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Nordstrom Associate, Corporate Strategy in Seattle, Washington

Job Description

We are a specialty retailer offering the very best of what’s next in fashion for men, women and children since 1901.

JOIN US WHERE IT ALL BEGAN.

Whether you design clothes or business strategies, crunch numbers, lead projects or write code, we have a place for you at our Seattle headquarters. And we think Seattle is a pretty great place to live. More than just rainy days and coffee, Seattle has it all — mountains and beaches, arts and parks, music and film. It's made up of quirky neighborhoods, award-winning restaurants, and thriving industry. Come see for yourself!

Come work on the Core Strategy team where you can:

  • Be part of a high-impact, widely-respected team that has a high concentration of talent in its members and leaders

  • Ramp up quickly as you begin (or continue) your journey at Nordstrom on a team that gives you unmatched visibility into our business’s drivers and dynamics

  • Tackle the toughest problems Nordstrom faces and directly inform our vision for future success in partnership with our executive leaders and board of directors

  • Gain unmatched exposure to the executive team and other senior leaders through a variety of projects

  • Define and chart your own path into the business and be part of the next generation of leaders at Nordstrom

A day in the life...

As a Strategy Associate, you will support the development of strategic projects across the Corporate Strategy group's key focus areas: functional support (e.g., merchandise, marketing, supply chain), business unit support (e.g., Nordstrom.com, Nordstrom Rack, NordstromRack.com/HauteLook.com), scaled events (e.g., Anniversary and Holiday) and internal growth initiatives (e.g., key market acceleration, acquisition, geographic expansion).

  • Manage project inputs simultaneously from start to finish in a rapidly changing environment

  • Develop compelling insights through creation and maintenance of complex models

  • Conduct primary and secondary research

  • Support the development of materials that effectively communicate insights and recommendations

  • Build credibility with business partners to gain support for analysis and recommendations

  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners, including key functions and business unit

You own this if you have...

  • Strong interest in retail and understanding of industry dynamics

  • Strong quantitative skills, including model building and insight generation

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to collaborate with cross functional partners

  • Strong proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint

  • 2 + years with a leading management consulting firm (e.g., Bain, BCG, McKinsey, Deloitte) or experience in retail strategy required

  • Bachelor's degree, MBA preferred

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We’ve got you covered…

Our employees are our most important asset and that’s reflected in our benefits. Nordstrom is proud to offer a variety of benefits to support employees and their families, including:

  • Health

  • Retirement

  • Time Off

  • Merchandise Discount

  • Lifework / EAP resources

A few more important points...

The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job.

Nordstrom will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.

Applicants with disabilities who require assistance or accommodation should contact the nearest Nordstrom location, which can be identified at www.nordstrom.com at http://www.nordstrom.com/ .

By applying, you agree to our Nordstrom Careers Privacy Policy at https://careers.nordstrom.com/#/contact-us/privacy

© 2019 Nordstrom, Inc.

Current Nordstrom employees: To apply, log into Workday, click the Careers button and then click Find Jobs.

We’re a fast-moving fashion company that empowers our people to be innovative, creative and always focused on providing the best service to our customers. The retail industry is rapidly changing, and we have interesting, complex problems to solve every day – from developing cutting-edge technology and opening new stores, to designing fresh, must-have fashion.

Whether you’re a genius engineer, a phenomenal salesperson or a supply chain guru, we invite you to bring your unique talents and join our team. We’ve been on the Fortune™ 100 Best Places to Work list for more than 20 years because we reward great work, promote from within and celebrate diversity.

Our values are the core of who we are. They inspire our employees, delight our customers and bring our business to life every day.

CUSTOMER OBSESSED

We strive to know our customers better than anyone else. We listen, anticipate, build trust and move with speed to deliver on their needs.

OWNERS AT HEART

We treat every interaction as an opportunity to make an impact and deliver excellence.

CURIOUS AND EVER CHANGING

We approach problems with curiosity and create solutions. We unlock potential to be bold, think big and inspire innovation.

HERE TO WIN

We’re committed to delivering results, both today and tomorrow. We win as a team by supporting and challenging one another to be better every day.

WE EXTEND OURSELVES

We treat each other with respect and kindness. We do the small things that make a big difference. We create a welcoming environment, helping people feel connected, valued and part of one community.

Come on! Join us!

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