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Sales Manager-Handbags

Neiman Marcus
Houston, Texas, United States
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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NEIMAN MARCUS GROUP is a relationship business that leads with love in everything we do for our customers, associates, brand partners, and communities. Our legacy of innovation and our culture of Belonging guide our roadmap for Revolutionizing Luxury Experiences.

Your Role

The Sales Manager is responsible for the sales experience of a Neiman Marcus store department(s), facilitating partnerships across departments, driving team towards goals, and using team skills to build a customer-oriented sales experience, all while being a steward of Neiman Marcus. You will work on-site to the assigned location and report to a Senior Group Manager.

What You'll Do

  • Drive towards the achievement of maximum sales and growth following company vision and values in partnership with other functional leads for department
  • Oversee all aspects of merchandise and communications with merchant and vendor partners (e.g., presentation, returns, and damages)
  • Manage team execution, anticipating and adjusting for risks and roadblocks to maintain within department(s)
  • Contribute to strategic goals for the store and set priorities by department
  • Review business with applicable Buyers for department and discusses action plans to produce positive results

  • Establish plans and strategies in partnership with Client Development Lead(s)
  • Develop understanding of and analyze internal and external customer behaviors, trends, and preferences, adjusting processes and standards accordingly (e.g., focus programs)
  • Plan and complete departmental budgets and ensures guidelines are being followed to minimize operating expenses and maximize revenue
  • Support audit compliance to enforce department and stockroom controls, as applicable
  • Manage people, product and placement, and sales promotion within department

What You Bring

  • 4-6 years of relevant experience, luxury retail fashion experience
  • Track record achieving results
  • History of building, leading, motivating, and coaching teams

  • "Win together" mentality
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficient
  • Certain roles may require standing, bending, climbing stairs, and lifting and carrying up to 10 pounds
  • Schedule to include evenings, weekends, and holidays

Inclusive Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits, including wellness and healthy lifestyle support, for associates, spouses, domestic partners, and children
  • Flexible Spending Account for eligible medical and dependent (day care) expenses
  • Disability Benefits, including Short-Term Disability providing income replacement up to 26 weeks
  • 16 weeks Paid Parental Leave, 2 weeks of Paid Family Leave, and Adoption Support of $10,000

  • Paid Time Off, including 6 paid holidays
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with NMG matching and $20,000 Term Life Insurance paid by NMG with additional voluntary coverage available
  • Financial Solutions, including Credit Union membership, pay advances through PayActiv , tuition reimbursement, and scholarship opportunities
  • NMG Associate's Core Discount of 30% with multiple in-store opportunities for an additional 30% off across select brands
  • NMG Matching Gift Program up to $2,000 to eligible non-profits, Hardship Assistance Grants up to $7,500 for Associates, and a volunteer opportunity hub through NMG's All Heart Program

  • Personal and Professional Development Opportunities with 16,000+ online learning opportunities, including NMG's Fashion Your Future, LinkedIn Learning, MasterClass , BetterUp , Connected Leaders Academy, 9 Associate Community Networks, and additional personalized learning experiences
  • NMG Discount Marketplace featuring 1,000s of products and services with over $5,000 in saving

About Us

As one of the largest multi-brand luxury retailers in the U.S., with 3,000+ of the world's most desirable brand partners, we're delivering exceptional products and services enabled by our investments in data and technology. Through the expertise of our team, we deliver and scale a personalized luxury experience across our three channels of in-store, eCommerce, and remote selling. Our NMG|Way culture, powered by our people, combines individual talents into a collective strength to make life extraordinary. Our brands include Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a woman co-founded, majority women-led organization outpacing the U.S. population in racial and ethnic diversity and led by one of corporate America's few openly gay CEOs, Neiman Marcus Group is proud to celebrate associates from different backgrounds, experiences, and communities. We've made it a priority to cultivate a culture where everyone Belongs and where showing up as your full and authentic self is encouraged.

  • We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations during our Talent Attraction process. If you have a disability and need assistance or an accommodation , please email us at

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