Buyer / Sales Manager Sports (Zalando Lounge)
As a Buyer for our Sports 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 Sports 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 Sports 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 3 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.
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.