Company: Zalando
Location: Berlin




Zalando Marketing Services (ZMS) is the 360° marketing unit of Zalando. ZMS plays an integral part in Zalando ́s platform strategy, is growing more than 100% YoY and is a substantial contributor to Zalando ́s EBIT.

At the heart of our business is a holistic data-driven marketing approach for fashion and lifestyle brands across many different channels. We combine high impact marketing solutions along the whole customer journey, access to audiences with expansive reach, in-depth data knowledge and privacy-compliant targeting. With a team of more than 250 diverse people we create inspiring content and disruptive marketing services to connect brands to fashion and lifestyle consumers across 17 European markets.


  • Lead an organisation of 80 (currently) tech professionals set to grow by approximately 25% every year. Design, hire and coach your organisation; enabling smooth transitions as teams grow and split, and senior leaders onboard.
  • Own the road-maps and the strategic evolution of our application landscape as the throughput and load on the systems more than doubles every year.
  • Improve and grow a multi business Tech organisation by steering and coaching of your senior Tech leadership to ensure the sustainable growth of ZMS and success of the Zalando platform strategy.
  • Provide state of the art AdTech solutions to successfully run and scale a Retail Media business.
  • Reimagine technical solutions to convince our fashion partners in terms of our branding capabilities.
  • Drive integration for our partner program and enable the business to automate “self-service” processes by improving our machine learning capabilities.


  • Previous experience at a senior level within a business that has scaled to at least equivalent 500M EUR turnover where you have led and built Tech teams of 150+ FTE
  • A visionary technology leader who can develop and deliver mid to long term strategic plans
  • A strong commercial focus: you are a partner to and within the management team who can drive the business forward and communicate brilliantly with Business, Fashion and Technical Stakeholders


  • Culture of trust, empowerment and feedback; one of the largest tech communities in Europe (e.g. 100+ internal guilds; tech talks; product demos; coder dojos) and our commitment to help you grow into an outstanding senior tech leader
  • Very competitive salary (base and equity) and many perks, such as great shopping discount on a wide range of products on; discounts from external partners; public transport discounts; relocation assistance for internationals; municipality services*; family service and parent & child rooms*; additional holidays & volunteering time off; diverse sports and health offerings.
  • Extensive on-boarding; personal branding support focused on leadership; opportunity to attend and speak at conferences.
  • International, accomplished experts and great self-organized teams.

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.