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Chief Operating Officer (COO) | Managing Director (m|f|x)

Standort flexibelDeutschland, Berlin, BerlinB2B Operations, Sales & Account Management, Business Development


Ladenzeile is a 100% subsidiary of idealo and operates leading comparison portals for fashion and living throughout Europe. But that's not enough for us. We want to be the strongest brands in the e-commerce universe. Online shoppers shall be able to find their favourite item online at any time - and with us! Together with your Co-Managing Director Dominik, you can further expand our success and are responsible for Sales, Category Management, People, Finance & Legal.

Your tasks

  • As part of the leadership team, you will further develop our product vision and put it into practice. You will be responsible for the strategic and tactical development of the supply side of our platforms, especially our inventory, our B2B partnerships and their monetisation.
  • In doing so, you will also personally play a leading role in expanding our network with online stores and brands from the fashion and living sectors.
  • By guiding the Finance and Legal departments, you will enable the organisation to make sound, secure and value-added decisions.
  • We also strongly believe in the power of good teams. The area of HR, which we call People, Culture & Organisation, therefore enjoys a high priority. You will be responsible for this area together with your Co-Managing Director Dominik.
  • Within idealo and the Axel Springer Group, you can count on a diverse leadership network that supports and advises you in your personal and professional development.


Your profile

  • You are passionate about online shopping in the areas of fashion, living and lifestyle and think about our product from the users’ point of view, especially the inventory aspect.
  • Your main motivation is the satisfaction of our users and B2B partners. This not only inspires you - but you also inspire the organisation, teams and employees with your commitment.
  • You have experience in building and expanding long-term business relationships with B2B partners based on trust and creating win-win situations - ideally with online stores and brands.
  • You are used to working in an agile environment and know how to lead teams to great results.
  • You like to communicate in a clear, transparent and appreciative way and appreciate the open feedback of your colleagues at any time.
  • You are fluent in German and English (company language is English).

What we offer

  • You want flexibility? With us you can organise your time in a highly flexible, remote work model within Germany.
  • Enjoy our brand new office located in the heart of Berlin – state-of-the-art ergonomic furniture, a wide variety of culinary treats and a breath-taking rooftop are included!
  • Your new colleagues come from more than 46 different countries and are looking forward to welcome you in our big Ladenzeile family.
  • Your daily lunch is important to us! In fact, we even incentivize it – tax-free.
  • Up to 18 extra vacation days thanks to our Vacation Plus program.
  • Never stop learning and growing in our career thanks to an extensive range of trainings, including Axel Springer educational opportunities.
  • Plenty of events – safely virtual for now – to get together with your team and meet all the amazing Ladenzeile people.
  • Need some fuel to recharge your batteries? Free coffee, fresh fruits, vegetables and cereals are available for all your snack breaks at the office.
  • A great mind works better in a healthy body: choose among online yoga classes, exercise breaks and table football.

About Ladenzeile

We are Ladenzeile, a successful & profitable internet company founded in 2009 and acquired by the Axel Springer Group in 2011. Operating from our well-designed office in the middle of Berlin, we run 13 comparison shopping portals in Europe under the brands Ladenzeile and ShopAlike. Together, the sites drive up to 500,000 sessions a day, list 200 million offers from thousands of online shops and help consumers save time and find the product they love.

Our vision is to become a top reference for connecting online shops and consumers by creating reach for the shops and orientation for the consumers through cutting-edge tools and technologies. We work with the professionalism of a successfully grown company, while fostering the culture of a start-up. Our office is like a micro melting pot, where inspired individuals from all over the world connect their cultures, ideas and skills. In an atmosphere that is built on appreciation – right from the start. Every one of our 219 employees plays a vital role in our success story. If you want to be part of that and actively shape the future of e-commerce, then seize the opportunity and join our team!