Shoot Coordinator

Neiman Marcus
Dallas, Texas, United States
27 Apr 2022
19 Jul 2022

Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) has been the premier destination for luxury fashion and goods, superior service, and an elevated retail experience for more than a century. Today, 9,000 associates contribute to the success of NMG's brands: Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Last Call, and Horchow. There are 38 full-line Neiman Marcus stores in cosmopolitan markets across the United States and a sophisticated digital platform that attracts shoppers worldwide. Bergdorf Goodman operates two stores in landmark locations on Fifth Avenue in New York City and, catering to loyal luxury customers globally. NMG also owns five Last Call stores and, an e-commerce site that offers premium furniture and home decor.

As an organization, NMG is on a transformational journey to become the preeminent luxury customer platform. NMG continues to deliver the best integrated customer experience and has evolved the business to succeed in the ever-changing retail landscape. NMG is a relationship business. What differentiates the organization from other luxury retailers are its unique assets: a strong store footprint, the most knowledgeable associates, an engaging online experience, solid brand partnerships, innovative digital and in-store experiences, the most loyal luxury customer base, and a strong balance sheet.

Our customers will always be at the center of everything NMG does. The company continues to reinvest in new technologies that enhance the customer experience. NMG meets customers where they are. NMG's goal is to offer customers a seamless experience across its stores, online, and remote digital selling.

NMG's priority is to develop a highly engaged and high-performing team where everyone belongs. The business attracts and retains best-in-class talent through unique offerings provided to associates in addition to standard employer benefits. These include an innovative way of working, associate discounts on merchandise, tuition reimbursement, associate hardship fund, and paid time off to volunteer, to name a few.

As part of NMG's Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) work, the organization is focused on driving its core value of being "All Heart." NMG is also assessing its current environmental and social impact while developing a three-year plan to lead the luxury industry in its commitment and transparency to environmental and social sustainability. NMG strives to become an employer of choice, driven by a culture of Belonging. A dedicated team focuses on this journey, directly impacting how NMG conducts business throughout the workforce, workplace, and marketplace dimensions.

NMG has incredibly passionate and committed corporate and store associates. NMG offers associates an environment where everyone feels welcomed, nurtured, and empowered. Our associates are the heart of NMG. As an organization, NMG leads with love - love for customers, love for associates, and love for brand partners.

Shoot Coordinator

Job Summary:

The Shoot Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of photo shoots from the time the merchandise is received to post production. They collaborate with Sample Coordinators to ensure merchandise arrives and is returned in a timely manner. The position is located at our Pinnacle Studio location.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Work with Buying Offices to confirm samples for photo shoots
  • Manage assigned departments with little supervision
  • Partner with Buying Offices to confirm shoots, enforce deadlines, and resolve issues
  • Coordinate with Buying Offices sending merchandise directly to the shoot when needed
  • Interact with Photographers, Photo Assistants, Stylists and Art Directors regarding priorities and rushes
  • Monitor and spearhead rush photography and returns
  • Receive merchandise back after shoot, inspect contents and report discrepancies
  • Manage images post-photo shoot, including reshoots, rush images, color swatching and color corrections
  • Pack and accurately document merchandise for shipping according to proper specifications
  • Return merchandise to vendor, Buying Office or Warehouse
  • Work in Plum Slice database, updating current information on samples and photography status
  • Understand priorities and act in accordance with business needs
  • Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with all partners
  • Collaborate with Shoot Manager for personal development
  • Additional responsibilities assigned by Manager and Shoot Coordinators as necessary

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university preferred
  • Previous leadership experience or experience in retail, service, or other fast paced environments a plus
  • Strong follow up and follow through to make sure all tasks are taken to full completion
  • Able to prioritize effectively, multi-task, problem solve and work independently
  • Demonstrate initiative and positive can-do attitude
  • Must be an assertive, service-oriented team player, but take direction from Manager
  • Must be results driven, analytical, articulate, and organized
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficient in email, Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Microsoft Office properties
  • Plum Slice knowledge a plus, but not required
  • Able to lift up to 30 lbs.

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