Nordstrom Fashion Public Relations Senior Specialist in Seattle, Washington
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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!
A day in the life…
The Fashion Public Relations Senior Specialist is responsible for developing strategies and plans to implement various communication efforts and assessing key trends that impact Nordstrom.
Develop communication plans to support corporate and product strategies.
Give ongoing support and coaching to senior management and frontline employees, including setting up interviews, providing message points, writing speeches and organizing PR events.
Write press releases, annual report sections, speeches and internal communications for external and internal channels.
Engage with other Marketing teams and other business units to coordinate strategies and efforts.
Communicate progress and other key updates to key internal executive management teams and stakeholders.
Respond to media inquiries and act as company spokesperson on certain issues.
Provide direction to and coordinate efforts with vendors and PR agencies.
Integrate and connect all communication pieces to maximize effectiveness.
Fluent in Social Media and develops and maintains relationships with relevant Social Media Influencers.
Develops proficiency in Nordstrom language and culture.
Media train spokespeople when appropriate.
Monitor media for company/industry news and route accordingly.
Build and maintain media relationships.
Pitch to media.
Provide exceptional customer service through professionalism, ownership and initiative
Show commitment to team through collaboration and positive, proactive communication
Demonstrate productivity using time efficiently and effectively to deliver results
You own this if you...
Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience
5 years’ experience in communications, public relations, public affairs or related field
Strong understanding of the Nordstrom culture, including the ability to articulate culture and brand
Passion and understanding of retail and fashion
Working understanding of the use of all types of media
Detail-oriented, accurate, professional and accountable
Strong organizational skills
Proficiency in MS Office suite and Adobe
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
Commitment to customer service and superior quality deliverables
We’ve got you covered…
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, vision and dental coverage, a fabulous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase plan and much more depending on your role.
/We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment./
This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work employees can expect within this particular job classification. It is certainly not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required for this job.
Title: Fashion Public Relations Senior Specialist
Requisition ID: 270894