Styling Coordinator

Neiman Marcus
Dallas, Texas, United States
08 Sep 2022
29 Oct 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.

Styling Coordinator

Job Summary:

Styling Coordinator oversees the coordination and planning of the photo samples and manages the freelance assistant fashion stylists for Neiman Marcus. This position is critical in ensuring all on-figure shoots are properly prepared to have a successful day. The coordinator reports directly to the Neiman Marcus Styling Director and is the point of contact for on-set stylists and the Assistant Styling Managers.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Manages 8 - 10 assistant stylists and the daily product flow through multiple channels of the studio (style out, on-set, return to coordination, etc.)
  • Partners with studio leaders to execute day-to-day operations, coordinate assistant stylists schedule and train new hires
  • Manages the Wear-With function and train others on the process and any updates to the procedure
  • Oversees on-set preparation for the following day with the preparation of merch, organizing rods, precuring props, and ensure styling notes/guides are outlined for on-set stylist and assistants for an efficient and productive day
  • Organizes sets and supplies for on-set teams
  • Anticipate and resolve creative challenges by using appropriate resources and/or solutions
  • Maintains current usability of studio props and assist with identifying props in need of replacement and laundering services

Job Requirements:
  • 2 - 5 years' experience with on-figure fashion assisting
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and people while adhering to tight deadlines
  • Consistently thinking ahead and working with the Styling Management team to streamline and refine our process with styling
  • Style and taste level to correspond with Neiman Marcus brand aesthetic
  • Stamina to be agile, efficient, and flexible five days a week
  • Ability to work independently and as well as a team player
  • Ability to teach associates new computer skills, styling skills, and best practices to improve their job function
  • A self-starter who is efficient at critical thinking and has an ability to make decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Convey a can-do, positive, solution focused attitude

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