Who We Are

Spread Group is a renowned global provider of customized apparel and lifestyle products, distinguished by our commitment to made-to-order technology. Our core business model revolves around producing precisely what our customers desire, precisely when they desire it. As pioneers in this space, we combine sustainability with on-demand personalization, enabling individuals and businesses to express their unique identities through bespoke creations. Join us to be part of a global leader in the exciting world of personalized apparel and lifestyle products. Spread Group is revolutionizing the way we connect sustainability with cutting-edge customization, offering our customers and partners an unparalleled experience in the fashion industry.

As we continue to expand our horizons, we are seeking a talented and driven individual to join our dynamic team as the Head of External Marketplaces (f/m/d) and drive innovation forward. The role is full-time and offers the flexibility to work on-site at our Leipzig headquarters or remotely within Germany.

What Will Your Role Be

Our global flagship consumer brand Spreadshirt is planning to strongly expand its business and presence on the well-known online marketplaces around Amazon, eBay and Co. For that growth mission, we are seeking a highly motivated and result-driven Head of External Marketplaces (f/m/d) who can make a significant impact and propel our business to the next level. Reporting directly to the Commercial Director, you will be responsible for the profitability and growth of our business via external marketplaces. As a strategic leader, you will play a pivotal role in driving new growth opportunities. Initially, you will lead a team of 6, which will expand as the business grows. 

What You´ll Do

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive strategy to maximize revenue and profitability through marketplaces, including Amazon and eBay. 
  • Drive the expansion of our business into new markets and marketplaces by identifying and capitalizing on market opportunities. 
  • Analyze marketplace trends, competitor activities, and customer insights to identify new growth areas and optimize existing operations. 
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with marketplace partners, negotiating favorable terms, and ensuring compliance with platform requirements. 
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with internal teams such as marketing, operations, and product development to align strategies and achieve business objectives.
  • Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and regularly report on the financial performance of the external marketplace business to the Commercial Director and executive team.
  • Lead a growing team of dedicated marketplace specialists, providing guidance, support, and fostering a culture of innovation and high-performance.
  • Optimize business operations (processes, tooling etc.) towards higher effectiveness and efficiency. 

What You´ll Bring

  • 10+ years of relevant work experience, preferably in a multi-channel B2C e-commerce environment with strong exposure to Amazon
  • Experience in a marketplaces agency or in digital strategy consulting is a plus
  • University degree in business, marketing, or a related field. MBA or equivalent preferred 
  • Strategic thinker with a growth mindset, constantly seeking opportunities for innovation and improvement – ideally with demonstrated success in developing and executing growth initiatives.
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills, with the ability to extract actionable insights from complex data sets and translate them into strategic initiatives.
  • Strong financial acumen, experience in managing P&L responsibility is a plus
  • Great leadership and team management abilities, with a track record of driving high performance and motivating others.
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills, with the ability to influence and inspire stakeholders at all levels.
  • Solid negotiation skills and experience in building and maintaining successful partnerships.
  • Flexibility to adapt to a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English, additional language(s) a plus 

Why Should You Join Us

  • Flexibility & Trust: Enjoy flexible working hours and remote work options within Germany, all based on mutual trust, ensuring a healthy work-life balance that suits your needs.
  • Time to Recharge: Take advantage of a generous 30 days of holiday, and relish family-friendly working policies that cherish your precious moments with loved ones.
  • Transparency & Growth: Attend regular General Assemblies (GAs) to be part of our vision, knowing you contribute to a bright future. Benefit from our in-depth onboarding program and visit production sites in the Czech Republic to deepen your understanding of our operations.
  • Learn & Excel: Elevate your skills with German and English language courses, interdisciplinary workshops, and training, empowering your professional growth.
  • Perks That Delight: Enjoy the convenience of using our company car, and revel in a remarkable 50% discount on all our products, along with exclusive access to irresistible discount campaigns.
  • Inspiring Spaces: Work in modern offices designed to inspire creativity, boasting a rooftop terrace and cozy kitchens for breaks and after-work events.
  • Celebrate Success: Join our lively company events, from invigorating hiking days to unforgettable summer and Christmas parties. Relish Fridays with refreshing drinks, making every moment memorable.
  • Be You & Belong: Embrace a warm and inclusive atmosphere where authenticity is celebrated, with no dress code to limit your self-expression. Bring your four-legged friends along for an uplifting work environment.
  • Discover Spreadster Life: Connect with team members through our unique "Meet-a-Spreadster" program, gaining insights into our diverse world.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We value diversity at Spread Group. We are proud of and continue to encourage the increasing diversity of our company culture and community. Your skills, talents, and experience are our focus no matter your age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital or disability status.

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