Nordstrom Fashion Public Relations Senior Specialist in Seattle, Washington


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.


Job: *Marketing/Advertising/PR

Title: Fashion Public Relations Senior Specialist

Location: Washington-Seattle

Requisition ID: 270894