Site Experience Specialist, Search and Browse

Recruiter
Neiman Marcus
Location
Dallas, Texas, United States
Posted
11 Jun 2022
Closes
09 Sep 2022
Ref
21712
Function
Ecommerce
Level
Manager
NEIMAN MARCUS GROUP

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 BergdorfGoodman.com, catering to loyal luxury customers globally. NMG also owns five Last Call stores and Horchow.com, 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.

Summary Statement: The Site Experience Specialist, focusing on Search & Browse will be a key member of the Neiman Marcus eCommerce team in helping establish sitewide and category perspectives on optimizations around the way consumers search and browse on NeimanMarcus.com. The specialist will support and help execute on category goals and strategies and deliver a world class product discovery luxury shopping experience.

This role requires high attention to detail, technical skills, the ability to problem solve and multitask, along with strong interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with stakeholders. A successful Site Experience Specialist will be proactive, highly analytical and data driven with an understanding of various online marketing principles and KPIs, as well as have a passion for product and market trends. Both a strategic thinker and a roll-up-your-sleeves operator, the ideal candidate should be comfortable working in a fast-paced, demanding, and exciting environment.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Increase search conversion rate by reducing friction in the search experience and help customers find what they want right away.
  • Provide relevant results to customers based on the search term. Using third-party tool, execute algorithm tweaks to ensure the most relevant products are prioritized within the results.
  • Create synonyms for null search results specific to brands that are not carried by Neiman Marcus. Redirect commonly misspelled searches to relevant search terms.
  • Add filters & facets to search results to allow customers to narrow the results.
  • Analyze and report on relevant ecommerce KPI's and performance.


  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Minimum of 1+ years of relevant retail ecommerce experience. Proven experience successfully driving Search and Browse strategies is preferred.
  • Skilled in defining the right metrics to measure how your actions are impacting customers and the business.
  • Strong analytical skills with hands-on experience using data analytics tools. Adobe Analytics experience preferred. Advanced Excel and Microsoft Office skills required.
  • Technically savvy. Familiar with Machine Learning concepts, Search fundamentals, approaches to personalization.
  • Strong experience in large scale enterprise organizations. Luxury retail preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills - interpersonal, verbal and written.
  • Strong commitment to timelines, accuracy, organization and professionalism.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced and cross functional environment with a customer first mindset.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • "Win together" mentality
  • Associates must be willing to work a flexible schedule based on business need, which will include evenings, weekends, and holidays


Competencies

Passion for Business
  • Models flexibility and decisiveness in changing direction as the business environment dictates to achieve strategic objectives
  • Fosters consistent reflection on past performance and continuously improve
  • Encourages and scales idea-sharing


Passion for Personal Growth
  • Continuously builds skills and knowledge through training, coaching, and career experiences
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge and appreciation of the NMG business and the fashion industry
  • Conveys energy and enthusiasm for NMG and personal work
  • Adapts personal approach in response to diverse situations and people
  • Responds to unexpected changes in work environment with creativity and resilience
  • Establishes and upholds high personal standards for individual work and environment
  • Maintains a customer-centric mentality versus a solely channel-centric one

Communicating Effectively
  • Demonstrates effective and appropriate use of communication channels within NMG
  • Develops and delivers compelling presentations on difficult or controversial topics for varied audiences
  • Adjusts content, style and message to maximize comprehension for a wide variety of audiences
  • Establishes and fosters an environment encouraging effective cross-organizational communications
  • Provides coaching on communicating effectively within and across teams and organizations

Demonstrating Strategic Ability
  • Demonstrates the ability to imagine and analyze future scenarios, make assumptions, and explore alternative strategies
  • Balances short and long-term thinking, making thoughtful trade-offs between investing for future needs and meeting short-term goals
  • Demonstrates a history of effective decision making through structured analysis


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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