Sending an application

I am interested in working for Zegna, what should I do?

To enhance your chances of joining our team, we encourage you to stay abreast of our job opportunities by regularly visiting the job listings on our careers site. When you discover a position that aligns with your profile and interests, do not hesitate to submit your application. Should your application not be selected in the initial round, we recommend considering the activation of job alerts by logging into your account at https://careers.zegnagroup.com/account.

What documents do I need to apply?

Before applying, ensure you have all the necessary documentation (e.g., visa, etc.) for the country you are applying to. Once that is set, you are ready to send your application by attaching your CV. While it's not mandatory, we highly recommend including a Cover Letter. Use it as a platform to express your passion for the industry, how you resonate with ZEGNA's culture, and what unique qualities set you apart. This allows us to understand you on a deeper level and envision how you will contribute and make an impact at ZEGNA.

The job offer is written in English – should I write my application in English as well?

Yes, please. We are an international company, write the application in the same language as the job ad.

Is there a deadline for submitting the application?

You may apply for any open position listed on our careers site. Once a posting is removed, we no longer accept applications for that position.

How can I know if my application has been received?

Upon submitting your application, you will receive a confirmation email. Please ensure to check your spam folder if you haven't received it in your main inbox.

Will I receive feedback on my application?

We are dedicated to acknowledging all applications we receive. Due to the high volume of applications, personalized feedback might not be possible for each candidate. However, rest assured, your application is valuable to us.

How long will my application be kept on file?

We will store your personal information in accordance with our privacy notice for recruiting process. Please, read it carefully before completing your application: https://careers.zegnagroup.com/privacy


How important is a CV in your assessment process?

The screening phase is the first step in our assessment process. This is your opportunity to show us at first glance why you would be a great match. Ensure your CV reflects how your experience, skills, education, and interests align with the role you are applying for. Excellent candidates come from different backgrounds and from all corners of the globe; show us why you’re one of them.

What do you focus on when screening a CV?

Your achievements: highlight your accomplishments with specifics. At ZEGNA, the pursuit of excellence and the drive to continuously develop, maximizing your strengths, are key traits that unite us. Show us your determination and passionate involvement.
Insight into your character and personality: be sure to include a summary statement and any extracurricular activities or interests. Show us what distinguishes you and the values that guide you.

How can I best prepare for a job interview?

• Get to Know Us: Familiarize yourself with our business, values, history, and company culture. Utilize information from our sustainability reports. We aim to have a meaningful conversation with you, one where you can both answer and ask relevant questions.

• Show Your Energy: We seek passionate individuals who are committed and truly inspired by their work. Share with us why you want this position, why you would be an excellent fit for this role, and what you will bring to ZEGNA.

• Demonstrate Self-Awareness: Be aware of your strengths and development opportunities, understanding how these can either aid or impede your performance. Demonstrate a commitment to enhancing your strengths, enriching your knowledge, and seizing opportunities for improvement through continuous learning and development. We are interested in how you plan to navigate the challenges and complexities of a dynamic industry and a vertically integrated company.

What specific assessment methods or exercises will be used for the role I'm interested in?

In our assessment process, we employ a variety of methods tailored to the specific job for which you have applied. These methods include a range of assessment exercises, such as case studies, role plays, group tasks, and job-related performance assessments. Depending on the role, these might be conducted as part of an assessment center or separately. Additionally, you could go through online assessments designed to evaluate soft skills, such as personality, motivation, and cognitive abilities. The aim of these assessment methods is to objectively evaluate your skills, thereby assisting the selection process in making the most unbiased decisions possible.

How many interviews will I go through during the assessment of my application?

Your initial contact will be with a member of our HR team. Subsequently, you will have a meeting with the hiring manager. Depending on the job position you are applying for, a meeting with the Department Head might also be arranged. HR will keep you informed throughout the interviewing process and guide you on how to prepare for any specific assessments.
Expect the interview structure to focus on exploring your current role and aspirations, examining your technical skills and knowledge through specific examples and/or a technical assessment, discussing your key achievements, understanding how you align with the company culture and core competencies, and delving into your motivations.


How do you support career development?

At ZEGNA, customized training is delivered based on the needs of the organization, department, team, and individuals. Our main objective is to achieve excellence in everything we do, so all training support is tailored to meet this primary goal.

Do you support moves within the same country or between countries?

As an international company with employees in over 30 countries worldwide, we encourage international mobility based on an individual's career path. Our main objective is to disseminate ZEGNA's craftsmanship, attention to detail, and pursuit of excellence on a global scale, ensuring it remains as authentic and impactful as at its origin. The movement of our high potential employees between countries is fundamental to our savoir-faire, optimizing the benefits of international exchanges.


Can I carry out an internship with ZEGNA at any time? When do I need to apply?

Our internship dates are flexible, and we publish new opportunities throughout the year. To ensure an internship aligns with your academic calendar, we recommend regularly checking for available opportunities and activating job alerts in your Careers Account (see the 'Manage Your Careers Account' FAQ section).

Can I write my final thesis on the Ermenegildo Zegna Group or on ZEGNA?

While we do not disclose any information that has not been officially communicated or made public, we encourage you to refer to either our official Ermenegildo Zegna Group site available at https://www.zegnagroup.com or to our official ZEGNA brand site on https://www.zegna.com for reference.
Should you require support from the ZEGNA team for your thesis, when contacting us, ensure you specify: 1) your university course of studies, 2) the thesis topic, 3) your questions about ZEGNA, and 4) your response deadline. Kindly note that interviews are not feasible.
If your request aligns with our communication policies and is manageable considering the business obligations of involved stakeholders, we will consider and possibly accept it. We will provide answers to your questions and review the final content as necessary. Contacts: Careers@zegna.com


Do you practice smart working?

At ZEGNA, employees benefit from smart working, which varies depending on the job role and follows local guidelines that may differ from country to country. During the interview process, HR will provide you with all the information you need on this subject.


How do I create my career account?

Once you submit your first application for a specific job or send a spontaneous application through our careers site, a careers account will be automatically created for you. Shortly after submitting your application, you will receive an email with guidance on how to create your password.

I forgot my careers account password. How do I recover it?

To reset your password, visit the login page at https://careers.zegnagroup.com/account and click on 'I have forgotten my password'.

How can I upload a more recent CV, make changes to my profile, or review my application history?

You can access your Careers Account using your personal login credentials. There, you'll find a summary of your recent activities and settings. To log in, follow this link: https://careers.zegnagroup.com/account .

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