In Category Management you develop and put together an optimal range for a variety of target groups. From fashion basics to cutting-edge trends to high-quality evening fashion from the whole OTTO brand array, as well as lifestyle products from home furnishing and technology. You work as category manager, product manager, buyer, or as specialist for planning & allocation or product development.
In this department it is your job to address customers in a target group-specific and tailor-made style. Whether strategy or guidance, direct marketing communication or classic advertising campaign, print or online, innovative catalogue or market development concepts – we want to inspire our customers with our products.
Here you are expected to target the customer at the right time and right place with the right product – simply put. This includes the conception and management of customer loyalty programmes, relying on an ideal mix of modern online formats and traditional media outlets.
OTTO takes on the role as a driver of innovation in all the relevant e-commerce sales channels, including Internet, mobile and television commerce. We are focussing on our goal to allow for and continually optimise the digital shopping experience on all the different electronic platforms. OTTO offers its customers a multimedia shopping experience – simple, secure and interactive. It is your job to design online media and develop user-friendly interfaces, web applications and the new media business as a whole.
The IT unit of the Otto Group – our central nervous system – covers the entire IT spectrum with its strong innovative force and proactive evaluation of the latest technological developments. Our IT specialists work reliably and with high aspirations, always keeping in mind a fair collaboration between clients and partners in order to achieve a win-win-situation.
This department is responsible for the future direction of the Otto Group. Whether with market entry strategies for China or Brazil, growth strategies for Russia, the implementation of innovative management structures, a relaunch and management of Otto Group's strategic portfolio planning or the management of crucial strategic projects – here you pave the way for the future.
Our consultants move forward the most important strategic projects in the corporation, thus shaping Otto Group's future. Here, along with the departments and our broad range of group companies, we work out tomorrow's ideas.
Our analysts render the current development and the strategic direction of the Otto Group more transparent, using modern instruments and developing them further. Our goal: To draw the right conclusions in a constantly changing business environment, deduce strategies and define new performance targets – and of course reach them.
Our HR specialists work daily to create and retain one of the world's best team of executives and employees. They promote an atmosphere of openness and partnership between employees and executives and provide development opportunities for each individual.
Corporate responsibility stands for the management of economic, ecological and social goals. As a pioneer of sustainability and innovation the Otto Group has committed to binding goals in its corporate responsibility strategy.
Otto Group's communication team plans, executes and evaluates PR activities in print, radio, TV and online. Its members regularly inform journalists, employees and the public on economic developments, e-commerce activities, the commitment to sustainability, fashion trends and innovations in the product range.
Corporate retailing deals with the stores on location. Here we work on making the shopping experience fun for the customer and a success for the Otto Group.
Alba Moda combines high end fashion with a distinctive Italian flair. In the coming years it will be expanded into a multichannel retailer.
You can find more information on Al ba Moda in our e-book “group companies”.
BAUR offers stylish fashion trends, beautiful shoes as well as furniture and home accessories – all on www.BAUR.de. 5 million customers visit that website every month, expecting to be professionally served. This is why BAUR focuses on a wide brand and product range, as well as useful and innovative tools such as the furniture configurator or the style finder.
You can find more information on BAUR in our e-book “group companies”.
Bonprix is one of the top five online vendors, operating in 22 countries and 13 languages. Each month about 7.2 million people explore bonprix by visiting the website – thanks to a modern e-commerce infrastructure, search engine marketing, display advertising, social media and more successful tools.
You can find more information on bonprix in our e-book “group companies”.
The companies of the EOS Group provide services in the areas of marketing and risk information, payment services and claims management. Whether you want to reach the right target group, require credit information, or need help with web payments, debt collection and debt purchases: EOS services keep companies' financial situation in balance.
You can find more information on EOS in our e-book “group companies”.
Frankonia is the market leader for sport shooting and hunting equipment. The product range includes hunting gear, functional clothing and classic fashion – making it the first contact point for all hunters and nature lovers.
You can find more information on Frankonia in our e-book “group companies”.
Heine is the exclusive, international retailer for trendy fashion and inspiring interior design ideas. Here we are constantly creating new and exceptional shopping experiences for our discerning customers.
You can find more information on Heine in our e-book “group companies”.
As one of the leading logistics companies in Europe, Hermes offers its customers first-class logistical services – from the sourcing in Asia to delivery on your doorstep.
You can find more information on Hermes in our e-book “group companies”.
Hermes Fulfilment's portfolio includes a wide range of services, including web store design, management and operation, call centre services, creditworthiness checks, collection services, accounts receivable and returns management, procurement, warehousing, picking processes and distribution services.
You can find more information on Hermes Fulfilment in our e-book “group companies”.
Manufactum offers on its website and in selected stores products that are first rate. Innovative e-commerce is a key driver of its range and customer communication.
You can find more information on Manufactum in our e-book “group companies”.
The Schwab mail-order company stands out with highest quality standards, individual and partnership-based relationships with our customers, employees and suppliers. We make shopping fun for customers, for example with our brand sheego that offers a comprehensive range of trendy fashion, underwear, shoes and accessories for young women of standard size 40 and above.
You can find more information on Schwab/sheego in our e-book “group companies”.
With more than 30.000 items, competent and friendly service, SportScheck is the leading multichannel sports retailer in Germany. Aside from Germany, Austria and Switzerland SportScheck also has online presences in Russia and the Netherlands.
You can find more information on SportScheck in our e-book “group companies”.
Unito is a leading online marketer, uniting the most renowned brands as the biggest mail order business group in the Alpine region. The group includes Universal, Otto Austria and South Tirol, Quelle Austria and in Switzerland Quelle and Ackermann.
You can find more information on Unito in our e-book “group companies”.
The Witt Group is the multichannel retailer for the 50+ generation. It offers clothing, underwear and home textiles from a variety of brands at a competitive price/performance ratio.
You can find more information on the Witt Group in our e-book “group companies”.
3Pagen is part of the Group 3Suisses International – the biggest French mail order company, which is also a subsidiary of the Otto Group. As a multichannel retailer the company sells decorative and household goods as well as health products in Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovakia.
You can find more information on 3Pagen/3Suisses in our e-book “group companies”.
Why is your work at OTTO your dream job?
I found my dream job because I have the opportunity to learn something new and because we show successfully how agile and cross-functional teamwork is working in a big corporate group.