Manager, Special Events (Southeast)
Macy's - Miami, FL

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Overview:

This position is responsible for the execution of merchandise-oriented promotions/events to drive sales within Macy's stores for a geographic region. The position networks and partners with a combination of internal and external resources including personnel in stores as well as the Merchant organization and external community partners and vendors.
Travel requirement: Moderate travel to stores within regional area of responsibility.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Executes all approved event strategies within the store or market
  • Facilitates opportunities for the events to include local vendor and 3rd party income
  • Manages relationships with all store teams, vendors, sponsors, internal clients and community partners to form partnerships that enhance events
  • Offers creative, relevant and unique event ideas; has the pulse on current events, pop culture and new ideas
  • Attends, evaluates and communicates information on competitive events
  • Supports administrative tasks as necessary, including writing purchase orders, tracking expenses, following up with vendors, and compiling seasonal forecasts
Skills Summary :
  • Computer proficiency to include: knowledge of internet/ navigating web, Word and Excel documents and power point a plus.
  • Ability to remain flexible to changing business needs and react to those needs in a professional positive manner
  • Resourceful self-starter; works well independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to negotiate effectively
  • Strong communication skills - both written and verbal, including the ability to present and sell event concepts
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Interpersonal and project management skills
  • Ability to work key holidays and off hours as needed
  • Must be willing and able to travel to regional store locations as business dictates
  • Must possess a valid drivers license
Macy's is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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