Military Executive Development Program -- Seattle, WA
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Program Overview:
The Macy's Military Executive Development Program is designed to leverage your leadership experience and prepare you to become the leader of a multi-million dollar Macy's store. You will participate in a highly structured 12-month rotational training

program that will teach you how the store organization operates, both within the building itself and across the entire field organization. You will


exposure to all levels of management and learn how Macy's executive team collaboratively contributes to the company's success.

You will learn the skills necessary to analyze business performance, coach and lead an executive team


drive sales results.

At the conclusion of the training program, you will be placed as an Assistant Store Manager in one of our large volume stores to gain experience that will lead you to a Vice President, Store Manager position.

Program Objective:
Transition successfully from a military leadership role to a store leadership role

Make the shift from the military culture to the civilian business culture

Learn the strategy, tactics and skills necessary to drive


business in the retail department store arena

Gain exposure to senior leaders from multiple business units across our company

High exposure, multi-faceted and intensive training program sets the executive up for success after program completion

At the conclusion of each rotation, you will have the opportunity to make a presentation to senior level executives

What you will have the opportunity to do:
Participate in four rotations:
1. Leading in a Selling Culture

2. Stores Support - Merchandising Leadership

3. Human Resources - Operations Management

4. Store Leadership

Own key business driving projects throughout the program with presentations to management at the conclusion of each rotation

Take a leadership role in delivery of all company initiatives; clearly communicate objectives and priorities to team

Develop relationships through mentors, peer sponsors and the Macy's Veteran Networking Group

Identify sales and profit improvement opportunities through analysis of business reports, customer logs, and competitive shopping. Develop action plans to address deficiencies

Prepare and present strategies to all levels of management

What to bring to the program:
Bachelor's degree with solid academic record, all majors welcomed

4-10 years of military leadership, either as a Junior Military Officer or degreed Noncommissioned Officer

Must be flexible following the program to relocate within your region

Understanding of retail management lifestyle and demands

Results-driven, passionate and committed to excellence and high standards

Seeks to be the leader, wants to be in a position of influence

Demonstrated ability to empower and develop a team of executives

Ability to work well with all levels of management, build partnerships and direct teams

Communicates purposefully and takes charge of situations; excellent presentation/platform skills

Able to independently organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines

Ability to anticipate and solve problems, act decisively and persist in the face of obstacles

Macy's Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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10,722 reviews
Macy's, Inc., with corporate offices in Cincinnati and New York, is one of the US's premier retailers, with fiscal 2014 sales of $28.1...