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Macy's Inc., Store Management Executive Development Program, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 7961

Wed, April 30, 2014

Macy’s, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier retailers, with fiscal 2012 sales of $27.7 billion. The company operates the Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s brands with about 840 department stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico, and the and websites. The company also operates 12 Bloomingdale’s Outlet stores. By focusing on a culture of growth and innovation, Macy’s has accelerated sales, established a national footprint, and become America’s premier omnichannel retailer. Our progress and success are rooted in our customer-centric business model which embraces localization and strives to achieve a seamless omnichannel blending of in-store, online, and mobile customer experiences. 
Our localization strategy, called "My Macy's", has been an important stimulus to our growth. The "MyMacy’s" initiative allows us to custom-tailor the merchandise assortment offered at each Macy’s store to meet the size needs, color preferences, climate conditions, and fashion tastes of customers in each unique geographic area. Building upon the localization concept, Macy’s recently launched the "MyMacy’s 2.0" initiative which will put even greater emphasis on tailoring the merchandise assortment at special small-volume stores while placing extra emphasis on the omnichannel blended shopping experience. 

Program Overview 
The Executive Development Program is a series of rotations designed to build your ability to drive sales results while developing a combination of strong business acumen and sales leadership. It begins with a 10 week mentorship assignment that provides exposure to all functional areas of the store, while focusing on store business trend analysis, building relationships with colleagues in all business units, the customer, and the sales team. Your next rotation will be a transitional assignment designed to hone the skills you learned in the first 10 weeks of the program. You will spend time in a different merchandise area of responsibility for the next 1 to 3 months. Following this rotation, you will be placed as a Sales Manager where you will continue to develop and you will: 
- Manage a multi-million dollar business and drive the profitability of that business 
- Lead a wide range of activities including developing talent, coaching associates and delivering on our customer service promise 
- Supervise a team of approximately 10 to 20 associates, creating a customer-focused environment 

What's in it for you: 
• Analyze business trends and work with the district teams to influence merchandise selections to better meet your customer needs 
• Plan and execute merchandise placement and sales promotion set-up in partnership with other business units 
• Plan and execute exclusive, entrepreneurial promotional events for your selling areas 
• Participate in the selection process to hire new sales associates 
• Work in a fast-paced, competitive and constantly changing environment 
• Invest in a career with a company committed to diversity and giving back to the community 
• Turn over a new leaf with us and contribute to a more sustainable environment 
• Discover our best practices to maintain work/life balance 
• Interaction with store managers and field merchant teams to provide greater insight to the multitude of career opportunities available in our organization 

What to bring to the program: 
• Bachelors degree with solid academic record, all majors welcomed 
• Leadership skills that include professional business ethics, assertiveness and self-motivation 
• Demonstrated ability to solve problems and manage complex relationships 
• Ability to prioritize projects and execute multiple tasks to achieve productivity and business goals 
• Strong business background with ability to analyze data & draw conclusions 
• Willingness to relocate as you advance in your career may increase your chances for more frequent promotions 

Store Management Executive Development Program Classes: 
- This program is offered in over 50 major metropolitan cities across the country with classes beginning every June and July 

Learn more at: | @macyscollege |


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