

As a Junior Buyer for our Sunglasses category at Zalando Lounge, you are part of a high performing team, creating new and innovative ways to connect people and fashion in our offprice segment.

WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED

  • Brand acquisition, planning sales and promotions and monitoring campaigns for brands in the Sunglasses segment. Your responsibility will be to build an assortment for the Zalando Lounge with a holistic view on markets and seasonal demand.
  • Buying a specific customer cluster, thereby sourcing new brands, enhancing existing supplier relations and negotiating the best terms for Zalando Lounge. Development of Key Accounts within the Sunglasses segment forms a crucial part of the position
  • Analyzing all relevant buying KPIs and preparing the seasonal planning for your segment as well as your weekly campaign planning and its organization. Thereby, you will constantly monitor the performance of your segment and make recommendations based on valid numbers. You will plan sales and promotions and monitor the campaigns and their outcome.
  • Exchanging with other departments like Logistics, Controlling, Content and Photo production and Onsite Management will be part of your daily work, ensuring that we act in line with the whole organization. You will work cross-functionally to drive sales and maximize profit.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in buying, preferably in an e-commerce/offprice business. 
  • Experience in negotiations is a must, in addition to great stakeholder management skills.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication in English, Italian is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills, data driven mindset and passion to working with numbers. Expert in MS Office (especially Excel). 
  • Quick thinking and proactive attitude, which also means you keep on top of things in a fast-paced environment.

PERKS AT WORK

  • A workplace run on trust, empowerment and feedback; positive, inspiring working atmosphere
  • Competitive salary, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, centrally located offices, public transport discounts, municipality services, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings
  • Mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms.

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 LOUNGE

Zalando Lounge is an online shopping club for fashion and lifestyle products in 13 European countries. 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. Our strength lies in our focus on fashion: from sought-after labels to niche brands, from famous international names to trendy luxury brands, we make sure to meet the fashion taste of all our customers, who 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.

https://www.zalando-lounge.de

About Us

 PERKS AT WORK

  •  Culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback, open source commitment, meetups, game nights, 70+ internal technical and fun guilds, knowledge sharing through tech talks, internal tech academy and blogs, product demos, parties & events
  • Competitive salary, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, centrally located offices, public transport discounts, municipality services, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings
  • Extensive onboarding, mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms* (*available in select locations)

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

Zalando is Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, connecting customers, brands and partners across 17 markets. We drive digital solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 23 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.

Zalando Fashion Studios is responsible for how the products are presented on the website. All product photos, shoots of products with models and product information and descriptions are done here.