Senior Business Development Manager Innovations – Zalando Fashion Studios job with Zalando

You will be part of the Business Strategy and Innovation Team within Zalando’s Content Solutions. Our department’s vision is to become the Creative Hub within Zalando, providing a wide range of highly engaging and informative content to a variety of internal and external stakeholders. We are seeking an ambitious professional to drive our content to the next level.

As the Senior Business Development Manager – Innovations, you will be responsible to drive innovation topics with the goal to enhance Zalando’s product presentation and improve the content production processes. You will achieve this through close collaboration with cross-functional teams from opportunity scouting to project delivery. The ideal candidate will be up-to-date on innovative technologies within the content sphere, such as Virtual Models, 3D and VR. Additionally, you are business minded and strong in the fields of analytics and strategy.


  • Research and evaluate innovative technologies that will improve content quality and enhance customer experience. Bring expert market insight on product presentation and facilitate decision-making through illustrating the business value.
  • Collaborate closely with Category Management and Digital Experience to ensure that new presentation formats are in line with Zalando’s assortment strategy and are contributing to a compelling customer journey.
  • Provide an outlet for different teams within Content Solutions to facilitate innovation discussions, insights sharing and pitching of innovation ideas.
  • Monitor commercial performance of new content formats and work closely with the Analytics team to conduct performance analyses and A/B tests. Build business/Investment case proposals according to the results.
  • Foster an inclusive & diverse team environment.


  • Minimum of 4+ years solid work experience in a similar role, preferably in fashion e-commerce or content production.
  • Strong internal and external stakeholder and project management experience (across different levels)
  • Solid analytical knowledge with ability to analyse reports and KPIs, good with numbers with an eye for creativity.
  • You have a hands-on mentality, enjoy working in a fast-paced environment dealing with many topics simultaneously and always thrive to find the best solution in the shortest possible time.
  • Experience promoting inclusive culture practices and processes that are models for others.


  • 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.
Zalando is Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, connecting customers, brands and partners across 23 markets. We drive digital solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 45 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.

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