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Buyer, Fashion Accessories

Neiman Marcus
Dallas, Texas, United States
Closing date
23 Mar 2023

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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.


This position is responsible for selecting the finest and most distinctive product in their area of buying responsibility that meets the high standards of Neiman Marcus quality and best suits the needs of our customers. This position must also produce sales growth and meet or exceed the annual financial objectives, as well as lead a team of assistant buyers and coordinators.


Responsibilities include:
  • Merchandising/buying
  • Assorting appropriately by market
  • Financial and negotiation strength
  • Seasonal financial planning and discussing monthly financial projections
  • Develops advertising and promotional activity each season, working with the various sales support complexes within Neiman Marcus to help promote their business on a corporate level
  • Develop and promote assistant buyers/coordinators
  • Deliver sales and profit expectations consistently, identifying and maximizing opportunities, & have a clear vision for their product category that supports the overall objectives of Neiman Marcus
  • Develop both short and long term strategies and execute effectively
  • Manage day-to-day operations of the buying office
  • Performs additional tasks as required

  • Strong leadership, management, communication, customer service, and organization skills
  • Flexible and able to perform in a fast paced, changing environment
  • Planning
  • Managing and measuring work
  • Customer focus
  • Building effective teams
  • Conflict management
  • Negotiating
  • Planning/Organization
  • Strategic Agility
  • Previous buying experience, or if an internal candidate, must have completed the Executive Development Program
  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university

Individuals should have good people and communication skills and a passion for retail. Individual must be high energy, flexible, resilient, and positive. Negotiation skills are imperative. This individual should be opportunistic and possess the ability to maximize opportunities through skillful inventory management. Individual should have solid financial skills, be decisive, have a sense of urgency, and thrive in an ever-changing environment.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required.

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