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Category Specialist

Neiman Marcus
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  • 2+ years of relevant experience, luxury retail fashion preferred
  • 4-year degree preferred
  • Prior experience with financial modeling and forecasting
  • Comfortable consolidating and analyzing data from multiple sources to deliver actionable insights and recommendations to drive business performance
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to effectively build and manage relationships
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to details and deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with competing demands for resources
  • High proficiency with MS Office Product Suite
  • High proficiency with reporting tools including Business Objects, Adobe Analytics, and Tableau
  • Ability to quickly learn internal systems, processes and additional software/web-based applications
  • Experience with advanced data manipulation including SQL preferred
  • Associates must be willing to work a flexible schedule based on business need, which may include helping other teams





Passion for Business

  • Thinks creatively when faced with business challenges or opportunities
  • Proactively seeks opportunities and tries new approaches to drive business or improve his/her performance
  • Understands and communicates how own work contributes to achievement of the organization’s objectives
  • Prioritizes time and effectively uses resources to achieve personal goals
  • Demonstrates an ability to quickly adapt to new priorities and directions
  • Takes the initiative to find better ways of doing things


Passion for Personal Growth

  • Demonstrates self-awareness and understanding of his/her own strengths and development areas
  • Takes ownership for personal development, setting personal goals and initiating career/development discussions
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge and appreciation of the NMG business and the fashion industry
  • Conveys energy and enthusiasm for NMG and personal work
  • Establishes and upholds high personal standards for individual work and environment
  • Responds to unexpected changes in work environment with creativity and resilience
  • Maintains a customer-centric mentality versus a solely channel-centric one


Communicating Effectively

  • Delivers clear, concise and effective verbal communication with respect for the receiver
  • Accurately reads the emotions and reactions of the person(s) he/she is communicating with, and adjusts appropriately
  • Uses appropriate vocabulary, correct grammar, and proper etiquette in written and verbal communications
  • Listens attentively and takes responsibility for understanding others
  • Communicates with professionalism and tact


Demonstrating Strategic Ability

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of duties, responsibilities, or activities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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