Client Relationship Lead, Store

Posted 7 days ago
Short Hills
Market: NJ - Northern
Industry Segment: Department Stores, Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Category: Client Development
Seniority: Supervisor
Job Type: Full time

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Client Relationship Lead, Store
Neiman Marcus
Short Hills
Department Stores, Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Full time
Posted 7 days ago

Marketplace Role

As a service to our candidates we present 1000’s of luxury industry roles as part of our Marketplace offering. For these jobs you will be forwarded to the brand to apply directly.

Job Description

Summary Statement:

The Client Relationship Lead is assigned to a specific store. This role creates and supports growth and development strategies for targeted client segments at the store level, enabling Associates to cultivate, develop, and strengthen relationships with clients of the Neiman Marcus brand.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Expert on the top % MVC clients within the Store and/or Market
  • Cultivates relationships with all client segments within the store/market
  • Engage directly with clients, as appropriate, in support of client development efforts
  • Develops and decides the best tactics to deploy to achieve Client Development KPIs in Store or Market in collaboration with Brand Experience
  • Oversight of MVC clients and strategies that support them (retention, migration, growth, etc.)
  • Monitors Client Development KPIs (e.g., trips frequency, spending tier migration, engagement/building relationships) for new and existing customers with a focus on two-channel customers
  • Drives all Client Development-specific initiatives in Store or Market in partnership with CDMM, GM and Store Leadership team
  • Leverage and use the Connect app as a key enabler to deepen and build relationships
  • Identify opportunities to deepen relationships with top clients for Private Client Relations (PCR) programs and experiences
  • Assists and partners with Brand Experience in coordinating in-store experiences (e.g., Fitting Room Experience, events, etc.)


  • 2-4 years of experience, luxury retail fashion experience preferred
  • 4-year degree preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Motivated and results driven
  • “Win together” mentality
  • Basic proficiency with MS Office Product Suite, advances proficiency in Excel preferred
  • Certain roles may require standing, bending, climbing stairs, and lifting and carrying up to 10 pounds
  • Associates must be willing to work a flexible schedule based on business need, which will include evenings, weekends, and holidays

Passion for People

  • Adapts to work effectively with others who have different communication/working styles
  • Keeps others informed so there are no unnecessary surprises
  • Effectively listens to others, and shows respect for others’ opinions
  • Communicates with professionalism and tact
  • Assists co-workers in learning their responsibilities when needed
  • Establishes and maintains effective long-term relationships with internal/external customers that help improve personal results

Passion for Business

  • Applies knowledge of internal/external customers and/or market to develop business
  • Continually expands personal knowledge of new products, services, solutions and/or offerings, and uses that knowledge to gain internal/external customers
  • Prioritizes own work and determines the appropriate course of action needed to meet established due dates
  • Understands and communicates how own work contributes to achievement of the organization’s objectives
  • Demonstrates ability to think and act beyond his/her position and group
  • Describes how different decisions made today may impact the future in different ways
  • Demonstrates an ability to quickly adapt to new priorities and directions

Passion for Personal Growth

  • Keeps informed on industry trends, leading practices, new innovations and status of competitors
  • Describes the wants and needs of customers and other external factors that influence the business
  • Demonstrates a genuine interest and curiosity about NMG business and merchandise
  • Gains personal satisfaction from the success of the company
  • Maintains effectiveness in diverse work environments where circumstances and priorities are changing
  • Reads others well, and recognizes the need to adjust their own behavior accordingly
  • Constantly looks for ways to “raise the bar”
  • Accurately assesses his/her quality of work and uses constructive self-criticism to find ways to improve
  • Consistently demonstrates high standards for all aspects of his/her work (e.g., personal performance, environment/ presentation, customer experience, selection of luxury goods, talent selection)
  • Maintains a customer-centric mentality versus a solely store-centric one

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of duties, responsibilities, or activities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Additional Information

  • Posting Date: Feb 20, 2023
  • Overtime Status: Non-exempt

About Neiman Marcus

NMG and our brands—Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Last Call, and Horchow—are relationship businesses that lead with love for our customers, associates, brand partners, and communities. Our strategy of integrated luxury retail is about creating long-term relationships with our customers. It’s this connection that creates emotional and high lifetime value potential.

Leveraging the expertise of our 9,000+ associates, we exhibit a growth mindset in how we deliver across our three channels of in-store, ecommerce, and remote selling. In addition, we are continuing to make investments in data and technology that allow us to scale a personalized luxury experience.