Neiman Marcus New York , NY 10007
For over a century, Neiman Marcus Group has served the unique needs of our discerning customers by staying true to the principles of our founders: to be the premier omni-channel retailer of luxury and fashion merchandise dedicated to providing superior service and a distinctive shopping experience in our stores and on our websites. Neiman Marcus Group is comprised of the Specialty Retail Stores division, which includes Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman, and our international brand, mytheresa.com. Our portfolio of brands offers the finest luxury and fashion apparel, accessories, jewelry, beauty, and home dcor. The Company operates more than 40 Neiman Marcus full-line stores in the most affluent markets across the United States, including U.S. gateway cities that draw an international clientele. In addition, we operate 2 Bergdorf Goodman stores in landmark locations on Fifth Avenue in New York City. We also operate more than 40 Last Call by Neiman Marcus off-price stores that cater to a value oriented, yet fashion minded customer. Our upscale eCommerce and direct-to-consumer division includes NeimanMarcus.com, BergdorfGoodman.com Horchow.com, LastCall.com, and CUSP.com. Every day each of our 15,000 NMG associates works towards the goal of enabling our customer to shop any of our brands "anytime, anywhere, and on any device." Whether the merchandise we sell, the customer service we offer, or our investments in technology, everything we do is to enhance the customer experience across all channels and brands.
As a seasoned leader, the Vice President/Divisional Merchandise Manager directs the merchandising function of the division and is directly responsible for the financial performance.
Develop seasonal merchandise strategies and construct financial plans to meet company profit objectives.
Recruit, train, and develop the buying staff, making appropriate organizational structure recommendations based on individual talents. Support internal career path development.
Ensure maximum performance relating to sales volume and gross margin opportunities in all categories within the division, including the BG Magazine.
Ensure appropriate inventory levels, currency standards and promote inventory control standards for the division.
Impart appropriate taste level and standards to all aspects of the merchandise selection process, including merchandise strategy and the execution of visual and interior concepts.
7-10 years of progressive merchandising experience within multiple product categories in a retail environment, most recently at a senior level
Outstanding financial, management, and organizational skills
Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; or minimum of 7-10 years of related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required.